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Browning Springs & Firing Pins

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by DustyOne60, Mar 20, 2012.

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  1. DustyOne60

    DustyOne60 Active Member

    Feb 21, 2012
    I recently purchased a BT100. It has all of the good stuff as options. I do not have much experience with the BT100. It feels right but not knowing how many rounds have been put through it I wondered if I should get a set of springs and are they easy to install?

  2. noknock1

    noknock1 Active Member

    Jan 29, 1998
    Stranger in a Strange Land
    I spoke with the tech department at Browning recently about a Citori I picked up and asked what is Browning's recommendation for spring changes, among some other questions about the history of that gun; and the answer is that Browning does not have an official recommendation.

    The fellow told me that he personally changes springs every five years in 'normal' use guns and once a year in competition guns.

    As far as changing them, I haven't tried yet, but I don't imagine it can be too difficult. I am going to change mine out since the gun is 15 years old. As far as the five year thing goes, well, I am not terribly concerned about that because all of my guns stored in my safe are stored dry fired. As minimal spring tension as possible on any gun is what I like, unless of course it is a defensive weapon... But that is another story.
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