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Old January 16, 2016, 08:54 PM   #1
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Kahr CM45 Slide Release

I have been looking at one of these in a store. With the slide locked back, I couldn't push the release, to release it, with one hand (thumb). Had to grasp the slide and pull back with the other hand to be able to press the release. Is this common or is it a fluke? If I buy it, is there a cure for this?
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Old January 16, 2016, 09:00 PM   #2
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Must be a fluke. My P9 releases easily.
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Old January 16, 2016, 09:10 PM   #3
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Did it have an empty mag in it??

If so, you were fighting the slide release, plus the magazine spring trying to keep it open.

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Old January 16, 2016, 09:14 PM   #4
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Yeah, if the empty mag was in it your thumb will bleed before you'll get it to release.
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Old January 17, 2016, 08:38 AM   #5
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Yep, empty mag in place. I'll go back and check it out again. Thanks guys.
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