I built my gun in 4 stages,
1. Apex FF trigger and SP magwell
2. Apex Long slide
3. Your ss striker and Mcarbo spring kit
4. Trijicon SRO
During stage one there was a minor improvement in trigger feel however still very gritty as I only put around 50 rounds through it. I did not have cycling issues or failure issues at this point other than 1 dead round.
Stage two I had the LS put on and I had numerous FTC, FTF and FTE. Probably every third round and it was extremely frustrating. The last Apex LS I had didn't have these issues but I figured everything was still relatively new and tolerances were tight. Ripped it apart cleaned and lubed it (per Apex guidelines) and Continued to send rounds. Towards the end of the session I started having fewer malfunctions but they were still present. I shot approximately 200 rds this day.
That night I swapped in your SS striker and mcarbo spring kit and the trigger would not return (Apex jagged sear). I swapped it out with the OE sere and found no issues cycling the action/trigger. Still felt like the trigger was a bit gritty even with your striker but I had no fired it yet.
Stage 3 (today) I ran about 100 rds through it, the first round scared the piss out of me, for some reason I was thinking the wall would be much harder to break. It still had an extremely minor gritty pull but it was a night and day difference. It felt soo great shooting this weapon. My groupings were tighter and follow up shots way faster. I'm amazed. Towards the end of the day the grittiness was completely gone and it was buttery smooth. I had 2 FTF malfunctions today (I'm using 115 grain reloads from GB) that happened around 3 mags apart.
Next week I'll follow up with the SRO and report back my findings.
I feel like that Teflon "shielded" striker partnered with the other items have created the best Stryker fired Pistol I've shot.
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