Wilson Combat Flat-Wire Recoil Spring Kit, Full-Size .45 ACP

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  • Item #:  614
Our Price: $19.95
2 units available
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The longest lasting handgun recoil spring made - Our special bullet proof flat wire chrome-silicon spring and standard length guide rod is now available as a drop-in assembly for your 5” 1911 pistol. This 17 pound spring is the ideal weight for most .45 ACP loads - our testing has indicated that these springs have a service life up to ten times greater than conventional coil springs.

Improves Cycling and Overall Operation

Improved Recoil Spring Life

Recoil Spring Guide Machined from Barstock

.250" Rod Diameter

17# Flat-Wire Recoil Spring

Compatible with Standard Recoil Spring Plug

Compatible with Shok-Buff® Recoil Buffers

CAUTION: Safety glasses should be worn at all times when replacing or working with firearm springs. Failure to follow this safety precaution could result in bodily injury.

Package Includes: Recoil Spring Guide, 17# Flat-Wire Recoil Spring, Shok-Buff


1) Is the flat wire spring compatible with a full length guide rod?

No-We do not offer a full length guide rod at this time that is compatible with the flatwire spring. The inner diameter of the flat wire is smaller and the spring requires a special guide rod which is why we offer the spring as a kit.

2) Is a Shok Buff required?

A Shok-Buff is included but optional on the 5” flatwire guide rod. It is not recommended for use on the 4” kit since it can reduce slide travel.

3) Can I shoot +P ammunition with this kit?

Yes-since flat wire springs don’t lose their length over time like round wire springs they cushion your frame more effectively over time. Flat wire springs also compress in a more linear fashion which makes them more tolerant of a wider variety of loads and grips.

Average rating 10 out of 10 ( based on 2 reviews )

1911 recoil spring

Review by Allan on 4/7/2021

Well made and awesome ahipping

1911 colt

Review by R.Padilla on 9/18/2020

50 rnds. after install and couldnt be happier. Gun cycles flawlessly and smooth.

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