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Citori Trigger Slack

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by paul7177, Jun 11, 2012.

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  1. paul7177

    paul7177 Member

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    My Citori and others I have handled all have trigger slack. Is this slack needed for the inertia trigger to operate or can it be eliminated? Thanks.
     
  2. pufftarget

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    It can be minimized but must have some for the inertia block mechanism to slide under the sears. Also, the way the triggers are configured the clearance decreases w/ wear and can eventually cause the trigger not to engage and clearance will have to be put back in.

    Chuck
     
  3. Dr.Longshot

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    If you take the stock off and look at the trigger slack and where it is at, take a small flat Diamond File and take some mat'l off a little at a time to get it to a minimum, thats all, it will have to be increased after shooting a few thousand rounds so inertia block will slide under the sears.


    Gary Bryant
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  4. Unknown1

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    <blockquote><I>"...take a small flat Diamond File and take some mat'l off a little at a time..."</I></blockquote>The only people who should be attacking trigger assemblies with files are those who have been specially trained and are experienced at doing so.

    Suggesting otherwise is foolish and irresponsible!

    Keller
     
  5. skeet_man

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    There is nothing to "file" to take the slack out of a Citori trigger. You'd actually have to ADD material to either the sears or the inertia block to take the slack out.
     
  6. luvtrapguns

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    I have a Ljutic Pro-3 that has absolutely no slack (not possible to have slack with this trigger design). Recently I purchased a very nice Citori XT. Some slack but not a lot. Just enough to cause me to think about it after shooting the Ljutic. Needless to say I would rather put ALL my concentration into breaking the bird instead of thinking about the trigger.

    Doug Braker, GunDr on this site, has done a trigger job for me on an older Citori. Excellent workmanship at very reasonable price.

    Marc
     
  7. pufftarget

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    Skeetman is right, material must be added to take up the slack. And I could be wrong but the way I see a Perazzi trigger there is some minimal slack to allow the inertia block mechanism to engage the sears but you pay for the minimum takeup in price over a Citori.

    Chuck
     
  8. jeffprigge

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    send it to Pylinski gunsmith , its worth every dime to get the slack out of trigger fixed
     
  9. Unknown1

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    Pylinski did the triggers on 2 of my XTs... took them from 6+ lbs to 3 lbs... they break like snapping a glass rod!

    Keller
     
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