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  1. General 1911 talk
    was field stripping a Colt government model today and while putting the slide stop back on, for some reason it got a bit stuck halfway in and I had to move the slide forward and back a bit before it would fully insert. Afterwards, I noticed that the edge of the slide near the takedown notch...
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    But it happened. At least it was on a garrison.
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    Hey, guys. I've seen several posts that reference cutting the slide stop to make it easier to insert and avoid the idiot scratch. Is this work something that has to be done with access to the complete pistol, or can a slide stop be sent in without the gun? Who does this work, and what does it...
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    I recently paid what I consider big money for a 1969 Colt Commercial .45 (my birth year) which was billed as in extraordinary condition with no visible handling marks. I even kinda think I overpaid a little, but I really wanted it, and it was an auction. I bought it with the intention of...
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    I can honestly say I’ve never put an idiot scratch on a 1911 before now. It would be my luck that the first time is on my Chambers custom commander. Fawk!
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    I have a hard chromed Commander and put the slide stop back in. Didn’t press on it. Didn’t put any pressure on it. Rotated it up by lifting it with one finger and that’s all it took. It just makes me sick. Tried emailing Metaloy but their email bounced back. They don’t take phone calls...
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