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ca survivor
07-10-2012, 07:30
any MIM parts in a Colt Commander XSE, thanks

07-10-2012, 10:12
Materials used in Colt's pistols:

Made From Forged Steel:

Slide, Frame, Barrel

Made From Machined Barstock:

Barrel Bushing, Slide Stop, Extractor, Ejector, Firing Pin, Hammer, Recoil Plug, Barrel Link, Plunger Tube, Grip Screw Bushings, Sights, Series 80 Plunger, All Pins

Investment Cast:

Thumb Safety, Grip Safety, Mainspring Housing (Series 70 Models)

Stamped Steel:

Firing Pin Stop, Leaf Springs, Series 80 Actuation Levers, Trigger Bow (alloy or steel finger pad)

MIM (Metal Injection Molded):

Magazine Catch, Mag Catch Lock, Sear, Disconnector

07-10-2012, 11:04
Plastic mainspring housing for Series 80.

ca survivor
07-10-2012, 11:29
thank you, both.

Mayhem like Me
07-10-2012, 14:25
wow three pices and you are MIM free...

07-10-2012, 18:40
Yeah, there isn't too much MIM in them.

ca survivor
07-11-2012, 11:43
Sear, Disconnector on my way already.
and looking for single side thumb safety.