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Old 04-03-2010, 17:17   #10
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Originally Posted by KCTanfoglio View Post
The polymer rails are just for guiding the slide onto the frame in the assembly process. They could actually break off completely and it wouldn't hurt a thing. The slide only rides on the very front steel rails (one piece in the dust cover imbedded in the polymer) and the 2 steel segments in the rear. If you get any shaving of the polymer, it's only from the break-in/mating process. No worries.
Very solid design, actually. More rail surface than any of the G models.
There's even a sticky about this complete with pictures right here.

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