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At 5'4" you'd better believe I got short fingers. I can manage the BHP by rotating my grip a bit ( I do this with the k frames and shoot well also ) but it just isn't RIGHT. I never see short triggers for the BHP, but it looks like it could be done.

Anyone ever hear of such a thing?
 

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Hello, Rusty. You know I've never even thought about this, but I'll bet it could, too. Seems like there's enough room for the trigger to be moved back a bit before it would bump anything. Now, I'm not a gunsmith, but if anyone reading this is or has met this problem and solved it, let us know.

Thanks and best.
 

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No, I think I may have seen one... who does it, do they have a website? I've got a BHP Practical, which has been sitting in the box for 5 years unfired.
 

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there used to be a local smith that did excellent work (Lou Mazurak) but he went into the Marine's, I have no idea where to find them, or who does them. Sorry.
 

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First things first. You may want to find the thinnest grips you can. Try Speigels for them. Second, C&S does a high grip frame cut for small handed shooters. I know this is a popular mod on their ladies HP series. (Maybe it should just be renamed small hands series. It sounds like some of that there sexual deeeescrimeeenation you know.)
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Try the Navidrex thin grips -- they're about as narrow as you can get on a High Power. They feel great, too.

And C&S does do some trigger modifications that can move the trigger back slightly and shorten the reset.

Chad
 

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I just shotened mine. I was more concerned with eliminating the over travel and shotening the forward reset distance. (IDPA shooter). Look where the back of the trigger hits the frame when the trigger is released. Remove the trigger weld a 1/8 inch high beed on the back rear of the trigger then file it down flat leaving about 1/16 inch extra metal reinstal trigger. The trigger lever will now stick up to far. Using a honing stone carefully grind down until you can just barely get the slide on then round off the rear of the trigger lever. this procedure will pivot the trigger farther to the rear.
 
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I know this is drastic but see if you can try a CZ75 PRC. Why? This little pistol feels like a BHP grip with rubber grips and with the factory wood it is the smallest double stack grip I have seen. I love my BHPs but this might be a cheaper way to go. Finally, the PRC is one nice pistol with great trigger pulls and mine is totally reliable. Regards, Richard
 

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I like Joe Ford's idea. To go a step farther,why not take about 1/16" off the trigger lever and then you could move the trigger back about 1/4" which would really help people with short fingers. I don't know what this would do for reset etc.

Would it work?
 

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MR FORD, Wich trigger do you have? (stock or C&S) I have a C&S on my practical wich has a short throw than my GP and I would like to even them up. The only thing that has held me back is the lever, there has to be a fine line between engaging the plunger and scratching it up from being to high. Anyway it would help to know wich trigger for the 1/8" and how much off the lever(guestement) and when you round off the back, do you mean the ejector side of the lever? Thanks for the insperation. GTO
 

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short Brng triggers

I have over the years made a few short triggers for the hi pwr. I made all of my wide triggers out of the regular trigger. I cut the lower 1/2 off and then run an end mill the right dia across to get an even surface. If I wanted a shoter trigger I milled off more of the trigger gaining about 1/8" shorter. I silver soldered a segment of a ring smooth or serrated onto the old trigger and it really worked fine . I finally have my scanner hooked up and will soon be sending out pics and sketches of my various ideas. There are many things you will be hearing about
 

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Well I know it has been awhile, been off to war and all but this was a C&S trigger. which is solid in the back with no mag disconect hole. Tried it with a stock trigger but colasped it tring to weld on it as the metal was too thin for my skill. The trigger lever has to be hand fitted. Take off just enough to get the slide on then try it most likely the trigger wount reset. So take a little off and try it until it resets. The back corner is rounded where the sear lever hits it on its forward travel to allow it to ride over it easily.
 
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