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recoil spring?

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by blueeagle, Jan 9, 2006.

  1. newbie here. Bul M5 frame and a locally made slide of unknown make bought sa tabi-tabi. Naka-amnesty na. Excellent accuracy and very reliable. My only complaint is that empty cartridges go flying approximately 4-5 feet to the rear and right when firing. Yung iba sa tabi lang nila nahuhulog ang mga basyo. Is this because of a weak recoil spring? I dont know the make and rating of the spring. Any suggestions, mga kapatid. ;4
     
  2. jerrytrini

    jerrytrini

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    With your description, your pistol is just fine. If it ain't broke don't fix it. Brass that land close to the shooter means light recoil spring. IMHO.
     


  3. bulm540

    bulm540

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    Ditto, What do ya mean locally made frame? Bul m5s are made in Israel.
     
  4. mc_oliver

    mc_oliver

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    Your gun could also be using a "longer" extended ejector. If you're up to it, you can file on the nose of the ejector to tune the direction of brass ejection. Or try a simple fix if your gun will work, use a buff or two. ;)
     
  5. isuzu

    isuzu

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    JT,

    I think it's the opposite. If your gun is ejecting brass farther from you, your gun needs a heavier recoil spring.

    Blueeagle,

    Just like what JT said, your gun is doing fine. 4-5 feet is an ideal range for brass to fall. You may also want to try this link:
    http://www.gunsprings.com/1ndex.html