La101 trigger honing

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La101 trigger honing

Post by Mitch@Ripley » 10 Nov 2017, 8:22 pm

Hey guys, tomorrow I am looking at honing my La101 trigger for use in benchrest and silhouette (not hunting). Any advice? I have already changed the springs, I would just like to make the trigger a little lighter as well as a crisper break, a full method would be great but I have a pretty good idea already.
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Re: La101 trigger honing

Post by Mitch@Ripley » 10 Nov 2017, 8:27 pm

Oh yeah, I have a brand new "EZE-LAP" super fine (I believe it is 1200 grit, possibly 1800, I am checking now) as well as a brand new "CRAFTRIGHT" drill press vice.
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Re: La101 trigger honing

Post by AZZA'S HJ47 » 10 Nov 2017, 8:46 pm

Tried the spring kit from delta force tactical that makes a huge diffrence when you also polish everthing.
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Re: La101 trigger honing

Post by Wm.Traynor » 11 Nov 2017, 10:13 am

Fwiw Mitch, I discovered that there is an American tool that holds your trigger parts in precise alignment, for honing. I was put off by the price; over $US100. Will look it up if you are interested.
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Post by Mitch@Ripley » 12 Nov 2017, 7:04 am

Thanks but she's all done now.

I used the drill press vice and that worked great.
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Post by Xerox » 13 Nov 2017, 12:41 pm

Wm.Traynor wrote:Fwiw Mitch, I discovered that there is an American tool that holds your trigger parts in precise alignment, for honing. I was put off by the price; over $US100. Will look it up if you are interested.


More than the cost of the trigger :|
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Post by Wm.Traynor » 13 Nov 2017, 2:34 pm

Xerox wrote:More than the cost of the trigger :|


Yes.

You could take it to a 'smith for that money.
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Re: La101 trigger honing

Post by franc » 16 Nov 2017, 8:54 am

Mitch@Ripley wrote:Thanks but she's all done now.

I used the drill press vice and that worked great.


What did you follow to do it in the end?

Find a good how-to on it or did you just give it a crack?
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Re: La101 trigger honing

Post by Mitch@Ripley » 16 Nov 2017, 9:24 am

Gave it a crack myself, talked to a few fellow benchrest shooters and they gave a heap of advice
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Post by franc » 17 Nov 2017, 1:47 pm

Good stuff :thumbsup:
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