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Hello,

I am putting a toolkit together to work on Sig P series, and would like to spend $4/punch rather than $25/punch for the Sig punches.

The Sig armorer's toolkit includes a 1/16" punch, 1/8" punch, and 3mm starter and 3mm finish (cupped) punches.

My question is, can I use 1/8" cupped punches rather than 3mm? I know it's slightly larger, but will it fit with the tolerances?

I'm interested in using USA-made punches, and it's easier to find them in standard sizes vs metric.

Thanks
 
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Originally posted by San Francisco, 1911:
My question is, can I use 1/8" cupped punches rather than 3mm? I know it's slightly larger, but will it fit with the tolerances?

No

Unless you have a way to reduce it's diameter to slightly under 3mm.
 
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Brownell's has long and short 3mm cup-tip punches for $13/ea.

https://shop.brownells.com/gun...c5SfWVQaAizdEALw_wcB


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Thanks for the prompt replies. Based on the review of the Brownell's cup punch, I'll buy the Sig one .. but for the rest I'm going with Grace. Thx!
 
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Don’t bother trying to get a pin punch for the FPPP. It needs a press.

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Unless you want to damage your slide and cuss a lot.



Here is a pic of various types of pins used in the slide:

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