Thread: Eaa 10 mm?
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Old 05-22-2010, 17:59   #17
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I had one of the older square slide 10mm's.

The 10 Ring

I never heard of any problems with these ones.

In the last few years they've been offering them with a new "streamlined" type slide that's rounded off.

As the pics from the AR15 thread show they took off quite a bit of metal.

The 10 Ring

The 10 Ring

It appears that this change has severly weakened the slides and caused cracking issues.

I had seriously been considering getting another one in the Wonder-Finish because I liked the look of the new contoured slide, until I heard of the cracking issues with them. Now I kinda wish I had kept the old square one.

Oh well I think I'm all done with EEA and the Witness pistols.
A Glock in the hand,
is worth two in the safe.

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