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Threatened in my first thread that I might get another since I liked the first one (black/parkerized) so much, & did just that last night. Found a good deal on one at another lgs, so home she came. OD/blued this time.

Like the first one, not much to smooth out. Feed ramp & other contact points were nice & slick. Put a box of Fiocchi FMJ through it this morning without incident.

The trigger is heavier on this one (8lbs vs 6-1/4lbs), but smooth enough to call it good.
 

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I like the color scheme, it works.
I also wonder why the trigger pulls are different between the two, though maybe it will lighten up with use.

I know what you mean about buying 2 of the same pistol.
I have done it many times.
 

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I also wonder why the trigger pulls are different between the two, though maybe it will lighten up with use.
I believe you're right. Felt even heavier out of the box, but didn't measure until after taking it to the range. It had definitely lightened up a bit after 50 or so snap caps & a box of ammo. Probably a burred edge, but I'm content to let it wear in rather than disassemble & polish. Betting it'll end up right about where the first one is after a few hundred more trigger pulls.
 

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Nice P-32 you got there. I am waiting to find one with the gray frame myself. As far as the trigger pull goes, machining tolerances change from day to day as the temperature and humidity change. I have noticed this when machining aircraft parts on a HAAS VF-1 cabinet machine. When you are working with tenths of thousandths for tolerance, five degrees difference in the shop makes a big difference. When doing long term production there is an acceptable range of tolerance that is accepted. You may have gotten one at the high end of it. The other thing is that the sear geometry could be slightly different between the two creating a different feel and pull weight. Hope that helps.
 

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Thanks C-Ration, I suppose with a mechanism as intricate as a trigger assembly, a thousandth here or there can add up to a big difference in both weight & feel. Have seen the same thing with othe "twins" I've owned or shot... CZ 452, Savage 111, etc. Two particular rimfire rifles of the same make that I once had (different barrel lengths & stocks, but same action/receiver/trigger) couldn't have been more different. One was crisp, light, & had no grit, creep, or over travel. The other was so bad it made shooting a chore until I did some work on it. You did a good job explaining HOW there can be so much variation from gun to gun, even from the same production line.

Not going to mess with this one, it's really not that bad. There's no grit & the break is clean, just a little heavier than the first.
 
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