What springs for Colt Ace conversion?

Discussion in '1911 Gunsmithing' started by 69daytona, Apr 27, 2019.

  1. 69daytona

    69daytona Member

    Oct 3, 2017
    have a couple of dedicated 1911s with Colt ace conversions! Took them out today and could not get firing pin to hit on one with light main spring , other one had no problem.
    What are best weight springs for a dedicated 22?
    Also had problems with magazines staying locked in place, one would slip out after firing first shot outher stayed locked but had to keep little finger under it or would get jams( slide hitting case about center on case.
    Both guns were made in the early 70s and the one that has the most problems was never shot. And still has net been shot.
  2. apipeguy

    apipeguy Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2014
    I have a 19# mainspring in a dedicated frame for my Nelson Conversions and that works quite well.

  3. Colorado Sonny

    Colorado Sonny Deo Volente Supporting Addict

    Sep 25, 2015

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