Originally Posted by stalkingbear
If you modify it in those ways you'll then have the problem of the slide stop slipping out on you. The best way to do it would be to radius the slide stop shaft where the spring goes, creating a ramp for the spring to slide on while you push the slide stop out.
On option one, I am not planning on filing it all the way down. Just lower it so the groove is not as deep and the spring wont have to go over a high hill.
What you described is exactly what I am planning on option 2.
I know it probably is my fault for not describing my plan as well as I should.