Gritty trigger fix?


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hansolo
February 4, 2003, 12:51 AM
I just recently aquired a new S&W 9mm 910s. After my range session(today), I cleaned and lubed as usual. I was dry-firing with snap caps and noticed a slight "grittyness" to the double action pull that I hadn't noticed before. It could be crud in the action, as I shoot outdoors in the desert and any breeze could send particulates into a weapon. I use compressed air after cleaning to blast the crud out. Anybody have a "quick fix"? Thanks! Otherwise, I really am happy with this pistol.

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mete
February 5, 2003, 07:57 AM
Since you are in the desert - sand ( very abrasive ) and oil make lapping compound . Wears things quickly. You would do better with a solid lube and clean your gun carefully often.

Rob999
February 5, 2003, 09:50 PM
Hansolo, have a 910 as well. On the first hundred or so rounds, did you experience any light strikes?

While firing the first 100+ rounds, I had two light strikes and
a misfeed (but I think the misfeed was because of a new mag, I had three of them and one of them would not seat properly.... you actually had to slam it in to seat).

Regards

hansolo
February 7, 2003, 09:46 PM
Unlike my first 9mm(I won't name the brand -- too many CZ owners are overly sensitive!), I have had no malfunctions at all with the 910;strip, clean and lightly lube it after each session. The closest thing to a "problem" is, after loading a magazine, if I UNLOAD it, about 1/2 the time, the top round popped out of the mag....it doesn't affect loading; just happens if I hit the mag realease. I won't worry about it while breaking-in.

Hope yours sorts itself out!

Rob999
February 7, 2003, 11:42 PM
Han,

thanks. Thats happened to me too when I unloaded the mag in the middle of a string. Hopefully, it sorts itself out after the next 300 hundred rounds.

I was thinking to using lead loads as they're cheaper. Have you used these and any problems? Aside from lead build up?

Regards

hansolo
February 13, 2003, 11:27 PM
Rob999 -- Sorry I took awhile to get back to you -- and the answer is, NO; I haven't tried lead bullets......I don't reload and I have only used copper and copper/brass jacketed ammo. I must say, after almost two weeks and somewhere around 600 rounds, I am liking this 910 more&more! I have still not gotten used to the sight picture...I may consider upgrading to either an adjustable rear "target" sight, or, on the reccomendation of a fellow at the S&W Forum, look into the "light-gathering" front sight that is an option from S&W. Not that the sights are horrible, I just think they are Fair-Good and I need a little more help with my Over-50 eyes!

Steve

Rob999
February 14, 2003, 03:06 AM
Hello Han,

Thanks. I've got about 400 rounds through it now and things are looking up on the 910. No misfeeds after I replaced the recoil spring with a wolff spring. Same rating, probably a bum recoil spring.

I would agree with you on the sights. Can't get used to it either and am definitely going to change them if I can find some suitable replacements.

What kind of groups are you getting on the 910 from 25 yds?

:D

hansolo
February 16, 2003, 04:34 PM
Rob999

Most of my shooting is at steel plates, but the occasional paper target groups have improved as I become used to the sights:
the best I've done, so far, is approximately 2.5" to 3" at 20 yards
...Which, considering I was used to a CZ with a 3/4" longer barrel ain't too bad. I know the pistol(910)is fine...and better sights will help.

Regards, Steve
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