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Old 12-22-2018, 11:13 AM   #1
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Ultra CDP trigger question

I bought a used Ultra CDP 2 in 9mm and have a question about the trigger. When I bought the gun the pull was almost 6 pounds. I sent it to kimber and they repaired it and sent it back promptly. I pulled the hammer back and tested it and it was a little less than 5 lbs. Great. I noticed when shooting it seemed heavier. After investigating I noted that when the slide cycles to move the hammer rearward the pull weight is almost 6lbs. When I manually pull the hammer back the weight is slightly less than 5 lbs. Has anyone had this issue with their gun? Thanks, Joe.
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If this is a dedicated combat gun, leave it be. Being attacked gives you "the chemical dump" and you'll have sloppy hand movements and maybe even pull the trigger when you don't mean to--it is a single action.

If you're going to do PPC or even some IPSC stuff, a 4 pound trigger might give you the balance of ease and security at the same time.

I have no idea what my UC2 is. Then again, it's a defensive tool only.
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azav8or, welcome to the site from Tennessee.

Hmmm, I don't have a gauge but I think my EDC CDP Ultra 45 is less than 5-6 pounds.
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manually cocking the hammer and cycling the action to cock is not the same to the internals and can provide two different trigger pull weights.

Most (and my old one) LE agencies have a 4# min. for 1911s...
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Welcome to the forum azav8or, how about stopping by our "New Member Introduction" sub forum and introducing yourself to the membership?
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I appreciate the replies everyone. I believe a trigger pull in the 4.5 to 5 pound range to be safe for a single action carry gun with a manual safety. Does anyone know why there is a discrepancy between the pull weights in my first post? Thank you.
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