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Old 12-23-2018, 11:06 AM   #1
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Kimber 10mm spring

Looking for suggestions on what lb spring to run in camp guard 10mm for warmer/hot loads.

Factory reports 18.5 lbs currently in weapon.Running good with lite/medium loads.Any other interals to change?

Primlanary research 20-24 recoil.Mainspring 25lbs.EGW firing pin stop.
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10mm.Because I can see a .45 bullet in flight.

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Old 04-09-2019, 04:57 PM   #2
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I asked that aame question. Was suggested a 22 to 24 lb. I installed a 22 lb recoil in my 1911 10mm
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Old 04-10-2019, 03:41 AM   #3
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I would use this WC FW Spring Kit for a 10mm(24lb).

https://shopwilsoncombat.com/Flat-Wi...oductinfo/775/
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Old 04-14-2019, 02:19 PM   #4
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What 10 mm ammo foot-pounds of muzzle energy do you think represents a hot load? 600? 700? Conversely, is a medium load in the 500's and is a light load below 500 foot-pounds of energy at the muzzle? The Armscor ammo I recently shot is like 407 Ft-Lbs at the muzzle and some Sig 10mm ammo was 625 Ft-Lbs. There's a pretty wide range. I was going to get 20, 22, and 24 lbs of the cheaper regular springs from Wilson Combat and maybe a Shock Buff just to tinker with. I may get the WC flat spring JC45 recommends instead. It doesn't seem that everyone agrees with a Shock Buff but they are cheap, and I may just experiment with one a little.
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