Well my PT145 has been down for almost 2 months now. Last time I went to the range was having light strike issues, and I noticed the slide wasn't sitting all the way forward. When even i pulled the trigger in second strike the slide seemed to move back. When I got home I took it apart and the recoil spring looks distorted and also weak. I called taurus promptly and ordered 2 new recoil springs, and a new grip for my model 94 revolver. The springs were and back order, but I recieved the grip in a few days. This was at least 6 weeks ago. I was gone on a deployment, when I got back I called taurus last week and after nearly a 50 min hold for customer service I was told the springs were still on back order with no ETA on the new parts. What are my options? I searched these forums and google, there dosen't seem to be many aftermarket recoil spring options for the pt145. I've owned the gun since August of 08 and it's ben a good weapon, but after getting a glock I just don't love the taurus like I used to. Not being able to use the gun isn't making me love it either. It's pretty much a 300$ paper weight. Anybody habe a spair I could buy I'll pay double taurus price and send you a new one when mine comes in.