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Unread 06-12-2007, 12:42 AM
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Trigger weight

What trigger pull weight are most of you guys using on your longrange hunting rifles?
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Unread 06-12-2007, 06:24 PM
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Re: Trigger weight

24 to 28 oz...
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Unread 06-12-2007, 08:08 PM
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Re: Trigger weight

20 ounces, crisp
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Unread 06-15-2007, 08:52 PM
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Re: Trigger weight

My Weatherby's are set to 15 ounces. My Rugers to 32 ounces. Around 1 pound is just right for me.
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Unread 06-15-2007, 10:31 PM
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Re: Trigger weight

2 lbs.
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Unread 06-16-2007, 07:06 AM
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Re: Trigger weight

1 lb to 20 oz in most cases. It gets a bit cool here in Montana during hunting season and the hands can get a bit stiff and cold, anything much lighter and your taking the risk of that trigger slipping before you are ready at least in cold weather.

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Unread 06-16-2007, 12:07 PM
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Re: Trigger weight

two pounds on deer and elk gun 1 pound on my 204 and 223
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