mini-14 recoil spring

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by LCR-lover, May 24, 2013.

  1. LCR-lover

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    I called Ruger today to get a new recoil spring for my mini,it is a 181 series that i got in 1979 and they said that it uses the same spring as the new ones My new 582 series spring is 1/2 inch shorter than the 181 series. Does anyone know what is going on here? Your help will be appreciated.