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Kenney 03-24-2012 07:36 PM

Drop in trigger for 1911?
Is there a kit or somehing? Links please.

danf_fl 03-24-2012 10:58 PM

Most aftermarket triggers require minor fitting.

Those that are "drop-in" usually have too much play.

The key to installing a new trigger is to remove the same amount on top and bottom. A little file work, patience, and you could have a trigger for your firearm. Not one that fits every other firearm.

Kenney 03-24-2012 11:13 PM

Clearly I'm confused here. I meant the kind of trigger you find on just about every other kind of gun. I've replaced a straight pull trigger before on a Taurus. Do those have proper names?

danf_fl 03-25-2012 12:09 AM

A drop-in is normally a generic one-size-fits-all.

Check here:

Kenney 03-25-2012 12:36 AM

The kind of trigger that hangs down and pivots to fire.

danf_fl 03-25-2012 12:49 AM

The only one I can think of right off that has a pivoting trigger is the ParaOrdnance LDA.

There have been attempts in the past to change the straight pull to a pivotal on the 1911, but were dropped by the wayside.

orangello 03-25-2012 09:45 PM

Each to his/her/its own, but why would you want to do that to a functional 1911? I thought that was one of the big selling points of the design?

Kenney 03-25-2012 11:21 PM

It's kind of a personal preference. The straight pulls never sat well with me.

orangello 03-25-2012 11:28 PM

I hear that. Have you ever tried a CZ75b? Mine has a swinger trigger and is a fun range gun but probably a bit heavy for carry. You might end up liking it better than the 1911. :)

Kenney 03-25-2012 11:34 PM

Planning get a CZ 85 in 9mm. The on difference is 85s are lefty approved.

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