Can you weaken the loading gate spring on a Ruger Blackhawk and if not are new weaker spring available
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I polished the portion of the gate that rode on the spring and things smoothed out. I don’t know about changing the spring.
No, weaker springs are not available. But as delmarskid says it can be lightened with a little polishing.
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Ruger has disassembly/reassembly video's on you-tube. If they are still there.
Use a hard Arkansas stone on the spring. Be careful not to change the angle.
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