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Firing pin springs

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Alliance50, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. Alliance50

    Alliance50

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    hi
    Just a quick question.

    How many rds before changing a firing pin spring in 5" 1911's?
    I have been in a discussion with a few guys and I say about 5000 rds and most others are saying 10 to 15000?:wavey:
    thanks
     
  2. TxGun

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    FP springs are cheap and easy to change. Wolff includes a FP spring packaged with their recoil springs. Change them both at the same time and you never have to worry about it.
     

  3. PlasticGuy

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    Exactly. I change my recoil spring and firing pin return spring every 5,000 rounds.