Recoils Spring Wear/Replacement
Offshoot from the low-recoil 40 thread...
I've never owned a gun long enough to wear out the recoil spring...
What's the expected service life on an XD45 4" spring (other guns? Why?)
What is the prefered replacement?
How will I know when it's worn?
Will going to a heavier spring to reduce recoil also reduce reliability?
When you start to have failures to eject and you know you have 2,500rds or more on the gun. Now this is just for a .45 Commander size up. The smaller ones anything after 1,000rds up. And as always some go a lot her.
You don't practice enough!
Originally Posted by JeffWard
I've heard around 3000 rounds and it's time to replace.
Pistol Gear, http://pistolgear.com/products.php?id=8 has a lot of springs and goodies for the XD.
I've had a heavier spring in my XD40 for most of it's life and haven't had any troubles with the gun.
I just got back from the range and for the frist time since we owned this gun it choked. Not once but 4 times today. I know it has well over 3,000rds through it. It's not the mags becaused they work fine in our other .45. It's the return spring. I'll be calling Wolff Springs tomorrow.