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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:55 pm 
Hawkeye

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mohavesam wrote:
"Dust cover" is John Browning's part name for the fwd part of the frame of the 1911.
From a design standpoint, it is extended from the rails & recoil block (where the recoil spring impacts), and has no other purpose than to keep dirt from fouling the recoil action.


Yep. I've always heard it referred to in that manner.

Thanks, Sam!

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