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Posted: 8/9/2003 2:34:42 PM EDT
Sometimes when fired the firing pin stop jumps over the firing pin and the whole pistol jams up. Could there be a problem with the firing pin plunger? something else?
Link Posted: 8/10/2003 9:49:08 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/10/2003 9:50:41 AM EDT by faris]
This can happen with some loosely fitted firing pin stops.
Jeff Cooper had his guns slide and stop drilled and tapped, and had a small screw inserted that locked the stop in place.

In your case, I'd look on Brownell's web site and find an after market over-sized firing pin stop.

This may need a small amount of fitting, and may need to have the Series 80 slot cut in the lower right side.

An over-sized, fitted stop can't move out of position.

Another option, is to fit an over-strength firing pin spring. This may prevent the stop from moving out of position, but the best fix, is a properly fitted stop.
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