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  • Full Length Guide Rod and the 1911 - Range Hot

    A question came up about full length guide rods' function is preventing spring 'kink' or flexion. This old fluroscope photograph of a 1911 caught at the instant of firing shows that it can't happen with the original guide rod…with only 5 or 6 unsupported coils. The spring's OD …

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  • 1911 Guide Rod

    2020-6-2u2002·u2002122 Posts. #11 · May 28, 2020. Steve in Allentown said: The operative phrase is 'GI style'. I have no hands-on experience with DW either but generally speaking the GI style guide rod for less than 5' 1911s requires a modification for correct function due to …

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  • 1911 Guide Rods and Recoil Components

    1911 Guide Rods and Recoil Components. EGW Commander Reverse Plug - Blued Fits Commander length 1911s with full length guide rods and a Bull Barrel. Reverse Plugs from EGW are designed for easy installation and increased performance. Made from carbon steel (not lead alloy) to...

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  • Guide Rod, Commander - 1911 Pistol

    2021-7-15u2002·u20021911 Guide Rod, Commander 2 pc. with Std. Plug Extra Length For Extra Support & Better Cycling! Full-length design eliminates spring bind and provides more reliable feeding, extraction and ejection. Centerless ground and heat-treated for better function and decreased wear. Minor fitting may be required. Specs: 416 Stainless Steel. Made in USA.

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  • Guide Rods, Plugs, Buffers - 1911 Parts

    Wilson Combat 1911 Full-Length Guide Rod, Reverse Plug, Full-Size - 25RG. $36.95. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Wilson Combat 1911 Full-Length Guide Rod, Commander - 25C. $29.95. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Wilson Combat 1911 Recoil Spring Guide - R8.

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  • Guiderod 1911 5' Bushing Barrel Tool-Less by Dawson ...

    2017-11-6u2002·u2002Description. To be able to use the tool-less guide rod for bushing barrels, you must be able to remove the recoil spring plug from the rear of the slide. For use with Wolff recoil springs, will not work with ISMI springs. Dawson Tool-Less Guiderod fits factory STI 1911/2011, SV, Kimber, Colt with bushing barrels, compensated and non-compensated ...

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  • Guide Rods - Hooper Gun Works – Reliable 1911 Parts

    EGW 1911 Full Size 5″ Flat Wire Guide Rod Kit with Spring and Plug Blue $ 59.95. In Stock. Add to cart; EGW 1911 Full Size 5″ Flat Wire Guide Rod Kit with Spring and Plug SS $ 59.95. In stock. Add to cart; EGW 1911 Officer's Guide Rod & Spring Kit w Clark Plug Blue (22# Officer's Spring) $ 59.97. Out of stock. Read more

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  • 1911 pistol, Full length guide rod or not? Opinions ...

    2010-12-10u2002·u2002This colt's guide rod is about 1.5' in length and it was a royal PITA re-assembling it because the spring kept flipping out of alignment. It swear the spring has to be 20# or possibly more. It took everything my hands could muster to compress it for assembly. I've seen a couple of videos with full length guide rods and open ended spring sleeves.

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  • Changing out full length guide rod to GI plug ...

    2006-7-19u2002·u2002I have a Springfield Loaded 1911-A1 with the factory 2 piece guide rod. I would like to replace it with the GI plug. I'd like the input of anyone who has done this. Do I have to use a different recoil spring or can I use the same one ? Second I've heard several different arguments about using a full length guide rod vs. using the GI plug.

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  • Changing out full length guide rod to GI plug ...

    2006-7-11u2002·u2002Try this at home. Unscrew thr guide rode. Take it out (just the threaded part). Now work the action. For all intent and purpose you now have a GI set up. You could get away with this in a pinch. The set up you are looking for is going to be as little as $10. Short GI guide rod, and spring plug.

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  • Guide Rod, Commander - 1911 Pistol

    2021-7-15u2002·u20021911 Guide Rod, Commander 2 pc. with Std. Plug Extra Length For Extra Support & Better Cycling! Full-length design eliminates spring bind and provides more reliable feeding, extraction and ejection. Centerless ground and heat-treated for better …

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  • 1911 Guide Rod and Plug Question

    2016-4-7u2002·u2002I have a RIA 1911 9mm and it has a full size Government guide rod and Tactical - Open ended Guide Rod Plug. (Standard M1911A1-FS) It drives me nuts trying to push down on it and ripping my fingers and nails apart. Or having to use an object to do it. I want to switch to a Closed plug to resolve that issue and match the checkered mag release button.

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  • Guide Rod Assembly, 5″ and 6″ - 1911 Pistol

    2021-9-27u2002·u20021911 Guide Rod Assembly Full-length design eliminates spring bind and provides more reliable feeding, extraction and ejection. Centerless ground and heat treated for better function and decreased wear. 6″ model provides increased support for government-length pistols equipped with full-style compensators or extended reverse plugs. One-piece guide rod designed to replace the stock …

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  • Guide Rod Kits - 1911 Parts - egwguns.com

    Officer's Clark Reverse Plug EGW Blue SKU:10503-PE From. $20.00. Springfield 4' Guide Rod Kit 45ACP (22# Commander Spring) SKU:10504 From. $49.99. Springfield 4' Reverse Plug Blue SKU:10504-P From. $20.00. Government Guide Rod Kit w SS Spring Plug 45ACP (20# Government Spring) SKU:10506 From. $49.99.

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  • Officer Reverse Plug (Full Length Guide Rod) - 1911

    TR Enabling is a division of Remsport Mfg. Remsport Mfg manufactures AR-15 and 1911 parts. Remsport manufactures premium 1911 components and parts. Remsport specializes in the production of barrels for 1911, Glock, M&P, Browning, Smith & Wesson and other platforms.

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  • Guide Rod/Recoil Spring Plugs – Hooper Gun Works

    EGW 1911 Full Size 5″ Flat Wire Guide Rod Kit with Spring and Plug Blue $ 59.95. In Stock. Add to cart; EGW 1911 Full Size 5″ Flat Wire Guide Rod Kit with Spring and Plug SS $ 59.95. In stock. Add to cart; EGW 1911 Officer's Guide Rod & Spring Kit w Clark Plug Blue (22# Officer's Spring) $ 59.97. Out of stock. Read more

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  • EGW 1911 Officer's Guide Rod & Spring Kit w Clark Plug ...

    The kit includes a 1/4″ guide rod, reverse plug and ISMI flat recoil spring. All systems use a 1/4″ guide rod made from solid barstock with a take down hole. The Officer's model kit uses a modified Clark plug in place of the reverse plug. The Clark plug is available in Stainless Steel or blued Carbon Steel.

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  • 1911 Spring Plugs - Wicked Grips

    1911 Spring Plugs NOTE: ALL OF OUR SPRING PLUGS REQUIRE A SHORT 'GI STYLE' GUIDE ROD AND BUSHING BARREL. SEE VIDEO EXPLANATION UNDER EACH SPRING PLUG PRODUCT DESCRIPTION. These plugs will fit both the 5″ barreled government model full-size as well as the 4″ barreled commander style with the short GI style guide rod. Spring plugs will NOT WORK with a full …

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  • Compensators, Guide Rods, and Reverse Spring Plugs ...

    2019-7-7u2002·u2002The spring/guide rod assy is held together with a paper clip. Open class pistol that shot 38 Super (back in the old 180 PF days) used 13 and 14 lb springs which made it easy to hang onto that oily, slippery reverse spring plug when trying to push it down far …

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  • Full length guide rod vs. short length guide rod

    2010-2-1u2002·u2002Hi, I am brand new to the 1911 scene and just purchased my first about 2 weeks ago, a RIA 1911 tatical. currently the gun has a full length guide rod and reverse recoil spring plug, I was looking to switch it over to a short guide rod and a regular spring plug.

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  • Guide Rods & Plugs - 1911 Pistol Parts / Nighthawk

    1911 Guide Rod Plug, Smooth Face, For Thick Bushings, Government, Stainless SP0310 . $14.99. Full Length 1911 Guide Rod and Plug, Government SP0171 . $32.99. 1911 Everlast Recoil System, 9mm, Government SP0086 . $49.99 ...

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  • Guide Rod Assembly, 5″ and 6″ - 1911 Pistol

    2021-9-27u2002·u20021911 Guide Rod Assembly Full-length design eliminates spring bind and provides more reliable feeding, extraction and ejection. Centerless ground and heat treated for better function and decreased wear. 6″ model provides increased support for government-length pistols equipped with full-style compensators or extended reverse plugs. One-piece guide rod designed to replace the stock guide rod ...

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  • 1911 Guide Rod and Plug Question

    2016-4-7u2002·u2002I have a RIA 1911 9mm and it has a full size Government guide rod and Tactical - Open ended Guide Rod Plug. (Standard M1911A1-FS) It drives me nuts trying to push down on it and ripping my fingers and nails apart. Or having to use an object to do it. I want to switch to a Closed plug to resolve that issue and match the checkered mag release button.

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  • 1911 Spring Plugs - Wicked Grips

    1911 Spring Plugs NOTE: ALL OF OUR SPRING PLUGS REQUIRE A SHORT 'GI STYLE' GUIDE ROD AND BUSHING BARREL. SEE VIDEO EXPLANATION UNDER EACH SPRING PLUG PRODUCT DESCRIPTION. These plugs will fit both the 5″ barreled government model full-size as well as the 4″ barreled commander style with the short GI style guide rod. Spring plugs will NOT WORK with a full length guide rod …

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  • Compensators, Guide Rods, and Reverse Spring Plugs ...

    2019-7-7u2002·u2002The spring/guide rod assy is held together with a paper clip. Open class pistol that shot 38 Super (back in the old 180 PF days) used 13 and 14 lb springs which made it easy to hang onto that oily, slippery reverse spring plug when trying to push it down far enough on the guide rod …

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  • 1911 Guide Rod Plug Kit Government Full Size 1911 Slide ...

    The Klonimus 1911 Guide Rod + plug kit is a great modification to my Colt! The Klonimus 1911 Guide Rod + plug kit is an easy to install option for my Colt 45 Government Model 1911, and I am happy with the product, and how it keeps my recoil spring from trying to pop out when I go to clean my pistol, among other issues with the standard short guide rod and plug that came with my Colt.

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  • EGW 1911 Officer's Guide Rod & Spring Kit w Clark Plug ...

    The kit includes a 1/4″ guide rod, reverse plug and ISMI flat recoil spring. All systems use a 1/4″ guide rod made from solid barstock with a take down hole. The Officer's model kit uses a modified Clark plug in place of the reverse plug. The Clark plug is available in Stainless Steel or blued Carbon Steel.

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  • 1911 Guide Rod at Brownells

    1911 FULL-LENGTH GUIDE ROD WITH PLUG. NIGHTHAWK CUSTOM. (In Stock) Click here for price! $32.95. 4.5 (2) COMPACT 1911 FULL-LENGTH GUIDE ROD KIT. WILSON COMBAT.

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  • Reverse Plugs - Hooper Gun Works – Reliable 1911 Parts

    EGW Colt Defender Guide Rod Kit 22# Flat Wire Spring, Guide Rod, Plug For .45 $ 59.95. In stock. Add to cart; EGW Colt Defender Guide Rod Kit (16# Flat Wire Spring, Colt Guide Rod, 12076 Kimber Plug) For 9mm $ 59.95. In Stock. Add to cart; Caspian 1911 Full Size Reverse Plug Stainless Steel S22R5C Sale! $ 11.25 $ 10.69. Out of stock. Read more

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  • 1-pc Tungsten 5' Guide Rod 1911 - egwguns.com

    1-pc Tungsten 5' Guide Rod 1911. We recommend using this product instead of the 2pc guide rod with bull barrel setups. The 2pc guide rod is longer to match nicely with a bushing. Since bull barrels do not utilize a bushing, we recommend using the 1pc guide rod with that application.

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  • Guide Rod Assembly, 5″ and 6″ - 1911 Pistol

    2021-9-27u2002·u20021911 Guide Rod Assembly Full-length design eliminates spring bind and provides more reliable feeding, extraction and ejection. Centerless ground and heat treated for better function and decreased wear. 6″ model provides increased support for government-length pistols equipped with full-style compensators or extended reverse plugs. One-piece guide rod designed to replace the stock guide rod …

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  • Wilson Combat 1911 Full-Length Guide Rod; Reverse Plug ...

    Wilson Combat 1911. Full-Length Guide Rod, Reverse Plug, Full-Size. Comes in Wilson Combat Factory Packaging. The Guide Rod & Reverse Plug are designed to be used with heavy taper cone barrels where the barrel bushing has been eliminated. For quick field striping, the guide rod has been drilled and a staking pin is provided for pinning back the ...

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  • 1911 Spring Plugs - Wicked Grips

    1911 Spring Plugs NOTE: ALL OF OUR SPRING PLUGS REQUIRE A SHORT 'GI STYLE' GUIDE ROD AND BUSHING BARREL. SEE VIDEO EXPLANATION UNDER EACH SPRING PLUG PRODUCT DESCRIPTION. These plugs will fit both the 5″ barreled government model full-size as well as the 4″ barreled commander style with the short GI style guide rod. Spring plugs will NOT WORK with a full length guide rod …

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  • 1911 Guide Rod Plug Kit Government Full Size 1911 Slide ...

    The Klonimus 1911 Guide Rod + plug kit is a great modification to my Colt! The Klonimus 1911 Guide Rod + plug kit is an easy to install option for my Colt 45 Government Model 1911, and I am happy with the product, and how it keeps my recoil spring from trying to pop out when I go to clean my pistol, among other issues with the standard short guide rod and plug that came with my Colt.

    Get Price
  • Compensators, Guide Rods, and Reverse Spring Plugs ...

    2019-7-7u2002·u2002The spring/guide rod assy is held together with a paper clip. Open class pistol that shot 38 Super (back in the old 180 PF days) used 13 and 14 lb springs which made it easy to hang onto that oily, slippery reverse spring plug when trying to push it down far enough on the guide rod to get the paper clip in the hole.

    Get Price
  • 1911 Guide Rod at Brownells

    1911 FULL-LENGTH GUIDE ROD WITH PLUG. NIGHTHAWK CUSTOM. (In Stock) Click here for price! $32.95. 4.5 (2) COMPACT 1911 FULL-LENGTH GUIDE ROD KIT. WILSON COMBAT.

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  • 1911 Guide Rod Modification

    2011-9-28u2002·u2002When the guide rod binds against the link or barrel legs in the case of a GI rod it can cause the rod to pivot up and bind the spring against the barrel and or plug. Or it can cause it to pivot down and bind against the inside dustcover of the frame. Either way it slows and interrupts function of the gun.

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  • 3D Metal 1911 Spring Plugs - Wicked Grips

    SEE VIDEO EXPLANATION UNDER EACH SPRING PLUG PRODUCT DESCRIPTION. (see last page of this section, or 1911 parts section for purchasing guide rods.) 3D sculpted spring plugs unless otherwise noted in the ad are designed to fit both fullsize Government model 1911's as well as Commander length slides, including Coonan.

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  • Reverse Plugs - Hooper Gun Works – Reliable 1911 Parts

    EGW Colt Defender Guide Rod Kit 22# Flat Wire Spring, Guide Rod, Plug For .45 $ 59.95. In stock. Add to cart; EGW Colt Defender Guide Rod Kit (16# Flat Wire Spring, Colt Guide Rod, 12076 Kimber Plug) For 9mm $ 59.95. In Stock. Add to cart; Caspian 1911 Full Size Reverse Plug Stainless Steel S22R5C Sale! $ 11.25 $ 10.69. Out of stock. Read more

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  • TRP guide rod rant!

    2013-1-26u2002·u2002Ive been using the Dawson Precision Tooless Guide Rod and it works great. I was looking at the GI Guide Rod and could not find a proper reverse plug (closed) that was finished and ready to install, and I sure as hell wasn't going to re barrel it and add a bushing just for a guide rod. 10-8 Performance has a reverse plug for the Operator in ...

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  • Full Length Guide Rod and the 1911 - Range Hot

    A question came up about full length guide rods' function is preventing spring 'kink' or flexion. This old fluroscope photograph of a 1911 caught at the instant of firing shows that it can't happen with the original guide rod…with only 5 or 6 unsupported coils. The spring's OD …

    Get Price
  • 1911 Guide Rod

    2020-6-2u2002·u2002122 Posts. #11 · May 28, 2020. Steve in Allentown said: The operative phrase is 'GI style'. I have no hands-on experience with DW either but generally speaking the GI style guide rod for less than 5' 1911s requires a modification for correct function due to …

    Get Price
  • 1911 Guide Rods and Recoil Components

    1911 Guide Rods and Recoil Components. EGW Commander Reverse Plug - Blued Fits Commander length 1911s with full length guide rods and a Bull Barrel. Reverse Plugs from EGW are designed for easy installation and increased performance. Made from carbon steel (not lead alloy) to...

    Get Price
  • Guide Rod, Commander - 1911 Pistol

    2021-7-15u2002·u20021911 Guide Rod, Commander 2 pc. with Std. Plug Extra Length For Extra Support & Better Cycling! Full-length design eliminates spring bind and provides more reliable feeding, extraction and ejection. Centerless ground and heat-treated for better function and decreased wear. Minor fitting may be required. Specs: 416 Stainless Steel. Made in USA.

    Get Price
  • Guide Rods, Plugs, Buffers - 1911 Parts

    Wilson Combat 1911 Full-Length Guide Rod, Reverse Plug, Full-Size - 25RG. $36.95. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Wilson Combat 1911 Full-Length Guide Rod, Commander - 25C. $29.95. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Wilson Combat 1911 Recoil Spring Guide - R8.

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  • Guiderod 1911 5' Bushing Barrel Tool-Less by Dawson ...

    2017-11-6u2002·u2002Description. To be able to use the tool-less guide rod for bushing barrels, you must be able to remove the recoil spring plug from the rear of the slide. For use with Wolff recoil springs, will not work with ISMI springs. Dawson Tool-Less Guiderod fits factory STI 1911/2011, SV, Kimber, Colt with bushing barrels, compensated and non-compensated ...

    Get Price
  • Guide Rods - Hooper Gun Works – Reliable 1911 Parts

    EGW 1911 Full Size 5″ Flat Wire Guide Rod Kit with Spring and Plug Blue $ 59.95. In Stock. Add to cart; EGW 1911 Full Size 5″ Flat Wire Guide Rod Kit with Spring and Plug SS $ 59.95. In stock. Add to cart; EGW 1911 Officer's Guide Rod & Spring Kit w Clark Plug Blue (22# Officer's Spring) $ 59.97. Out of stock. Read more

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  • 1911 pistol, Full length guide rod or not? Opinions ...

    2010-12-10u2002·u2002This colt's guide rod is about 1.5' in length and it was a royal PITA re-assembling it because the spring kept flipping out of alignment. It swear the spring has to be 20# or possibly more. It took everything my hands could muster to compress it for assembly. I've seen a couple of videos with full length guide rods and open ended spring sleeves.

    Get Price
  • Changing out full length guide rod to GI plug ...

    2006-7-19u2002·u2002I have a Springfield Loaded 1911-A1 with the factory 2 piece guide rod. I would like to replace it with the GI plug. I'd like the input of anyone who has done this. Do I have to use a different recoil spring or can I use the same one ? Second I've heard several different arguments about using a full length guide rod vs. using the GI plug.

    Get Price
  • Changing out full length guide rod to GI plug ...

    2006-7-11u2002·u2002Try this at home. Unscrew thr guide rode. Take it out (just the threaded part). Now work the action. For all intent and purpose you now have a GI set up. You could get away with this in a pinch. The set up you are looking for is going to be as little as $10. Short GI guide rod, and spring plug.

    Get Price
  • Full Length Guide Rod and the 1911 - Range Hot

    A question came up about full length guide rods' function is preventing spring 'kink' or flexion. This old fluroscope photograph of a 1911 caught at the instant of firing shows that it can't happen with the original guide rod…with only 5 or 6 unsupported coils. The spring's OD …

    Get Price
  • 1911 Guide Rod

    2020-6-2u2002·u2002122 Posts. #11 · May 28, 2020. Steve in Allentown said: The operative phrase is 'GI style'. I have no hands-on experience with DW either but generally speaking the GI style guide rod for less than 5' 1911s requires a modification for correct function due to …

    Get Price
  • 1911 Guide Rods and Recoil Components

    1911 Guide Rods and Recoil Components. EGW Commander Reverse Plug - Blued Fits Commander length 1911s with full length guide rods and a Bull Barrel. Reverse Plugs from EGW are designed for easy installation and increased performance. Made from carbon steel (not lead alloy) to...

    Get Price
  • Guide Rod, Commander - 1911 Pistol

    2021-7-15u2002·u20021911 Guide Rod, Commander 2 pc. with Std. Plug Extra Length For Extra Support & Better Cycling! Full-length design eliminates spring bind and provides more reliable feeding, extraction and ejection. Centerless ground and heat-treated for better function and decreased wear. Minor fitting may be required. Specs: 416 Stainless Steel. Made in USA.

    Get Price
  • Guide Rods, Plugs, Buffers - 1911 Parts

    Wilson Combat 1911 Full-Length Guide Rod, Reverse Plug, Full-Size - 25RG. $36.95. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Wilson Combat 1911 Full-Length Guide Rod, Commander - 25C. $29.95. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Wilson Combat 1911 Recoil Spring Guide - R8.

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  • Guiderod 1911 5' Bushing Barrel Tool-Less by Dawson ...

    2017-11-6u2002·u2002Description. To be able to use the tool-less guide rod for bushing barrels, you must be able to remove the recoil spring plug from the rear of the slide. For use with Wolff recoil springs, will not work with ISMI springs. Dawson Tool-Less Guiderod fits factory STI 1911/2011, SV, Kimber, Colt with bushing barrels, compensated and non-compensated ...

    Get Price
  • Guide Rods - Hooper Gun Works – Reliable 1911 Parts

    EGW 1911 Full Size 5″ Flat Wire Guide Rod Kit with Spring and Plug Blue $ 59.95. In Stock. Add to cart; EGW 1911 Full Size 5″ Flat Wire Guide Rod Kit with Spring and Plug SS $ 59.95. In stock. Add to cart; EGW 1911 Officer's Guide Rod & Spring Kit w Clark Plug Blue (22# Officer's Spring) $ 59.97. Out of stock. Read more

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  • 1911 pistol, Full length guide rod or not? Opinions ...

    2010-12-10u2002·u2002This colt's guide rod is about 1.5' in length and it was a royal PITA re-assembling it because the spring kept flipping out of alignment. It swear the spring has to be 20# or possibly more. It took everything my hands could muster to compress it for assembly. I've seen a couple of videos with full length guide rods and open ended spring sleeves.

    Get Price
  • Changing out full length guide rod to GI plug ...

    2006-7-19u2002·u2002I have a Springfield Loaded 1911-A1 with the factory 2 piece guide rod. I would like to replace it with the GI plug. I'd like the input of anyone who has done this. Do I have to use a different recoil spring or can I use the same one ? Second I've heard several different arguments about using a full length guide rod vs. using the GI plug.

    Get Price
  • Changing out full length guide rod to GI plug ...

    2006-7-11u2002·u2002Try this at home. Unscrew thr guide rode. Take it out (just the threaded part). Now work the action. For all intent and purpose you now have a GI set up. You could get away with this in a pinch. The set up you are looking for is going to be as little as $10. Short GI guide rod, and spring plug.

    Get Price