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SMITH & WESSON MODEL 41

Post by miguel.medina.98478672 on Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:10 pm

DOSE ANYBODY WHEN YOU BUY A NEW MODEL 41, HOW MANY POUNDS THE TRIGGER IS? I WOULD LIKE TO TAKE DOWN TO 3-POUNDS, CAN THIS BE DONE?

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Re: SMITH & WESSON MODEL 41

Post by STEVE SAMELAK on Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:20 pm

did a bing search "model 41 trigger", there is a link to model 41 on gun talk
the detailed instructions are there & easy to do.
I thought there was a link buried in this forum as well

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Re: SMITH & WESSON MODEL 41

Post by orpheoet on Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:33 pm

http://guntalk-online.com/Model41maintenance.htm#trigadjust

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Re: SMITH & WESSON MODEL 41

Post by rich.tullo on Mon Nov 23, 2015 5:03 pm

Step 1 Don't touch the gun 

Step 2 Send to KC Crawford for a trigger Job 

Step 3 Enjoy

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Re: SMITH & WESSON MODEL 41

Post by orpheoet on Mon Nov 23, 2015 6:53 pm

I tried to tap that pin out but ended up deciding to not risk getting in too deep. There's tons of info and videos about working on Ruger MKs but not much on the 41. Finding a gunsmith that's familiar with the 41 in my area is shockingly difficult. To date I've found none. I decided to just get used to the slightly heavier trigger pull.....

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Re: SMITH & WESSON MODEL 41

Post by STEVE SAMELAK on Mon Nov 23, 2015 9:40 pm

If you click on the individual photos it becomes clear that they kinda sorta intended for that pin to be messed with.
I can appreciate that some are more adverse to taking a hammer & punch to there babies than others.
When in doubt call in the expert

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Re: SMITH & WESSON MODEL 41

Post by JayhawkNavy02 on Tue Nov 24, 2015 12:13 am

orpheoet wrote:I tried to tap that pin out but ended up deciding to not risk getting in too deep. There's tons of info and videos about working on Ruger MKs but not much on the 41. Finding a gunsmith that's familiar with the 41 in my area is shockingly difficult. To date I've found none. I decided to just get used to the slightly heavier trigger pull.....
 
The absolute coolest 22 pistol I've ever seen was a M41 Jerry Keefer did for another gentleman I shot with in VA.  Pretty incredible.  I didn't know it was a M41 for about 6 months.


Now Jerry's retired and enjoying life, which he deserves after 2 careers of public service and dealing with schmucks like us I guess.  He's a mechanical genius.  His lawnmower puts my car to shame.

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Re: SMITH & WESSON MODEL 41

Post by Jerry Keefer on Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:18 am

JayhawkNavy02 wrote:
orpheoet wrote:IThe absolute coolest 22 pistol I've ever seen was a M41 Jerry Keefer did for another gentleman I shot with in VA.  Pretty incredible.  I didn't know it was a M41 for about 6 months.
Now Jerry's retired and enjoying life, which he deserves after 2 careers of public service and dealing with schmucks like us I guess.  He's a mechanical genius.  His lawnmower puts my car to shame.

Thank you very much...I am still in the shop every day working on all that experimental stuff I enjoy...Some new barrels in the works..One upper lug only 1911 & 52 barrels may be in the future...Shooting them every day... Never over look Douglas products... I have had some pleasing results with Douglas barrel blanks..Great people to deal with also..The quality and tolerances on this barrel is about the best I have ever seen..

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Re: SMITH & WESSON MODEL 41

Post by rich.tullo on Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:49 am

JayhawkNavy02 wrote:
orpheoet wrote:I tried to tap that pin out but ended up deciding to not risk getting in too deep. There's tons of info and videos about working on Ruger MKs but not much on the 41. Finding a gunsmith that's familiar with the 41 in my area is shockingly difficult. To date I've found none. I decided to just get used to the slightly heavier trigger pull.....
 
The absolute coolest 22 pistol I've ever seen was a M41 Jerry Keefer did for another gentleman I shot with in VA.  Pretty incredible.  I didn't know it was a M41 for about 6 months.


Now Jerry's retired and enjoying life, which he deserves after 2 careers of public service and dealing with schmucks like us I guess.  He's a mechanical genius.  His lawnmower puts my car to shame.
Jon Eulette......Don't know how good he is with M41 but he has a great reputation and he is in California.

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Re: SMITH & WESSON MODEL 41

Post by JayhawkNavy02 on Tue Nov 24, 2015 1:49 pm

Jerry Keefer wrote:
Thank you very much...I am still in the shop every day working on all that experimental stuff I enjoy...Some new barrels in the works..One upper lug only 1911 & 52 barrels may be in the future...Shooting them every day... Never over look Douglas products... I have had some pleasing results with Douglas barrel blanks..Great people to deal with also..The quality and tolerances on this barrel is about the best I have ever seen..

If you and Dave say Douglas is a fine product I'm sure it is.

Let Joe know if he ever wants to sell that M41...let me know Wink


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Re: SMITH & WESSON MODEL 41

Post by Jon Eulette on Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:19 pm

I don't work on 41's. Don't have the time. KC Crawford is my go to guy for the 41.
Jon

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