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Trigger pull...how many #'s

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by droptine, Aug 22, 2008.

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  1. droptine

    droptine TS Member

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    Just wondering how many pounds pull you like your trigger set at.
     
  2. daydreamer1

    daydreamer1 TS Member

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    my k 32 set at 3 lbs. and i think it is just fine.
     
  3. zzt

    zzt Well-Known Member

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    Mine all used to be set at 3.5 lbs. They tend to lighten after time, and that caused me to worry and flinch. On the recommendation of Phil Kiner I had Kerry Allor make them 4.5 lbs bottom and 4.75 lbs top. I just love it that way, and all worries and the trigger flinch are gone. I worried it would be too heavy, but it took exactly 1 pull to get used to it.
     
  4. ramorton

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    4.75#. No need for a release if you do this. I spoke with Britt Robinson about flinching, and this was his recommendation. Also, many times when you do not see the target exit the house, you have your gun to high. I am one-eyed and left handed so I am down below the lip of the trap house. Tried this with heavier trigger pull, works like a champ. You will never miss seeing the target. More upward movement,but makes no difference if you see the target. You will break the target faster when seen earlier. Hope this helps, Roy
     
  5. Old Cowboy

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    4 lbs

    John C. Saubak
     
  6. CalvinMD

    CalvinMD Well-Known Member

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    Mine are all a crisp 4-4.5ibs
     
  7. Fritzboy

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    My release set by Chris Maest is 4.5,2.5 Perfect
     
  8. Quack Shot

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    3.5 to 5.5. It makes more of a difference to me how good the trigger break is than the weight of pull. At least that's the way I see it. A creepy and inconsistent pull at any weight is bad news for me. Clean and crisp at between 4.0 - 5.0 pounds is the target.
     
  9. phirel

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    I agree with Quack Shot. If anyone is beginning to have a flinching problem, a slightly heaver trigger pull can be at least a temporary cure and it might replace the need for a release trigger for many years.

    I frequently carry a trigger scale with me to shoots. I will be shooting Middletown OH Sept. 21-27 and would be very happy if 30 shooters asked to borrow my trigger scale.

    Pat Ireland
     
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