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Old 11-30-2012, 11:36   #1
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extra power mag springs

Who all has put in the extra power mag springs and did it solve all your FTF problems?
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Old 11-30-2012, 13:32   #2
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i use wolff springs in mine, but more so because I use +2 base pads. never had an issue with them. gunsprings.com is a great company with great products. I also use their service packs
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Old 11-30-2012, 13:44   #3
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When and if I have a factory magazine spring go soft it gets replaced with Wolff plus springs,never any feed problems. SJ 40
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Old 11-30-2012, 18:49   #4
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Where do you guys buy them?
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Old 11-30-2012, 20:24   #5
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Where do you guys buy them?
Heres' where I get them. http://www.brownells.com/magazines/h...prod27358.aspx
Prices are reasonable shipping by USPS reasonable and when they show in stock they are. SJ 40

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Old 11-30-2012, 22:32   #6
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I've had some issues with wolf+10% in my g20. I shoot some 200 gr HC that have some very wide meplets. My mags with wolf springs would give me ftfeed with the meplet catching the top of the chamber on the way in. And it was doing it 2-3 times per mag. I switched to my mags with stock springs and everything feed fine. FYI I was also testing some 11 coil glock springs (which seemed stiffer than wolf) and they also caused jams. Now all my mag spring combos worked great with all my other loads I normally shoot. I think if you really needed a mag that much faster you would need to mod the follower. One of the reasons I think there's been so many changes in the .40 mags. Stiffer springs , change followers.
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Old 11-30-2012, 23:49   #7
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I'm just kinda at a loss. I thought I'd try the springs.

I've got a lasermax guide rod and a weapon light. I'm sure the combination isn't helping my situation but i've had ftf with a couple different hollow points and a couple different mags. FMJ never fails (strange?).

I'll keep trying to dial it in I guess
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Old 12-01-2012, 01:56   #8
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Www.gunsprings.com. Their website


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Old 12-05-2012, 12:32   #9
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With the factory recoil spring and 180gr gold dots it was still failing to feed. Even with the Mongolian death grip still failed. Finally took the x300 light off and finished the magazine with out a hitch.
This makes me sad. Very sad.
I really love having the light but don't want it if it's hurting performance. Any thoughts from anybody?
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:36   #10
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Yup, get a Surefire or Streamlight hand held flashlight.
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Yup, get a Surefire or Streamlight hand held flashlight.
Tactically this is the preferred method. SJ 40
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Tactically this is the preferred method. SJ 40
Until you need to swap mags with a flashlight in your hand.

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Old 12-05-2012, 13:23   #13
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With the factory recoil spring and 180gr gold dots it was still failing to feed. Even with the Mongolian death grip still failed. Finally took the x300 light off and finished the magazine with out a hitch.
This makes me sad. Very sad.
I really love having the light but don't want it if it's hurting performance. Any thoughts from anybody?
For some reason the .40 models dont like stuff on the rails
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Old 12-05-2012, 21:04   #14
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For some reason the .40 models dont like stuff on the rails
Probably a noob question, but why would having anything attached to the rail cause any problems?
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Old 12-05-2012, 21:07   #15
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Probably a noob question, but why would having anything attached to the rail cause any problems?
Effects recoil, and recoil is what operates the action to eject the spent case and load the next round
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Probably a noob question, but why would having anything attached to the rail cause any problems?
The Glock pistol, since it has a plastic frame, has all sorts of waves traveling through it, when it fires. IOW, it sort of behaves like Jello. Anything, rigid, attached to the rails will change the frames motion. Arc Angel calls it harmonic motion I think. If that's wrong, he will correct this. That's a good enough name for it, IMO. Actually, some steel rifle barrels will look like a sine wave, with high speed photography. That's why proper rifle bedding improves accuracy, sometime.

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Old 12-05-2012, 23:55   #17
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It looks like the attachment grove is going away, during recoil. It could be the viewing angle changing, but you can tell that something is going on there.
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:34   #18
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The attached light issues on Glocks seem to center around .40 models and nt so much with other calibers. Seems a bit perplexing, but I can be easily perplexed. That said one of the obvious advantages to a light that is not attached to the gun is the ability to shine the light at something without having to point the gun at it.


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