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Posted: 1/8/2005 8:11:06 PM EDT
I just installed a Wilson Shock Buff in my Kimber Stainless II. Now, the slide does not lock back when I rack it. I can move the slide lock up and it will lock, but it does not do it on its own anymore.

Is this common?
Link Posted: 1/9/2005 8:51:05 AM EDT
Common? Kinda sorta. What it has happened is your shock buff has limited your slide travel. Either go to a slimmer buff or live with what you have?
Link Posted: 1/11/2005 8:45:17 AM EDT
My G-smith just shortend my recoil spring by 2.5 coils and that took care of it for me.
I installed a .09 thick shock buffer on my Caspian Full size.
Link Posted: 1/11/2005 2:48:27 PM EDT
Buff on one of my guns eliminates my ability to slingshot the slide. Must be let down with the slide release lever. Try a thinner one.
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