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Old 06-26-2011, 8:26 PM
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Hey everyone, I have a 1911 frame that has the holes drilled for the mag relese, but the button seems to need a grove drilled into the frame for it... anyone know what the right way to drill that hole is? thanks
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Old 06-27-2011, 12:22 AM
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This groove?



This slot needs to be done with a key cutter, it can't be drilled. There is more info here...

http://cncguns.com/projects/1911a1frame.html

Is the frame you have unfinished? What other ops do you need to do?
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You know the screw in the mag release needs to be rotated counterclockwise 1/4 turn to remove or to install, right?
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yeah thats the that i need, and Im almost done, the frame i got was pretty rough. so im still doing the minor fitting of everything... do you happen to know the size of the key cutter i need? where i can get it? or the way i have to cut it?
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