Recoil springs fit over your handgun's guide rod and control how the slide functions. In general, heavy loads need heavy springs and lighter loads need lighter springs. A spring that is too light can cause the handgun to open and close early and hard, increasing the felt recoil and battering the frame. A spring that is too heavy can cause the slide to be hard to open and could even keep the gun from cycling completely, jamming it. Installation requires disassembly and reassembly of the slide.
Walther PPK/PPKS Notes:
Factory Spring is 20 pounds.
Recoil spring fits over a pistol's guide rod and control how the pistols' slide functions. In general, heavy loads need heavy
springs and lighter loods need lighter springs. There is no hard and fast rule as to how much &qout;spring" a pistol needs.
Too light a spring and the pistol opens and closes early and hard, increasing 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.
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