Hogue has unveiled a new HandALL Beavertail Grip Sleeve designed specifically for the Ruger Security-9 pistol.
Hogue HandALL Beavertail Grip Sleeve
In a press release, the company said it decided to create a model-specific version of the HandALL Beavertail Grip Sleeve after it realized that the Security 9’s grip frame prevents it from accepting replaceable grips.
“Due to its built-in grip frame, the Security 9 will not accommodate replaceable grips,” said grip designer Matt Hogue. “Our solution was to create a model of our HandALL Beavertail Grip Sleeve that works with the firearm’s existing nylon frame to add comfort along with a precision fit.”
To install the Beavertail Grip Sleeve on the Security 9, you simply slip it over the gun’s grip frame until it’s in position. The sleeve is designed to match the contours of the Security 9’s nylon frame. It also provides finger grooves, ensuring better handling and control. According to the company, these lead into a gentle palm swell that naturally fits in the hand. As one would expect, the beavertail in the grip sleeve rises high along the frame’s backstrap. The beavertail also provides better distribution of recoil forces, which is a major plus for the shooter.
The sleeve is built from a thermoplastic elastomer compound. The press release says the rubber ages “gracefully” and “keeps a firm, tacky feel throughout the life of the grip. It will not harden, split or crack with age or usage.” Furthermore, the surface sports Hogue’s Cobblestone texture.
Hogue’s HandALL Beavertail Grip Sleeve for the Ruger Security 9 is priced at $10.95 in black. It also comes in OD green, flat dark earth, aqua, pink and purple for $12.95.
Released at the tail end of 2017, the Ruger Security 9 is a mid-sized centerfire pistol chambered in 9mm. It comes with a four-inch barrel; 15-round, double-stack magazine; blued, through-hardened alloy steel slide; one-piece, precision-machined aluminum chassis with full length guide rails; short, crisp trigger pull; drift adjustable 3-dot sights; and an ergonomic glass-filled nylon grip frame with an integral accessory rail. It weighs 23.7 empty, measures 7.24 inches in overall length, and is five inches in height.