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favorite spring weights?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by cowboywannabe, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. cowboywannabe

    cowboywannabe you savvy?

    Jan 26, 2001
    when using standard pressure ammo, what are your preferred recoil spring weights for the officers, commanders and full sized?

    my understanding is that these are the standard weights:

    officers 22 pound.
    full size 16 pounds.
    commander 20 pounds.

    do you stay with these or upgrade for more reliable slide lock up?
  2. Mr. Gekko

    Mr. Gekko

    Aug 27, 2010
    Standard for a commander is 18 lbs for .45.

    Last edited: Jul 24, 2011

  3. Jason D

    Jason D INFRINGED Silver Member Millennium Member

    Jun 16, 1999
    Mivonks, MI
    I run a 16 pound variable in every Government model.
    I really don't know what's in my Commander. I would assume it's whatever is Colt factory for a .38 Super.