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I took the stocks off my recently acquired 22 cal OMM and found a folded wad of paper wedged in bottom of the V spring within the grip frame. It definitely was purposely placed there to, I assume, improve the action in some way. What effect would this have on the Colt OMM action? I hesitate to remove it, not knowing exactly why a previous owner put there.
 

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Such tricks were to soften the mainspring tension for a lighter hammer fall and easier cocking. You find pieces of leather placed under the mainspring of a Single Action Army for the same purpose.

Some folks would remove the mainspring and flex it around a wooden dowel for the same reason.

Bob Wright
 
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