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Just curious. I’ve been futzing with Smiths for years.

Using a combination of India stones and wet/dry sandpaper going up to 2500-grit, 9 lbs or a bit less is about as light as I can get them.

I’ve not had good luck with after-market spring kits.
 

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Years ago we all thought that a "good" trigger was a light trigger..... the lighter the better.
Now days we know that a SMOOTH trigger is best.

A light trigger runs the risk of ignition failures and failures of the trigger to reset because of short stroking the trigger.
A smooth trigger feels lighter and has no ignition or reset problems.

The best option if you need a light trigger is to practice with the gun to build up the strength of your trigger finger.
 

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Yes, I agree, smooth & even is more important than light, that’s why I spend several hours honing.

Most people nowadays seem to think an action job is dropping in a spring kit. As I said, I’ve not had good experiences with reduced power springs.
 
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