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Postby GrafSheinin » Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:07 pm

Hi!!!

Recently bought a beretta 92fs stainless but recoil guide rod made from some kind of plastic not a stainless metal. What do you think should I buy a stainless silver recoil spring rod or the plastic is good too???
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Postby crzyjarmans » Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:28 pm

never sets well with me when it comes to firearms and plastic,if it was my weapon, i change to steel rod
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Postby JustBen » Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:39 pm

Glocks come with plastic guide rods also. The only issue I had was the recoil spring twisting and then scraping inside the gun. I would have to unwind it every once in a while to keep it straight. After a I owned the gun for several months I purchased a stainless steel guide rod with a factory spring. I no longer have the spring twisting problem, and the gun feels like it shoots better, but that is very subjective. I have no evidence that it is any better.
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Postby wyf » Sat Oct 30, 2010 5:19 pm

Sell it and buy a 1911....in 45acp, sorry I could not resist

IMHO steel is best, it been real good to us this long.
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Postby whitehood » Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:21 pm

The plastic is actually a polymer and will work just fine. I have no problem using polymers parts in AR's and they're much more stressed than any pistol.
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