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Unread 12-30-2007, 11:41 PM
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New trigger for 338 EDGE needed- Help !

I am considering getting a new match grade trigger for my DE 338 edge.

Im going to shoot it a little more but my gut feeling is "change it ".

Having never used a after market trigger before, I dont know what to expect for the extra cost. I'm told the Jewel trigger with the safety is a killer.

How much more shootable would this make the rifle at the extended ranges like 800 M plus ?? I can remember when I had my weatherby trigger tuned down to 1 lb 12 oz that my groups dramatically improved. Could I expect this out of updating to the match grade trigger from the tuned up Rem 700 version.

I see some guys here using big 338's with 1 lb triggers. I know the weight the trigger is set for is personal but what is everybody setting their triggers at on big guns like this ??

Your thoughts much appreciated.

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    Give the big girl a Jewel, she'll reward you!

    There are other good triggers, but why not go with the best?

    Mine is set at just over 1lb.

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    Give the big girl a Jewel, she'll reward you!

    There are other good triggers, but why not go with the best?

    Mine is set at just over 1lb.

    AJ
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    Whichversion would you suggest for my 700 rem ?

    Thanks mate

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    I'd get the straight Rem 700 trigger with safety. It will adjust from 1 1/2 oz to around 4lbs.

    If you order direct from Jewell, they will set it at a particular pull weight for you.

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    A quality re-workimng job on the factory trigger will work wonders and save you a lot of money. However, there is nothing quite like a Jewell. Try one in a buddy's rifle and see if you think it's worth the money.

    * If you buy a Jewell, keep the original trigger. When you eventually sell the rifle just pull out the Jewell and put the original trigger back in. Then you'll have a Jewell for your new rifle. (assuming it's the same or similar action)
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    A quality re-workimng job on the factory trigger will work wonders and save you a lot of money. However, there is nothing quite like a Jewell. Try one in a buddy's rifle and see if you think it's worth the money.

    * If you buy a Jewell, keep the original trigger. When you eventually sell the rifle just pull out the Jewell and put the original trigger back in. Then you'll have a Jewell for your new rifle. (assuming it's the same or similar action)
    Varmint,

    Was thinking the same as you exactly. Now just got to find a gun with the jewell in it to test.

    Where is the best price to buy the jewell ??

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