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Old 05-24-2011, 07:23 PM   #11
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AT best, you get some 40 conversions down to 9mm. And, some 40 owners get conversion barrels to go from 40 to 357 sig, depending on the brand of gun and availability of the barrel.

You will not get a 9mm/40 to up convert to a 45. Not gonna happen. Slide, barrel and frame all have different dimensions. The body of the frame (grip) will also be bigger on a 45 caliber of the same gun model. Go look at some 9mms and 45 ACP models of the exact same model (like an HK UCP9 and HK USPc45). Not the same size grip.

EVen a 1911 in various calibers typically cannot just covert like that with a simple change of the slide. Ejectors, extractors, feed ramps, etc... All are slightly different in various calibers
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Old 11-21-2013, 06:55 AM   #12
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I now have a P90 (45ACP) that I can convert to fully functioning P91 (40 S&W) with just a slide swap, and am looking to extending this further to a P89. (9mm).

This was done without any positive input to this thread. I figured out how to do it myself.

To those negative posters here, if you don't have anything positive to contribute, then you should not be replying to people only to disparage them for their innovation. Whether it is guns or any myriad of subjects.

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They won't interchange to the best of my knowledge. I don't understand why you would want to in the 1st place as Ruger don't offer conversion kits anyway. If you have the slide/mag/barrel then you also have the frame.

You're right. They won't interchange."
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Old 11-22-2013, 02:27 PM   #13
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Why don't you call Ruger? Technicians at the Prescott, AZ plant are experts in these matters. If it is a drop in conversion they will tell you the truth and order the parts for you. Calling Prescott is lot simpler than going through all of this guessing.

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