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Great article on replacing the Kimber 1911 factory recoil spring!

Kimber Shooters Forum┬álocated here. Has a great article on replacing the factory Kimber 1911 recoil spring. Wilson Combat has become the standard for 1911 components and accessories, this is a great walkthrough on the installation of this replacement spring/guide-rod. The article has great step-by-step directions on how to take down and install. Check out the […]

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Using Lead Shot to Reduce Recoil on Thompson Center Encore Forearm

Tired of the recoil generated by the TC Encore 20 ga. slug barrel? I am! First, I switched to a thumb-hole Flex-Tech stock, this significantly reduced the amount of muzzle jump, but the recoil from the slugs into your shoulder was still incredible. My 20ga slug barrel really kicks with the 3″ federal barnes expanders, […]

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