Originally Posted by Jpizzay
The trigger pull is smooth when the slide isn't on. It's when the weapon is fully assembled that the trigger gets gritty.
When the slide is on the sear engages the lug on the striker and pulls it further back, same as any double-action gun.
Try this - with the slide off, turn it upside down and pull the striker back with your fingernail.
How does that feel? Gritty?