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Old 07-15-2017, 09:33 PM   #1
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1911 spring plug no fit

I have a Kimber Custom TLE/RL II california model...i lost my
Spring plug and i bought a stainless steel spring plug for FLGR and it says on the site it should fit all full size kimber 1911..the plug that came says COMPACT SST, and it doesnt fit...dis they send me a wrong one, or i order a wrong one, if i order wrong...which should i buy, there is three stainless steel spring plug on the site and i cant tell which one, help appreciated
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Old 07-15-2017, 09:52 PM   #2
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Old 07-16-2017, 01:06 AM   #3
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Exactly why doesn't it fit? Is it to large in diameter to fit or to lose? Long or short. I do know when I bought the new flat wire kit with a plug for my CDP Pro I had to get the guide rod to go with it because the inside diameter of the flat wire spring would not fit the standard guide rod!
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois 40mpg. From the looks of your picture and what you said I'd say you bought the plug for a compact or pro (4") size gun, part number SKU: 1000302A. What you need is a Stainless recoil spring plug for a 5-inch 1911 with a full length guide rod, part number SKU: 1000301A.

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Chuck43 is 100% right-you purchased the wrong plug.
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