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Old 11-02-2013, 12:24 AM   #1
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I've decided that I LOVE my LC9. However, I want to make her the best she can be. So, I have ordered a few parts for it.

I just ordered the Galloway Precision 20 lbs recoil spring to replace the stock 16 lbs spring. I also ordered the stainless steel guide rod to replace the factory plastic one.

The installation was fairly straightforward and I look forward to taking her to the range to see how she operates.

I am poor, so I haven't been able to order everything I want yet, but I plan to soon. I will be ordering the RTK Trigger and the support parts from Galloway soon.

Other mods: Hogue Grip Sleeve.

That's it. I carry her 99% of the time in a Keyhole Holsters Kydex IWB. I like Keyhole Holsters because they are Veteran Owned and Made In America. I carry 50gr Civil Defense rounds by Liberty Ammo. I have a few other ammo choices at home, but I like these the best so far.



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Williams Fire Sights. Not Tritium (I wish), but the Fiber Optic sights damn near glow in the dark. I turned all the lights out and they were still bright. They amplified ANY ambient light such as the charge indicator light on the computer and the clock on the DVR. Leaps and bounds better than stock. And WAY better during the day!



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MoHawk: nice Sights! A def. Improvement over stock. No ext. 9 Rd. Mag yet? I have 2 now,...


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Bear with me as I am still learning.........you made the trigger pull heavier?

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I think I mentioned that I got 3 diff. Springs, and wound up putting in the Replacement #16...although my Smith pal said the orig. One is still good.

Winds: some folks like a heavier Trigger. I have a 4 Lb. Pull (in SA) on both My Taurus PT92 and my Beretta...
A heavier trigger is desired by some for SD/HD as an added safety...Ask Balota since he competes. I have not shot in a match of any sort since 1999(except for practice runs in Rimfire)..


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Ruger's 9 Rd. Ext. Mag for the LC9. Some notes on this. If you have small hands this may not be for you. My hands aren't Big by my standards, but I have thick fingers, so these work for me even better the the 7 rd. With pinky rest. As I mentioned somewhere else, do not SLAM these in hard. Too many time doing that causes your mag catch to loosen and the mag won't stay in. The springs on these are even Tighter then the 7's also. Load and unload them a few times and it gets better, to the point that I don't need A loader like I do with double stacks and hi-Caps...
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While I like the LC9, the stock trigger may be one of the worst I have ever pulled! Whats with the half-inch of travel before you start getting resistance anyway?!

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Big Byrd: mine was never "Slack" to begin with, maybe the one you tried was a Lemon, it happens. By and large, their CS is the best in the Biz. My LC9 is 2 years old in about 6 weeks, and is over 1500 rounds( anyone who says they don't practice with their "Carry Gun" my get a nasty surprise one day....)...


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Big Byrd: mine was never "Slack" to begin with, maybe the one you tried was a Lemon, it happens. By and large, their CS is the best in the Biz. My LC9 is 2 years old in about 6 weeks, and is over 1500 rounds( anyone who says they don't practice with their "Carry Gun" my get a nasty surprise one day....


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Interesting I just figured thats how it was made. I will have to pick up a few more and compare them I guess!
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If you weren't 1400+ miles away from me I'd tell you you could try mine.....I did change springs, but it's the same tension as the Orig. And I take my laser Lyte on and off as I please....


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