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Ranger357
03-28-2010, 18:39
My 21sf and Gen IV G-22 (Which is basically an SF model), both have heavier trigger pulls than my other Glocks. The Gen 4 is actaully very dissapointing to me measuring an average of over 6.5# on purchase (no NY connector or spring) and still 5.5# and not real sweet with a 3.5 connector installed and light polish. All of my other Glocks that have a had a little fluff and buff and 3.5/4.5 connector are in the 4.5# range.

Is there something about the Gen4/SF internals that keep the trigger pulls from being as light as the other models, or just bad luck of the draw on my part both times?

JR
03-28-2010, 20:32
There sure is! The new style trigger bars feature more "kick up" on the cruciform. This gives them a full 100%+ engagement in the striker leg. More engagement translate to more trigger pull.

Ranger357
03-29-2010, 17:48
Thanks JR, well at least it was not just me.

Anything to be done about it for a home spring changer such as myself, Guru such as yourself? or just the nature of the design that those guns will always need to have a bit heavier trigger pull.

JR
03-30-2010, 10:41
Try changing out the following springs:

Trigger spring http://www.lonewolfdist.com/Detail.aspx?PROD=1389
Striker spring http://www.lonewolfdist.com/Detail.aspx?PROD=1386

Ranger357
03-30-2010, 17:23
Thanks!