Recommended Use: Officer's Model Size 3.5" .45 ACP shooting +P JHP self-defense ammunition with a power factor of 180,000 to 200,000 (Velocity x Bullet Weight = Power Factor)
Average Service Life: 1,000 Rounds
Wilson Combat Heavy-Duty Recoil Springs are made combat tough to repeatedly take a pounding yet show remarkably consistent performance every time a round is fired.
Keeping a fresh recoil spring in your pistol will dramatically reduce the pounding your slide and frame receive.
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HOW TO TEST TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE CORRECT RECOIL SPRING WEIGHT FOR YOUR AMMUNITION: Go to the range with your pistol and a magazine that will positively lock your slide to the rear when you slowly retract the slide with the pistol empty. Load one round of the desired ammunition in the proven magazine, load the pistol and fire the single shot holding the pistol in your strong hand, but grip the pistol fairly loose. If the pistol consistently (5 to 10 shots is adequate) locks the slide to the rear, the recoil spring is not too heavy for your ammunition. A recoil spring that is 1-2# below the weight where you begin to have failures to lock open is ideal for your ammunition.
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|Just what the 1911 needed||7/4/2014|
|I bought two of these springs for both my Wilson Combat CQB & my RIA Tactical Compact 1911 and they were replaced with no problem. Be advised though that the original RIA spring will be shorter, however with the addition of this spring not only am I throwing the brass further but the action seems much more crisp.|
|- Allan Jones, OH|
|Seems good so far!||2/13/2013|
|I purchased this spring for my Rock Island Officers Model, which was suffering from a condition I believed to be from a weak spring. It was throwing brass to the front instead of the rear. When this spring came in, I immediately installed it. So far it is much stronger than the one that came with the Rock Island. And I think it will have solved my problem. But I cannot tell for sure yet.|
|- Doug, OK|