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I am going to make a few Stainless Steel guide rods for the Ruger LCP (as I do for the Sig 22LR conversion kits).
I just wanted to get a feel for if anyone else would want one so I can get a rough number to make.
I may also make the take down pin in stainless and the base plate for the mag.

I know some like the two tone controls and this would be a start.

Either post here or email me if you have an interest.

Ill post in the classifieds section when I have them ready and tested.
 

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JeffSSig said:
I am going to make a few Stainless Steel guide rods for the Ruger LCP (as I do for the Sig 22LR conversion kits).
I just wanted to get a feel for if anyone else would want one so I can get a rough number to make.
I may also make the take down pin in stainless and the base plate for the mag.

I know some like the two tone controls and this would be a start.

Either post here or email me if you have an interest.

Ill post in the classifieds section when I have them ready and tested.
Jeff, count me in!! Thanks. I'll take one of each. You know one enterprising soul for a while was making a metal mag catch for the P3AT that was a vast improvement over the OEM plastic part. Held up much better. Unfortunately, he is no longer making.
 

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Ha, I saw this on sigforum and was going to tell you to post here but I see you already did. I might be interested is this myself, but I do not even have an LCP yet! Do you even have an estimated cost at this point for the items? Just want a ball park before I say yes and they are $xxx when I am expecting $xx or something! :eek: ;D
 

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Yep, an approximate price on each item might be kinda nice!
 

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Im guessing around 20$ on the guide rods.(shipped)
The other parts Ill have to see how much shop time it takes.

I make a few parts already for the Sig 22LR conversion

Ill Pm anyone the URL i made with this info (on the Sig parts) as I hate to post it here with no permission.
 

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Are the guide rods plastic on the LCPs (dont get mine until Tues)? Whats the benefit of an SS rod if its already metal?
 

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My LCP came with a metal guide rod. It is Black.

One reason most like a Stainless Steel guide rod is that it adds a bit of weight over the plastic ones in bigger autos. In the case for Sigs it adds around a ounce right under the barrel and some can notice the help in recoil.

Another benefit of the stainless steel is the looks. As some like to two tone their guns with the silver look of controls and guide rod. As I am sure someone will come out with nickel triggers and mag release buttons. As well as the slide lock button. Maybe even a hammer for the LCPs

Saying all this the main benefit for the LCP will be looks and not much more. As I am sure the guide rod that comes on the LCP is more than adequate.

Not trying to knock myself or anyone else out of sales on Stainless Steel guide rods. Subsequently buy one maybe to dress up your LCP?
 

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As an example here is what Id like my LCP to look like someday.
All black with nickel controlls like my Sig 220.




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I would be interested in the parts. I enjoy customizing the looks & performance of guns.
 

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I'll be getting my LCP next week and might be interested in a guide rod and some other parts depending on what you'd have available.
 

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I'd go for the guide rod and take down pin and possible other stuff (trigger, mag release etc...) depending on what you offered....let us know....

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The original poster hasn't been back in a year so assume he's no longer interested.

Being unemployed I have been debating doing this however equipment would have to be purchased.
That being said a good many guide rods would have to be sold just to break even with the equipment costs.
 
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