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Trigger overtravel - needed or not?

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Unread 02-16-2010, 05:59 PM
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Re: Trigger overtravel - needed or not?

I think it's just a matter of likes and dislikes.

I like a trigger with almost no over travel because with it I seem to anticipate the trigger
breaking if there is very much travel.

As cornstalker said the lighter triggers are not as effected buy over travel.

And if the over travel is properly adjusted It has no effect on safety.

Also if you squeeze the trigger and don't jerk it it should not move the rifle.

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Unread 02-16-2010, 06:32 PM
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Re: Trigger overtravel - needed or not?

Originally Posted by kiwi3006 View Post
That's helpful. It confirms that the problem with my .22 Mag goes back to the trigger weight, not the overtravel. If I did not have to pull so hard to begin with, the trigger would not hit so hard after it breaks.

Thanks Kiwi!
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