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Old May 11, 2019, 08:11 AM   #1
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Ruger EC9S slide locks open

Is this a common problem with this pistol? Shoot a couple rounds and the slide stop seems to bounce up and lock the slide open. I took it apart and gave the spring a little more tension,if it keeps it up guess I’ll need to replace the spring.i really like this gun though.
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Old May 12, 2019, 07:28 AM   #2
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Most often, this type of malfunction is due to some portion of the shooter's hand/fingers inadvertently applying upward pressure to the slide lock button during the act of shooting. Pay close attention to that as you shoot.
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Old May 12, 2019, 05:01 PM   #3
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Have not had this issue with my pistol
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Old May 12, 2019, 10:09 PM   #4
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Took out the slide stop this weekend and it functioned flawlessly,could be my thumb pushing up on it i guess.
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