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Old November 24, 2009, 11:26 PM   #1
SavageMOA
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1911 firing pin stop question

I've searched everywhere and cannot find an answer.

I'm putting together a .40S&W 1911. I'm going to use a series 70 configuration. Do I have to have a caliber specific firing pin stop? Or will one like this work?

http://www.brownells.com/.aspx/sid=5...g_Pin_Stop__SS
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Old November 25, 2009, 01:24 AM   #2
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From what I can gather it looks like there are specific firing pins/stops for specific calibers. Unfortunately I don't see .40 mentioned in my limited travels though. If it was me, I would just give those guys at Brownells a call and ask them what they think.
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Old November 25, 2009, 11:49 AM   #3
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There are Series 80 firing pin stops, and non-Series 80 stops, but among centerfire calibers, they are not caliber-specific. The tip of the firing pin will vary with caliber, but the back end is the same.
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Old November 25, 2009, 04:07 PM   #4
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That's what I figured, just wanted to be sure though.

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