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Flattening Serial Number Plate

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Snak3, Feb 6, 2010.

  1. Snak3

    Snak3

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    I recently bought a Crimson Trace Laserguard (lg-436) that attaches to the front of the trigger guard. The serial number plate on my gun is a little rounded and therefore is not flat like the rest of the frame. This is a problem because when I try to attach my laserguard, it shifts very easily back and forth because it is not resting on a flat surface, but a rounded one. I'd like to flatten out the serial number plate a little which may mean removing it from the gun in order to do so. Does anyone know how to do that, or what I could do to flatten out the plate?

    (BTW, No I'm not going to return the laserguard to get something else, this is what I want)

    Thanks
     
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  2. perkins3120

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    do not remove from the gun!!! simply field strip weapon and use a punch and a small hammer put arag over thetip of the punch first as to not scratch or ding
     

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    Yup, it's not legal to alter the serial number....and removing it would certainly be altering it....even if you put it back in.
     
  4. Snak3

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    Ok, since I don't want to do anything illegal, I supposed removing it is out. Which leaves the problem of it still being rounded. Any suggestions on what I can do about that?
     
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    use the puch and hammer advice posted^^^
     
  6. Snak3

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    Thank you, I will have to try this.
     
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    Can you maybe find a different laser that doesn't require that you start defacing serial numbers on pistols. I wouldn't change any little part of it. I know, someone's dog ate his.