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Posted: 2/15/2002 12:21:42 AM EDT
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 4:59:26 AM EDT
Link Posted: 2/15/2002 5:44:18 AM EDT
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 8:55:27 AM EDT
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 9:05:00 AM EDT
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 9:11:29 AM EDT
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 9:36:24 AM EDT
I recieved mine on Moday. I bought it from Sportsmans Warehouse for $449
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