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Old 11-17-2015, 12:16 PM
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Originally Posted by shmartin View Post
So my gun is only shooting around 350fps and i am looking to upgrade to make it shoot just under 400fps to meet Ohio outdoor regulations. I am curious about how can you define whats a good brand to select from. I mean its just a coiled piece of metal so can their really be that much a difference?
As Jonah pointed out, the added range you would get from that extra 50fps spring would be minimal. A better barrel and hop-up will definitely increase range, and if it's a good barrel it can add velocity as well.

To answer your question about the springs though: Yes, brand can matter. The type of alloy in the spring, the pitch of the spring, heat treating, and consistency can effect velocity, durability and a myriad of other things.

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