Well I gutted my bodyguard and went through it with a fine tooth comb. While it is not the first time I've dealt with one, it is the first time I have really gone through it. It is a relatively well built, although roughly manufactured firearm. It makes me wonder if S&W is focused on production numbers rather than quality. Of course the number one issue with the BG is the trigger pull. I can tell you there is no easy fix. After a polish job which did remove some of the grittyness, I tried a series of springs that I had kicking around from other trigger jobs. While they greatly improved the trigger pull weight they all resulted in light strikes. The length of pull could be improved by remanufacturing the trigger bar changing the angle on it to cause it to disconnect sooner. Aside from this all the people out there that have been on the search for an easy fix are essentially sol.