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Posted: 2/20/2006 10:21:47 AM EDT
I've had my Springfield loaded for close to a year now and I've had an issue reassembling the slide release ever since it was new. I know you're just supposed to push straight in so as not to leave an "idiot mark", but no matter how hard I push mine just won't go in. It's like the detent that sticks out is just a hair too long, or does not have the correct profile. Any advice? Thanks. MJD
Link Posted: 2/20/2006 10:27:25 AM EDT
When I'm feeling clumsyI use a punch and press in the detent as I push the lock into place.
Link Posted: 2/20/2006 10:58:42 AM EDT
Don't push straight in. Push up at 45 degrees. Or, keeping straight in pressure, whack it with a plastic mallet or a Wilson mag with a plastic basepad.
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