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Old 04-13-2012, 02:27 PM
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Wood grip restoration question




Recently acquired a used S&W Model 39 with the original walnut grips. One panel is loose, however; even with the screw tightened all the way, due to wear, the panel moves around under the screw heads. Question is, what kind of durable compound can I use to slightly fill in the screw hole in the wood panel so it sits snug under the grip screw?
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:34 PM
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I would fill it with a piece of dowel rod then re-drill it or, I wonder if you can do the O-Ring trick that some guys use with their 1911 grips.
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:34 PM
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You might try a rubber o-ring.

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Old 04-13-2012, 05:39 PM
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You might try a rubber o-ring.

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What he said....should do the trick.
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Old 04-13-2012, 06:49 PM
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Hadn't thought about the rubber O-ring, thanks. That should work nicely.
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