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Old 10-13-2020, 02:43 PM   #11
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I too tried one of these in my Custom 2. Simply does not work. Slide stays locked. It works in my Remington just fine. (It came equipped with one so keep one in it) Not sure why. I'm told they should not be kept in unless you're running +P all the time.
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Old 10-13-2020, 05:38 PM   #12
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I agree with Chuck43. I also never saw the need for a shock buffer and if one was needed, Colt would have installed one many years ago. If it's not broke, don't fix it!
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Old 10-13-2020, 06:25 PM   #13
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I run them in cz. Beretta and 10-22...hot load bumpers
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Old 10-26-2020, 05:49 PM   #14
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I don't know if it's true or not, but I read somewhere that Kimber's slide stop/release notch isn't cut the same as some other 1911's, therefore the typical width Shok Buffs won't allow sling shot/overhand chambering. I think that some places have thinner versions, or some people slim down the Wilsons, or use aluminum shok buffs instead (for those that insist on them). I could not get my Custom II to slingshot with the WC buffer, so I didn't use it. I also tried it with the WC FL FW guiderod without success.

I am trying one in my M9, but don't currently carry that firearm, and often use the 9mm NATO catridges since they were the cheapest at my local range (before the shortage). I don't know if it helps, but figure I will see how long it lasts, and how or if it disintegrates. No issues with the slide stop functioning on the M9.
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Old 11-06-2020, 09:33 PM   #15
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Recently was told that these do not work well with full length guide rods. Any truth to that?
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Old 11-09-2020, 01:49 PM   #16
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Running WC shok buffer on 460 rowland long slide Kimber without problems. Just felt I needed a little more "cushion for the (460) push'in". Since its shooting the high octane stuff and cycling fine, I'll keep the bumpah on it.
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