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  1. #31
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    Quote Originally Posted by fatdog View Post
    I can't imagine what somebody at Taurus did to piss off Bob Cogan, but he is both a very skilled gunsmith & refinisher, and a curmudgeon who does not suffer fools. He has done nearly two dozen projects for me of the last 3 decades, I haven't single complaint.
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    I don't know if Virgil Tripp is still doing chrome but he would be my other choice.
    Bob Cogan earned his place at the top of the list of refinishers. I readily see how Taurus employees got on his nerves. Unless the situation has changed, those at the warranty/repair center demonstrate that they are uninformed and lack authority to make decisions. If Mr Cogan found a defective part on his customers gun, Taurus policy probably required that he return the gun.

    In the past, I jumped up and criticized Taurus at every opportunity. I hear that things are getting better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleD View Post
    In 1973 while working as a uniform officer in Miami (Dade County PSD) I had my S&W model 19 armoloyed. Shortly thereafter I contacted Guy Hogue who was with LAPD & sent him an outline of my hand. Mr. Hogue made a set of grips out of goncalo alves that fit my hand perfectly. The grips had what he called a recoil shoulder which he felt helped redirect the recoil of the revolver. I still have the armoloyed Model 19 & it is still wearing Mr. Hogues grips & both are still in excellent shape. A testimony to quality workmanship.
    How about some pictures?

    Id especially like to see the grips.

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    Hard chroming

    awp-101 was kind enough to post my photos on page 3. The stippling & hard Chroming on the hi-power were added by me after I received it. The grips on the hi-power years later.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jtcarm View Post
    How about some pictures?

    Id especially like to see the grips.
    Post #24 is what you seek.
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