Long story warning: a few year ago this J frame 342 was stolen out of my wife’s vehicle. I have some friends in the local sheriffs office, turns out not 24 hours later they were caught with a bunch of stolen weapons (They even had audacity to film a “rap video” with all of them including this...
I wouldn't call this a trigger job --as it started out as a trigger swap -- but I did polish the bows with 800 grit Scotchbrite and then finished the sides and rear of the trigger bow in Flitz, it was like polished glass. Then I addressed the part of the disconnector the rests on the rear of the...
Anybody know any smiths without long wait times that’d do:
Fit thumb safety & slidestop
Replace sights (existing Novak sight cuts)
Change grip bushings
Probably doesn’t matter but gun is Colt Wiley Colt Govt.
I have a question for those folks more experienced than I.
I have two Colt 1911s that had trigger jobs done by a professional gunsmith 4-5 years ago. The trigger pull used to be a crisp 3 lbs. I noticed recently that the trigger pull has increased to around 5-5.5 lbs. These guns have had a...
I have been working on my Ed Brown trigger for over 4 hours today trying to determine why I am getting hammer follow to the half cock notch.
I have been doing trigger work on 1911's for over 20 years and never had this problem . The darn thing would even follow when I had the trigger pull at...