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Old 03-24-2016, 03:54 PM   #1
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Talking Lyman's Trigger Pull Gauge

Well, Don scored again at the local gun show.

I attended another gun show in the region and happened upon a Lyman Trigger Pull gauge. It was NIB with the protective film cover still in place. But not being familiar with Lyman’s gauge I had no idea if this was an older model or discontinued version or what. Frankly, I really did not have a need for one and didn’t know much about them. The guy at the table selling it was asking $35 for it. I examined the gauge but wasn’t all that interested in it, so I started to walk away. The man then said that he’d let it go for $20. That got my attention and I bought it.

When I got home I pulled out my Lyman’s 2016 catalog and found the same gauge sells retail for $75. The one I bought NIB was indeed the current model being sold. Alright! I got a deal on an instrument that I don’t really need. LOL

Trying to justify my purchased I pulled out my guns and measured each’s trigger pull weight. In case any Micro owners are wondering, yes, the factory specs of 7 lbs is correct; at least according to the Lyman’s gauge measuring on my Micro.
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Old 03-24-2016, 03:56 PM   #2
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...and now for the pics:
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Old 03-24-2016, 04:01 PM   #3
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Too cool....I can't remember if it was Chuck or GMountain that bought one not too long ago...
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Old 03-24-2016, 04:13 PM   #4
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Great price. Well done my friend!


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Old 03-24-2016, 04:13 PM   #5
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You got a very good deal on it. I think the going price on them are between $45-60, depending were your shopping. I've had one for a number of years, kinda cool to check your triggers. But yeah, if your not doing trigger jobs for a living or fun they are kinda pointless. But I've spent a lot of money in my life on pointless things, why not. Especially with the deal you got.

Oh, remove the battery when not in use. Bad juju for them to be stored with the battery installed.
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Old 03-24-2016, 05:33 PM   #6
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I've got a Timney and I believe that Gmountain bought the same one. I wasn't sure if I'd ever need one but when I got my Sigs with their 10lb triggers it sure came in handy. When you're doing trigger work it's nice to know your starting point and where your ending up at especially with carry guns.
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Yep, good deal. I don't have one but could be an interesting tool to kill some time with.
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It's a neat thing to have around.
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