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From what I understand, no drilling is require EXCEPT if you want to retain the Taurus Security System feature. The Lakeline striker guide does not have the hole drilled for the TTS pin to slide in to. But that is partially the source of the 'notchyness' in the trigger in the first place. I don't use the TSS so no issues here. I will be ordering my striker kit soon.
 

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From what I understand, no drilling is require EXCEPT if you want to retain the Taurus Security System feature. The Lakeline striker guide does not have the hole drilled for the TTS pin to slide in to. But that is partially the source of the 'notchyness' in the trigger in the first place. I don't use the TSS so no issues here. I will be ordering my striker kit soon.
No, the TSS will not work at all with the Lakeline SS Striker Guide. The plastic OEM piece has a slot in the bottom which permits that "spur" from the TSS to rise up and block the striker movement. The Lakeline part does not have that slot. Didn't bother me as I never use the TSS. I would supply the OEM part if I ever sold the gun...but that isn't going to happen so it's academic.

I didn't have to insert a drill of file in the FP channel as the TSS spur was down low enough to not cause any interference. Easy installation if you follow the instructions.

The SS Recoil spring by Lakeline is also very nice and has the ability to just change out the springs down the line...they're probably the most "consumable" item in the gun.

I field stripped mine last night and thanks to "Keep Tinkering" 's YouTube on the gun, I applied red rubbing compound to the trigger bar...front and rear...and worked the trigger with the slide off...pressing on the bar sideways and at the rear downward for about 5 minutes while pulling the trigger some 200 times (maybe)...End result...the HITCH in my giddyup is GONE. I rinsed it out with some Simple Green type cleaner...flushed it with hot water and greased it up with Slip 2000... It has turned into a GREAT TRIGGER. Looking forward to some range time.
 

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Good info- and since I could not find an introductory thread for you,


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No, the TSS will not work at all with the Lakeline SS Striker Guide. The plastic OEM piece has a slot in the bottom which permits that "spur" from the TSS to rise up and block the striker movement. The Lakeline part does not have that slot. Didn't bother me as I never use the TSS. I would supply the OEM part if I ever sold the gun...but that isn't going to happen so it's academic.

I didn't have to insert a drill of file in the FP channel as the TSS spur was down low enough to not cause any interference. Easy installation if you follow the instructions.

The SS Recoil spring by Lakeline is also very nice and has the ability to just change out the springs down the line...they're probably the most "consumable" item in the gun.

I field stripped mine last night and thanks to "Keep Tinkering" 's YouTube on the gun, I applied red rubbing compound to the trigger bar...front and rear...and worked the trigger with the slide off...pressing on the bar sideways and at the rear downward for about 5 minutes while pulling the trigger some 200 times (maybe)...End result...the HITCH in my giddyup is GONE. I rinsed it out with some Simple Green type cleaner...flushed it with hot water and greased it up with Slip 2000... It has turned into a GREAT TRIGGER. Looking forward to some range time.
I have to add to my post here to say that I went down to the safe the next day to replace the dehumidifier and try the PT 111 G2 again. The hitch was BACK.

I got out the heat gun and tied back the trigger blade with a wire twist tie (didn't have fishing line close by) and heated the frame/trigger area for a few minutes on each side on different angles...

Tried the trigger and it was better. Did it again and I thing the hitch ( notchy trigger) is gone for good.

Thanks to 777 Driver!!
 

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Not going to get to crazy on the aftermarket items for a $200 gun, but with that said, had to try the Lakeline SS striker guide to hopefully give some help to the trigger and a set of fiber optic sights (a gift for my old eyes) just to make the G2c a little more comfortable. I am ok with the plastic guide rod for now I guess, and an old holster that the gun fits in will do for now. A fixed income has its monthly limits on the non essentials in life, and $60 to Lakeline just about does it for this month.
 

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Any real advantage going to the SS recoil spring assembly in the G2c, or is it mostly peace of mind for SS over plastic preventing failure?
 
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Any real advantage going to the SS recoil spring assembly in the G2c, or is it mostly peace of mind for SS over plastic preventing failure?
This is exactly my question. Are they known to fail? I have no problem doing some "upgrades", but to be honest, the darn thing shoots so good now I hate to mess with it!
 
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This is exactly my question. Are they known to fail? I have no problem doing some "upgrades", but to be honest, the darn thing shoots so good now I hate to mess with it!
I have only read about 1 or 2 owners having a problem with the Taurus RSA. Remember it had to do with the main spring jumping the end of the guide rod and think one person had rod snap. This was a few years ago and Taurus has since gone to a tapered spring. Do not remember reading about any failures in regards to the factory striker guide. If it ain't broken why fix it. For a $200 gun factory is good enough for me .
 

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View attachment 406626 Received and installed my Fiber Optic sights and stainless steel striker guide I bought from Lakeline LLC. Great sights!!! Can not wait till the monsoon ends tomorrow to go to the range and check them out.
Those are some nice looking sights. Keep us posted on the range outcome. I wouldn't mind adding a nice set like that for my getting older eyes.
 
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View attachment 406626 Received and installed my Fiber Optic sights and stainless steel striker guide I bought from Lakeline LLC. Great sights!!! Can not wait till the monsoon ends tomorrow to go to the range and check them out.

IIRC I read somewhere of some sights requiring a 'sight pusher' for installation. Was that the case with these or it a simpler operation?

I had put a dot of DayGlo paint on my front sight after cleaning it with alcohol, the first time I went to the range after that I'd put-50-60 rounds thru and that green dot just popped off and went away. :)
 

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Sights are easy to install ...no sight pusher needed. Be careful not to lose the tiny screws, and buy blue thread locker for installation. Needed slight adjustment on front sight to right after installation. I need better finger placement on the trigger. Trigger feel is much different (the actual feel of the trigger material) compared to my Kahr CM9. World Games
 

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Guess I will be ordering a pair. I do like the sights on my Springfields, they are fiber optic also.

Okay, just ordered the sights and actually the stainless guide rod and striker guide as well. The total shipped was under $100. Hell, I have paid more then that just for a set of sights.
 

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Guess I will be ordering a pair. I do like the sights on my Springfields, they are fiber optic also.

Okay, just ordered the sights and actually the stainless guide rod and striker guide as well. The total shipped was under $100. Hell, I have paid more then that just for a set of sights.
Lakeline is very reasonable on the items they carry, these sights are well worth the money. Shot my CZ P-07 after dinner...has the factory photo luminescent 3 dot sights, which I thought were fairly good but now.....have to get fiber optic sights for it. I did not mention it, but the ss striker guide seems to have smoothed the trigger hesitation caused by the TSS cut away on the factory plastic striker guide. I polished the outside of the new striker guide with Mothers Mag polish, and reamed the inside with rolled up fine sandpaper. The action is so smooth now. This G2c has really impressed me. I was buying a temp backup for my P-07 till my Karh returned from repair, but I think this is going to see a lot more range and CCW time than I had ever imagined.
 

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I have the G2C so no lock-out on the slide. It will be interesting to see/feel any difference with the ss striker guide. They shipped my order only a few hours after I ordered it. That is crazy fast shipping!! It is coming first class, so should be just a day or two. :)
 

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I have the G2C so no lock-out on the slide. It will be interesting to see/feel any difference with the ss striker guide. They shipped my order only a few hours after I ordered it. That is crazy fast shipping!! It is coming first class, so should be just a day or two. :)
I also have the G2c, but when you disassemble the slide, you will notice your plastic striker guide still has the cut out for the TSS that was on the PT111 G2. The cut out still causes a slight hesitation on trigger pull that is not there when you install the SS striker guide from Lakeline.
 

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Okay, thanks for the info. In that case I am really lookinh forward to the upgrades!! As good as it is now and you telling me it gets better! WAHOO!!
 
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