After a very long time I finally got my XR45-S Onxy to the range. No failures to fire, to eject or to feed, but I only managed a couple dozen rounds through it because the takedown lever migrated…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Dante Mar 30.
"when the takedown lever is escaping during shooting the following issue is the cause.
the channel in the takedown lever that the two leaf springs ride in is slightly underspec. this channel is easily identifiable if you note the relation of the…"
"also, as you are pushing your slide into place, hold the spring UP against the interior of the slide with your thumb. close the slide as far as you can with your thumb retaining the position of the spring. once you get close enough so that you must…"
"Well, I've managed to thoroughly muck up both ends of my original return spring, and have made a start of ruining one end of the extra that Luke sent. Even using a guide during assembly. I'm getting better at it, though, and…"
"tim... the folks here are right, if you kink your return spring, flip it around so that the "good end" is situated at the front of the gun! you can REALLY kink that bad boy and it will still work, once flipped around. the .45 is much…"
when you remove your takedown lever, you will notice the groove that the leaf springs sit in. on some of the .45s that went out, this groove is slightly undersized.
you can approach this issue two ways. one is to widen the groove in…"
"My xr45 did the same thing, Arne told me to flip over both leafe springs under the take down leaver, he said that he might have to make the grove depper like what's on the other side of the take down leaver"