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Old 12-21-2010, 10:52 AM
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Still using the stock plastic trigger?

How many have went aftermarket with your STI trigger?
It's been 1 day with my plastic trigger and I'm not overwhelmed.
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Old 12-21-2010, 11:38 AM
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First thing I changed. I HATE the STI polymer trigger.

They may be good for a game gun with a sub 2# trigger, (low mass=less trigger bounce), but I can't stand them. It just feels cheap to me.
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Old 12-21-2010, 11:38 AM
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A lot of custom smiths use STI's polymer trigger because of it's low weight. Personally, I prefer SV's short flat aluminum trigger.
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Old 12-21-2010, 11:46 AM
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The STI trigger might be plastic, but it is excellent quality.

I use them or SVs with sort-flat-top curved.
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Old 12-21-2010, 12:51 PM
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That was the first thing I had changed out. Went with a Wilson Combat 3 hole. The STI might be a great trigger, but just could not get past the looks.
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Old 12-21-2010, 01:03 PM
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I didn't buy an STI for it's looks. That's what Browns are for.

I bought mine for gun games. I had a trigger job done with the original trigger. It's been great for the 16K+ I shot out of it this year.
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Old 12-21-2010, 01:27 PM
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Hello: I like the STI short trigger. Some of my pistols have the SVI trigger bow with a short flat insert. I have large hands but still like the short trigger for speed/accuracy. If you just like a trigger for it's looks then go ahead and change it. Make sure you get one with a overtravel screw and a tab on the bow to adjust the pretravel. Thanks, Eric
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Old 12-21-2010, 08:55 PM
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I put the plastic trigger on all the 1911's I've got, and love it.

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Old 12-21-2010, 09:56 PM
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If anyone wants the trade there STI factory short trigger I have a wilson combat 3 hole I'll trade....Iv'e been looking at putting one in a project I'm working on.
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Old 12-22-2010, 08:45 AM
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My first sti plastic trigger came in a double stack. I liked it so much, I bought some for single stacks.
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Old 12-22-2010, 09:37 AM
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but just could not get past the looks.
Now that I think about it, STI triggers might make my butt look big.

Looks? Really?
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Old 12-22-2010, 09:43 AM
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Thank you all for the input. Will keep it to save a bit of weight and money since it is a pure game gun and I don't want to go over the mass limit and the coin will go toward good mags.
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Old 12-22-2010, 03:52 PM
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The plastic trigger weighs very little, thus allowing for a very light trigger pull without fear of rebounce and resulting hammer follow through. That is what they exist for. Looks and total weight of the gun have nothing to do with it.
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Old 12-22-2010, 05:45 PM
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To be honest when I picked up my Spartan and saw the plastic trigger I thought it was to help keep the cost down, didn't know to much about STI before that. After reading the reasons behind that trigger I feel so much better, I was gonna replace it eventually because of my ignorance of the reasoning behind it. You learn something new everyday, now I have no plans on changing it. Thanks guys
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Old 12-23-2010, 01:58 AM
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I put the plastic trigger on all the 1911's I've got, and love it.

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Old 12-23-2010, 11:12 PM
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Now that I think about it, STI triggers might make my butt look big.

Looks? Really?

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Old 12-24-2010, 01:27 AM
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since we're on the subject of triggers, does this trigger bow and insert work in the spartan?

http://www.sviguns.com/1101.php?indx=5
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Old 12-26-2010, 11:27 PM
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My two Spartan triggers are very close in design and material to the one on my Clackamas Kimber. I like them enough to use them on all of my shooting guns.

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Old 12-27-2010, 03:40 PM
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The SV trig will work on the Spartan. Im my experience SV's trigger will need a little fitting. That being said I love their triggers.
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