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weatherby vanguard series 2 range certified

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Unread 02-14-2013, 08:47 PM
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Re: weatherby vanguard series 2 range certified

That's amazing! The question I still have is, do I trade/sell the Weatherby S1 and trade it for an S2? Or, just do the trigger and stock on the model just ahead of the S2.
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    Re: weatherby vanguard series 2 range certified

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    That's amazing! The question I still have is, do I trade/sell the Weatherby S1 and trade it for an S2? Or, just do the trigger and stock on the model just ahead of the S2.
    The only real difference is the stock and trigger.

    You can tune your trigger or swap for a Timney and shoot just as well.
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    Unread 02-14-2013, 09:33 PM
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    I am going to take that advice. I will change the stock and have the gunsmith tune the trigger. Go from there. Thanks.
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    Re: weatherby vanguard series 2 range certified

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    The only real difference is the stock and trigger.

    You can tune your trigger or swap for a Timney and shoot just as well.
    X2...i have one of each all i did to the S1 was the timney trigger and the same stock as you see on my S2 and they both shoot just as well

    my S1 is in the middle of an extreme make over that i think everyone will like when it is done in a few months
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    Unread 02-25-2015, 09:36 AM
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    Re: weatherby vanguard series 2 range certified

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    I'm not sure how you can't like a Vanguard safety if you like a Remington, Savage or some of the others. The triggers are easily tweaked, though that is not a problem on the S2.

    The good? Vanguards generally have very smooth actions and are quite accurate. I own a couple and really like them.

    The bad? The RC version is an expensive way to get a B&C stock on a Vanguard. Only you can determine if it's worth it to you to have Weatherby install the stock and test it for you.

    That's the short version.
    I own a standard S2 in .25-06 and it is easily the most accurate factory rifle with factory ammunition that I have ever purchased. the trigger breaks clean at 3 Lbs and the take up (2 stage trigger on the new S2s) is not bad at all. I plan on buying another rifle in 300 Wby and building it up as a longer range shooter. when I do I'll post more, My only complaint about the stock rifle is that after three shots you HAVE to let the barrel cool or your grouping will start to grow. The #1 contour is too light and not free floated.
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    Re: weatherby vanguard series 2 range certified

    I believe that the Vanguard is a #2 contour.

    Floating the barrel may help with your grouping issue too.
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    Re: weatherby vanguard series 2 range certified

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    I believe that the Vanguard is a #2 contour.

    Floating the barrel may help with your grouping issue too.
    I agree, haven't had time to do it. On all sites including Weatherby they advertise a #1 contour up to the Magnum calibers then a #2.
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