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View Poll Results: M&P 22 pistol - modify the grip or sell the gun?
Modify the grip 5 50.00%
Sell the gun 5 50.00%
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:44 PM
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Default M&P 22 love the gun hate the grip

I think I need some advice from you guys. I love my new M&P 22 pistol but the grip just dosen't work in my hand. I'm an experienced shooter, even matches so I can tell (once I shoot a gun ) if it doen't fit my hands.

The swell in the grip is what I hate about this pistol. If it was flat I think it would be perfect.

So here's where I need your help...should I modify the gun or should I sell it?

Thanks in advance,

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Old 02-12-2013, 6:54 AM
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I'd sell it.

You'd better plan on keeping it once you modify it.
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Old 02-12-2013, 7:38 AM
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Can you be more specific? Grips too large or too small?
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Old 02-12-2013, 8:22 AM
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Look for after market grips if you like the pistola.
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Old 02-12-2013, 6:15 PM
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I've always rented / shot a pistol before deciding to buy it. Tried a few newer .22 pistols before choosing my M&P .22. I learned many years ago that a pistol is like a woman - she fits or she doesn't, and any attempt to change things usually doesn't work. Just ask my soon-to-be ex.
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Old 02-12-2013, 8:07 PM
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There isn't another gun in its class IMO. Full size, light weight, reliable, affordable. The other gun I considered is the Kimber 1911 rimfire target but at 3x the price I never seriously considered it. I think if I sell it it will be a long time before I find a replacement. I guess I'm keeping it.

I'm building up the nerve to flatten the swells in the grip. I need to think thru each step so I don't screw it up.

Thanks for your replies.
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Old 02-13-2013, 12:00 PM
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oops I voted "modify it" before I read your post. After I read your post, I thought you should sell it.... or whatever..
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Old 02-13-2013, 4:39 PM
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i own one and dont mind the grip.

it's fairly cheap and it works great. better than a lot of 22 offerings out there from what i read

i'd opt to have it done by a reputable individual. consider it a small investment of sorts, and if the job ain't half bad i'm sure you'll be able to sell it retaining most the value that can be expected.
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