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Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by esoxhunter, Apr 17, 2008.

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  1. esoxhunter

    esoxhunter Well-Known Member

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    I just purchased a Winchester Model 50 trap. It is at least a 98% gun. (Even has the original Winchester recoil pad). My problem is that I shoot a release trigger and to use it for trap I would need to have it converted. I was wondering if I should try and buy another trigger group and have it converted. (This would keep the original trigger group in factory condition). However, I suppose finding a trigger for the Model 50 would be somewhat difficult to say the least. If I had someone convert the factory trigger to a release; can the trigger be converted back to a pull without too much difficulty? I have a Super X-1 trap and the Model 50 seems to be every bit as well made. Thanks. Ed
     
  2. miketmx

    miketmx Well-Known Member

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    I have a Model 50 and I had Phil Crenwelge do the modification to the trigger that prevents the gun from doubling. Phil is the best triggersmith that I know. I shoot a release trigger but my Model 50 is for the field and has a pull trigger.
     
  3. Hap MecTweaks

    Hap MecTweaks Well-Known Member

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    Ed, one of the guys here may have a release for your mod.50, hopefully? I'll look in my parts supply, I may have an extra pull trigger.

    Once you get the release installed, you're gonna love the way that gun crushes targets! First thing you'll probably notice, is a lack of felt recoil! I have B semis, 1100 and several mod. 50s. The 50s seem to all have less felt recoil! I think the heavy action rod inside the stock tube absorbs a lot of recoil in making these guns work so well. Keeping them timed properly is very important too! Good luck with your's. Hap
     
  4. esoxhunter

    esoxhunter Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Hap. I figured if I couldn't find an extra trigger; I would do like miketmx recommends. Phil Crenwelge was going to convert my Super X-1 trigger; but then I was lucky enough to find a release for it. The Model 50 is a very nice pointing gun. That's why I'd like to get it changed to a release, so I can shoot it. thanks. Ed
     
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    esoxhunter Well-Known Member

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    Got to have even more help. Would a Model 59 trigger interchange with the Model 50?? If it would I "might" have found a Model 59 trigger assembly that I could convert. Thanks. Ed
     
  6. Texas Ton

    Texas Ton TS Member

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    Yes, a 59 will interchange with a 50.

    A 50 trap is a nice shooter.
     
  7. Texas Ton

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    Oh, and the 59 trigger will be gold anodized, if that matters to you.
     
  8. esoxhunter

    esoxhunter Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the advice. I think I see if I can purchase the 59 trigger and see if Phil Crenwelge will convert it to a release. Ed
     
  9. Hap MecTweaks

    Hap MecTweaks Well-Known Member

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    Ed, sent U a PM. Hap
     
  10. esoxhunter

    esoxhunter Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Hap. Will look for it. I just communicated with Phil Crenwelge and he said he could convert the Model 50 trigger to a release. Ed
     
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