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Old 07-29-2010, 04:16 PM
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Re: X mark pro trigger adjustment issue

I bought the 700 VTR with the X-Mark Pro. The trigger broke @ about 8 lbs. I adjusted it down to about 3 lbs. and it was great or so I thought. If you toggled the safety on and off, the gun would fire. Minimum safe weight was about 5 lbs. That whole incident kinda freaked me out, and rather than deal with a heavy trigger pull or unsafe trigger, I opted for a new one. I bought a Timney 1.5 - 4 lb trigger with safety and I couldn't ask for more.

I have a review of that rifle and trigger here: Remington model 700 VTR.

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Old 07-29-2010, 04:47 PM
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Re: X mark pro trigger adjustment issue

Are you saying that if you toggeled the safety on and off, the gun would fire?...Without even pulling the trigger???
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Old 07-30-2010, 09:23 AM
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Re: X mark pro trigger adjustment issue

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Are you saying that if you toggeled the safety on and off, the gun would fire?...Without even pulling the trigger???
Yeah, I got nervous wondering "is it really safe, even with the high pull weight?", so I bought a new trigger. Couldn't be more happy with the Timney.
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Old 07-30-2010, 10:49 AM
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Re: X mark pro trigger adjustment issue

I hate my X-Mark pro trigger so much, I am certain it is one of the reasons my groups are not that good. So as soon as I can afford a timney I will have one in my sendero.
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Old 08-08-2010, 10:15 PM
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Re: X mark pro trigger adjustment issue

I decided against a timney and ordered a jewell trigger, it was shipped priority mail on Saturday, so hopefully in the next day or so it will be here.....and then I will be
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