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Aluminum colored recoil spring?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by BgDnTx, Feb 14, 2010.

  1. BgDnTx

    BgDnTx

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    I have a G22 with a recoil spring that I will call aluminum colored instead of the black spring I normally see. Do you think this is a stainless steel spring?
     
  2. DWARREN123

    DWARREN123 Grumpy Old Guy

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    More than likely just regular spring steel. May be a coating or how it was made.
    Mine is the same.
     

  3. Davegrave

    Davegrave Dapper Dan

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    I think he's talking about the whole guiderod/spring assembly, since he says it's usually black.

    Probly not aluminum. Did you get the pistol used?
    The rod is probly stainless, or tungsten, or titanium.
     
  4. BgDnTx

    BgDnTx

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    Yes bought used and I believe you are correct to say the guiderod spring assy. Just haven't seen this and was wondering.
     
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    Davegrave Dapper Dan

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    Yep. Just an aftermarket rod. Could be any number of mettals, but I doubt aluminum. Aluminum isn't "slick" enough.
     
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    BgDnTx

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    No, I agree probably not aluminum, just using that description for the color - not chrome shiny but dull silver color.
     
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    And just a quick clarification - it is the recoil spring assy - looked at a schematic - sorry, I'm a little new at this as you might be able to tell.