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recoil spring life?

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Anyone have an idea how long a stock spring will last? 6000 rounds? 12000? 20000?

my 1911 is a ***** with springs, I have about 4500 rounds through it and notice a ton of slop already. Read they should be swapped out at 5000 or 7000.

My ruger's have well over 8000 rounds with no problems, just really loose. But not problems

I would assume this spring is like glock spring, which it is..should never need to be replaced?
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That's a good question. I wonder if anyone here has even come close to putting that many rounds through one.
Where did you get your replacement mag springs? Many folks have tried and failed to locate a supplier of springs that will work with FNP mags.
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