Thread: My 1076 jammed
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Old 10-11-2018, 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted by MattyD380 View Post
wouldn't an under-sprung pistol cycle faster under heavy recoil? Am I thinking about that the right way?
Arguably might be faster on opening & ejecting but slower going forward to chamber & close breech. One of the known problems with folks sticking extra power recoil springs in their guns is the slide outrunning the magazines as the breech closes.

In addition, the extra heavy springs slamming the breech closed imposes extra impact forces on the locking lugs and the slide stop's cross pin.

I recommend installing a factory recoil spring, S&W PN: 895240000 then take it for a spin.

If I were looking to reduce slide velocity further after installing an OEM recoil spring, I would up the weight on the mainspring before considering messing with the recoil spring.

Because they don't make a .46
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