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  • Full Length Guide Rod or Standard G.I. Length? |

    2015-7-18 · A full-length guide rod weighs twice as much (~1.5 oz.) while a tungsten FLGR weighs in around 3-3.2 oz. By itself, an additional ounce or two will not noticeably reduce muzzle flip, but a tungsten guide rod in combination with a bull barrel and/or full-length dustcover may together add enough weight to provide a noticeable difference.

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  • Full Length Guide Rod Vs. GI Short Guide Rod |

    2011-7-9 · It is a full length rod with an inner and outer spring. It dampens the recoil of +P Buffalo Bore and Corbon ammo. It is as easy to install or remove as a GI guide rod. The inner spring acts like a shock absorber for the last 1/4 to 3/16 of an inch of slide travel.

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  • Weekly Debate - GI vs. FLGR (Full Length Guide

    2011-9-5 · It's strickly a personal preference...nothing more. It add's a little extra weight and makes the takedown procedure different. Thats pretty much the buttom line. The full lenght GR was invented with the following in mind. 1. Easier take down ( for some) that is. 2. Add weight to the muzzle area for competition use. 3.

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  • Weekly Debate - GI vs. FLGR (Full Length Guide

    2016-2-10 · The one-piece FLGRs are a tiny bit more of a hassle to take down than the GI system but you make that time back up when you reassemble the gun. They are also handy to have if you have to switch top ends for whatever reason (.22 kit, etc.)

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  • GI recoil spring guide rod vs full length spring guide ...

    2015-10-19 · 2. Place left hand over the dust cover where the recoil spring is located, and hold tightly. Remove the frame to the right and set aside. Now place right hand over the end of the recoil spring and guide rod and slowly allow it to release into your right hand. Set aside.

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  • Full Length Guide Rod Vs. GI Short Guide Rod |

    2014-12-9 · There are better ways to 1 arm clear a pistol. Front or Rear sight, locked between the limp arm and side of your body or locked between your legs. If using a flat object such as a table, you would use the top or side of the slide. 99% of all pistols sold today …

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  • Full length vs. 2 piece guide rods | 1911Forum

    2011-3-1 · There are one piece FLGR, two piece FLGR, and the GI rod and plug. They all work fine. A FLGR of either type does continuously support the spring and can smooth cycling. They also add weight at the muzzle end. Use or not is up to the user. Due to the head registering in the frame abutment and the rod in the slide they can help cycle alignment. LOG

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  • Converting full length guide rod to GI style -

    2018-6-11 · Now you can assemble/disassemble the gun without tools just as simply as a GI guide rod but still retain all the benefits (imaginary or otherwise) of a regular 1 piece FLGR. My Springfield Loaded, Les Bear 5' Monolith and Les Baer Stinger (little 4.25' officer) all sport full length guide rods.

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  • Is upgrading your guide rod worth the investment ...

    2018-4-4 · The Guide Rod – An Important and Often Undervalued Part with Multiple Functions The handgun guide rod is an essential yet often undervalued part of the weapon. Its important not only for slide speed, but also for the strength and the accuracy of the shooting. However, as is the case with any other gun accessory, some […]

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  • How do I replace a full length guide rod with a GI

    2009-1-25 · Firearm Discussion and Resources from AR-15, AK-47, Handguns and more! Buy, Sell, and Trade your Firearms and Gear.

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  • Full-Length or GI style Guide Rod? | The Firearms Forum

    2011-5-7 · Joined Feb 9, 2001. ·. 32,327 Posts. #2 • May 1, 2011. If you want to keep the full length guide rod, leave the two piece where it is. It's much easier to tear down. If you want to use a GI guide rod, that's no problem either. Although the full length guide rod has the 'cool' factor, it's a cure to a non existent problem.

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  • GI recoil spring guide rod vs full length spring guide ...

    2015-10-19 · GI recoil spring guide rod vs full length spring guide. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 47 Posts. 1; 2; 3; Next. 1 of 3 Go to page. Go. Last. labloverva · Registered. Joined Sep 11, 2013 · 390 Posts . Discussion Starter · #1 · Jun 2, 2014. In a 5' SA loaded .45. ...

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  • Weekly Debate - GI vs. FLGR (Full Length Guide Rod) |

    2016-2-10 · Weekly Debate - GI vs. FLGR (Full Length Guide Rod) Jump to Latest Follow 21 - 40 of 44 Posts. Prev. 1; 2; 3; Next. First 2 of 3 Go to page. Go. Last. bac1023 · Super Moderator. Joined Aug 15, 2011 · 1,362 Posts #21 · Sep 5, 2011. I like both, actually. ...

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  • Weekly Debate - GI vs. FLGR (Full Length Guide Rod) |

    2016-2-11 · Weekly Debate - GI vs. FLGR (Full Length Guide Rod) Jump to Latest Follow 41 - 44 of 44 Posts. Prev. 1; 2; 3; First 3 of 3 Go to page. Go. dakota1911 · Registered. Joined Feb 19, 2015 · 2,289 Posts #41 · Feb 10, 2016. Ah. The weekly debate on the full length guide rod (FLGR and pronounced FLUG GURRR). ...

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  • Full length guide rod vs. short length guide rod |

    2010-2-1 · So, a full length guide rod does in fact give you a functional benefit. I would never run a GI short rod in a 1911. However, use the right one. Either a one piece STI style with the take down hole as shown by Log above.

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  • Full Length vs Standard Guide Rod? | 1911Forum

    2020-5-28 · Every factory target 1911 that I know of has a full length guide rod. Most people will say that they can't tell any difference and I believe them. But, it seems like it would be cheaper to manufacture a 1911 with the shorter guide rod. I know that Bill Wilson has a short guide rod in his personal weapon.

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  • Xavier Thoughts: Full Length Guide Rods

    2008-7-18 · If you want a full length guide rod, Nighthawk Custom makes a good one for a 1911. They are 36.95. Ed Brown makes GI style recoil guides and plugs are a fair price. 23-24 for the swap. Buy what you like and install it. Or, you could just spend your money on ammunition. Matt's Thoughts. Chris Byrne's Thoughts. Labels: 1911 Basics.

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  • Anyone replace a full-length guide rod with a GI

    2019-2-14 · Registered. Joined May 24, 2017. ·. 3,436 Posts. #6 • Feb 13, 2019. 'I like the simplicity and ease of take down for cleaning'. Both of the '1911' style pistols I have are full length guide rods..and they are a pain. I had to cut a 45acp shell in half to use as a tool to depress that silly plunger down enough to turn the bushing,and it still ...

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  • ria 1911 what one guide rod? lost... | The High Road

    2008-8-25 · As to the Full Length Guide Rod vs. Standard GI Guide Rod, I don't really know if the FLGR is all that necessary; I've had no problems with my Standard Guide Rod, but I'm sure the FLGR works pretty well, too. kle, Aug 25, 2008 #3. XDKingslayer member. Joined: Mar 1, 2006 Messages: 1,811

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  • 1 vs. 2 piece guide rod question | Firearms Talk

    2009-5-17 · I'm going to be putting a heavier recoil spring in my 1911, and figured i might as well do a full length guide rod as well. I know that a 1 piece vs. a 2 piece guide rod affects dissasssembly, but i'm not sure HOW it affects it. My understanding is that the 2 part ones need to be unscrewed...

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  • Weekly Debate - GI vs. FLGR (Full Length Guide

    2016-2-10 · Weekly Debate - GI vs. FLGR (Full Length Guide Rod) Jump to Latest Follow 21 - 40 of 44 Posts. Prev. 1; 2; 3; Next. First 2 of 3 Go to page. Go. Last. bac1023 · Super Moderator. Joined Aug 15, 2011 · 1,362 Posts #21 · Sep 5, 2011. I like both, actually. ...

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  • Changing out full length guide rod to GI plug ... |

    2006-7-11 · I have a Springfield Loaded 1911-A1 with the factory 2 piece guide rod. I would like to replace it with the GI plug. I'd like the input of anyone who has done this. Do I have to use a different recoil spring or can I use the same one ? Second I've heard several different arguments about using a full length guide rod vs. using the GI plug.

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  • Anyone replace a full-length guide rod with a GI

    2019-2-14 · Registered. Joined May 24, 2017. ·. 3,436 Posts. #6 • Feb 13, 2019. 'I like the simplicity and ease of take down for cleaning'. Both of the '1911' style pistols I have are full length guide rods..and they are a pain. I had to cut a 45acp shell in half to use as a tool to depress that silly plunger down enough to turn the bushing,and it still ...

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  • Xavier Thoughts: Full Length Guide Rods

    2008-7-18 · If you want a full length guide rod, Nighthawk Custom makes a good one for a 1911. They are 36.95. Ed Brown makes GI style recoil guides and plugs are a fair price. 23-24 for the swap. Buy what you like and install it. Or, you could just spend your money on ammunition. Matt's Thoughts. Chris Byrne's Thoughts. Labels: 1911 Basics.

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  • 1911 guide rods: short (GI), two piece or one piece?

    2017-5-26 · The purpose of the guide rod is to prevent the springs from kinking or binding during recoil; it's not there to guide the slide, but to guide the recoil spring. A full length guide rod on a 1911 provides a little extra forward weight on the pistol. The two-piece full length rods tend to unscrew at inopportune times, which can affect function of ...

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  • How do I replace a full length guide rod with a GI

    2009-1-25 · Firearm Discussion and Resources from AR-15, AK-47, Handguns and more! Buy, Sell, and Trade your Firearms and Gear.

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  • Full-Length Guide Rod | Full-Size | Flat Wire-https ...

    The Flat Wire Full Length Guide Rod and plug replaces your stock recoil spring guide and plug on full size bushing barrel 1911's without any pistol modifications. Assembly and disassembly are the same as with stock components but a bushing wrench may be required. The hardened stainless steel rod has a hole for simple pin-style takedown using a ...

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  • Guide Rods & Plugs - 1911 Pistol Parts /

    Full Length 1911 Guide Rod and Plug, Commander SP0170 . 32.95. GI Length 1911 Guide Rod, Reverse Plug SP0177 . 31.95. 1911 Everlast Recoil System, .45 ACP, GI Length…

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  • Replacing a Two Piece Full Length Guide Rod? |

    2009-1-20 · Dear People who know more about 1911s than I ever will, I have had my first 1911 for 6 months now. It is a Springfield Lightweight (aluminum frame) Operator. Among other things, it comes with a two piece full length guide rod. Can that guiderod be replaced with the standard or 'GI' style...

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  • Guide Rods-https://shopwilsoncombat.com/

    Recoil Spring Kit, Flat-Wire Full-Size 10mm/460 Rowland, 24 Lb. In Stock

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  • Full-Length or GI style Guide Rod? | Page 2 | The

    2011-5-7 · Full-Length or GI style Guide Rod? Jump to Latest Follow 21 - 21 of 21 Posts. Prev. 1; 2; First 2 of 2 Go to page. Go. permafrost · Registered. Joined Feb 25, 2010 · 1,790 Posts #21 · May 7, 2011. Shooter45 said: As I have stated before, the FL guide rod is a cure for a non existent problem. ...

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  • 1911 guide rods: short (GI), two piece or one piece?

    2017-5-26 · The purpose of the guide rod is to prevent the springs from kinking or binding during recoil; it's not there to guide the slide, but to guide the recoil spring. A full length guide rod on a 1911 provides a little extra forward weight on the pistol. The two-piece full length rods tend to unscrew at inopportune times, which can affect function of ...

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  • Best 1911 Pistols of 2021 – Complete Buyer’s Guide

    Full Length 1911 Guide Rod and Plug, Government Our full length guide rods and plugs are CNC machined from billet bar stock and hardened to provide you with a lifetime of use. Available in Government or Commander size, they require little or no gunsmithing and usually just drop in as a replacement part.

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  • Full Length 1911 Guide Rod and Plug, Government

    2009-1-20 · Dear People who know more about 1911s than I ever will, I have had my first 1911 for 6 months now. It is a Springfield Lightweight (aluminum frame) Operator. Among other things, it comes with a two piece full length guide rod. Can that guiderod be replaced with the standard or 'GI' style...

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  • 1911 Commander Guide Rods - Fusion Firearms

    Wilson Combat 1911 Full Length Guide Rod, Full Size, Flat Wire. 29.95. Not Yet Rated In Stock. Add to Cart. Quickview. Wilson Combat 1911 Recoil Spring Guide, Blue. 4.95. 3. Ratings Snapshot 5. out of 5. Would recommend this product. In Stock. Add to Cart. Quickview. Wilson Combat 1911 Full Length Guide Rod, Full Size Models.

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  • Two-Pieced Guide Rod | Full-Size

    2009-7-22 · It's not all surprising to find that a solid (metal) recoil guide rod can influence slide travel during the recoil cycle and even how the pistol feels under recoil. There are still folks who enjoy debating the relative merits & disadvantages of full length guide rods in 1911's versus the original short guide…

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  • Replacing a Two Piece Full Length Guide Rod? |

    2018-4-16 · A different recoil spring (and/or a full-length guide rod combo) might feel smoother and might even be more reliable over the long term, but you really can't make claims about RELIABILITY after shooting only 250 rounds. It's hard to see how either can have much affect on accuracy, either -- because if the spring and guide rod allow the gun to ...

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  • full length guide rod vs gi uses - oncocytoma.info

    Full Length Guide Rod Vs. GI Short Guide Rod | 2011-7-9 · It is a full length rod with an inner and outer spring. It dampens the recoil of +P Buffalo Bore and Corbon ammo. It is as easy to install or remove as a GI guide rod. The inner spring acts like a shock absorber for …

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  • EGW 1911 ONE-PIECE GUIDE ROD | Brownells

    Full Length stainless steel rod guards against recoil spring bind for improved feeding and extraction. True, one-piece design with takedown hole has no threads to loosen or wear. ... 1911 Full Length vs. GI Style Guide Rods. Video. EGW - 1911 ONE-PIECE GUIDE ROD. Made in the U.S.A. Guaranteed. Forever. ... Full-Length Guide Rod, SS Govt. Mfr ...

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  • Two-Pieced Guide Rod | Full-Size

    Extra long guide rod for a flush fit in a full-length slide/bull barrel Guide Rod, BCG - Full Length Stainless Steel . Brazos Price: 30.00. The is a one-piece, five-inch guide rod is made of durable stainless steel. Guide Rod, BCG - Hollow Stainless Steel. Brazos Price: 35.00.

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  • Guide Rod Assembly, 5' and 6' - Nowlin Arms

    2015-3-13 · The trigger is better than some of the others in this category selling for more money. The EFS also comes standard with an ambi safety for all you lefties, which is almost unheard of at under 500. The finish is an even looking with nicely done bluing. The Charles Daly has a standard GI plug up front, instead of a full-length guide rod.

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  • 1911Store.com - Recoil Systems

    2009-7-22 · It's not all surprising to find that a solid (metal) recoil guide rod can influence slide travel during the recoil cycle and even how the pistol feels under recoil. There are still folks who enjoy debating the relative merits & disadvantages of full length guide rods in 1911's versus the original short guide…

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  • Buyer's guide for all you 1911 addicts... | 1911

    Recoil buffers for the NicTaylor00 full length guide rod used in the Colt 1911-22 Gold Cup, Rail Gun and Government (GI) versions. These buffers will NOT work with the factory guide rod. They are only for the full length guide rod offered HERE.

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  • Guide Rods: Steel vs Stock (plastic) | Glock Forum -

    2018-4-16 · A different recoil spring (and/or a full-length guide rod combo) might feel smoother and might even be more reliable over the long term, but you really can't make claims about RELIABILITY after shooting only 250 rounds. It's hard to see how either can have much affect on accuracy, either -- because if the spring and guide rod allow the gun to ...

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