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Old 10-23-2012, 07:00   #71
Rick O'Shay
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Originally Posted by cciman View Post
Pushing straight in has never worked for me. I've owned several 1911's, none would push directly straight in, even pushing very hard, even up and in.-- the plunger always gets stuck under the stop in some fashion or another. I've always had to use a tool push back the plunger.
Try assembling BEFORE you add the plunger; ie, spring cap and bushing LAST.
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