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Shooting the 25-2

Post by orpheoet on Fri May 12, 2017 10:39 pm

I know there are a few 25-2 shooters on here. What am I missing here with that trigger! I find it very difficult to shoot double action with the wiiiiiide trigger. It's fantastic for single action....
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Re: Shooting the 25-2

Post by Jon Eulette on Fri May 12, 2017 11:24 pm

In my opinion a wide trigger is not your friend when shooting double action. Because of the amount of travel a double action requires to shoot it like that, there are too many opportunities to screw up the squeeze because the wide trigger makes too much contact on your finger.
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Re: Shooting the 25-2

Post by orpheoet on Fri May 12, 2017 11:37 pm

Jon Eulette wrote:In my opinion a wide trigger is not your friend when shooting double action. Because of the amount of travel a double action requires to shoot it like that, there are too many opportunities to screw up the squeeze because the wide trigger makes too much contact on your finger.
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I'm tending to agree with you on that! I actually tried to put a narrow serrated into the gun but unfortunately the trigger(from ebay) had been fiddled with and won't index the cylinder. I'll keep an eye out for another one. In the meantime I do love the wide trigger for single action.
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Re: Shooting the 25-2

Post by Jon Eulette on Fri May 12, 2017 11:45 pm

You might consider a smooth trigger Smile
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Re: Shooting the 25-2

Post by Jack H on Fri May 12, 2017 11:52 pm

I put in the .312 smoothe trigger for DA S&W Combat Masterpiece etc.. 

But for the 25-2 I only shoot SA
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Re: Shooting the 25-2

Post by LenV on Sat May 13, 2017 12:14 am

+1 on SA only.

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This was SA at Octobers Reeves match. 25-2. Pretty sure it was RF but I guess I didn't mark that down.


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Re: Shooting the 25-2

Post by orpheoet on Sat May 13, 2017 1:32 am

Was the pistol designed to be SA only for Bullseye? That wide hammer is fantastic. I think I could possibly pull off rapid fire SA on the 25-2.
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Re: Shooting the 25-2

Post by Wobbley on Sat May 13, 2017 2:31 am

The 3 "T's" (trigger, hammer, and grips) were sized to be used in either SA or DA mode.  But Jon is right in that the serrated trigger face doesn't work very well in DA.  S&W offered a smooth trigger face at least for the K series frames for PPC  and other combat disciplines.
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Re: Shooting the 25-2

Post by orpheoet on Sat May 13, 2017 9:48 am

My 14-1 came from a PPC shooter with the smooth medium width trigger. I prefer the narrow serrated but I'll try the triggers side by side as I have 2 14's. When I put the smooth trigger in I'll try moving the narrow serrated to the 25-2. Fun weekend ahead....
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Re: Shooting the 25-2

Post by orpheoet on Sat May 13, 2017 10:29 pm

This seems to have worked out great. Narrow serrated trigger in all 3 revolvers. The SA on the 25-2 is just over 3 lbs. I can certainly live with it.
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