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  1. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Went to swap out the recoil spring in my NHC and pulled out an old Wilson spring caddy kit I had tucked away for government slide length. Pulled the 17#, but noticed the 18 1/2# spring was shorter. I know this is a shot in the dark and shouldn't make that great of a difference in weights(don't...
  2. General 1911 talk
    Just curious to see if any of you are running less than the original 23 pound mainspring in your 1911. What made you choose to swap out the original, and why? How light have you gone?