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Old 04-16-2013, 01:28 PM   #11
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Are you sure that the pin is not broken?

Contact Kel-Tek. Ask about warranty.

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Kel-Tec has the P11 firing pin in stock. $2.50 and free shipping. Order 3 of them IMO

http://www.keltecweapons.com/product/p11-170-firing-pin/

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That looks almost exactly like mine. I dont even have the fine divot like yours though. Its almost flat across. I snipped a few coils off the FP spring to make sure it hits. But it leaves a wider pit. I'll try to post a pic myself. It sounds like I a new pin would do the trick. I lightened my trigger to 7lbs however, so I may still have to trim the spring, but not as much. Fa35, you have already been more help than the guys on KTOG.

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Kel-Tec has the P11 firing pin in stock. $2.50 and free shipping. Order 3 of them IMO

http://www.keltecweapons.com/product/p11-170-firing-pin/
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The left one is how it looked after I first bought it used. The second one was after I shortened the FP spring. Its hard to see, but about half of the whole primer is dented in because my FP is so blunt.

BTW, Kel Tec was out out of the pins when I looked last week, but I will for sure keep my eyes peeled and order a few spares. Thanks a bunch!!

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I snipped a few coils off the FP spring to make sure it hits. ...I lightened my trigger to 7lbs however, so I may still have to trim the spring, but not as much. Fa35, you have already been more help than the guys on KTOG.
"Snipping" springs is not a recommended fix.

That could create more problems.

On the small handgun like the P3AT, getting a "Trigger tune" job is better.

One safety function is the heavy trigger pull. It requires a deliberate pull to fire. Lightening the trigger pull could set up unintended discharge.
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The left one is how it looked after I first bought it used. The second one was after I shortened the FP spring. Its hard to see, but about half of the whole primer is dented in because my FP is so blunt.

BTW, Kel Tec was out out of the pins when I looked last week, but I will for sure keep my eyes peeled and order a few spares. Thanks a bunch!!
WHY did you shorten the FP spring?
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It was suggested to me that the pin may be struggling to hit the primer. Some other sites mentioned shortening it. Obviously I know why it wasn't hitting now. I emailed KT since they were out of stock and they said they'd find me a new pin, spring, and screw.

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It was suggested to me that the pin may be struggling to hit the primer. Some other sites mentioned shortening it. Obviously I know why it wasn't hitting now. I emailed KT since they were out of stock and they said they'd find me a new pin, spring, and screw.
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Don't take this personally, but fa35jsf was the only that could tell me if there was something wrong with my firing pin. Everyone else, including you would have led me to the wrong conclusion. The opinions and perspectives of the members on this forum aren't exactly a reliable source of info, but there is a tidbit of good information every now and then.
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