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  1. 2.0 5" rod/spring not the same?

    MP Gunsmithing
    I've been trying to research this and I swear no one really knows. I want to get a heavier spring for my 2.0 M&P40 5". Everyone swears the guide rods and springs are all the same between the 1.0, 2.0, 4.25", and 5". I can clearly see the rod/spring are different between my 1.0 4.25" and 2.0 5"...
  2. Recoil Spring Way too Tight

    MP SHIELD Pistols
    I have a M&P Shield that I've owned for about two years and I've put several magazines worth of rounds through it at the NRA Range. My problem is that the recoil spring is amazingly tight and hard to rack. Is that normal for the Shield or is there a weaker spring that can be purchased for the...
  3. blue paint on recoil spring of brand new MP9

    MP Full Size Pistols
    I just bought a brand new M&P9. I disassembled the new gun to clean it, and found that the front half of the recoil spring appears to be painted baby blue. The aft half of the spring is bare metal. My Hoppes cleaner started to remove the blue paint, so I stopped. Has anyone seen the paint...
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