Slop in the slide on xd 40

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  1. madav8r

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    I noticed today if i wiggle my slide when on the pistol side to side it has some slop or wiggles. Is this normal? Loose for better reliablity in harsh conditions? I was just curious if your guys slides kinda wiggle or have any slop?
     
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    Nearly every Service pistol has loose tolerances to let them function when dirty. They reach a certain level of crudness and then the crud just starts getting pumped out by the actions of the moving parts.
     
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    Enter AK-47, the most reliable firearm ever made. :D
     
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    As long as the barrel locks up tight in the same spot, no issue.
     
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    It's a combat handgun not a custom fitted 1911, it's fine.

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