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Old 03-24-2012, 07:36 PM   #1
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Default Drop in trigger for 1911?

Is there a kit or somehing? Links please.

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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.

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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?

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

Check here: http://www.brownells.com/.aspx/cid=0/k=1911+trigger/t=P/ksubmit=y/Products/All/search=1911_trigger

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

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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.

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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?

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

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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.

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

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