Shrink Sleeve on Trigger Spring

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Shrink Sleeve on Trigger Spring

Postby ddrake1984 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:52

Hi VKB

I saw a good design to help improve the twangs/noises on compression springs would be to add a piece of heatshrink over the spring.

would you consider this for your next version grips primary/secondary fire trigger springs?

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Re: Shrink Sleeve on Trigger Spring

Postby Fri13 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 19:51

You mean that 1/2 or 1/3 of the spring is covered with the heat sleeve and then heated to effectively "split" the spring to two?

I have seen those same designs, and planned first to do that to mine, but the flip trigger doesn't generate such a noise or feel when flying in VR that it would matter really. It is only a "problem" for some who fly with TrackIR and has their head near the trigger or just test the trigger in noiseless room and start to get annoyed about small negligent details.

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Re: Shrink Sleeve on Trigger Spring

Postby McGraw » Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:24

I hate the sound of the primary trigger and avoid using it wherever possible. I’m also not so keen on the feel of it.

The flip up trigger is perfect.

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Re: Shrink Sleeve on Trigger Spring

Postby Ron61 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:50

Could you clarify what kind of grip we are talking about? Or about everyone?

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Re: Shrink Sleeve on Trigger Spring

Postby McGraw » Tue Nov 12, 2019 0:35

Ron61 wrote:Could you clarify what kind of grip we are talking about? Or about everyone?


Gunfighter pro personally.

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Re: Shrink Sleeve on Trigger Spring

Postby rtrski » Tue Nov 12, 2019 15:12

McGraw wrote:
Ron61 wrote:Could you clarify what kind of grip we are talking about? Or about everyone?


Gunfighter pro personally.

Gunfighter, pro or otherwise, is not a grip.
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Re: Shrink Sleeve on Trigger Spring

Postby TrueWeevie » Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:02

rtrski wrote:
McGraw wrote:
Ron61 wrote:Could you clarify what kind of grip we are talking about? Or about everyone?


Gunfighter pro personally.

Gunfighter, pro or otherwise, is not a grip.


They mean MCG Pro, obviously.


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