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Model 70 rifle build

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Unread 07-30-2013, 09:40 PM
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Re: Model 70 rifle build

My 308 for the thread. The wsm will be a near twin.
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    Unread 08-02-2013, 06:26 PM
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    Re: Model 70 rifle build

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    Originally Posted by clemens View Post
    Sighted it in this last sat and damn that trigger us terrible.
    A factory M70 trigger is probably the easiest factory trigger to adjust and improve.
    Also, the after market replacements are usually far less expensive than those made for the 700.

    I have a Timmny set at right around 1.5 lbs and LOVE IT...especially for a sliver over $100.
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    Unread 08-02-2013, 08:12 PM
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    Re: Model 70 rifle build

    Been quoted $70 to 170 to fix my trigger on my M70 by same Smith on to diff conversations. So not trusting this guy very far can't even give me same quote. That's why I figured just replace it be done with it.
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    Unread 08-02-2013, 08:16 PM
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    Re: Model 70 rifle build

    Be nice to see the wsm when it is done hope it turns out like you planned.
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    Unread 08-02-2013, 08:33 PM
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    Re: Model 70 rifle build

    I'm am excited! First build and all. Pictures will come when it's back home. I'm still waiting on the brake to come in the mail. So much for paying for expidited shipping I guess. I did the trigger on my 308 pictured above. I don't have a trigger pull gauge, but it's a touch lighter than a friend's gun which I know is 3lbs done by a smith. No creep, and smooth. Nice in my rather novice opinion.
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    Unread 08-02-2013, 09:55 PM
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    Re: Model 70 rifle build

    I just wasted 2 hrs , & 15 min trying to post pics on here, from photobucket, from my phone..... I'm Done! Ill just go back to lurking in the shadows when it comes to posting pics on LRH.
    I'm soooo pi$$ed !
    Oh we'll, that's why I quit trying to post Any pics here years ago.

    Sorry guys. They're cool pics tho
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    Unread 08-02-2013, 10:04 PM
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    Re: Model 70 rifle build

    I see there ID a sticky on putting pics on LRH directly from owned computer instead of photobucket etc.. not sure if that helps I don't have any pics. Photo bucket looks like a pain.
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