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Old 02-23-2020, 01:45 PM

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Originally Posted by Dcarey51 View Post
I bought the cocking handle from Alan's site but I just don't have the heart to drill the slide on my Victor. I'll look around for another slide to try it out on and leave my original slide untouched. There have been a few on eBay recently.
I thought the slides were matched to the frames? Anyway, if you're a collector, leave the gun as-is. On the other hand, if you're a shooter, Alan's little lever makes it so much easier to move the slide back, and since Alan "is" High Standard, and it's a "High Standard accessory", why not use it?

Or, better yet, just buy a new X-Series gun, with the cocking lever pre-installed.
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