Trigger Pin Question/Problem

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Colt1908
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Trigger Pin Question/Problem

Post by Colt1908 » October 17th, 2016, 3:46 pm

Having owned a P64 for several months, I figured it was time to join the group....and I have to ask for some help/advice.

After firing three or four magazines the trigger pin will work itself out to where it is rubbing on the interior bottom edge of the slide.
I first thought this was a fault in the pin so I ordered a new pin, put it in and the same thing continues to happen.

So the questions are as follow:

1) Is this normal?

2 Will the rubbing of the head of the pin on the slide have any adverse affect (other than rubbing off the finish)?

3) If there is a fix, what is it? My gunsmith suggested "peening" the frame just to either side of the head of the pin to retain it, but I really hate the idea of doing "body work" on it.

Thanks in advance for any help you can offer

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Re: Trigger Pin Question/Problem

Post by chestertnted » October 18th, 2016, 9:25 am

There are troubles with the hinge pin, it serves lots of purposes. I do not know of problems with trigger pin. The hinge pin can't be peened, but maybe the pin isn't as hard on the trigger
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Re: Trigger Pin Question/Problem

Post by Curly1 » October 18th, 2016, 10:23 am

Welcome to the forum.

Check out the last post in this thread about a similar problem.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=5881
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Re: Trigger Pin Question/Problem

Post by Colt1908 » October 18th, 2016, 8:52 pm

Nope, not the Trigger HInge Pin..here are a couple of pictures showing the pin from both sides of the frame.
IMG_0562.JPG
IMG_0561.JPG

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Re: Trigger Pin Question/Problem

Post by robhic » October 20th, 2016, 5:04 pm

Mine does it a leeetle bit at times. If you hesitate to peen it, a drop of BLUE (!!!) LocTite might take care if it for you. As long as one side doesn't come outta the frame....
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Re: Trigger Pin Question/Problem

Post by Weasel640 » October 21st, 2016, 12:14 pm

I feel like maybe your Trigger Return Spring may be getting weak and not putting enough pressure on the pivot point. Norm sells better ones here: http://www.p64resource.com/goods.php Maybe try replacing it and see if that helps.

If you check out page 47-50 of the Manuel here: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1536 yours looks to be installed right.
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Re: Trigger Pin Question/Problem

Post by Colt1908 » October 23rd, 2016, 6:44 pm

robhic & Weasel640. Thanks..I'll try the loctite, but will also get a spring from Norm, just in case.

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Re: Trigger Pin Question/Problem

Post by dashman77 » October 31st, 2016, 1:21 pm

Blue loctite worked for me.
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