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Old 03-12-2010, 06:14 AM   #11
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The slide has been shipped to Springfield Armory, on their dime, for a hasty repair!

I'll let you all know how it turns out.

So far, the customer service is top notch!
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The military way was to centerpunch as described above. When you are a unit armorer and pistols come in needing new sights and you are pulling sights from a box, some size variations are encountered. Centerpunching fixes that. In the civilian world a small shim perhaps. Then (if all parts are steel) there is epoxy, or even the Mig welder, zap. Now it will never move. Seriously, if you aren't happy with the Springfield repair, consider new sights. Visit Novak's site and ship them the slide so they can fit the sights you want.
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Old 04-06-2010, 09:36 PM   #13
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Well, got the slide back yesterday! All is good! They even put it in a little tiny case for an XD and mailed it back all padded.

Rear site was replaced with a new one, same style, looks like they did a nice job! Thanks springfield for your excellent customer service!!!!!

here are a few pics...of the sight and just because a plain jane 1911 is so purdy if you ask me...

Loose rear sight...help! - 1911 Forum
Loose rear sight...help! - 1911 Forum
Loose rear sight...help! - 1911 Forum

free case! sweet!
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