I has a Les Baer and need to put a short trigger in the gun.Also, I want about 1/2 lb. took off the trigger pull.A friend of mine said he could do this.Should I let him or send it to Les Bear? Thanks Ray
Yes you can have a short trigger put in your gun. If you have a local smith I would recommend you have him do the work. I might add with good quality parts its not a problem to set a trigger as light as two pounds. This light of trigger should be reserved for a competition gun only.
Regards,Bob Hunter. www.huntercustoms.com
Short, Medium, Long, or Extra Long... Narrow, Match, Wide... Smooth or Serrated, Solid, or Lightened... whatever you can imagine, whatever fits you best, you can have... That's the nice thing about the 1911's, they can be made to suit the individual.
I'd leave the trigger pull alone unless you or your friend really knows what they're doing, it's easy to screw up the leaf spring, and cause other problems, or an unsafe condition.
There seems to be a myth about voiding the warranty of Les Baer guns if someone else works on them. The last time I talked to the Les Baer people, they said it was not true. You only void the warranty on the part that a smith works on--if it's the trigger itself, no big deal.