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Guide Rod/Recoil Springs for Self Defense

Discussion in 'GATE Self-Defense Forum' started by barth, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. barth

    barth six barrels

    Oct 7, 2011
    The Free Zone
    Hello Mas,
    For a self-defense gun what is your recommendation for the best
    guide rod/recoil spring assembly?

    I have a G27 Gen 3 and am using 155/165 grain bullets.

    1) Factory
    2) Stainless Steel
    3) Tungsten

    A) 16 lbs (Factory)
    B) 18
    C) 20
    D) 22

    Thanks so much for your expert advise!
  2. Mas Ayoob

    Mas Ayoob KoolAidAntidote Moderator

    Nov 6, 2005
    Up-to-date factory recommended springs are what I'd go with. If you have a Gen4 G17, for example, make sure you have the latest generation recoil spring assembly.