:: LCP Trigger Installation

LCP Trigger Installation

How to install a RTK "Sweet Pea" Trigger for your Ruger™ LCP Pistol

  • Caution!  Should be installed by a Experienced Gunsmith.

    NOT a do it yourself amateur gunsmithing project!

  • Unload your LCP

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 1
  • Field Strip

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 2
  • Push punch through hole in back-strap to release.
    Pry out spring cap.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 3
  • Use a loop of string to grab hook of hammer spring.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 4
  • Pull up and release spring into magazine well.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 5
  • Support pistol well.
    Use punch and hammer to drive pin out.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 6
  • The LCP has two pins to remove.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 7
  • Lift frame out.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 8
  • Left side of frame.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 9
  • Right side of frame.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 10
  • Release trigger spring.
    Remove link-bar.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 11
  • There is a hole in the back of the plastic trigger.
    Use a punch to push trigger pin up, to remove.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 12
  • Remove pin, spring, trigger pivot and trigger.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 13
  • New and old.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 14
  • Assemble the four parts to verify fit before installing into frame.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 15
  • 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.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 16
  • 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.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 17
  • View from the top. Make sure that the pin is fully seated. Sometimes it takes a little push.
    No hammers needed.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 18
  • Install the Link-bar and tension the trigger spring.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 19
  • This is the hammer block.
    On the right side of the stock you will see a small hole.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 20
  • Push the hammer block forward and insert a thin nail or heavy paperclip in to retain the hammer block as shown.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 21
  • Feed trigger in first.
    Hammer spring should be in magazine well.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 22
  • Pull out the nail, and seat the frame.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 23
  • Partially insert retaining pins.
    Make sure that the trigger cycles smoothly.
    Tap pins home.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 24
  • Install the spring retaining pin.
    Find your string and tension the hammer spring.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 25
  • Install the cap and you are ready for the slide.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 26
  • Completed installation.

    Ruger LCP RTK Sweet Pea trigger install pic 27

-Instructions for adjusting your RTK Trigger.

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