Originally Posted by ranger1968
Actually, it's not a slide release lever;
It's a slide LOCK lever;
And I wouldn't leave it out; just keep slingshotting the slide like you've been doing all along.
Originally Posted by Walt Sherrill
You're right -- that's what the part is called in the parts list.
Well, I've never been one to be so picky about the actual name of this part - but if your are going to pick nits - at least be correct.
It is not listed as a "slide lock" or a "slide release" - it is a "slide stop" on the parts list.