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Old 04-02-2019, 07:22 PM   #1
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When installing in a 7-round Kimber Micro .380 mag, the last step after completion of the reassembly is to bend the front end of the magazine's slide stop follower down approximately 1/32" with a pair of needle nose pliers. This step is not included in the instructions and may not be needed when installing in a Sig P238.

If you omit this step, 7 rounds will feed, and the slide will lock open with the 8th round still in the magazine. I had to do this slide stop follower modification on three out of three installations to get the mags to feed the 8th round and then lock open when the magazine is actually empty.
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Old 05-04-2019, 06:54 PM   #2
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Jim, I just picked up two kits and they both lock back on the seventh round as well. Do you think filing it down would work? Also when you say bend it down it bends towards the inside of the magazine, correct? Thanks for the help.
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Old 05-05-2019, 11:26 AM   #3
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No, the small vertical 'lip' needs to be there in order to force the slide stop lever upward after the magazine empties. It has to be low enough that it doesn't force the slide stop up with one round remaining in the magazine but high enough that it IS forced up with the magazine empty.

Take a pair of needle nose pliers, grab the small follower just aft of the little vertical projection, and flex it downward about 1/32" toward the bottom of the magazine.
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