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#1 bigu2fan

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Posted 08 October 2005 - 08:22 AM

Just recently took delivery of a Bridgeport/Savage TSMG M1 and would like to purchase some new recoil springs. I am looking for original, i.e. circa WWII, recoil springs that are unused. I would feel better about shooting this fine old weapon with a known new recoil spring because who knows how many rounds the original spring has on it. Does anyone here know who/where to go for new old stock M1 recoil springs? I do know want West Hurley or Kahr springs. Thanks very much in advance for any help you can give!

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Edited by bigu2fan, 08 October 2005 - 08:22 AM.

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#2 full auto 45

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Posted 08 October 2005 - 08:46 AM

Try board member, Phil Askew in Michigan. His e is philfordparts@yahoo.com. He has what you need and more. That's where I got mine.
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#3 Chopper28

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Posted 08 October 2005 - 10:53 AM

Glen Whitenburger on this board sells new manf. recoil springs and they are excellent quality. Watch the length and number of coils on the old springs. I have seen them vary greatly. BTW the M1 uses the same spring as the 1928.
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Posted 09 October 2005 - 04:54 AM

I got a m-1 spring, WWII looks unused and in nice shape, also a Kahr front sight I wouldn't mind unloading-adlake
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