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    Slide Stop Spring broke today

    Had my 1st gen hard chrome P-32 at the range this afternoon and after a few mags, I began to notice the assembly pin trying to back out. After 13 years and 951 rounds, the slide stop spring broke. Anyone experience this particular spring breaking in their P-32's?
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    Received my new assembly spring from KT today and went to the range. 25 rounds of Fiocchi FMJ down range with no issues. Good thing I ordered several, as the assembly pin is beginning to backout of my other P-32 now.
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    What is it supposed to look like? Wish you posted the new one side-by-side.
    Looks more like a pin, versus that of a spring. Is that rust on the short-end?

    Nice to read you identified the problem and was able to fix it yourself. Most handgun owners have their gun a lifetime and never take the trigger assembly apart. They think that once they unscrew it from the frame or knockout the trigger pins, parts will start flying around their work-bench everywhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joemsj51 View Post
    What is it supposed to look like? Wish you posted the new one side-by-side.
    Looks more like a pin, versus that of a spring. Is that rust on the short-end?

    Nice to read you identified the problem and was able to fix it yourself. Most handgun owners have their gun a lifetime and never take the trigger assembly apart. They think that once they unscrew it from the frame or knockout the trigger pins, parts will start flying around their work-bench everywhere.
    Galloway Precision have disassembly videos on various semi-automatic handguns, while Northwood Component Triggers & RTK Triggers have picture tutorials. They helped a lot.
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    Nothing to worry about...here's a quick 'field fix' until you can get another one....just take a strong paperclip, straighten it out, wrap the center of it around the pointy end of a pen or pencil to get that 'curve', then cut to fit.

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