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Old 04-13-2012, 05:06 PM
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Kimber pro eclipse 2 question




I have a pro eclipse 2 went to the gun shop to get a new recoil spring , do the springs shrink when worn. Thank you ,Ross
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Old 04-13-2012, 06:48 PM
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I have a pro eclipse 2 went to the gun shop to get a new recoil spring , do the springs shrink when worn. Thank you ,Ross
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Yes. A worn spring should be shorter than a new one.
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Old 04-13-2012, 07:17 PM
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Yes. A worn spring should be shorter than a new one.
Yep, but it shouldn't have a different number of coils. In your pic, the bottom, factory spring is the Officer's spring that Kimber uses. The top one may be the Wolff XP spring (but seems one coil short) or a cut Commander spring.

Two brand new springs: Kimber factory spring on top, Wolff XP spring for 4" Kimbers on bottom.



The XP spring give longer life and helps the reliability of the Pro size Kimbers.
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Yep, but it shouldn't have a different number of coils.
Correct.

I did not really look at the pic, just noted they should be shorter after use.

Thanks for the catch Kruzr.

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Old 04-13-2012, 09:09 PM
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Both could be the "right" spring for the Pro depending on if you want the factory set up or the better one with the XP.
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Thanks for the info the top spring is the Kimber replacement and the bottom is the worn spring that i replaced.
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