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Old January 23rd, 2014, 04:34   #1861
ILLusion
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Originally Posted by pusangani View Post
Does anyone know if there is any benefit to using a 1911 style hopup chamber when using a 5.1 spring guide that has a hole at the base?

I'm assuming that the spring guide will be less likely to slip but is there any other benefit?

I've got one of each and was considering using the 1911 one on my Kimber Capa 5.1
If it's a full length guide rod, there is no performance benefit. It will make installation of the guide rod rather difficult though, depending on your setup. It may be easier to just hack off the post. I see no need to have that post if you are running a full length guide rod.
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