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by OhioLefty
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Freedomsmith Safety Lever Failure
Replies: 26
Views: 248

Re: MAJOR FREEDOMSMITH TRIGGER FAILURE!!!!

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The trigger install is easy enough, any tips on replacing the safety in the trigger?
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Go slow and pay special attention to how the safety tab spring is positioned in the trigger shoe.
by OhioLefty
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Freedomsmith Safety Lever Failure
Replies: 26
Views: 248

Re: MAJOR FREEDOMSMITH TRIGGER FAILURE!!!!

Same thing happened to me. I was practicing at the range before a match and the trigger went dead in the middle of a practice stage. Actually not really dead as the safety is still doing what it is supposed to do, preventing the trigger from being depressed without disengaging the safety tab behind ...
by OhioLefty
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: COMPETITION: IDPA, IPSC, USPSA, 3-GUN DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Who All is a Competiton Shooter?
Replies: 21
Views: 194

Re: Who All is a Competiton Shooter?

My wife and I shoot in anything that involves pulling a trigger. We do mostly local shoots (within an hour drive) and is a mix of USPSA, IDPA, 2 Gun and Outlaw matches.
by OhioLefty
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Canik TP9-SFX trigger upgrades?
Replies: 19
Views: 336

Re: Canik TP9-SFX trigger upgrades?

If you want to reduce the trigger pull even more, then try a lighter striker spring. I tried a stock Glock striker spring (~5.5#?) and it worked for a while but I started to have a few light strikes in matches. I changed the striker spring to a Wolff 6.5# XP striker spring and haven't had anymore li...
by OhioLefty
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Canik TP9-SFX trigger upgrades?
Replies: 19
Views: 336

Re: Canik TP9-SFX trigger upgrades?

One of the Freedomsmith triggers (Fat Daddy or Racer), a reduced power safety plunger spring (p/n: RP-FPBS) from Cajun Gun Works and 500 rounds of ammo will give you a good place to start if you are looking for a crisp break, lighter trigger pull and a short take up and reset.
by OhioLefty
Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Freedomsmith Fat Daddy or Racer
Replies: 20
Views: 792

Re: Freedomsmith Fat Daddy or Racer

ncjw wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:58 am
What does this mean at the top of the FS site?

"All Canik triggers are now equipped with heavy duty safety levers"

Was there as issue?
Some shooters had the safety lever break if it wasn’t fully depressed before a trigger pull.
by OhioLefty
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: CANIK TROUBLESHOOTING SECTION
Topic: Slide won’t fully close
Replies: 9
Views: 301

Re: Slide won’t fully close

Make sure your trigger bar isn't coming in contact with the barrel. I've seen the trigger bar twist inward just enough to come into contact with the barrel hood and not allowing the slide to move forward. Easy to see if you know to look for it. Good luck.
by OhioLefty
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Anyone know the exact size roll pin punch needed for the tiny roll pin that holds the take down tab in place?
Replies: 13
Views: 569

Re: Anyone know the exact size roll pin punch needed for the tiny roll pin that holds the take down tab in place?

Looks here: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=85&p=437#p437 Thanks!, some really good information from your link. “Our beloved frankthetank mentions in his video about using a 1/16" diameter punch to drive out that pin. On my pistol, the pin is only .055" in diameter, so a 1/16" (.0625) punch is way too big. I s...
by OhioLefty
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Anyone know the exact size roll pin punch needed for the tiny roll pin that holds the take down tab in place?
Replies: 13
Views: 569

Re: Anyone know the exact size roll pin punch needed for the tiny roll pin that holds the take down tab in place?

hawkeye54 wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:06 pm
Did mine today, used a 1/16" roll pin punch.
Now that’s a head scratcher, that’s the size I tried the first time and it was too big.

Thanks for the reply.
by OhioLefty
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Anyone know the exact size roll pin punch needed for the tiny roll pin that holds the take down tab in place?
Replies: 13
Views: 569

Anyone know the exact size roll pin punch needed for the tiny roll pin that holds the take down tab in place?

Anyone know the exact size roll pin punch needed for the tiny roll pin that holds the take down tab in place on the Canik TP9SFx? I'm guessing 1/32" but I can't find a punch that size although I did find some nail set punches that are 1/32" but they are tapered from the tip to a larger diameter and ...
by OhioLefty
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: is putting a mark on the frame inevitable when
Replies: 25
Views: 1212

Re: is putting a mark on the frame inevitable when

Simple mod that took approximately .5 second to accomplish. Installed a cutting disk in my Dremel and touched the frame just below and in-line with the pin. Looks like it came that way from the factory (to me anyway), and that's all that matters. Pin came out REAL EASY!!! Glad I did it because I ha...
by OhioLefty
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: CANIK TROUBLESHOOTING SECTION
Topic: Tips of bullets being danaged when loaded from magazine
Replies: 12
Views: 619

Re: Tips of bullets being danaged when loaded from magazine

I’m having a similar problem but only with 10 round magazines. I bought a few to try for quicker reloads in IDPA ESP and USPSA Production and my SFx isn’t reliable 100% of the time.

Anyone else experience this with the 10 round magazines?
by OhioLefty
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: CANIK TROUBLESHOOTING SECTION
Topic: FS trigger and light strikes
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Re: FS trigger and light strikes

went the range again and still had light strikes. different ammo and primer. put the stock RSA in it and no difference. its not every time, but its often enough that i can't trust it in a match Try a heavier Striker spring, an M&P spring is pretty light. I ran a Glock OEM 5.5# striker spring for a ...
by OhioLefty
Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: is putting a mark on the frame inevitable when
Replies: 25
Views: 1212

Re: is putting a mark on the frame inevitable when

I wonder if it would be possible to gently drive the pin down from the top until the pin just touches the frame? Then tap out the take down pin or gently remove the the take down tab. What I’m wondering is if the tiny roll pin would clear the take down pin holding the tab? Then when the tab is remov...
by OhioLefty
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Freedomsmith Trigger Bite
Replies: 14
Views: 780

Re: Freedomsmith Trigger Bite

FrankW wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:25 am
Magtech 115 grain, FMG, 1135 MV
S&B 115 grain, FMG, 1280 MV

Frank
The S&B is pretty hot. Does the S&B sting your finger more than the Magtech? You might be getting some trigger slap.
by OhioLefty
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Freedomsmith Trigger Bite
Replies: 14
Views: 780

Re: Freedomsmith Trigger Bite

FrankW wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:58 pm
I have been shooting Magtech and S&B. I have small hands.

Frank
115gr, 124gr, 147gr? Muzzle velocities?
by OhioLefty
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Freedomsmith Trigger Bite
Replies: 14
Views: 780

Re: Freedomsmith Trigger Bite

Are you shooting a hotter load ammo? If you are, try shooting something with less punch and see if you experience the same bite on your finger.
by OhioLefty
Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Freedomsmith Trigger Bite
Replies: 14
Views: 780

Re: Freedomsmith Trigger Bite

I'm not sure how you could have installed it wrong and still have it go bang when you pull the trigger and reset. I have about 2000 rounds on my Freedomsmith trigger and it is honestly one of the most comfortable triggers I have ever pulled. Do you have the version with or without holes? Mine has th...
by OhioLefty
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Plunger Spring - Cajun vs. Ghost
Replies: 5
Views: 420

Re: Plunger Spring - Cajun vs. Ghost

The Freedomsmith flat trigger or any flat trigger promotes a straight back trigger pull which is supposed to be ideal in shooting sports. If you feel the edge of the trigger you probably are not on the trigger properly and may have a tendency to push or pull your shots. Rounding and smoothing the ed...
by OhioLefty
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: CANIK MODIFICATIONS, UPGRADES & AFTERMARKET PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: Questions about pistol function with FreedomSmith Trigger
Replies: 5
Views: 443

Re: Questions about pistol function with FreedomSmith Trigger

I have the Freedomsmith trigger in my SFx and it does not bypass any safety functions. There is a slight bit of take up then the trigger bar engages the safety plunger as it normally would. You would still need a lighter safety plunger spring if you want to lighten the trigger pull with the Freedoms...