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Converting a Commander to a CCO

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How much is involved in shortening a Commander's grip frame to the same length as an Officers Model? Is there anything beyond lopping a 1/2" off the bottom of the grip frame, drilling a new MSH retaining pin hole, drilling new lower grip screw holes and installing bushings, and replacing the MSH and grip panels? Forgive me if these are offensively stupid questions.
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Not stupid at all. The main problem that you have is that the cut outs under the grips go too low on most frames to allow a place to drill & tap for the lower grip screw bushing. Caspian frames do leave steel there. About the only fix for a frame with a low cut out is to weld in a filler plate on each side.
 

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Not stupid at all. The main problem that you have is that the cut outs under the grips go too low on most frames to allow a place to drill & tap for the lower grip screw bushing. Caspian frames do leave steel there. About the only fix for a frame with a low cut out is to weld in a filler plate on each side.
Argghhh! Knew I was forgetting something. OK--thanks. Other than that (and the things I mentioned in my first post), is there anything else involved in such a conversion? Thanks again.
 
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