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eclipse
12-30-2010, 6:22 PM
I have a 1957 Breda 25 auto handgun. I need some suggestions for fixing it up. As you can see from the pics bellow the grips are cracked and not in the best condition. I have done some searches but didn't find anything on this manufacturer. What is the best way to repair these grips (maybe some epoxy?), or could I find replacements anywhere? The gun is very old and has been handed down in my family so it has a lot of sentimental value. Thanks for the help!

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cmichini
12-31-2010, 6:54 AM
Eclipse

That looks like a beautiful little pistol. I tried to look at my go-to obscure parts place (gunpartscorp.com) but I did not see the mfr. there. They do have a 'Can't find it here?' page on their site that allows you to provide info to see if they can help you out.

They are always buying parts and you could get lucky that they have something for you just not in quantity to bother putting it on the site.

I'm not sure what sort of repair you can do on the originals but epoxy may work. I know there's other folks who will be able to provide some better guidance than I.

All that said, I think everything looks in fantastic condition (cracks on grips notwithstanding).

Good luck.

eclipse
01-01-2011, 10:23 PM
Thanks for the info. I'll have to check out that parts place you mentioned.

quagmiles
01-02-2011, 2:19 AM
If I'm not mistaken they make the trains that run down Market st. I know it doesn't help you but I find it interesting.

Vanilla Gorilla
01-02-2011, 1:21 PM
If you can't find a replacement set of grips for it you could just epoxy it or you might be able to superglue them I know superglue isn't the ideal thing to use but it should get the job done until you can find a new set

steve91104
01-03-2011, 12:15 AM
I think these guys can duplicate your grips in carbon fiber:

http://www.designergrips.com/index.htm