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Old 08-11-2017, 08:22 PM
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What is the purpose of the small vertical slit on the left side of the barrel just under the rear of the front sight? Thanks
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Old 08-11-2017, 08:56 PM
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If you are referring to a 7 3/8" barrel, it's a witness mark for the optional barrel weight set.
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Yes. 7 inch barrel. Appears to be factory drilled and tapped. Why do some barrels have the witness mark, and others do not?

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I believe mostly the earlier made ones came with the slit. Its on my 1958 year gun. It does lineup the weight set.
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