View Full Version : SKS trigger job

May 4, 2010, 04:26 PM
Hey guys, I've recently been searching for a way to smooth out my sks trigger. After looking around some I came across this blog article and wanted to share it with you guys.
I was thinking about doing the trigger job to my chinese sks but wanted some other opinions first, do you think that this is worth trying?
any comments?


May 5, 2010, 02:16 AM
I recommend this instead.


May 5, 2010, 12:49 PM
The smoothing of the sear/rail surface is no big deal. It's a job that anyone with minimal skills and correct tools can perform with positive success and without much worry of impairing the trigger group. I have done this to several SKS's and it smooths the second stage quite noticeably.

A lot of caution with the rest of the procedure unless you have some aptitude. Negative (to neutral) sear engagement is not even mentioned. It is critical that the hammer cannot "creep" forward before the release point when pulling the trigger.

There is mention of "rounding" the hammer engagement surface which I would not recommend. These trigger groups already have the potential to release the hammer when jolted from an outside force (dropping) and rounding the ends could only facilitate this potential.

Clipping springs? Eh... if you want to take the chance of light primer strikes, or again, increasing the chance of a hammer drop from an outside jolt, then this practice could do both.

I have done the engagement surfaces of the sear/hammer, too. But I have years of mechanical experience. If you don't feel absolutely confident, I don't recommend any more than cleaning up the sear and rail surfaces.

May 5, 2010, 08:46 PM
ok thanks guys, Il just smooth the sear/ rails. Also I dont really want to spend 130$ on a new trigger group, I just spent $225 on an sks. It does look sweet though