The Rocker Trigger? Obsolete??

Discussion in 'Semi-Auto Handguns' started by Dillinger, May 14, 2011.

  1. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    100 Years of Military Service.

    Over 110 years in production.

    The 1911 has had the same trigger. Linear in fashion. It pulls straight back, it does not rock, and it's recently come back into fashion.

    Having shot about 50-60% of the pistols out there, and dry fired a ton of pistols at several SHOT shows, I still love me a 1911 after having my eyes forced opened by a shooter who to this day I still respect.

    Custom AR triggers have adopted the styling in recent years.

    So. I ask you. 100 Plus years later.

    Is there a better trigger than the straight pull 1911 style trigger?

    Why are there not more pistols with a straight pull trigger?? Patents? Would you not pay the licensing fees if, say, you were Springfield and wanted to dominate the polymer market???

    Regardless of pull weight, I think the 1911 trigger is superior to everything out there based on experience.

    But I am curious to as your thoughts.

    Discuss.


    JD
     
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  2. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    While others have had the straight pull back design (i.e. SIG P210), most have found that the rocker is easier to incorporate into manufacture.

    If the straight back is so good, can you name a rifle that has one?

    (I also prefer straight back over a rocker.)
     

  3. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    Haaaaaaaaaaavvvvvvvvvvvvvveeeeeeeeeeeeee you met Black Talon?

    His dad designed the lightest .50 caliber on the market today AND fits the criteria.

    http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f18/leader-50-bmg-39038/

    How do you prefer your crow? Lightly salted, braised or on skewers? :D

    JD (in Houston)
     
  4. orangello

    orangello New Member

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    Doesn't the Tokarev TT-33 have the same style trigger mechanism?
     
  5. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    Enjoy your "vacation". And I like my crow in a rose wine sauce, with mushrooms saute'ed in EEVO. And a little bacon on the side.

    Really, it was a test of your firearm knowledge, and you aced it. :)
     
  6. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    LMFAO! I gave you thumbs up on that one. :D

    This is no vacation. Ten hours in a room with 22 other dudes and 2 "unbeautiful" females, you know like a party at Shotgun Shooters place, getting brainwashed is hardly a good time in my book.

    2 hours of homework tonight and repeat tomorrow.

    JD (in Houston)
    getting
     
  7. mesinge2

    mesinge2 New Member

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    I could not agree more. I actually wish there was a way to convert my Beretta 92 and XDms to the 1911 style trigger.
     
  8. therewolf

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    I prefer the SA action of the 1911 to my DA pistols, like the 92s.

    IMO it's smoother, and a lot more predictable.

    I haven't fired a large percentage of the guns out there,

    and I probably never will, however.
     
  9. cpttango30

    cpttango30 New Member

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    1911 trigger smigger. Everyone knows the glock safe action trigger is the safest and best trigger in the world.
     
  10. IGETEVEN

    IGETEVEN New Member

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    SA trigger of the 1911 means less kinetic movement to engage, relating to the finger/trigger pull, thus resulting in quicker acquired and retained muscle memory, therefore, benefiting the aim point and better control of the gun, hence, better overall shooting accuracy. :cool: