Ordinarily, the trigger guard is nothing more than an overlooked safety feature that does its best to prevent one from unintentionally pulling the trigger and causing an accidental discharge. Simple enough. With the Makarov, the trigger guard is much more than a safety consideration. It actually serves as the takedown lever as well, aiding in the disassembly of the Makarov. As such, you probably want your trigger guard to remain in working condition, which means you need a functional Makarov trigger guard spring.
Makarov Trigger Guard Spring
The Makarov trigger guard spring, located within the frame of the Makarov between the trigger guard plunger and the barrel, is an unissued surplus trigger guard spring.
As noted, the trigger guard is a pretty important piece of the Makarov pistol, not only for the safety of the shooter but because it also serves as the takedown lever. As such, you probably want to keep your Makarov trigger guard spring is pretty good working order as it is designed to hold the trigger guard under spring tension, keeping it in place.
The Makarov trigger guard spring, like all of our spare and replacement parts for the Makarov, are unused parts that were obtained from a spare parts inventory in Germany. All spare and replacement parts for the Makarov sold by Keepshooting.com are interchangeable in all Makarov pistols. These parts are not compatible with the Polish P-64 or the Hungarian PA-63.
Spare and replacement parts are an important consideration when it comes to firearms. Like any machine, firearms rely on a series of parts to function properly, especially all components that impact the firing sequence. In general, if a part breaks or fails, a repair or replacement becomes immediately necessary – not only to keep a firearm functioning properly but also to ensure the safety of yourself and those around you.
It is also important to consider availability when discussing spare and replacement parts. At this time, Keepshooting.com is seeking to provide our customers with a wide selection of spare and replacement parts for the Makarov. Several brand new parts are now readily available on our website at an affordable price. If you have any need or desire for spare or replacement parts, now would be a good time to take advantage of this offering.
The repeated compression and decompression of any spring, including the Makarov trigger guard spring, will weaken said spring and eventually lead to breakage. As such, it is always important to keep spare springs on hand. Consider picking up a spare Makarov trigger guard spring or two today for just $2.50 each.