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Old 07-08-2014, 5:59 PM
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Default H&K P2000 V2 to V1 conversion

I've been reading quite a bit about this conversion and thought I'd give it a try. For those not familiar with this, the V2 trigger pull is 4.5 lbs for the first stage and 8-8.5 lbs to release the sear. Installing the V1 kit give you a consistent 4.5 trigger pull. While I was at it, I also installed the extended magazine release.

The magazine release was pretty easy to do. One roll pin to remove, a spring to catch as the release is removed and installation was in reverse order. You have to compress the spring to reinstall it so I used a knife edge to compress it and get it in place.

The V2 to V1 involves two springs, detailed here with better pictures than I'd be able to take. http://www.hkpro.com/forum/hk-refere...-part-1-a.html

The Firing Pin Block spring was an easy replacement, 5 minutes max. The Trigger Return Spring was much harder since this spring is under tension between the frame, axle and trigger. The use of a 1/16" punch is mandatory (unless you know some trick I don't) because it allows the spring enough movement to get one leg behind the trigger and the other leg pointing forward. I ended up using a combination of 1/16" roll pin punch, a conventional 1/16" punch and a small jewelers screwdriver to work the spring leg into position.

Now, to decide if I want to do the same thing to the P2000 V3 I have.
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