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Old 04-09-2012, 01:33 AM   #1
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What are the real advantages of stainless steel or titanium guide rods? I'm considering putting them in my 23 and 27 just because I don't like the idea of the stock plastic. Any noticeable improvements in the function of the weapon?



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Old 04-09-2012, 03:38 AM   #2
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Look at the Sprinco recoil reducers. They are available in Stainless or Tungsten (more weight). I use them in my S&W autos and they work great.



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I'm no expert but I believe the durability / longevity of the recoil spring and you can also get heavier / lighter poundage I.e + p ammo heavier spring etc. correct me
If I'm wrong though

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I have SS guide rods in all my semi-auto pistols. Is it better than the
factory guide rod? I don't know, but it makes me feel better and
gives me something to do.

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I used to have those internal modding parts for Glocks like titanium striker, titanium plunger and tungsten recoil assembly. To be honest, i couldnt notice any major differences. Maybe there was... A very little milli seconds. I took them out and sold them. They are pricey and in my opinion the best internal modding part is only 3.5lb connector.
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I'm with trex. Little piece of mind with a ss guide. I'm sure the polymer is fine but it's me. Also with a heavier guide rod and spring it will reduce muzzle flip. I noticed a difference when I put it in my 23

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Went ahead and ordered the stainless steel rod and spring assembley for my 27.....of course one thing led to another and I ended up ordering a set of fiber optic sights and an extended slide release for it also.

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Heck ya! Lol. I'm the worst about doing that when I get online, but if it's for your ccw it's money well spent

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Went ahead and ordered the stainless steel rod and spring assembley for my 27.....of course one thing led to another and I ended up ordering a set of fiber optic sights and an extended slide release for it also.
Who'd you order from ?
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