Spring stop in main slide

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MikeStew40
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Spring stop in main slide

Post by MikeStew40 » Sat May 26, 2018 4:23 am

So I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to take out a spring that it’s inside of my main slide that acts like a stop. It makes such a loud clanging noise even with the slightest touch.
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Re: Spring stop in main slide

Post by JohnL » Sat May 26, 2018 7:52 am

It'll take a good technician about 5 minutes to pull the spring(s) and put in a set of regular bumpers.
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Re: Spring stop in main slide

Post by MikeStew40 » Sat May 26, 2018 8:48 am

Thank you!
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Re: Spring stop in main slide

Post by Kingfan » Sat May 26, 2018 8:02 pm

I like my horns with the springs. Maybe the tech can de-clang it???
I'm not a complete idiot, some parts are still missing! :D
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Re: Spring stop in main slide

Post by MikeStew40 » Sat May 26, 2018 10:24 pm

Kingfan wrote:
Sat May 26, 2018 8:02 pm
I like my horns with the springs. Maybe the tech can de-clang it???
It’s less of a clang and more like loud spring decompression. I personally like ing the full mobility around 1st position. Could be that it has a bad spring but I’m so used to not having one.
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Re: Spring stop in main slide

Post by BGuttman » Sun May 27, 2018 7:29 am

It's possible that one of the springs is loose. Before you head to the tech, try this:

Pull the outer slide in as far as it will go and squeeze it a bit. That may get the spring to "seat".
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Re: Spring stop in main slide

Post by MikeStew40 » Sun May 27, 2018 7:38 am

BGuttman wrote:
Sun May 27, 2018 7:29 am
It's possible that one of the springs is loose. Before you head to the tech, try this:

Pull the outer slide in as far as it will go and squeeze it a bit. That may get the spring to "seat".
I just gave it a couple of squeezes but it’s still making noises. It sounds like the slide hitting the spring. I’m just thinking I’ll get it removed. How much would something like that cost?
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Re: Spring stop in main slide

Post by BGuttman » Sun May 27, 2018 9:40 am

Probably whatever your tech's minimum charge is. It's a 5 minute job.
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Re: Spring stop in main slide

Post by MikeStew40 » Sun May 27, 2018 9:41 am

BGuttman wrote:
Sun May 27, 2018 9:40 am
Probably whatever your tech's minimum charge is. It's a 5 minute job.
Alrighty. Thanks man!
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