Stainless Steel Competition Recoil Spring for Glocks
Ratings & Reviews
A must have!!!
I was not really sold on adding an aftermarket guide rod, but after watching my better half at the range with her glock 17 I thought it would be worth a shot. I ordered her the SS guide rod with 17lb spring. My girlfriend loves the way the gun cycles and even though the weight difference is not as major as the tungsten guide rod, it has helped with the recoil and placing her sights more comfortably. This was my first order with the glockstore along with the metallic pin extended control kit. The shipping was fast and they had great communication thought the entire process.
by ken l
Thank for your Helpful spring selector Guide
Cool, but small problem at first
Nice construction, well made and almost dropped right in. Had issues compressing the spring at first. Using a little force, I was able to break free the retaining washer. I noticed a bit of loctite on the guide rod against the bottom of the retention screw. This was catching the washer, not letting it move. I scraped the residue off and it works fine now. Might want to look into that, or warn customers. I thought it was broken at first.
Very happy dropped into place no problem. I did notice it wasn't color coated for different spring weights and had a retaining washer that is not shown in the picture. After seeing this I thought to weigh it on my digital scale and it weighed 25.6 grams so I took the assembly to work and weighed it on the digital paint scale and got the same weight 25.6 not 28.3 as advertised. Even though I am very satisfied with the part works flawlessly in my gun after several hundred rounds. I would highly recommend this upgrade.
What's up with the lock tight?
by Eric Weatherly
Seems to fit good havent shot it yet, only reason for the 4stars was because of what was previously commented on, they had red lock tight on the end that goes into the frame, I had to lube the crud out of it and work it for awhile before I got a smooth recoil feel. It seems to operate by hand fine now, but I'll put it to the test tomorrow, if it works fine my review will change to 5stars.. if it has any issues itll go down from 4
Glock and FBI, are you listening?
by Nashville Kawboy
Moving up to a 20lb recoil spring on the .40 S&W G22 eliminates the high-velocity slide-to-frame battering and the FTFs that happen when a light is mounted on a Gen 3 rail. These problems are caused by the inadequate 17 lb recoil spring that is shared with the 9mm G17. It also reduces felt recoil. Adding the weight and rigidity of a stainless guide rod is a nice bonus.
STAINLESS STEEL COMPETITION RECOIL SPRING FOR GLOCKS
Very well made and appears to be made from good quality material. Is better than the OEM Glock recoil spring assembly and improved my custom G17 build.
I received the 17lbs. "Competition Recoil Spring" for my Glock 17, Gen 4. It was cleaned and lubricated then installed it into my pistol with no problems. The Gen 4 requires an "Adapter Ring". When cycling the Slide Assembly by hand, it appeared to be rubbing as I felt and heard a slight grinding/rubbing. I then checked the slide, lower frame housing, and barrel, finding no issues. Spring was rubbing along the the guide rod.
I shot over 100 rounds (medium powder charge). It performed flawlessly. Casing ejections were good, round clambering was excellent, and it appeared that the recoil had slightly diminished.
Coming from the holster my controlled pairs were accurate. Also, while performing tactical speed drills, I was able to consistently acquire targets quickly and deliver accurate shots (15 yards).
Overall, I am very pleased with the performance of the "Competition Recoil Spring".