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Posted: 8/23/2005 6:53:44 AM EDT
I bought a used 4" RIA last year and a few onths ago I cut the frame and put a CMP beavertail and a nowlin commander hammer on it. The grip safety fits fine and the trigger engages the sear well. I function checked everything as I went, but when I put the safety back in, I cannot get the hammer to fall no matter what.

any ideas?
Link Posted: 8/23/2005 8:22:59 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/23/2005 8:24:05 AM EDT by 1911builder]
Did you fit the hammer to the sear by honing/cutting the hammer hooks? Did you cut or hone the sear engagement surface and relief angles properly? These are very important, more so than the 'trigger fit'.
Link Posted: 8/23/2005 8:42:42 AM EDT
No I didnt. Could this be the problem?
Link Posted: 8/23/2005 10:37:18 AM EDT
Definitely where I would look first.
Link Posted: 8/23/2005 11:13:26 AM EDT
will do, thanks
Link Posted: 8/23/2005 1:44:56 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/23/2005 1:45:17 PM EDT by SGB]
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