Ruger MK Lock Question

Discussion in 'Semi-Auto Handguns' started by Hammy, Jun 19, 2012.

  1. Hammy

    Hammy New Member

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    Have a Ruger Mark I Target and a Mark 3 Hunter. Can in put the Ruger padlock thru the bolt during storage or will this weaken the recoil spring due to tension on bolt while locked?
     

  2. willfully armed

    willfully armed New Member

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    Compression does not weaken a spring. Cycling does.