how often to change glock recoil spring

When to change recoil springs? - The Leading Glock Forum

Apr 11, 2015  I replace the recoil spring assembly and trigger spring at about 3000-5000 rounds. Since I have a tendency to be fumble-fingered, I usually ask an armorer at a GSSF match to change my firing pin spring every now and then - maybe a new one every other RSA change. Glock mags are relatively inexpensive, so I don't change the springs.

How often do you need to replace recoil spring? - The

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When to replace recoil springs? - Glock Pistol Forum

Nov 13, 2011  Glock customer service told me to replace the recoil spring in my G17 every 3000 to 5000 rounds. Since .40 cal is so much snappier, I'd suggest 3000 for .40 cal and 5000 for 9mm. The customer service rep also told me to just call them and that they would mail me the springs at no charge.

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Sep 01, 2015  I would advise you to consider doing the same thing and replacing all your parts at the same time as you replace the recoil spring assembly (RSA), because it’s the first part that needs replacing (I’m speaking mainly to Gen 4 Glock owners, it may not be as economical for Gen 1-3 owners to replace all springs every 3,000 rounds.

Changing recoil spring, how often? - AR15.COM

Nov 09, 2019  Glock, for several years, has recommended replacing single spring recoil spring assemblies (Gen3 and earlier except G26 and G27) at 3000 rds and dual spring assemblies (Gen4 and later, including all G26 and G27s) at 5000 rds.

Maintaining Your Glock - Eagle Gun Range Inc.

Oct 21, 2015  I'll recommend that you replace the recoil spring for (grossly overpresured) .40 cal and .357 Sig every 3000 to 5000 rounds. For .380, 9mm, .45, and 10mm I recommend replacing every 5000 to 10,000 rounds. I also recommend that you use only Glock factory recoil springs. I've tried a few others and not once has any non-Glock-OEM recoil spring lasted more than 1000 rounds before it either broke

Change Your Recoil Springs! (HD) - YouTube

Jul 10, 2014  Change Your Recoil Springs! (HD) Guns And Accessories. So change them like you change your oil! This video shows my Glock 19 and Beretta 92FS getting their recoil springs changed.

how often you change your stock glock recoil spring - Gun

Aug 15, 2010  What I have been told by certified (or is it certifiable) Glock people is that Glock Recommends that you replace the recoil spring around every 5000 rounds, unless you are shooting a .40/.357, in which the say every 3000 rounds.

What You Need To Know About Recoil Springs - Gun Belts Blog

Mar 06, 2017  Everything You Need To Know About Recoil Springs. One of the most vital components of a semi-auto pistol is the recoil springs as they are central to how a semi-auto pistol operations. They are also one of the most common causes of malfunction as well, so it pays to be aware.

How often do you replace springs? - Gun Hub

Feb 19, 2005  How often do you replace springs? Pretty straightforward question, here, folks. Specifically, I'd like to know how often an FN Hi-power should have its springs replaced, but I'd like to get an idea of how often as many different guns as possible need this done, so I never find myself with metal fatigue, or a gun that won't pop a primer in a bad

Changing recoil spring, how often? - AR15.COM

Nov 09, 2019  Glock, for several years, has recommended replacing single spring recoil spring assemblies (Gen3 and earlier except G26 and G27) at 3000 rds and dual spring assemblies (Gen4 and later, including all G26 and G27s) at 5000 rds.

recoil spring question - The Leading Glock Discussion

Feb 26, 2019  how often if ever should you change you recoil spring? i own a g19 gen 4 have close to 3000 round through it and i feel like its not a tight as it used to be . what maintenance should i do to it other then the regular cleaning and lube ?

How to TEST the RECOIL SPRING Assembly - The Leading Glock

Mar 08, 2013  GLOCK highly reccommends replacing the RSA every 3 to 5 thousand rounds. Will the pistol operate longer on a worn spring, sure it will. Well, it might and maybe it won't when you need it the most. Obviously a clean pistol is going to offer less resistance if it is put together correctly and require little tension on the springs.

When to replace a Glock's Recoil Spring? - PistolTalk.ORG

Dec 02, 2015  How often should you replace a recoil spring on a Glock? Also, do the shorter barrel Glock's recoil springs need to be replaced sooner than a longer barrel model like a Commander vs. a Government 1911?

How often do you change the Recoil Spring? - SIG Talk

Aug 29, 2018  Also, the average 40SW round runs around 350-400Ft/lbs out of the muzzle while the average 357Sig round does 500ish for factory ammo. That's 25% more force on the same spring. Seems to me that changing out the spring when you're running 357Sig should happen sooner. At $19 for 3 it's a pretty cheap and easy parts change.

How often should you replace a recoil spring on a handgun

Mar 29, 2018  Each manufacturer has it’s own recommendation. I use to replace them when they broke but have the last few years replaced them per Sigs recommendation of every 5,000 rounds. That’s not a bad number but most gun owners will never shoot 5,000 rounds.

Glock Spring Rates - Should You Change Yours? - YouTube

Jun 21, 2018  This video is intended to be a simple answer to a complex question. Should you change the weight on your Glock Spring? Changing the spring rate can cause malfunctions and lead to issues however

How often do you replace springs? - Gun Hub

Feb 19, 2005  How often do you replace springs? Pretty straightforward question, here, folks. Specifically, I'd like to know how often an FN Hi-power should have its springs replaced, but I'd like to get an idea of how often as many different guns as possible need this done, so I never find myself with metal fatigue, or a gun that won't pop a primer in a bad

Recoil spring rates ? - Page 2 - Springfield XD Forum

Jan 19, 2006  We recommend replacing the recoil spring every 3000 rounds. Our 5" models are equipped with an 18# recoil spring, while our 4.25" models are equipped with a 20# spring. Also, go to gunsprings.com and read the FAQ's. Here is from another forum regarding the recoil springs.

What You Need To Know About Recoil Springs - Gun Belts Blog

Mar 06, 2017  Everything You Need To Know About Recoil Springs. One of the most vital components of a semi-auto pistol is the recoil springs as they are central to how a semi-auto pistol operations. They are also one of the most common causes of malfunction as well, so it pays to be aware.

Glock Pistols- What Breaks and How to Fix It - Active

The best way to stop it from breaking is to replace your recoil springs every 3000 rounds. Not many Glock owners do this, but I’ve found it to be critical in avoiding parts breakage. When the recoil spring weakens, the slide moves faster and puts more stress on many of the parts on the gun (frame rails, locking block, pins).

When to replace recoil springs?

Sep 16, 2011  This is a range gun so I tend to push the intervals. My Kimber required a new recoil spring every 600 rounds regardless of what the OEM claimed. When you're considering a periodic recoil spring I think it's wise to consider a magazine spring change too.

How Long Does A Recoil Spring Last?

Nov 21, 2019  As a base starting point, Glock recommends that we change our recoil springs about every 5,000 or so rounds. Smaller guns, or those with hotter loads (like .40 S&W or 10mm) may require more frequent changes.

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Glock Recoil Spring Change..How Often?

Dec 02, 2013  Glock Recoil Spring Change..How Often? This is a discussion on Glock Recoil Spring Change..How Often? within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I should probably start logging my rounds at the range. At any rate..

When to Change Recoil Springs - Handguns and Ammunition

Jul 05, 2006  How often should I change my springs? Wolff Gunsprings are made with the highest grade materials and workmanship. Most Wolff [recoil] springs will remain stable for many thousands of rounds. The performance of your gun is the best indicator of when a spring needs to be replaced. how do i change the recoil spring in a high standard

Glock to replace Gen4 Recoil Springs for Free -The Firearm

Glock to replace Gen4 Recoil Springs for Free. Posted September 8, 2011 in Pistols by Steve Johnson with 18 Comments Tags: glock, handguns, recall. Glock has begun a program to replace the recoil spring assembly (RSA) for Glock Gen4 pistols. If you send in your recoil spring, they will send you back a

How often we need to change springs? - Gun Springs - Brian

Dec 29, 2017  Every two to three thousand rounds is early but everyone has their own opinion on when to change them. I typically change my recoil spring every 10k rounds or a bit earlier along with the firing pin spring. The generally consensus seems to be 8-10kish.

How Long Does A Recoil Spring Last?

Nov 21, 2019  When to Replace The Recoil Spring: Ideally, it’s best to change your spring or the entire recoil spring assembly as a whole as you approach a specific number of rounds fired, dry fire cycles, or both. That way, you ensure you don’t have an inoperable gun during a self-defense encounter.

How often do you change the Recoil Spring? - Page 2 - SIG Talk

Sep 21, 2018  How often do you change the Recoil Spring? This is a discussion on How often do you change the Recoil Spring? within the SIG Sauer Pistols forums, part of the SIG Sauer Forum category; Hmm, change the spring? Guess that would be cheaper then buy a

Glock Pistols- What Breaks and How to Fix It - Active

If you own a Glock, regularly replace the recoil spring assembly (every 3000-4000 rounds), check your pins, and take a look at the springs when you take the gun apart for cleaning. That’s not too hard.

When to change recoil springs - Springfield XD Forum

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How often to replace recoil spring - 1911Forum

Feb 10, 2012  I picked up a Wilson Professional and have been shooting every weekend. I was curious how often I should replace the recoil spring. Is the flat wire recoil spring worth the extra expense or should I just stock up on the standard one? Thanks for any insight.

When do you change recoil springs n a stock 9mm p229 - Topic

Jun 02, 2017  I usually change them out every 3-5000 rounds. I currently have my P226 nearing 6K.. I want to run it until I get a failure induced by the recoil spring. I'll make sure to report back.

HK VP9 Recoil Spring Change Schedule - John1911.com Gun Blog

This may come as a surprise to the modern pistolero, but back in the old days, spring change rates were a BIG deal. This was especially true for 1911s. The spring schedule I used on my 1911’s for YEARS was every 3000 rounds, we pull the recoil spring (RS) and the firing pin spring (FPS).

How often do I need to change my recoil spring??? - MP

Jul 07, 2013  How often do I need to change my recoil spring??? This is a discussion on How often do I need to change my recoil spring??? within the MP Full Size Pistols forums, part of the Smith & Wesson MP Forum category; Hi, I bought a used MP9 for a great price recently.

Can you guys recommend a good guide rod and spring for my

Aug 24, 2010  Can you guys recommend a good guide rod and spring for my Glock 21? This is a discussion on Can you guys recommend a good guide rod and spring for my Glock 21? within the Pistols forums, part of the Gun Forums category; Hello all. I don't know how, but I lost mine and would like to have a higher end guide rod and spring to replace the

Advice please: Glock recoil spring life span? - Oklahoma

Feb 03, 2013  We are talking about recoil springs here only. Most other springs in a handgun will last the life of the gun in general service. In the case of a Glock, I'd add the trigger spring to the "needs replacement" list. The other springs, like the magazine catch spring, do

Glock Recoil Spring Change..How Often?

Dec 02, 2013  Glock says to change the spring every 5,000 rounds. It's pretty easy for me to keep up with since I purchase 5,000 primers at a time for my reloads. Share this post on

Glock 19 Modifications - Tanner's Gun

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Random Thoughts About The Life Span Of A Recoil Spring

The only thing that sucks about that Glock of yours is that you’ll need to change the recoil spring every 1,000 rounds. Funny, it already has over 6,000 rounds through it and somehow still has a perfectly functioning recoil spring. “How often do you change your recoil spring in your Kimber?” I asked.

When to replace a Glock's Recoil Spring? - PistolTalk.ORG

Dec 02, 2015  How often should you replace a recoil spring on a Glock? Also, do the shorter barrel Glock's recoil springs need to be replaced sooner than a longer barrel model like a Commander vs. a Government 1911?

P365 Recoil Spring Life Expectancy - The High Road

Mar 27, 2019  The smaller that slide travel is on a gun the more often you'll need to change recoil springs. You won't get a "standard" answer/number because it varies with the platform. A good rule of thumb with a Service sized pistol is 5000 rounds, as they get shorter the number of rounds between changes gets smaller.

Request advice glock 33 recoil springs - Paragon Pride Forums

Jul 10, 2016  I am hoping that the heavier springs would make the recoil easier to manage and reduce battering on the gun. I just do not see how the same springs are used for 9mm and also for the .357 and .40 cal guns on the same frame. I have had the gun 15 years and a change out in recoil springs seems like a good idea on general principles.

When to change recoil springs - Springfield XD Forum

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How often should I replace a 1911 recoil spring? - AR15.COM

Dec 19, 2014  All I run is 16 lb and change them out as needed. I always keep around six to a dozen Wolff spring sets around. [FP and recoil spring sets] I think some people use a heavier spring with the expectation that they don't have to replace it as often.

What pound rating recoil spring for Gen 3 Glock 19..?

Sep 20, 2018  Have a Gen 3 Glock 19 and I’d like to swap out the plastic guide rod + spring for a steel rod and floating recoil spring. I did that with a G26 when I was young and it ran SO well. Trouble is now, time has passed and I can’t remember how strong or weak that spring was

Kahr Recoil Springs [Archive] - KahrTalk Forums

Kahrs will loosen up somewhat in the spring category but they will never get to be like a glock. Heavier springs can go alot longer also, I think the Rohbaur R9 recommends recoils

glock recoil springs - PAFOA

Oct 17, 2009  Re: glock recoil springs The recoil spring is not the only spring that should be changed on a regular basis. I have all the springs in my carry autos changed every year or two, depending on how much I

Frequently Ask Questions

How often should the recoil spring be changed? The recoil spring should be changed, at the latest, when it has lost 0.500” of free length from new. At this point, the spring has suffered a considerable reduction in load exerted at installed (when the gun is in battery).

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Glock firing pin spring lifespan [Archive] - M4Carbine.net

Glock recommends that the recoil spring assembly be replaced every 3k rounds, per the August 2008 Armorer's Course. Frankly, the only reason that I can conceive of to replace the striker spring would be if I was encountering light strikes(presumably due to excessive

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Request advice glock 33 recoil springs - Paragon Pride Forums

Jul 10, 2016  I am hoping that the heavier springs would make the recoil easier to manage and reduce battering on the gun. I just do not see how the same springs are used for 9mm and also for the .357 and .40 cal guns on the same frame. I have had the gun 15 years and a change out in recoil springs seems like a good idea on general principles.

G22 Recoil Spring/Drive Rod Question - Firearms Talk - The

Feb 27, 2010  - spring ratings will slow the cycle rate of the slide and reduce recoil/muzzle flip for better follow up shots. I'm thinking of putting a 13lb rated spring in my G17 for USPSA. If you change springs often, a non captive rod is nice to have.

How can you tell if a recoil spring is worn out? - The

Jan 22, 2003  When the old spring is about an inch sorter than the free length of the new spring, time to replace and start the cycle again. For the money change it every 2-3K rounds, regardless of what condition you think it is in. If the gun is shot little a spring change should be

Beretta 92FS: Replace firing pin spring? How often

Jul 09, 2015  I recently bought two recoil springs from Wolff for my Beretta 92FS. Each came with an extra power firing pin spring. Why an "extra power" firing pin spring in the first place, and does it need to be replaced as often as the recoil spring?

recoil springs - MP-Pistol Forum

May 25, 2010  recoil springs. This is a discussion on recoil springs within the MP Talk forums, part of the Smith & Wesson MP Forum category; How often should one replace the recoil spring? The odometer says almost 2700 rounds with my M&P9L.

Shotgunworld.com When to Change the Recoil Spring

May 09, 2015  Can someone tell me how often I should change the recoil spring in my A400 Xcel? Also, how does one do this? The spring is in a plastic shroud. How do I remove it from the shroud and replace it with another? Thanks in advance for any info. that you can supply.

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What does Recoil Spring Weight Do. - BayouShooter.com

Mar 26, 2008  Thread: What does Recoil Spring Weight Do. What does Recoil Spring Weight Do. I was thinking about buying a new Recoil spring and rod for my gun. what do the different weight springs do? It says my glock uses a 17 pound spring but they also sell a 20 and 22 pound spring.

When to change recoil spring? - WaltherForums

May 02, 2012  He mentioned that the manufacturer recommends changing the recoil spring after 300 rounds. I've also heard that the Kimber 9mm spring should be changed after 1,000 rounds. I haven't read any information from any source about the frequency of changing the recoil spring in the PPK. Does anyone know what that frequency is?

How Balancing Semi-Auto Pistol Recoil Spring Rate with

Recoil spring rate must be balanced with the ammunition in order to keep the gun running reliably and to prevent excess wear from battering. Spring rate affects timing during the recoil and feeding cycle. If the recoil spring is too strong, the gun won't cycle reliably and can cause failures in

When to replace recoil spring?

If the slide snaps shut at 45 degrees the recoil spring is ASSUMED to still has some life in it. If the slide doesn't close until after it's lowered down past 45 degrees then it's time to replace it.