pull weight

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pull your weight

to do your fair share of work In a busy restaurant, everyone has to pull their weight.
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pull your weight

to work as hard as other people in a group The rest of the team complained that Sarah wasn't pulling her weight.
See haul up by bootstraps, pull chain, make a face, get finger out, pull hair out, draw in horns, pick to pieces, bring up with a start
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pull (one's) weight

To do one's own share, as of work.
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The ALG ACT triggers I have in my guns are right in the 5-6 pound pull weight range.
Simply installing an overtravel stop can seem to take pounds off a trigger pull, while making it crisper, even though the overall pull weight hasn't changed.
The Bone Splitter is offered with pull weights from 150-225 pounds as the Bone Splitter 150, 175, etc.
Yet the rifle has the safety of full sear engagement and a total pull weight of 3.
Specifications Model Mossberg M-930 JM Pro Series Tactical Class Action type Gas-operated, semi-automatic Gauge 12 (3-inch) Receiver Laser-engraved or drilled and tapped for optic mounts Barrel length 22 inches, ventilated rib, fiber-optic front bead sight Chokes Mossberg "Accu-Set" chokes, IC, Mod, Full Capacity 8 + 1 (23/4-inch shells) Overall length 42 1/2 inches Weight 7 3/4 pounds Trigger Single stage, pull weight 4 pounds, with over-travel stop Safety Tang-mounted, non-automatic Stock Black synthetic stock with molded-in checkering, recoil pad Length of pull 14 inches MSRP $710
It has also been designed so that the pull weight is distributed over the entire hand and grip.
They'll notice that the trigger will have a firm resistance from the beginning of the pull, while adding no more than 3 pounds to the pull weight.
Trigger pull weight remains constant through this arc, with no stacking.
Maybe the first time you fire a totally unfamiliar firearm it will surprise you, especially if the pull weight is a lot different from what you're used to.
This brings pull weight up to about 8 pounds with a firm resistance to the trigger finger from the very beginning of the pull.
Later testing with my Lyman electronic trigger pull gauge indicated a pull weight of 4 pounds, 6 ounces.
Measured from the toe with a Lyman digital gauge, the pull weight on my test sample averaged 5.
The rifle, as received, didn't require adjustment, as it was already set at under 3 pounds in pull weight.
Average pull weight of the trigger is 6 1/2 pounds.