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Old March 19, 2009, 10:28 PM   #1
Gregory Gauvin
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1911 Series 80 "plug"

I'd like to remove the series 80 type FPS on my lawyer friendly equipped "competition use only" 1911. I found the spacer to replace the levers at Brownells, however I am curious to know where I can find a "plug" to close up the hole in the slide after removing the pin block?

I know I can run without one, but I think it would be nice to keep dirt and debris from getting into the firing pin channel. Anyone know where I can find one?
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Old March 21, 2009, 03:39 PM   #2
Harry Bonar
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80 series firing pin safety

Sir;
There is infinitely far more than plugging the hole in the slide than that!
It must be done by someone very familiar with the 1911.
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Old March 21, 2009, 03:59 PM   #3
Jim Watson
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EGW will weld up the hole and remachine the disconnector track for $100.

I have not seen an IDPA tech inspection that would detect that, but if there were one, the gun would be disallowed for removal of a "safety device." I don't know about other forms of competition.
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