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    Exclamation SP-01 Recoil Spring/Guide Option...

    When I discovered there was a recoil reducing, aftermarket recoil-spring/guide for the SP-01 I almost laughed! This is the lightest recoiling gun I've ever owned and there's a dampening system made just for it?

    Lots of SP-01 users hate the plastic guide rod supplied with the gun. The item I'm referring to doesn't provide you a full-length, stainless steel guide rod, but it does give you something interesting to consider. I don't know that I'm brave enough to be the first on this forum to try it out. (correction: it IS a full-length, stainless steel guide rod!)

    Any takers? Here's the link...

    http://www.issprotectiontrade.com/DP...48e1963a299af6
    Last edited by Pistolero; 03-20-2009 at 12:59 AM. Reason: New discovery...

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    Haha oh lord that's funny. This is for the people who don't grip their guns tight enough

    Or maybe it is for the .40 crowd?

    My SP01 kicks less than a .22lr full length revolver I have. I love the recoil right now. It's beyond manageable.

    As fr the kit: That guide rod looks goofy. I am not too sure if I could trust that. Speaking of all steel guide rods, is there such a thing for an SP01? If so, I want one. The poly guide rod doesn't bother me, it's just that I always hear bad stuff about it. It's purely psychological that I want an actual metal guide rod haha...

    EDIT:

    Just got to reading the advantages. Here's what I think:

    * 1. Significant recoil reduction -Ok, maybe. But how could it get much better?
    * 2. Better control and greater accuracy -This might be true if the former works.
    * 3. Slide Protection -Why? Is this guide rod magical?
    * 4. Elimination of jams -This is the one I find a little perplexing. Man. This guide rod can do anything.
    * 5. Better double-tap concentration -This is always good, provided #1 works.
    * 6. Improved Firing Speed -I don't see how a spring loaded guide rod improves firing speed, but maybe.
    * 8. Faster follow up shots -This would be good.
    * 9. No modification is required -This is true. Beats getting your CZ ported... haha...
    * 10. All parts are manufactured precise -They better be.
    and aligned so we can guarantee you an
    optimum action of this system.

    I am being a little satirical, but it does look like it could be a good product. But likewise, I would not want to be the first to try it.

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    Good points! Nevertheless, I'm quite tempted. Unfortunately, I'm saving up cash right now for a Viridian Laser/light combo. I'll eventually buy the unit and let you know how she performs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pistolero View Post
    Good points! Nevertheless, I'm quite tempted. Unfortunately, I'm saving up cash right now for a Viridian Laser/light combo. I'll eventually buy the unit and let you know how she performs.
    Ahhh! I want on of those soooo bad! (The Viridian that is). Saving up here too haha!

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    Wowza... I just used a currency calculator to figure how much this unit costs in US Dollars vs. the Euro. Brace yourself...

    It costs One Hundred and Six Dollars! I don't even want to use digits for fear the cost might sink in. Lots of $ to spend on an item that improves a non-existent problem. I'd really like to try one, but...

    Maybe they'll send me one for a write up? Oh, to be a gun-writer!

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