Segmented follower spring

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uhjohnson
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Segmented follower spring

Post by uhjohnson » Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:58 am

My follower came out of the magazine well like a Jack in a box and I do not know how to orient the spring to get it back together right the first time. I was surprised to see how it was put together with riveted segmented pieces.
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chas1949
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Re: Segmented follower spring

Post by chas1949 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:56 pm

Never saw one that was riveted. Very small spot welds on any I have seen.
Wisner's still has them for sale, $20.

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Phyrbird
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Re: Segmented follower spring

Post by Phyrbird » Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:47 pm

This is a standard "old" spring. Wide leaves to the back.
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Fred
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Re: Segmented follower spring

Post by Fred » Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:48 pm

Like said above, stack the spring with the un-riveted ends towards the rear of the magazine to reassemble.

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