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  • Polymer vs. Stainless Steel Guide Rods | SIG Talk

    2012-9-15 · 11,870 Posts. #15 • Sep 12, 2012. I was thinking about replacing mine, but then my friend told me that a company such as Sig Sauer uses polymer guide rods for a reason. Replacing the polymer guide rod for a stainless one could cause excess/premature wear. That sort of made sense to me, so I haven't changed it yet.

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  • Polymer vs. Stainless Steel Guide Rods | Page 2 |

    2012-10-6 · Glocks use polymer guide rods, too, and we all know how unreliable THOSE are.. They guy selling stainless steel guide rods is taking advantage of the idea the 'plastic' = 'cheap,' which isn't the case here. Changing the guide rod has been reported to have caused excessive slide wear, dramatic shifts in impact point, and other issues.

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  • Polymer vs. Stainless Steel Guide Rods | Page 8 |

    2016-4-7 · 1,602 Posts. #144 · Jun 15, 2015. While I agree that a metal guide rod is more durable and will last longer than a polymer one, we also should put this into proper perspective. Literally EVERY other component (metal or plastic) in the gun has failed in greater numbers than the recoil spring guide.

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  • Polymer vs. Stainless Steel Guide Rods | Page 5 |

    2014-12-27 · I can't say if it made a difference or not, as I never shot the 2022 with the poly guide rod in it. In terms of a stainless guide rod wearing on internal parts, I was considering having the one I made nitride coated. It wears less, reduces friction, and makes it a nice darker almost black color, so it looks cool too. haha.

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  • Polymer vs. Stainless Steel Guide Rods | Page 6 |

    2016-6-1 · 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. None. It has not happened. Internet gossip to the contrary is …

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  • Polymer vs. Stainless Steel Guide Rods | Page 7 |

    2016-6-1 · Polymer vs. Stainless Steel Guide Rods. Jump to Latest Follow 121 - 140 of 157 Posts ... The majority do, without failure. A polymer guide rod is sufficient, but not superior, and it is a money saver for the manufacturer, not an improvement- that's my take. For those more in the know, did any of the all-German Sigs run polymer rods?

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  • Steel vs Polymer Guide Rod for EDC | Glock

    2020-1-9 · Advantage: The steel guide-rod wouldn't break under any circumstances. The plastic guide rod is unlikely to break, but what can go wrong will go wrong. Secondary advantage: the steel guide rod is an inexpensive lifetime investment that allows you to change springs without having to replace the whole unit as an assembly.

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  • Plastic vs. Steel Guide Rod | Handgun Forum

    2020-6-12 · denner said: 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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  • The Handgun Guide Rod - Stainless Steel Guide

    2012-12-18 · Handgun guide rods are available in different material versions: – Plastic – Most guns come out from the factory with a stock plastic handgun guide rod. Most handguns function perfectly with the original part, but some users like to replace the original guide rod with an aftermarket part, usually one made of steel, stainless steel or …

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

    2014-8-27 · (The guide rod tilts more in a compact CZ than in a full-size CZ with a full-length guide rod.) I no longer participate on the CZ Forum and I'm sure they'll have better info, but I've heard other responses more recently, supposedly from 'official sources,' that a steel guide rod in an alloy-framed gun is not a concern.

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  • The Handgun Guide Rod - Stainless Steel Guide

    2012-12-18 · Handgun guide rods are available in different material versions: – Plastic – Most guns come out from the factory with a stock plastic handgun guide rod. Most handguns function perfectly with the original part, but some users like to replace the original guide rod with an aftermarket part, usually one made of steel, stainless steel or …

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  • Stainless Steel Glock Guide Rod-RBG-GRSS -

    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 …

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

    2012-2-16 · Tungsten gide rod vs stainless steel. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 24 Posts. 1; 2; Next. 1 of 2 Go to page. Go. Last. jeremydavis · Registered. Joined Jan 4, 2012 · 44 Posts . Discussion Starter · #1 · Feb 10, 2012. Any opinion on what is the better by besides stainless is less in cost. ...

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  • Tungsten gide rod vs stainless steel | Glock

    2021-7-27 · 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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  • Glock Guide Rods - Strong Steel and Tungsten

    2021-7-13 · Walther Stainless Steel Guide Rods. At SSGuideRods.com, we produce high quality stainless steel guide rods for your handgun. We are active gun owners ourselves, and we strive to put the best products out to help you depend on your firearm with both form and function. Our rods are CNC machined out of the highest quality 304 stainless steel …

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  • Lightning Review: Stainless Gen 4 Glock Guide

    2012-4-21 · Joined Aug 21, 2011. ·. 498 Posts. Discussion Starter • #1 • Mar 14, 2012. A couple of months ago I bought a CZ 75B (matte stainless) and it was hard to believe when I first cleaned it but there it was a plastic recoil guide rod. OTH, after about 800 rounds it seems to be doing just fine but something about plastic just doesn't seem right ...

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  • Plastic vs Stainless Steel Guide Rod [Archive] -

    Michigan Gun Owners Community Forum > Firearms Issues/Discussions > General Firearms Discussion > Plastic vs Stainless Steel Guide Rod. PDA. View Full Version : Plastic vs Stainless Steel Guide Rod. Shabam. 02-10-2013, 10:34 PM. Hey all,

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  • HK VP9 Stainless Steel Guide Rod • Stainless

    2021-7-5 · HK VP9 Stainless Steel Guide Rod. 32.95. Product Description. Our guide rods are made from the highest quality 304 stainless steel and machined to exact factory specifications. Our rods will work with both factory and after market recoil springs. Stainless guide rods are solid and will not bend or distort like a factory plastic guide rod.

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  • Walther PPQ/PDP Uncaptured Stainless Guide

    Walther PPQ/PDP Uncaptured Stainless Guide Rod. Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 10 customer ratings. ( 10 customer reviews) 37.99 – 42.99. Walther PPQ One Piece Guide Rod (non-captured) Works with all PPQ/P99/PDP Models in 9mm or 40 S&W (NOT 45 acp) Now supporting Q5 STEEL FRAME & Q4 SF. One piece stainless steel.

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  • Assembled Stainless Steel Guide Rod for Taurus

    2014-3-31 · Posted February 26, 2014. I just picked up a s.s guide rod and it dropped in without any issues. I noticed that the factory plastic one has a larger O.D than the stainless one. It was hard to remove the spring from the plastic. The stainless one just slips on and has wiggle room.

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  • Stainless guide rod? - CZ - Brian Enos's Forums...

    Quick View. Heavy Tungsten Guide Rod for Gen1, 2, 3 Glocks. 59.95. Quick View. Stainless Steel Competition Recoil Spring for Glocks. 34.95. Quick View. Double Diamond G34 Gen5 Extended Tungsten Guide Rod.

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  • Guide Rods | Best Glock Accessories |

    Plastic ball bearings were created to meet the needs of applications where standard steel bearings were substandard. Traditional bearings are made from 52100 steel or 440C stainless steel. Both of these material types will rust if exposed to water. This makes them a poor choice for many applications including food processing, swimming pools …

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  • metal guide rod - 1bad69.com

    — Plastic Rods (Plastic Rod and Bar Stock) are extruded or compression-molded in more than 500 different plastic materials for a wide range of applications. Most plastic rods sold by Professional Plastics are used to for cnc manufacturing of bearing, rollers, gears, seals and other precision plastic parts.

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  • Plastic vs Stainless Steel Guide Rod [Archive] -

    Michigan Gun Owners Community Forum > Firearms Issues/Discussions > General Firearms Discussion > Plastic vs Stainless Steel Guide Rod. PDA. View Full Version : Plastic vs Stainless Steel Guide Rod. Shabam. 02-10-2013, 10:34 PM. Hey all,

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  • Guide Rods - Lone Wolf Distributors

    Stainless steel, dual spring recoil assembly for Generation 4 Glocks. Starting At 34.95. Lone Wolf Guide Rod Complete Assembly Gen 1-3. LWD-GRASSEMBLY. Lone Wolf Arms. Use this item to choose the correct complete guide rod assembly for Glock Gen 1-3. Starting At 24.95. Glock Recoil Spring Gen1-3 M/17,22,24,31,34,35,37. GLO-1533. …

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  • Stainless guide rod? - CZ - Brian Enos's Forums...

    2014-3-31 · Posted February 26, 2014. I just picked up a s.s guide rod and it dropped in without any issues. I noticed that the factory plastic one has a larger O.D than the stainless one. It was hard to remove the spring from the plastic. The stainless one just slips on and has wiggle room.

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  • Beretta 92 Guide Rod M9A1 Guide Rod •

    17-7 stainless steel recoil spring. Spring weight calibrated to factory weights. 75% heavier compared to OEM part. (1.4oz vs .8 oz) These combined features make the Lone Wolf Guide Rod Assembly the most durable, longest lasting system available today. Available as a highly polished version for only 10 more.

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  • CZ 75B Short Solid Stainless Steel Guide Rod •

    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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  • Guide Rods - Lone Wolf Distributors

    Stainless steel, dual spring recoil assembly for Generation 4 Glocks. Starting At 34.95. Lone Wolf Guide Rod Complete Assembly Gen 1-3. LWD-GRASSEMBLY. Lone Wolf Arms. Use this item to choose the correct complete guide rod assembly for Glock Gen 1-3. Starting At 24.95. Glock Recoil Spring Gen1-3 M/17,22,24,31,34,35,37. GLO-1533. …

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  • CZ Guide Rods - Cajun Gun Works

    2016-12-11 · Re: 97bd stainless steel guide rod? « Reply #1 on: August 25, 2016, 09:30:47 PM ». I'll admit I replaced the polymer guide rods in both my P-01 and PCR but, I haven't replaced it in my Matte Stainless 75B yet. I mainly got it for the cosmetic appearance since you can see the guide rod in the P-01 and PCR when the slide is locked to the rear.

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  • The cure for the plastic Sig Sauer guide rod -

    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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  • 97bd stainless steel guide rod?

    Stainless Steel. Ryerson supplies the widest variety of stainless steel products in North America. We use various processing and fabricating techniques to cut and shape our material to exact dimensions and forms. Our wide variety of stainless steel sheet and stainless steel plate can be cut-to-length or cut-to-sketch to meet your needs.

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  • Glock 19 Gen4 Guide rods; Tungsten vs Stainless

    17-7 stainless steel recoil spring. Spring weight calibrated to factory weights. 75% heavier compared to OEM part. (1.4oz vs .8 oz) These combined features make the Lone Wolf Guide Rod Assembly the most durable, longest lasting system available today. Available as a highly polished version for only 10 more.

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  • Stainless Steel Processing & Fabrication - Ryerson

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  • Lone Wolf Generation 4 SS Guide Rod Complete

    2009-3-23 · The A&S warehouses are strategically located to provide prompt, professional delivery, so that you get just the metal you need, delivered when you need it, cut the way you need it. Whether you need aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass, or any number of other nonferrous metals, we have been the leader in the Gulf South since 1969. …

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