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  • Product Details
    Overall Length:4.0"
    Guide Rod Diameter:.326"
    Spring Plug Material:Stainless
    Spring Plug Nose Length:Standard (.092")
    Spring Plug Overall Length:1.092"
    Recoil Spring Type:Round (Not Included)

    EGW standard SS spring plug is included.

    This kit does not include recoil springs, but they can be purchased separately.

    The head of the guide rod has smooth beveled edges to make for a seamless look.

    This tungsten guide rod should be checked by a gunsmith familiar with the 1911 design. It may require minor fitting to contact the frame evenly. Failure to do so may lead to premature wear and/or breakage which will not be covered under warranty.

    Our STI Guide rods are made specifically for STI models as the button on the end of the guide rod is smaller in diameter than a standard guide rod.

    It is necessary to remove the front half of the guide rod to disassemble the gun.

    Check for fit in 3 areas:

    (1) Barrel feet should not contact head
    (2) Where guide rod rests against frame
    (3) Back surface of slide/dustcover is flat and even.

    Warning: This product may be alloyed with trace amounts of lead and other elements which are known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm and cancer. To prevent exposure, do not alter the product by welding, grinding, etc. For more information, go to
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