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after my first time to the range with my new to me python while cleaning it i was looking at the v spring and near the v there is a bend in the spring is this some thing someone did to make the action better or is this ok.i did look at the primer hits at the range and they looked ok to me,i did save the brass and i will take a look again.the gun dont have much stacking and the pull is not to light its about right but this is the first one that i have shot.its my range gun i keep my king cobra loaded for the house .i am thinking if this is bad i will keep shooting till i have to send it back.
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There is a bend in the Colt "vee" spring near the back.

Without seeing your spring, I can't say for sure it's in factory condition.

If the gun has reliable ignition, and everything functions properly, I'd say it's OK.
 

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As dfaris said,this is "normal". Earlier Colts(pre war at least and I think the 1950's) did NOT have this bend(its been too long a day to dig out Kuhnhausens book)and yet the newer replacements,with the bend work fine,in the older guns like a 1922 vintage .41 Colt Army Special I have. I was "told" that the bend was put in to make cocking easier and to prevent breaking as often as the older springs?? Bud
 

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thats good to hear that they come with a bend in them, yes its on the back near the bottom just before the v .i was thinking some one was fooling with the spring to make it lighter.i just look at my old brass and it looked ok.it was as deep as the brass used in the king cobra.thanks again.
 
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