The Tandemkross HIVE Grip is a MUST HAVE for the Smith & Wesson 22 Victory pistol.

After shooting the Smith & Wesson 22 Victory at Rim Fire competitions for the last 10 months I can confidently say the TK “HIVE” Grip is well worth it at $39.99

I’ve been eagerly awaiting the HIVE Grip ever since Danielle at TK did some demo videos from ShotShow17.

The Tandemkross HIVE Grip is my top choice is because it’s the only grip on the SW22 Victory market I would use for USPSA/NSSF/or any other speed shooting. 

The factory SW22 Victory grip is TINY, especially for man hands! The HIVE grip adds just enough additional bulk to support a solid grasp of the pistol while acquiring and transitioning between targets. I believe that most female shooters as well as young shooters would easily prefer this ergonomic HIVE Grip over the factory polymer panels. Check out the comparison below.

The HIVE Grip has an awesome texture and the perfect level of firmness/stability for a rubber-like grip. If you’ve felt the factory SW22 grip panels you will love the difference!

I initially purchased the SW22 Volquartsen wood grip as it was the only grip available on the market in early 2017. The Volquartsen grip was just too over-sized for the shooting style I’m interested in. The Volquartsen is an awesome grip for stationary target shooting but it also comes with a price tag of $150.

PROs

Adds just enough size to support a solid grip

Aggressively textured rubber for improved grip in any shooting condition

Patented impact and vibration dampening material (Not a huge PRO for me..it’s a 22)

Slim profile ensures a great fit for any user

If you like ergo finger grooves, these were done right.

CONs

Many shooters don’t prefer finger groves – These are minimal on the HIVE and wide enough for grown man hands so it’s just fine for me.

The price could be considered a little high for a rubber grip, but I would easily pay it for the quality of design and fit.

Tandemkross has made a serious impact on my Rim Fire speed shooting performance. When you feel like you’re close to hitting a wall on your core competencies, the aftermarket components through Tandemkross can really help raise your standard. TK offers a large variety of frame and muzzle components for the SW22.

Overall, if you have a SW22 Victory, I’ll say GO BUY THE HIVE! For $39 bucks you can land yourself an extremely comfortable component that will further enable your target acquisition and shot transitions through a more confident and consistent grip.

Tandemkross did an awesome job on this one and I can’t wait to see what they’re working on next. For installation and how to videos check out the TaK Driver forums!

Also, if you’re interested in SW22 Victory gear, check out all the additional articles on SpotterUp!

AJ

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Aj is a veteran and COO of Meridian Systematics, a Virginia based Defense Analytics firm. He regularly supports America’s finest warfighters at home and abroad.. When he’s not deployed, Aj is engulfed in Northern Virginia shooting sports as well as being an avid fly angler. Even though he’s made his living in data analytics, he’s a firm believer that we need to be disconnected and outdoors. Aj is a writer and supports Spotter Up as a knowledge platform for us to become better at what we love.

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