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Old 05-24-2020, 11:47 PM
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safariland barrel plugs for 9mm?

Hey guys, I want to get a Safariland ALS 6354 or 6390 for my Springfield RO Elite Operator in 9mm, but I'm not sure they'll fit. I'm thinking that the barrel plug at the bottom of the holster is going to be too big for it, as I'm assuming it's probably made to fit a .45" hole snuggly.

Any suggestions to work around this, whether it be an aftermarket replacement piece or some other alternative solution?

Thanks!
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Old 05-25-2020, 01:49 PM
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Remove the plug altogether. If any debris falls into the holster it’ll keep on going out the bottom.
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Old 05-31-2020, 03:23 AM
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That's not a bad idea, but I'd like to keep it and just modify it.

Anyone know if the gun will have more play in the holster when retained if the plug is removed or cut off?

Also, given the ALS locks on to the ejection port, are 1911 9mm ejection ports different in any way than a standard 45acp model? I'm wondering about ompatibility issues.
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Old 06-02-2020, 02:55 PM
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Remove the plug altogether. If any debris falls into the holster it’ll keep on going out the bottom.
Bad idea on ALS series......the barrel plug is what prevents pistol movement away from the ejection port ALS lock on light capable holsters.
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Old 06-02-2020, 07:04 PM
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Bad idea on ALS series......the barrel plug is what prevents pistol movement away from the ejection port ALS lock on light capable holsters.
I've never had an issue.
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Old 06-05-2020, 05:02 AM
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Hmm; do you guys figure I'd have issuew with the locking system itself? Would a 9mm ejection port be smaller than that of a 45's? I have a springfield, if that means anything to you guys
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Old 06-05-2020, 12:50 PM
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I remove the plug and cut my holster down to length then fill in the bottom with moldable plastic.
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