Originally Posted by Trixshooter
PS. I was told, youtubed and read on dealer websites that these metal slides are drop-ins. SOMETIMES requiring minor fitting.
Now remember mentioned friends?
Well one of them also got a metal slide from different manufacturer, shooters design.
Guess what, hes having identical problems all the way...
Would a steel outer barrel make most our troubles dissappear?
If I had a nickel for everytime I heard that....
Nothing is ever guaranteed that it's a "drop-in" fit.
THere will always be a need to bust out the needle files and sandpaper and polish ....and...beer...andd..bison burgers.
It's one thing to buy parts. It's another thing to fit them in PROPERLY...