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Why a flat trigger?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Quack, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    so people are always asking why i prefer flat triggers.
    my response is because of how my trigger finger wants to sit on the trigger. If i grip the gun with my support (left) hand to fire, it sits straight across the trigger as opposed to the angle that my strong (right) hand trigger finger wants to naturally go.

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  2. dakrat

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  3. bac1023

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    :rofl:
     
  4. Cerebrus

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    Anything that makes the trigger longer I am all for.. altho I would have to shoot one before I install one..
     
  5. Quack

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    the trigger isn't longer at all. a flat trigger is the same length as the shortest part of a long curved trigger.
     
  6. Quack

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    this is a long flat trigger

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  7. Quack

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    as opposed to the trigger that i have installed.

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  8. knedrgr

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    holy crap, Bac has a flat trigger? He's part of the COTEFT crew? :rofl:
     
  9. Cerebrus

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    aaand the long flat is what I would like
     
  10. Hokie1911

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    Not by choice. His EGW had it when he got it.
     
  11. bac1023

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    :rofl::rofl:
     
  12. Wade-19

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    Better question is "why not a flat trigger ?"
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  13. bac1023

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    Very true Paul.

    Its an E-Trigger that was ordered without the cut out. :)

    http://www.egw-guns.com/
     
  14. Hokie1911

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    How's that flat trigger working out for you?

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  15. bac1023

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    :shocked: :ack:

    That's nasty.
     
  16. Wade-19

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    Worked great while I had it. I have a build going now that will have a flat trigger on it.
     
  17. Hokie1911

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    My sentiments exactly...about flat triggers. :rofl:
     
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  19. nolt

    nolt DONT PANIC!

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    i know where you can get finger reductions done pretty cheap with no wait...
     
  20. Spiffums

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    It takes a real man to admit on line that he has a "short trigger" :whistling:




    I kid I kid.