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Old 10-19-2010, 08:11 AM
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Redhead, I have replaced a couple of triggers in weatherby vanguards with the timney. About $100 and you can do it yourself not real hard.

Now for owning weatherbys I am not a fan for one reason and one reason only. Like mention by JE Custom a factory rifle to me is a donor action and only a donor action. To me there is nothing like having a rifle built to your specs the way you want. To spend the money on a weatherby you could have bought a custom action with all the bells and whistles. Same with Remington when you have them the way you want they cost almost as much as the Defiance I use from my gunsmith.


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I have a Timney in a .375 Weatherby, much improvement set right under 3lbs crisp. I have had it on about 10 years put on by Timney, boy the prices have gone up! You wont regret it.
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Weatherby?? No! Too much 'Hollywoodish'! Show guns all!

Not as long as I can have this:



It's difficult enough to get TWO LOCKING LUGS to mesh right....much less the multiple lugs on the Weatherby!!
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I'm a fan. I like my Accumark 338-378. Great shooting rifle. Like someone else stated, I like the Mark V action and the short bolt throw on it. One thing I don't understand is why Weatherby makes their barrels with freebore in them, preventing reloaders from seating their bullets just off the rifling. I think this could help tighten groups in some instances.
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I'm a fan. I like my Accumark 338-378. Great shooting rifle. Like someone else stated, I like the Mark V action and the short bolt throw on it. One thing I don't understand is why Weatherby makes their barrels with freebore in them, preventing reloaders from seating their bullets just off the rifling. I think this could help tighten groups in some instances.
They FREEBORE their chambers to get that speed most youngsters think one must have!!
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Sounds like you have an AccuMark. Great rifle!
The gun has a "Mark V" stamp on it, and the seller indicated that it was an Accumark. I'm not sure of the difference or if they're the same. If someone could enlighten me I would appreciate it very much.

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Old 10-19-2010, 01:49 PM
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The gun has a "Mark V" stamp on it, and the seller indicated that it was an Accumark. I'm not sure of the difference or if they're the same. If someone could enlighten me I would appreciate it very much.

thanx!

Rhino Hunter


The AccuMarks have Mark5 actions with a stainless, fluted barrel, and a composite stock. Go on the Weatherby website & look at the specs. You have a generation 2 AccuMark. In my mind it's THE Weatherby for hunting. The fancy wood varieties are for showing off indoors. Yours will SHOOT and it will do so for more years than you are likely to be hunting. (Let me know when you want to sell it.)
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