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I surely would like an angel to come down and secure this guide rod and spring in my new gun.
It is driving me to using nasty words and stuff.
I've faced nasty guide rod springs before, in Colt Officer's model and others, but this one is a bugger. Wish that Sig had come up with a short plastic sleeve to contain the spring close to the muzzle, but...
Any hints would be most welcome.. thx.

Like any guy who needs help, I called Sig Customer Service. A very nice guy mentioned that if my finger strength wasn't enough to install that wickedly strong guide rod spring...then perhaps I needed some LEVERAGE.
I went to my work bench, got a smallish pair of vise grips, wrapped the vise grip jaws with electrical tape to prevent scratches on the guide rod head, and went to it.
With the second try, within about 45 seconds, the guide road was seated and all is right with the world....well, sorta. I called them back and said many thanks...
MORAL: Don't hesitate to go to the big guys when you've run out of ideas...

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