Apex’s New Competition Trigger for Ruger Mark IV Pistols

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From Apex . . .

Apex is pleased to announce the release of its Competition Trigger Kit for the Mk IV and Mk IV 22/45 model pistols from Ruger. Available with either a black or red anodized flat-faced trigger, that is adjustable for over-travel, the new kit is a significant performance upgrade for one of the most popular .22LR handguns on the market.

Designed, tested and manufactured by Apex to provide an improved, more responsive trigger pull in the Ruger Mk IV pistols, the Competition Trigger Kit replaces the factory trigger, hammer and sear with Apex components. When installed the kit lightens the trigger pull weight to approximately 3.0 lbs., reduces over-travel by approximately 80% and overall trigger travel by 25%, resulting in a lighter, crisper trigger break that is ideal for both the competition and recreational shooter.

Included in each kit is a safety plate that maintains factory safety values, even when put through Apex’s extensive drop-testing process which is conducted from six feet onto concrete. Also in each kit is a magazine safety delete, which when installed, allows the pistol to fire without the magazine inserted. Installing this component is optional, but Apex recommends it be used for competition purposes only.

Retailers and wholesale distributors that have not yet ordered and wish to stock the Competition Trigger Kit for the Ruger Mk IV model pistols can contact Apex at [email protected] or (623) 322-0200 for pricing and quantity availability.

Features and Specifications:

– For both the Mk IV and Mk IV 22/45 pistols
– Reduces trigger pull to approx. 3.0 lbs
– Reduces trigger over-travel approx. 80%
– Reduces overall travel approx. 25%
– Delivers crisp trigger break
– Maintains factory safety values
– Easy to Install
– Apex Part #: 117-114 (Black), 117-154 (Red)
– MSRP: $160.00

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  1. First, the “Easy to Install” link is for the wrong Apex product. Second, nothing about modifying the Mark series is easy. Finally, 160 bucks plus the gunsmith’s installation fee to upgrade a 400 pistol — which is what mine cost when I bought it new — seems a bit much.

    • I’ve done the VQ thing with both a MarkIII and a IV, and you are _not wrong_. Boy, it sucked. Even the second time. So many little parts that are easy to lose.

      $160 is insane for this trigger. I think I bought my entire VQ kit for less than that.

  2. That’s why I say we have no hope for change except by force. This country has been taken over by corrupt politicians for over 45 years. Everyone one that in government from the past 45 years has baggage. They all need to be put on trial and investigated.i do home work ….. 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬𝐜𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐤.𝐜𝐨𝐦

  3. I’m sure Apex really is pleased to announce that trigger. Apex would be increasingly pleased if people rushed right out and bought that butt ugly thing. Oh dear, that wasn’t very thoughtful of me huh?

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