And cannot afford one!
I AM a learner, albeit a slow one. After shooting a friend’s Smith & Wesson J-Frame Monday last ( 🙂 ), I’m considering improving the trigger pull on mine.
You see, I generally prefer STOCK guns. When I had my Browning High Power, I purposely DID NOT REMOVE the magazine safety, as it was the way the gun was manufactured. (Yes, I know it improves trigger pull, yadda yadda…)
I’ve been carrying my S&W model 442 – electroless nickel for going on 22 years. With the stock trigger (15 pounds?). Because that’s the way it came. And I shoot ‘okay’ with her.
HOWEVER, my friend’s revolver had a trigger-job done on his. And the result was amazing. I inquired if he ever had a problem with lack-of-ignition. He replied in the negative.
As stated before, I cannot afford
an over-priced dilettante the services of a gunsmith.
Off to the Brownell’s website!
They have all manner of replacement spring kits for S&W J-Frames – including a Wilson version with one (7 1/2 pound?) mainspring and three choices of trigger return spring weight!
For under $10 !!!
And, while I’m not the most mechanically-adept (insert laughter here, Dave!) I do know how to remove the side plate and remove/replace springs.
My questions are – is this a good deal? Beneficial to the gun’s function? Are there other choices out there of similar cost that are better?
I figure minimally, I get to detail clean and lube the revolver and possibly improve function.
Inquiring minds want to know.
This just in – I gave in and ordered the Wilson kit yesterday! 😛