Wilson Combat Heavy Duty Recoil Spring 1911 Government 18.5 lb
Wilson Heavy Duty Recoil Springs are made combat tough to repeatedly take a pounding yet show a remarkable consistent performance every time a round is fired. Keeping a fresh recoil spring in your gun will dramatically reduce the pounding your slide and frame receive. Drop-in.
Fits: Heavy-Duty Recoil Spring for Full-Size 5" (Government Model) 1911
- Factory 1911 recoil springs are 16 pounds in 45 ACP, 14 pounds in 38 Super, 9mm Luger, 38 Special Midrange, Colt Ace 22 conversion kit, and 19 pounds in 40 S&W.
- Factory 1911 recoil springs for Officers models are 22 lbs
- Factory 1911 springs for Commander models are 18 lbs
- The Delta Elite 10mm uses a dual factory spring rated at 23 pounds. Single recoil springs require that the Delta Elite recoil spring guide be replaced with a standard 45 ACP recoil spring guide.
- Recoil springs fit over a pistol's guide rod and control how the pistol's slide functions.
- In general, heavy loads need heavy springs and lighter loads need lighter springs. There is no hard and fast rule as to how much "Spring" a pistol needs. Too light a spring and the pistol opens and closes early and hard, increasing the felt recoil and battering the frame. Too heavy a spring and the slide is hard to open and may not cycle completely, jamming the pistol.
- Shooters who are using +P ammunition or self defense ammunition will likely need heavier recoil springs.
- Shooters who are using target ammunition may be able to use lighter recoil springs.
- Installation requires disassembly and reassembly of the pistol.
- The total weight of the product, including the product’s packaging as it sits on our shelf. Since some products ship directly from the Manufacturer, their weight may be unavailable. Because of variations in the manufacturing process, similar products may have differing weights. Unless the product is designated as “Ships Alone”, Shipping Weight does not include the shipping box or packing materials associated with your order. Shipping Weight: 0.035 Pounds
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