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Old 02-05-2018, 09:04 PM
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Default That little piece of tape on the trigger guard

I'm new to this cmp competition thing, having participated in just one carbine competition. I am planning on joining the fun for another carbine match in the new future.

So, here is my question. I assume that it's SOP to have the trigger pull retested before each new CMP match and if that's the case, should I remove that little piece of tape or let the CMP guy take it off. I know, I know, it's almost ridiculous to even ask, but I thought if I remove it first, it might speed up the process, for all involved. Then again, if he is just going to put another piece of tape on it, maybe he would prefer I just leave it alone.

So, what do you all think?
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Old 02-05-2018, 10:02 PM
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Your preference......... I've left tape on and they tape over it. Take it off and they tape over the bare metal.

As long as you are inspected......... No ones cares.
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Old 02-05-2018, 10:07 PM
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Leave it on or take it off, your choice. It will get weighed and they will tape it each year regardless. The "CMP Guy" will not take it off he will add the tape to the existing tape. I'm not fond of a wad of tape on the trigger guard so I remove it.
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Old 02-05-2018, 10:32 PM
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Good, that takes care of that. Off it comes tomorrow, no way do I want it taped over. Next time, I'll take it off when I get home from the match.

Thanks for the replies!
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Old 02-07-2018, 11:19 PM
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I leave it on. They will tape each new years tape over.
I think it adds a "cool factor" to the Rifle or Pistol.

That said, it only matters to you...Glad you are competing.
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Old 02-08-2018, 11:09 AM
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If memory serves, they have moved away from the tape on the trigger guard and have gone to a small zip-tie tag attached to the bottom sling swivel.
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Old 02-08-2018, 11:23 AM
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If memory serves, they have moved away from the tape on the trigger guard and have gone to a small zip-tie tag attached to the bottom sling swivel.
This is correct..

Note do NOT let it go on the top of your sling swivel of the carbine. During the mag change it flipped over and blocked my sights... screwed me up having to clear it.
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Old 02-10-2018, 08:06 PM
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This is correct..

Note do NOT let it go on the top of your sling swivel of the carbine. During the mag change it flipped over and blocked my sights... screwed me up having to clear it.
I'll keep your advice in mind, thank you.
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