Ruger LCP

Installing the "RTK Sweet Pea" trigger in your LCP





How to install













Unload your LCP Field Strip
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Push punch through hole in back-strap to release.

Pry out spring cap.
Use a loop of string to grab hook of hammer spring. a
Pull up and release spring into magazine well. a
Support pistol well.

Use punch and hammer to drive pin out. 
The LCP has two pins to remove. a
Lift frame out.

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Left side of frame.  Right side of frame. 
Release trigger spring.

Remove link-bar.
There is a  hole in the back of the plastic trigger.

Use a punch to push trigger pin up, to remove.
Remove pin, spring, trigger pivot and trigger. a
New and old. a
Assemble the four parts to verify fit before installing into frame.

What to do if the trigger pin does not insert easily into the trigger.

It seems that some factory pins are larger in diameter at the bottom. "By tip of punch"

Sand or file the bottom 1/8" with a slight taper, until pin slips in easily. It doesn't take much.
Assemble the trigger parts in the frame.

Make sure that the spring tail is at 5:00 and that you press in on the spring as you insert the pin.

View from the top. Make sure that the pin is fully seated. Sometimes it takes a little push.

No hammers needed.  
Install the Link-bar and tension the trigger spring.  a
This is the hammer block.

On the right side of the stock  you will see a small hole. 
Push the hammer block forward and insert a thin nail or heavy paperclip in to retain the hammer block as shown.  a
Feed trigger in first.

Hammer spring should be in magazine well. 
Pull out the nail, and seat the frame.  a
Partially insert retaining pins.

 Make sure that the trigger cycles smoothly.

Tap pins home. 
Install the spring retaining pin.

Find your  string and tension the hammer spring. 
Install the cap and you are ready for the slide.  a
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Adjusting your "RTK" trigger


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