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Postby Socom » Tue Mar 23, 2010 3:55 pm

Is there a gunsmith in the house ? What is the proper spring tention for a Colt Gold Cup National Match, .45 ACP is it 18 Lb.? and how often should they be changed ? Thank's


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Postby JohnFH » Tue Mar 23, 2010 4:38 pm

recoil spring or trigger spring?

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Postby Socom » Tue Mar 23, 2010 4:40 pm

Sorry JohnFH; Recoil spring...
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Postby JohnFH » Tue Mar 23, 2010 4:50 pm

18 is about the norm for most off the shelf, I have only replaced them to lighten them for bullseye, but if your having issues with it going into battery, it might be time.

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Postby Socom » Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:37 pm

Thank's JohnFH, Thats what i throught it was, No issuse that i know of, It's one of the ones i let my son use and i know i done did a work out on it befor I let him use it, Maybe getting close to needing a new barrel, befor the spring. I don't do bullseye any more, just combat. Thank's again 8)
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