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    Hammer spring for Pietta

    I just received my Cimarron/Pietta Frontier, 45 Colt, 5 1/2".
    Would like to reduce trigger force eventually.
    The trigger spring itself seem light enough but the hammer is heavy.
    Will a reduced Wolf Colt spring fit with negligible modification?
    The trigger has a lot of creep with the hammer. I can live with that for now.
    Good news is that the hammer does not show any backward motion before releasing. So I guess that the angle of the hammer notch is okay.

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    Yes, the Wolff main spring will fit with minimal fitting.

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    If the hammer doesn’t ride back during trigger pull be sure not to change the angle on the cut in hammer. You can reduce the creep but I’d wait to see if it’s a shooter before you start making adjustments.

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    The S/N on my new gun is preceded by EO. Does that designate year of manufacture or whatever?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hmeier4799 View Post
    The S/N on my new gun is preceded by EO. Does that designate year of manufacture or whatever?
    No, the entire Pietta SA run has an E prefix.

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    I installed a Wolf/Colt main spring. Had to enlarge the screw hole for clearing the shoulder of the Cimarron screw.
    Also, the Cimarron screw is shorter than a Colt screw and had to deflect the lower end of the spring in order to engage the screw threads.
    Looks like the screw hole could have been drilled & tapped deeper.


 

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