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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 2/14/2002 11:21:42 PM EST
What is the firing pin made out of? I just pulled it out tonight and its to light to be steel so I'm thinking its gotta be titanium. Anyone know for sure?
Link Posted: 2/15/2002 3:59:26 AM EST
Link Posted: 2/15/2002 4:44:18 AM EST
I would think the "milspec" model would have a steel firing pin. Put a magnet against it and if it sticks to it .....it's steel.
Link Posted: 2/15/2002 7:55:27 AM EST
I'll give that a try here......... Nope, doesnt stick to a magnet. Only material that I can imagine them using is titanium. I'm really beginning to like Springfield
Link Posted: 2/15/2002 8:05:00 AM EST
I called Springfield Armory and according to them it is made of titanium. Just another reason to buy the Springfield over the Colt
Link Posted: 2/15/2002 8:11:29 AM EST
Last week I bought a Mil-spec Springfield for $469.

Whole lotta gun for the money. I highly recommend them.

Link Posted: 2/15/2002 8:36:24 AM EST
I recieved mine on Moday. I bought it from Sportsmans Warehouse for $449
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