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Kreighoff Model 32 Question, hammer springs

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by deadeye45, Oct 18, 2011.

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  1. deadeye45

    deadeye45 Member

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    Awakening safe queen, Model 32 Kreighoff O/U. Hammers have been cocked for however long it has been between, the mfg date for serial 30XX to now. Would I gain anything if the hammer springs were changed?
    thanks
    Deadeye
     
  2. skeet_man

    skeet_man Well-Known Member

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    You wouldn't loose anything by having them changed. Springs get weak with age, and depending on how long its been cocked, problems could range from nothing, to FTF problems, inconsistent trigger pulls, or fanfiring.
     
  3. Rebel Sympathy

    Rebel Sympathy Well-Known Member

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    Shoot dat' som' bich and find out fo' yo' self!

    Seriously, the best way to know is to try it.....

    Mike
     
  4. hmb

    hmb Well-Known Member

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    There is nothing wrong with the springs. Germans make very good springs. HMB
     
  5. GunDr

    GunDr Well-Known Member

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    Its hard for me to grasp that springs fail because of age, even if they've been compressed and not used for years. Its the actual motion of the spring that eventually fatiques it.
     
  6. deadeye45

    deadeye45 Member

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    Shoot dat' som' bich and find out fo' yo' self!

    Gentelmen, the above makes the most sense.

    3 to 1 in favor of "if it ani't broke, don't fix it".

    Thanks,
    Deadeye45
     
  7. OLD ONE EYE

    OLD ONE EYE Well-Known Member

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    The problem is you have no base line to judge from even if they work they could be slow and you have nothing to compare it to. Respringing the whole action with all new springs is 200.00 done at annual tune ups. If you are a bottomfeeder and don't care shoot it til it breaks. Lots of springs in a Krieghoff includeing fireing pins its a roll the dice. Most Krieghoff guys get a tune up yearly I do it every 4 or 5 years as I do not shoot that many rounds threw mine.
     
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