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Old 06-08-2011, 07:05 AM
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Re: Next best trigger

How about a Jewell, then Jewell, then Jewell & last but not least a Jewell !!!
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Old 06-08-2011, 08:31 AM
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From what i have heard is a shame the canjar is not around anymore. I was trying to adjust the factory rem trigger. I used lube, heat, and very light muscle and in the end the travel and the pull screw striped out, i was only able to adjust the sear. i would have to say it made for a glass 4lbs trigger (just need it a couple lbs lighter). Thanks for all the help guys!
I had a Canjar single set trigger on a Mark V. It was extrememly unsafe and would go off by itself while just sitting still. I got lucky and discovered the problem with no shell in the chamber.

Finally, I took the rifle apart and the "gunsmith" that installed it had a cheesy shim between the housing and the reciever which I removed and then re-adjusted the trigger. After that, it was very nice with no more issues. But, I had already developed paranoia and never really felt safe.

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Old 06-12-2011, 09:28 AM
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Re: Next best trigger

I have really only just checked out a timney at a gunsmiths shop and was not impressed. I just knew I could not handle the crappy trigger that came in my sendero, the first gunsmith I took it to would only take the trigger down to 3lbs and that still was not good enough, so I decided to talk to Larry Scott and he assured me I would be very happy with a jewell so I got one and its the only trigger I will ever use. I just need to convince the wife into letting me put on in her gun. When George Vias was still here in Boise I had him work her trigger down but its still not that good. As soon as my new gun gets here my jewell will go in it. happy happy joy joy
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Old 06-12-2011, 12:18 PM
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Re: Next best trigger

funny that nobody even mentioned the Kelby trigger. A few folks rate it better than a Jewell
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Old 06-12-2011, 05:19 PM
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Re: Next best trigger

Anyone ever work with the Shilen triggers? If they are anything like the barrels their may be something to be said for them.
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Anyone ever work with the Shilen triggers? If they are anything like the barrels their may be something to be said for them.
I think Gunwerks may be using Shilen triggers.
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Old 06-12-2011, 08:26 PM
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Anyone ever work with the Shilen triggers? If they are anything like the barrels their may be something to be said for them.

Yes.

They are good triggers , but are essentially a Remington trigger that has been tuned, honed
and set.

I would use them in a heartbeat if I couldn't get a Jewell.

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