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I stripped the CM9 apart when a little trigger grit was aggravating my 'Type A' self. You know the type. It's ugly! The trigger bar was a mess. Well, it was sort of OK as a normal trigger bar, but you know what I'm driving at. I already had it apart at one time to clean things up when it was new (what, a week or two ago?) and even stoned things down here and there, but it wasn't enough for us anal types. This time I took the trigger bar to my old Corvette hot rod project shop, AKA garage, full of nasty powerful tools, and worked of that piece of stamped steel. Alot! Cause it needed alot! And "alot" isn't even a word! Moving on... The Dremel was my friend. I started with 220 grit, then 320 then 600 and finally got to the rouge. White. green, the the very fine red. Holy mother of God it was shiny and smooth! The secret was to polish any contact surface, of course, and the primary villain, the lower edge where the trigger bar spring slides while cycling the trigger. I just kept at it until it was smooth and super bright.

Three beers and unusual French cuss words later, the trigger, spacer spring, bar, doohicky, were back in place and I was ready to give her a whirl.

What a difference!

Talk about butter smooth! I can't detect the slightest tic or bump or anything other than a super slick pull on the trigger right through the break. Amazing. You know how you can usually pull the trigger back at a normal speed and it feels just fine, but at very slow creeping speeds you'll feel the bumps and grit and surges? Not now! Pulling the trigger back very very slowly and deliberately transmits zero feedback other than gliding along to the break. How impressive is that!

The circled area in the pic shows where the trigger bar spring rides while pulling the trigger. That's the area to focus your attention.

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Sounds like you're a guy of demanding anility. I'm the same why with some but not all of my interests. Haven't' taken mine down all the way but would like to and if I did I'd take the time to do what you did. My only concern would be overdoing it especially when I wouldn't know I was. I suppose I would look to see contact areas and work them to polish not necessarily remove metal.
 

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"Demanding anility"................is that a new word bob............I always thought you were a "discerning" type of guy !!
 

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I make up wouds quite a lot.
 
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Mine wasn't in terrible condition for stamped steel, however, running a fingernail across the area revealed nicks and bumps. I wouldn't be too concerned about removing metal. Even if surface hardened, there is not enough force coming from that small spring to cause any wear. The only 'draw'back is you'll want to pull that trigger for the next few hours while ohhing and awwing...
 

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Your'e not orgasmuming are you? Not allowed on the Forum unless it goes bang..................well you know what mean.
 

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Hey, If I can watch Vaginal Cream TV commercials whats wrong with what I said. Just askin.
 

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Nothing............it's where it could end up going.......
 

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Cleaning and caring for my firearms today is just like the days I spent cleaning and caring for my motorcycle and truck back in the 60s and 70s. For me, those times were an act of love and devotion. Thank God, my Wife understood. However, she did not like it when I flipped her over grabbed her shoulders and went V'room V'room. That was too much. :>)
 

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I've done the same, V'room. I remember working on my race bike and it was cold outside so with her blessing I bought it in the cleared out dining room and took it apart and reassembled over a week.
 

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Then suddenly... 'you know you're a ******* when' jokes popped into my head.
 

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I was wondering if the trigger bar was difficult to remove? I have polished the striker and internals to get smoother trigger pull and that is the only part left to polish. If there are instructions please do tell.
 

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Hey, If I can watch Vaginal Cream TV commercials whats wrong with what I said. Just askin.
huh? :huh:...you watch what bob?
 

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This is a follow up to a previous post that I explained watching this commerical and asked how would you like to be a teenager visiting your girl friends house with her parents and this commercial comes on? You missed it probably because your wifey doesn't want you on the forum that day.
 

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oh, well I've got something to say about that...oh wait, she's comin...
 

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ok, she's gone..whew:startle: Now bob, are you introducing vaginal cream on your gun-rail? (no euphemism intended):huh:
 
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twice if it's unethical ....:bi_polo:
 

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You know those injuneering types...always playing with something.
 
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