What's the deal with slide milling/lightening cuts?

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by jcf92, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. 9x45

    9x45 Millennium Member

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    Were talking about Glocks. Where is the hammer and mainspring located?

    Glocks serve the purpose of a hammer, but there is no hammer or mainspring in a Glock....
     
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    Get some end mills and write your name on the slide. You know you want to.
     
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    I am conservative when it comes to modifying guns. So many unpleasant lessons in life are learned the hard way. I wonder about the wisdom of cutting material off of a slide. The factory certainly didn't intend that and I don't think many shops have the engineering background to evaluate the effect such milling has on the strength of the slide. While probably rare, will it cause a crack in the slide or even a failure? Don
     
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    I carry a G19 stock. And also have a money pit/bedazzled G19 that is a range toy. Love the slide cuts but would not use it on a carry gun.