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  • Plastic vs. Steel Guide Rod | Handgun Forum

    2020-6-12 · Steel guiderods last longer than plastic and are less prone to breakage. Most competitive shooters use steel guiderods for a reason. Because plastic guiderods are generally captive and replaced as one unit every 3000 to 5000 rounds longevity is generally not an issue and plastic is lighter than steel.

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  • Plastic VS Steel guide rods | The Firearms Forum

    2019-2-3 · The difference in the weight is mere grams and in the overall view of things, no big deal. The plastic in some cases can weight in around 2-3 grams lighter. In a 40 Oz (1133.981 grams) case the guide rod would change the weight by .070548 OZ. In the case of wear, the guide rod in an 1911 is basically loose, only being guided by the bushing.

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

    2009-7-22 · Next, I have read two interesting claims: first, that the stock plastic guide rods are designed to flex, and it is claimed that this flex serves to promote harmonic balance. It was claimed that a steel rod has the opposite effect, ie to cause harmonic imbalance and perhaps damage the slide in some way, say pounding for example.

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  • Steel guide rod vs Plastic guide rod? | USA Carry ...

    2012-1-20 · Jan 19, 2012. #4. If you have to resort to beating someone to death after you ran out of ammo because you're using a 9mm with no take-down capability, a steel guide rod would provide more structural rigidity to the frame/slide assembly, thus mitigating the chances that you'll deform your otherwise plastic pistol.

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  • Glock19 plastic vs steel guide rod | Glock Pro Forums

    2011-1-19 · The plastic rod will outlast the spring that's on it. Aftermarket metal guide rods cost 20 & up, replacement springs for them cost 5 - 8. The ability to change spring rates is an advantage for gamers. If you're a casual user there's no advantage to using other than the factory spring rate. 1 - 10 of 10 Posts.

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  • Plastic vs metal guide rod? | SIG Talk

    2013-3-4 · All my plastic/polymer guide rods have been replaced. Perfect example: Sig P229 .22LR had polymer guide rod and had few times fail to go into full battery. Rod replaced with a SS one and it has been flawless since then. The original rod showed signs of scrapping and to me it was causing the binding. CZ P07 Duty had a polymer rod, replaced for SS.

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  • Polymer vs. Stainless Steel Guide Rods | SIG Talk

    2012-9-15 · This is one of the most misunderstood topics on gun forums. There is NO advantage to a steel guide rod. None. The newer plastic guide rods will last just as long and perform just as well as the metal ones. There are NO (that means zero) cases of a plastic guide rod failing.

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  • Plastic vs Stainless Steel Guide Rod - migunowners.org

    2013-2-12 · Plastic vs Stainless Steel Guide Rod. Forum. Firearms Issues/Discussions. General Firearms Discussion. Plastic vs Stainless Steel Guide Rod. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

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  • Steel guide rod over plastic? What are the benefits ...

    2015-6-28 · 2,519 Posts. #9 • Jun 25, 2015. In a stock gun there is really no need to change from the stock plastic. In a competition gun it is an advantage as you can change spring rates very quickly if you use an un-captured guide rod and springs.

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  • Guide Rods: Steel vs Stock (plastic) - Glock - Brian Enos ...

    2009-10-2 · And Wolff hardened steel, non-captured guide rods/tubes, again using stock springs. My main concerns are my use of the steel guide rod(s) in these pistols. My goal was strength, smoothness and reliability first, and improved accuracy & reduced muzzle flip second. I do know that the plastic rods have been known to wear, chip and break.

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  • Plastic VS Steel guide rods | The Firearms Forum

    2019-2-3 · The difference in the weight is mere grams and in the overall view of things, no big deal. The plastic in some cases can weight in around 2-3 grams lighter. In a 40 Oz (1133.981 grams) case the guide rod would change the weight by .070548 OZ. In the case of wear, the guide rod in an 1911 is basically loose, only being guided by the bushing.

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  • Steel guide rod vs Plastic guide rod? | USA Carry ...

    2012-1-20 · Jan 19, 2012. #4. If you have to resort to beating someone to death after you ran out of ammo because you're using a 9mm with no take-down capability, a steel guide rod would provide more structural rigidity to the frame/slide assembly, thus mitigating the chances that you'll deform your otherwise plastic pistol.

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  • Polymer vs. Stainless Steel Guide Rods | SIG Talk

    2012-9-15 · QuadRacer said: This is one of the most misunderstood topics on gun forums. There is NO advantage to a steel guide rod. None. The newer plastic guide rods will last just as long and perform just as well as the metal ones. There are NO (that means zero) cases of a plastic guide …

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  • Guide Rods: Steel vs Stock (plastic) - Glock - Brian Enos ...

    2009-10-2 · And Wolff hardened steel, non-captured guide rods/tubes, again using stock springs. My main concerns are my use of the steel guide rod(s) in these pistols. My goal was strength, smoothness and reliability first, and improved accuracy & reduced muzzle flip second. I do know that the plastic rods have been known to wear, chip and break.

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  • Plastic vs. Steel Guide Rod | Page 2 | Handgun Forum

    2020-6-15 · Plastic vs. Steel Guide Rod. Jump to Latest Follow 21 - 27 of 27 Posts. Prev. 1; 2; First 2 of 2 Go to page. Go. P. PanheadsForever · Registered. Joined Jun 12, 2020 · 9 Posts #21 · Jun 12, 2020. specgrade said: My M9 has a plastiic guide rod and my 92 Compact L has a steel guide …

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  • Steel guide rods, good or just a feel good. | The High Road

    2014-8-27 · The guide rod is not a highly stressed part. The dustcover and frame of most guns constrain the recoil spring so the guide rod seems to be of most use when field stripping and reassembling the gun. I've had guns of the same basic design with some using plastic guide rods and other using steel guide rods, and I could never tell much difference ...

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  • The cure for the plastic Sig Sauer guide rod - Grayguns

    2014-10-27 · I replace most of my plastic guide rods with steel versions. Not all of them but 75% of them. I have all of my Glock models replaced with the exception of my G20 10mm (which takes the most abuse!). It seems to be holding up well though. I tend to prefer steel guide rods and have seen a few broken ones in my time.

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  • Plastic guide rods | Ruger Forum

    2010-11-12 · What is everyones take on stainless steel guide rods in glocks? Obviously they would be more durable and would add a little bit of muzzle weight, but what are some of the pros and cons of SS guide rods over the stock polymer assembly? I've got over 1000 rounds in my new gen 3 G19 and the stock rod is still tip top.

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  • Stainless Steel Guide Rod Pros and Cons??? | Glock Pro

    2012-2-16 · 44 Posts. Discussion Starter · #3 · Feb 9, 2012. bryanbrescia said: Havent used it yet, but from everything I hear, tungsten is wayyyyy better than the stainless, you have 500% more weight than stock with the tungsten, and only 300% more with stainless.

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  • Polymer vs. Stainless Steel Guide Rods | SIG Talk

    2012-9-15 · QuadRacer said: This is one of the most misunderstood topics on gun forums. There is NO advantage to a steel guide rod. None. The newer plastic guide rods will last just as long and perform just as well as the metal ones. There are NO (that means zero) cases of a plastic guide …

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  • Plastic vs. Steel Guide Rod | Page 2 | Handgun Forum

    2020-6-15 · Plastic vs. Steel Guide Rod. Jump to Latest Follow 21 - 27 of 27 Posts. Prev. 1; 2; First 2 of 2 Go to page. Go. P. PanheadsForever · Registered. Joined Jun 12, 2020 · 9 Posts #21 · Jun 12, 2020. specgrade said: My M9 has a plastiic guide rod and my 92 Compact L has a steel guide …

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  • Plastic guide rods | Ruger Forum

    2014-10-27 · I replace most of my plastic guide rods with steel versions. Not all of them but 75% of them. I have all of my Glock models replaced with the exception of my G20 10mm (which takes the most abuse!). It seems to be holding up well though. I tend to prefer steel guide rods and have seen a few broken ones in my time.

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  • Stainless Steel Guide Rod | Ruger Forum

    2013-6-18 · 435 Posts. #10 • Jun 11, 2013. Ruger has spent millions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of hours designing, creating and testing guns. There's a reason they used a polymer guide rod on the SR22. It's a proven fact that metal guide rods CAN cause wear to the guide rod hole in the front of the slide.

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  • Stainless Steel Guide Rod Pros and Cons??? | Glock Pro

    2010-11-12 · What is everyones take on stainless steel guide rods in glocks? Obviously they would be more durable and would add a little bit of muzzle weight, but what are some of the pros and cons of SS guide rods over the stock polymer assembly? I've got over 1000 rounds in my new gen 3 G19 and the stock rod is still tip top.

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  • Guide Rods - Top Gun Supply

    2 天前 · Wolff XD guide rods are a precision, hi-quality one piece steel quide rod. Designed for optimum performance they replace the standard factory recoil system. Rods are hardened to a minimum RC-55 for durability. Available in a durable black finish. Comes with a 21 lbs. recoil spring and an extra power striker spring.

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  • metal guide rod - 1bad69.com

    2016-8-8 · For this reason, Tungsten guide rods are recommended only for competition guns and not for guns intended for social functions. By the way, the OEM recoil spring assembly on a Gen 4 Glock should be a two piece design of steel manufacture, not plastic: Gen 3 and earlier Glocks have a plastic one piece guide rod in the recoil spring assembly.

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  • Glock 19 Gen4 Guide rods; Tungsten vs Stainless vs OEM ...

    2019-1-16 · I've got the RAP 9mm Compact and use the Galloway 16 lb. stainless steel guide rod assembly. However, I did not have much luck with the Galloway stainless steel striker guide in my Compact model. The stainless striker guide seems very sturdy, but I started getting light primer strikes so put back the Ruger plastic striker guide.

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  • American Plastic Striker Spring Guide | Ruger Forum

    2020-3-27 · Strength is a critical factor in metal uses, for example, some applications require stronger aluminum parts, while some products need high steel hardness or yield strength of steel, this may determine the selection of CNC machining material or product design. Here we collect the metal strength chart (tensile, yield strength, hardness, and density included) and mechanical …

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  • Lightning Review: Stainless Gen 4 Glock Guide Rods by ...

    2010-7-9 · Plastic guide rods are cheaper to manufacture and replace. They also take away, be it just a little, from the overall weight of the gun. They don't seem to detract from performance at all. Just look at the Glock. Granted, if you fire around 1,000 rds straight, and I mean non-stop, you will prob melt the guide rod.

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  • Do plastic guide rods have any advantages? - Handguns ...

    2016-8-8 · For this reason, Tungsten guide rods are recommended only for competition guns and not for guns intended for social functions. By the way, the OEM recoil spring assembly on a Gen 4 Glock should be a two piece design of steel manufacture, not plastic: Gen 3 and earlier Glocks have a plastic one piece guide rod in the recoil spring assembly.

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  • metal guide rod - 1bad69.com

    304 stainless steel precision recoil spring guide rod. Fits all recoil springs, including the flat factory recoil spring as well as traditional 'round' wire recoil springs. A high quality all stainless-steel part Made in the USA. Fits all CZ 75 series compacts, P-01 (aluminum, steel frame and Omega series), 75D/PCR, and 75B series compacts.

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  • Glock 19 Gen4 Guide rods; Tungsten vs Stainless vs OEM ...

    2017-3-7 · Guide is based on the 2005 AISC Specification for Structur-al Steel Buildings (AISC, 2005), and includes guidance for designs made in accordance with load and resistance factor design (LRFD) or allowable stress design (ASD). This Guide follows the format of the 2005 AISC Specifi-cation, developing strength parameters for foundation sys-

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  • Captured Stainless Steel Guide Rod Assembly for Sig Sauer ...

    2021-4-22 · 302 Stainless Steel 304 Stainless Steel 316 Stainless Steel 440 Stainless Steel Aluminum TITANIUM NICKEL ALLOY C276 (HASTELLOY Cast Bronze Brass Cast Iron Carbon Steel POLYVINYLIDENE FLOURIDE (KYNAR) PVC (Type 1) Tygon …

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  • 74040 Stainless Steel Guide Rod Compact - Cajun Gun

    Steel vs. Plastic The tubs on today’s wheelbarrows are made of either thick molded plastic (polyethylene) or steel, and the structural frame is usually made from steel.

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  • CHEMICAL RESISTANCE CHART - U.S. Plastic

    2021-4-22 · 302 Stainless Steel 304 Stainless Steel 316 Stainless Steel 440 Stainless Steel Aluminum TITANIUM NICKEL ALLOY C276 (HASTELLOY Cast Bronze Brass Cast Iron Carbon Steel POLYVINYLIDENE FLOURIDE (KYNAR) PVC (Type 1) Tygon …

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  • A review of the concepts behind anchoring columns, as ...

    2014-8-12 · MODERN STEEL CONSTRUCTION june 2010 Base Plates and Anchor Rods steelwise A review of the concepts behind anchoring columns, as further explained in AISC Steel Design Guide 1. ANChOR RODS AND BASE PLATES typically are among the last components of a structural steel building to be designed, and yet they are the first components to be placed.

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  • Best Bass Fishing Rods 2021 - Top 11 Reviews & Guide

    2017-3-7 · Guide is based on the 2005 AISC Specification for Structur-al Steel Buildings (AISC, 2005), and includes guidance for designs made in accordance with load and resistance factor design (LRFD) or allowable stress design (ASD). This Guide follows the format of the 2005 AISC Specifi-cation, developing strength parameters for foundation sys-

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  • Base Plate and Anchor Rod Design - Portada

    Improves Performance; Prevents Spring Bind. Machined, full-length, stainless steel, guide rod replaces the factory, plastic part for smooth, dependable cycling. Use with the included, 11 lb., standard-weight, recoil spring, or the factory-original, dual, recoil springs. Included, firing pin return spring provides 20 - 25% extra power to quickly ...

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  • WOLFF GUIDE ROD & SPRINGS | Brownells

    Steel vs. Plastic The tubs on today’s wheelbarrows are made of either thick molded plastic (polyethylene) or steel, and the structural frame is usually made from steel.

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  • The Best Wheelbarrow Options for 2021 - Bob Vila

    I have used a steel guide rods for 4k rounds through a 17L, and 2k rounds through a 19 with no problems, except the first spring in the 19 was too weak, and I got a replacement. It was so weak that if you pointed the pistol in the air and put tension on the trigger, the slide would start moving rearward like it might go out of battery.

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  • The Beginner's Guide to Different Types of Welding Rods ...

    2012-7-12 · *Barrel steel is much stronger and tougher than our rod material. *Not to mention we also centerles grind, micro polish, and finish polish the rod to a finish of 6. *Regular machined stainless steel has a finish of over 30. **If you have any additional questions or concerns, please let me know.' Thoughts on SS cleaning rods would be welcome as ...

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