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Offline turkeyhunter

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Disassembly:I need help!
« on: March 28, 2017, 07:36:07 PM »
 I have never taken either of my R9 apart so I decided to do so. I followed the factory  instructions to remove the slide pan. I had no problem  removing the pin,  taking it apart and putting it back together on the first gun.  On the second, I had no problem removing the pin but the slide will not slide off. What do I do? What is the problem? Thanks for your help.
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Offline PhilZ

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Re: Disassembly:I need help!
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2017, 09:37:03 PM »
Did you remove the mag on the second gun? 

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Re: Disassembly:I need help!
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2017, 09:19:51 AM »
Mag removed.

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Re: Disassembly:I need help!
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2017, 09:43:32 AM »
Have you ever fired the pistol?  Did the slide rack normally?  Was the pin intact?
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Re: Disassembly:I need help!
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2017, 10:01:42 AM »
Just a shot in the dark but I would reinsert the pin, rack the slide a few times, and start over. I have had problems in reassembly when I didn't have the pin in all the way and the slide would not move. Maybe Eric has some thoughts.

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Re: Disassembly:I need help!
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2017, 12:13:37 PM »
backupr9: I have not fired it. I believe it to be unfired except for factory rounds. I don't think it has ever been apart but I can't say any of this with absolute certainty. The slide does rack normally. The pin is intact. Does not look damaged. I don't think it has ever been out before.

Tracker: I will do that tonight, ie rack slide a few times and try again.

Thank you both for your help.

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Re: Disassembly:I need help!
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2017, 04:27:57 PM »
You Tube has some great videos on field stripping one.
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Re: Disassembly:I need help!
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2017, 05:50:09 PM »
Also, you may have a tight slide to frame fit--see my above post to Kevin regarding the use of 1200 grit silicone carbide valve lapping compound to improve the tight fit, if that is the case.

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Re: Disassembly:I need help!
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2017, 08:19:56 PM »
Tracker: your the man. It worked. Seems crazy but that's why I'm not an engineer. Thx for your help

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Re: Disassembly:I need help!
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2017, 08:29:30 PM »
You are very welcome. I am not an engineer, either, but having been a pilot for 37 years sometimes it is just a matter of resetting a circuit breaker--so glad it worked for you.