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Posted: 4/18/2006 5:07:46 AM EST
My G21 sits on my nightstand and my 11-87P sits in the closet nearby, both always ready to go. What is the life-expectancy of a fully compressed shotgun mag spring? Should I replace it once a year or unload the shotgun once and awhile to let it stretch?

Link Posted: 4/18/2006 5:29:57 AM EST
Link Posted: 4/18/2006 5:44:43 AM EST
I keep spare springs (Choate, extra power) for each, and try to remember to change them out every now and then. Then again, I left the original spring in an Ithaca for many years fully loaded, and it functioned fine.
Link Posted: 4/18/2006 6:06:52 AM EST
Let it stretch every 87 days!
Link Posted: 4/18/2006 6:56:37 AM EST
Thanks for the info.
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