Same here--why? HV is almost always less accurate. Also, even if you use a stronger spring, then the slide is just going to rebound back to the breach face with that much more force, so you will now be beating up the face of the slide and the barrel breach face Simply put, the extra energy has to go somewhere! This will put more stress on those areas, lead to peening over of the left side of the barrel breach and put more stress on the takedown mechanism (button or lever style)too.
Hi John, I have two sport kings , a 1953 model and a 1981 model. I have been told High-velocity ammo could damage these pistol and I could install stronger recoil springs and shoot High-velocity with ... more
Hello Steve, Wolff makes higher force springs for your 1981 pistol. They do not make one for the 1953 model. Perhaps one could be adapted. Personally, I see absolutely no benefit to beating these... more
I'm not the expert Jaybar is who frequents here is, but I've done a fair share of working on @ 8 HS of various models over the last few years. To my mind they should and do function just fine on SV... more
First thing I do is make sure the ammo drops in the barrel as advised in this forum. I keep gun well cleaned and lubed. My first problem was high feed, I adjusted mag as advised, and it got much... more
You might still have multiple small problems; If cartridges are still feeding high that would normally mean you still need to close up the mag lips a few thou. Also make sure the rim is sliding... more