How many pounds is your 1911 ccw trigger?

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  1. dbltap

    dbltap New Member

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    What do you have for a trigger pull on your 1911 concealed carry gun? This could get a bunch of different answers but it should show a pattern. My theory is the more experience the carrier the lighter the pull or is there a line you don't cross with a ccw rig.
  2. Orlandorealtor

    Orlandorealtor New Member

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    4-5 according to Kimber. I like the trigger pull it has!1
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    I like 4-5 lbs, which my Kimber is. On one occasion I used a friends gun in informal competition with a 3 lb pull and came to the conclusion that it was too light for me, I ended up shooting too soon in many cases.
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    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

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    I like a three pound pull. It took me several years to adapt but it was worth it.

    I have carried CCW for fifty years this year !!!!
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    4.5 pounds because its what I'm used to. I could handle 3 pounds or 6 pounds but it just doesn't feel right.
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    4lbs that breaks like glass with aboslutely no creep!!!
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    for the most part every gun i own that i can fix or adjust the trigger pull i stay at three pounds.the only exception is my tactical rifles are at one and a half to two. old semperfi
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    In a gun that you don't want to go off by accident, I feel 4 pounds is the lowest limit. For target My guns are set up for a 2 Lbs. but some something as critical as CCW, 4lbs, JMHO
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    3 for me. i can handle a little creep, absolutely hate overtravel and the trigger must break like a stick of glass..
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    3 pounds, and smooth as silk!
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    kimberstainless New Member

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    on my ccw kimber i have a 2.5 lbs pull and its great no force at all breathe on it and it goes off
  12. michael t

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    4lb is min I try to stay at 4 1/2 range
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    3 1/2 is fine for mine
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  15. Gordon Shumway

    Gordon Shumway New Member

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    I had a 4 double tap on the combat range and then upped it to 5.
  16. Gordon Shumway

    Gordon Shumway New Member

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    I had a 4 double tap under high adrenalin on the combat range and then upped it to 5.5

    Everybody thought it was a deliberate double as I hit within 3 inches.

    I'm talking for daily carry gun here, not paper punching. A little more trigger poundage is moot under stress at 15-20 feet.
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2010
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