slide stop needed?

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Tokyo Joe
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slide stop needed?

Post by Tokyo Joe » May 8th, 2017, 3:23 pm

New member here!
I need a slide stop for the P64.
Where can I find one?
The one in the gun will slip down a little when the slide is off the gun,
and I have to press it up and in to get the slide back on the frame.
I guess I need to replace it.
Gun runs perfectly anyway.
Thanks!

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Re: slide stop needed?

Post by Ketchman » May 8th, 2017, 9:44 pm

sounds pretty much like mine. Gotta keep an eye on it to make sure it stays in place while the slide is off. I think that is normal. At least from all the others that have said the same thing about the slide stop.
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Re: slide stop needed?

Post by OG17 » May 8th, 2017, 10:39 pm

Yup, like Ketch said, perfectly normal. Happens on mine too. As a matter of fact most of my blow back milsurps have the same system. You need to be careful because they do come off quite easily. When I clean it I make sure I'm pressing on the front of it to keep it in place.

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Re: slide stop needed?

Post by Curly1 » May 8th, 2017, 11:08 pm

+2 it happens to me also.

I make sure it is seated and then turn the frame to the side so gravity keeps it in place while mounting the slide.
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Re: slide stop needed?

Post by robhic » May 15th, 2017, 5:32 pm

I think, IMO, that you only have to worry when it STOPS holding the slide back after the last round. Slipping a bit on disassembly, as many stated above, is fairly normal.
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Re: slide stop needed?

Post by Weasel640 » May 16th, 2017, 2:14 pm

As noted, a little bit is okay. However if you feel it is excessive and/or it stops holding the Slide open; Then you probably need to replace the Slide Stop Spring. Norm makes a better Spring sold here: http://www.p64resource.com/goods.php

In most cases it's the Spring that is going bad, not the actual Slide Stop itself.
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