Pistolsmith

Go Back   Pistolsmith > Pistolsmith Forum > Workshop


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-10-2001, 07:02 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: WY
Posts: 579
I have Dane's Ignition system & some Wolfe's sear springs on order.

Where is the proper place to adjust the spring fingers? My Kuhnhausen books (unless I missed it) does not show it. :smile:

Thanks All! Mike
 
Remove Ads
Old 10-11-2001, 06:54 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 239
Here's what I do:
-hold spring between thumb and fingers in one hand. Thumb braces spring where cuts for 3 leaves ends.
-Use other hand on tips of springs and bend.

It's not a really critical operation. The spring will ultimately bend where it wants to, and will rebound back from most bending. A little goes a long way. Be sure to prep the tips of the fingers by polishing and beveling them at the points where they'll contact the sear and disconnector. Remember that your spring tension is what largely determines your pull weight, not the drop in components. Keep the sear and disconnector fingers at about the same weight.
 
Old 10-11-2001, 09:33 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: WY
Posts: 579
Thanks Hilton

Thats what I thought but just wanted confermation. I found the trigger article Jack W. wrote on Brownell's site.

Mike
 
Reply

  Pistolsmith > Pistolsmith Forum > Workshop


Search tags for this page
1911 sear adjustment
,

1911 sear spring adjustment

,
adjust 1911 sear spring
,
adjust sear spring 1911
,

adjusting 1911 sear spring

,
adjusting sear spring 1911
,
how to adjust 1911 sear spring
,
how to adjust a 1911 sear spring
,
sear spring adjustment 1911

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sear Spring Swamp M1911 Pistols 26 05-02-2010 06:34 AM
what to use to cut the sear spring slot? em Workshop 2 07-05-2005 09:23 PM
How to make a proper CC pistol belt. Beaver State Rich Holsters and Belts 12 04-13-2004 12:40 PM
Browning sear spring Austin Behlert Browning Pistols 10 02-23-2003 02:48 PM
Sear Spring Raven Para-Ordnance Pistols 2 01-18-2003 06:35 PM

Top Gun Sites Top Sites List


Powered by vBulletin 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1
Copyright © 1999-2012 Pistolsmith. All rights reserved.