overtravel


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overtravel

[¦ō·vər¦trav·əl]
(ordnance)
In machine guns, the distance the firing notch overrides the sear notch in cocking, to ensure positive engagement of the two notches.
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Not only can you adjust it to eliminate overtravel, you can adjust it to eliminate take-up as well.
The LSlO's precision-machined, medium-length trigger has an overtravel adjustment screw, but according to Joseph, the review sample's trigger pull was perfect and needed no adjustment.
Trigger pull of the Ranch Hand was crisp enough, with no perceptible "steps" and minimal overtravel.
Through the use of fully automated overtravel measuring systems this can be economically achieved.
A bit of extra overtravel helps in hunting with gloves, though less may be desired for target shooting.
com) has for years been in the business of selling improved trigger connectors for docks, many of them with built-in overtravel stops.
A semi-auto trigger, in order to be safe and reliable, needs a bit of take-up and overtravel, as well as a good margin of sear engagement.
There is a chance of more screw overtravel or larger effects from nonreturn valve leakage.
trigger system, which comes factory set at 3 1/2 pounds, with minimal take-up, creep or overtravel.
The clamp has been developed to control overtravel, drifting, bouncing and reverse traveling.
Three proximity switches keep tabs on overtravel and centering.
The trigger in this rifle is Lithgow's three-lever-style module that is adjust able for trigger weight, sear engagement and overtravel.