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Joe Portale
May 9, 2001, 10:04 PM
Fast question. What weight recoil spring is needed for a 1911 clone in 38 Super. My loads are medium (about 1100 fps) with a 124 grain fmj bullet.


George Stringer
May 10, 2001, 06:39 AM
Joe, depending on the model I'd recommend the standard spring. If you find your empties eject farther than 6 feet from you go to a heavier spring. Gov't -- 16#; Cmmdr -- 18#. George