A tale of 3 polymer triggers...

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  1. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    I was playing around this morning:

    1 - Glock G24 (Ti Striker, Ti safety plunger 3.5# connector and modified springs) 3lbs 9.3oz
    (no longer have the other Glocks.)
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    2 - XDm (w/Springer trigger kit and reduced power springs) 4lbs 0.2oz
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    3 - M&P 9 Pro (stock) - 4lbs 2.8oz
    M&P 9 Pro (Apex Sear) - 3lbs 5.2oz
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    Trigger Travel - Total travel - take-up - reset
    XDm (w/ Springer kit) .33" - .165" - .165"
    Glock (modified) .40" - .23" - .17"
    M&P 9 Pro (stock) .55" - .34" - .21"
    M&P 9 Pro (Apex) .55" - .385" - .165"

    Trigger feel
    1 - Glock (modified)
    2 - M&P 9 Pro (Stock)
    3 - XDm (Springer trigger kit)

    Considering what the cost of the gun and any additional parts added, I would place the M&P Pro at the top of the list for the best trigger out of the box polymer (of the 3 i have)

    YMMV.
     
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  2. Caladan

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    In case anyone's interested, here is what I got for a Glock 26, a regular XD (non-M version), and a regular M&P (non-Pro version), measured with an electronic scale. All pistols in stock configuration.

    G26: 5lbs. 14oz.
    M&P: 6lbs. 4oz.
    XD: 6lbs. 11oz.
     

  3. ipscshooter

    ipscshooter Mostly IDPA now

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    With the Ti parts, no reduced power striker spring, or reduced power safety plunger spring?
     
  4. Quack

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    Clipped the springs, so they are reduced.

    i might have used a reduced power striker and clipped a few coils off.
    the striker spring is due for replacement since on the last range visit i had a couple of FTF's
     
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  6. Quack

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    The M&P is a great pistol.

    However, the XDm is a polymer I really want. :)

    I may even try the 3.8 version.
     
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    The Steyr M's trigger simply outclasses every striker fired pistol I've fired to date(and I've tried almost ALL). You'll find that's something most Steyr owners agree on.:supergrin:
     
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    Yeah, I want one of those too. :embarassed:
     
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    I said the same thing about 6 months ago and I just scored my third a few days ago. Traded my last Glock..:embarassed:
     
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    I'm not a big polymer pistol fan, but there are a few I want.
     
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    This former Steyr M owner does not agree, for whatever that's worth.
     
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    This Steyr owner agrees.

    Obviously it's no 1911 SA trigger or anything. But it'll do.
     
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    just installed the Apex Tactical sear.

    Stock Trigger Travel - Total travel - take-up - reset - trigger weight
    M&P 9 Pro (stock) .55" - .34" - .21" - 4lbs 2.8oz
    M&P 9 Pro (Apex) .55" - .385" - .165" - 3lbs 5.2oz

    one thing that i prefer on the Glock trigger is the distinct "CLICK" and feel of the reset.
    the Stock Pro trigger had a slight click and the Apex has no click or feel. :(

    now to get to the range this weekend.
     
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