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Old 04-29-2012, 11:56 PM
Justice12 Justice12 is offline
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2001 to present differences?




[newby] in the series 70 is there differences from the ones produced in 2001 compared to the 2011 or 2012 models, getting ready to buy one from 01 and im just curios? it has a blue plastic case not cardboard one.
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Old 04-30-2012, 12:32 AM
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The first few hundred made in 2001 had the Series 80-style fully cut slide stop notch and a dot matrix serial number. Once those two things were changed to the more traditional format teh pistols remained unchanged until recently, with titanium firing pins now being used and the RH slide rollmark now absent.
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Old 04-30-2012, 07:18 AM
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The first few hundred made in 2001 had the Series 80-style fully cut slide stop notch and a dot matrix serial number. Once those two things were changed to the more traditional format teh pistols remained unchanged until recently, with titanium firing pins now being used and the RH slide rollmark now absent.
I wasn't aware that they started using titanium firing pins on the S70's. When did that start?
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Old 04-30-2012, 11:52 AM
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A couple years ago. I recently bought one from Midway to put in my STS S70 carry gun.
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Old 04-30-2012, 12:44 PM
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Midway and Brownells I think both sell Titanium firing pins to even put in Series 80 guns.
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