Organizer for 1911 recoil springs

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Organizer for 1911 recoil springs

Post by NuJudge on Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:12 pm

Wilson and Midway used to have these.  Wolff may have had them at some point.  Does anyone know where I could find one now?  I have two 1911 pistols, one that will probably just use 10 pound recoil springs, but the other is likely to use a variety on either side of 16 pounds.

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Re: Organizer for 1911 recoil springs

Post by Chris Miceli on Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:43 pm

Uhhh....I paint an end of mine, so I know that color = poundage
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Post by LenV on Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:01 pm

I have a bunch of them. I made a cheepo scale I use to separate. When I get a known new spring I check to see how close its calibrated. Calibrated might be the wrong word but I always know how any given spring compares to a known poundage. I also put shoe tags on the ones with known weights. Or leave them in the package they came in.

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Post by YourHuckleberry on Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:10 pm

I have the Wilson and I'm happy with it.
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Re: Organizer for 1911 recoil springs

Post by bdas on Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:03 pm

Not sure if this is what you're thinking of exactly, but... http://shopwilsoncombat.com/Spring-Caddy/productinfo/364/

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Re: Organizer for 1911 recoil springs

Post by NuJudge on Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:14 am

That is precisely what I was looking for.

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