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I think you’d be ok based on the fact that with Spank Hex hubs all 6 pawls are normally engaged simultaneously. In contrast, while I9 hubs also use 6 pawls, only one-half of the pawls (tooth offset) are actually engaged at any given moment. For this reason, Spank’s design is probably better in your situation.

I highly doubt you could generate enough torque, combined with an uneven distribution of force, to case failure of the remaining 5 pawls.

The purpose of the pawl spring is to push the pawl against the points of engagement on the driver. While the one pawl won’t reliably engage against the free hub body, it will not have any impact on the ability of the free hub to function.
 

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Go to hardware store and find a similar spring for now?
Or maybe a piece of the spring from a clicky ballpoint pen? Or the spring from under one of the detente balls of your forks compression knob?
 
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