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The shooter's shopper

Aug. 11, 1958
Aug. 11, 1958

Table of Contents
Aug. 11, 1958

Table of Contents
  • Bull's-eyes without trying may be the handgunner's claim with a new radical concept in grips

X-Ray
Wonderful World Of Sport
Boxing
Motor Sports
Fitness
Golf
Baseball
Boating
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Acknowledgments
Pat On The Back
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The shooter's shopper

Bull's-eyes without trying may be the handgunner's claim with a new radical concept in grips

The backyard mechanics of George Freed, an imaginative young plumber from Pine Brook, N.J., may well have produced the most valuable handgun innovation of the year. Freed has developed a "floating" pistol grip, so simple in design that it can be assembled in less than a minute, but so effective in operation that recoil is virtually eliminated from .38-caliber weapons and substantially diminished in heavier calibers. With much of the kick knocked out, recovery time between shots is reduced and accuracy increased. For plinkers and competitive shooters, this means .22-caliber performance in heavier caliber guns.

This is an article from the Aug. 11, 1958 issue

Floating pistol grip, with One of two outer handgrips removed, consists of two inner plates overlaying either side of gun-handle frame, a leaf spring to cushion recoil and a single assembly bolt. Not yet in production, expected cost is $15.

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