I’ve not posted a gun post in a while. Many gun rights posts, but not one about equipment, per se.
My duty, service pistol is a 1911 National Match slide over a Vega stainless steel frame, with Bomar sights, a Swenson ambidextrous safety, Micro bushing, all custom hand-fitted by a premier gunsmith and coated with Poly-T by Robbie Barkman (many years ago).
I’ve owned her since 1983, and probably put 15-20K rounds through her. I change the recoil spring every 2-3000 rounds, and clean/lube her as needed.
But I’ve never done any other spring maintenance!
Bob (a former PI boss and gun store boss) sold me her and is Mr. Be Prepared. An Eagle Scout, he has pretty much all anyone needs in the way of parts and such. And he has offered to drive to me 40 miles to change out the other springs in my 1911 !
What a guy!
I’m certain she’ll be up for another 20K rounds.\
I only hope I am…