Before shaving or doing anything, do you have pics you can post?
Show the underside of the slide with barrel and guide rod in place.
Close ups of the guide rod will really help.
camcardschark and chad2, welcome to the FTF, please stop by the "introductions" section and tell us about yourselves.
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