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Old 07-17-2019, 01:30 AM
Trent.45 Trent.45 is offline
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Originally Posted by Magnumite View Post
I use 16 pound or lighter recoil springs in my full size 45 ACP chambered 1911's, though my SR1911 full size still has the factory 18 recoil spring in it. Wilson Combat, Nighthawk and one or two others are supplying their 5" 1911's with 17-18 pound recoil springs. I believe it is more in the interest of feeding reliablity than anything else.
Yeah so far this is the only 1911 that I have that came with the heavier spring. I’ve noticed that a lot of the higher end ones have been coming out with them as well
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