ApplicationNo. 06/032170 filed on 04/23/1979
US Classes:42/71.02For pistols
ExaminersPrimary: Jordan, Charles T.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesF41C 23/00 (20060101)
F41C 23/10 (20060101)
AbstractA pistol grip preferably including a cushioning part having a rear portion extending across the back of a pistol handle and having side portions projecting forwardly from said rear portion at opposite sides of the handle, with the part desirably including a body of elastomeric material containing a reinforcing structure stiffer than the elastomeric material and of generally U-shaped horizontal sectional configuration. The cushioning part may be retained on the pistol handle by a fastener or fasteners extending forwardly through apertures in the back of the cushioning part and connectable to the pistol handle. The grip desirably includes a transversely extending cushioning strap preferably receivable in front of the pistol handle and formed at least in part of elastomeric material and having at least one and desirably two edge portions carrying lugs projecting inwardly toward the pistol handle into interfitting engagement with shoulders on the pistol handle to retain the lugs and attached edges of the strap against detaching movement relative to the handle. The transverse cushioning strap may be retained by reception of an edge portion thereof laterally between a side cushioning panel and the pistol handle, with that cushioning panel desirably being one of the side portions of a U-shaped cushioning part which extends across the back and along the opposite sides of the handle.