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buzzkill
09-22-2012, 21:10
I recently purchased a new GSG 1911 for my son. We went and shot the first 100 rounds threw it tonight with a few stoppages. It seemed to like CCI mini mags. Anyhow, when I field stripped the pistol to clean it I found that the disconnector was broken. The top snapped off about a quarter of the way down. My first question is what would cause this? Secondly, will a standard (45acp) 1911 disconnector work in the GSG? I am green when it comes to 1911's as I don't particularly care for them, but it was what my son wanted and the price was right.

knedrgr
09-23-2012, 01:59
the standard disco will fit. But the sear pin will not, since their sear pin is just ever so slightly smaller.

buzzkill
09-23-2012, 17:55
Thanks. I had one lying around from a Colt that I ended up using and it worked perfectly. I am still unsure why the oem one broke. Any suggestions?

knedrgr
09-25-2012, 20:09
plain and simple, crap parts.