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Old 02-01-2013, 05:44 PM   #11
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Be careful with setting the set screw. If it has the series 80 setup, you can cause more problems.
The adjustable trigger adjusts overtravel only.
The series 80 setup uses that overtravel to work the firing pin plunger.
Setting the set screw incorrectly can cause the plunger to get "nicks" from the firing pin and can create a "no-fire" situation when you need it most.
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Every 1911 I've fired has had some play in the trigger.

I could see this being unusual to a DA pivot trigger shooter.



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Be careful with setting the set screw. If it has the series 80 setup, you can cause more problems.
The adjustable trigger adjusts overtravel only.
The series 80 setup uses that overtravel to work the firing pin plunger.
Setting the set screw incorrectly can cause the plunger to get "nicks" from the firing pin and can create a "no-fire" situation when you need it most.
according to the owners manual mine came with, the R1 uses a Series 80 style system.

most 1911's do have some amount of play in the trigger, just due to it's design.

but to be on the safe side, you might have a competent gunsmith check it out to make sure it's not an excessive amount of play in it. if it does, send it back to Remington for warranty repair.
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...and on a POSSITIVE note...you're no longer a FAN BOY...

Now, just drop GLOCK from your screen name and it will be official.

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oh yeah, BTW, we do need pictures! you know we,really need our pictures!

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Now, just drop GLOCK from your screen name and it will be official.

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You said drop a GLOCK in here, OK!!!
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Check the sear spring to see if it is bent, that could explain any wiggle back and forth

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Check the sear spring to see if it is bent, that could explain any wiggle back and forth
how many 1911's have you disassembled? just curious. and how many 1911's have you owned? again just curious as to your level of experiance with 1911's. inquiring minds would like to know.
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I forgot to mention it is not brand new. It was used. There's barely any wear on it at all. I don't know how warranty's work with used firearms. And I don't know squat about 1911's.

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It doesn't mess with the function at all just makes it feel cheap. Ill post pics of it tomarrow when I get a chance also.



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