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Fiddlin With Me Trigger

Discussion in 'Air Pistols' started by Nubble, Mar 16, 2018.

  1. Nubble

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    Well I've had my CP 1 nearly a week and enjoying it but I wasn't happy with the trigger.
    Following some good advice I decided to take it apart and polish a few things.
    First the trigger grub screw came out and turned round. I also removed the edge from the grub screw but really need a magnifying glass to do a better job!
    Next the sear plate/hammer latch pin. I started with wet n dry 80 and worked thru to 1200. Shiny!
    Then I removed the hammer and repeated at each end. Nearly as shiny!

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    Parts laid out prior to assembly…
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    It took me two goes because I forgot to locate the cocking bolt in with the hammer! Doh!

    I also decided to remove the rear open sight and relocate the red dot as far back as possible. This gives it a much better feel and balance. (And makes pellet loading a hell of a lot easier!!!)

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    I have adjusted most of the play/take up from the trigger with a fairly short pull but it is still a bit heavy for my liking. I plan on rounding the trigger grub screw at some point.

    Just wondering if anyone else has experimented with shorter/lighter springs??

    I can feel my aim wobbling with the pull just prior to release. Any more suggestions?

    Nubble
    :)
     
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    Nice job Nubble:thumb::)
     
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    Cheers Mikey. :)

    Reckon you need one!
     
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    There is a guy on Faceache, John (Jon?) Small who makes all sorts of bits and bobs for these. He does a small kit of trigger mods, bushes and the like and a lovely brass shoe that covers the trigger blade and makes it much more comfy to use.
    I've got one of these in .25, seriously thinking of having one in .177
     
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    Cheers Pete I shall have a look.
    Ta.
    :up:
     
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    His stuff is good and comes with full instructions. The replacement spring guide and trigger mod are an immediate must for a new CP1 as well as the trigger shoe. I fitted a set to my .25 the moment I got it. I also have a .177 CP1 with similar fittings but not from Jon. The .177 runs at about 4 ft/lb but in .22 or .25 they seem to push out more...I must chrono the .25 at some point!
     
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    I've been playing with the .25 since I've got it as the barrel was sh*te. It's almost at a usable point now, but I'm still not happy with the lead in. Needs more fettling or a new barrel!
    But the .177 multishot really appeals.. but not until next payday, spent far too much this month already!
     
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    Well done Nubbs :thumb:

    Ray
     
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    Thanks Ray.
    :)
     
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    Had a good search but not found anything yet......

    Any more help/info?
    PM if preferred
    Thanks.
     
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    Latest tweak to the trigger.

    I have replaced the original grub screw (left) with a stainless pointed and slightly longer grub screw (right).

    Definitely lightened things a tad and have now adjusted almost all of the creep out but still want it lighter.

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    M2 grub screw ?
     
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    M3 5mm long. 1.5mm hex head
    ;)
     
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    Thanks
     
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    No problem;) Hope you manage to get in touch with him.
     
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