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cowboy action

dodgeman69dodgeman69 Member Posts: 7 ✭✭
I have a uberti 45 long colt pistol and was wondering how I could get a lighter trigger pull and lightened springs like the cimarron Eivl Roy pistol.


  • dodgeman69dodgeman69 Member Posts: 7 ✭✭
    edited November -1
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  • 44caliberkid44caliberkid Member Posts: 925 ✭✭
    edited November -1
    You can get a lighter main spring from Wolff, which will help a lot. There is also a piano wire trigger/ bolt spring, which I've never tried, but many people say not to use them. Someone else may have a better experiance.
    American Western Arms makes a coil main spring conversion for Uberti's that I have in my AWA Ultimate 1873, and it is very nice and smooth.
  • Winston BodeWinston Bode Member Posts: 1,628 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    You can modify the mainspring by thinning it near the narrow end but do it a little at a time and try the revolver often to make sure your are getting a reliable hammer strike that will fire the cartridge every time.

    Changing out the trigger return spring can cause the revolver to jump time so somethimes that is a crap shoot.

  • Chain BlueChain Blue Member Posts: 1 ✭✭
    edited November -1

    you may need to do some very light tuning of the main spring depending on the primers you want to use.
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