Trigger Job

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by dumbear, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. dumbear

    dumbear Active Member

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    I would like suggestions on who could do a Rem. 7600 trigger for me.
     
  2. Dr. Vette

    Dr. Vette Well-Known Member

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    While I can't answer that directly, I can tell you that I replaced the trigger spring in my Rem 7400 and it made a world of difference. In fact, I was checking a couple of other rifles this evening after doing some work and checked the 7400 too. It's just a tad above 3 pounds now as a 5-pull average using my Lyman trigger pull gauge.

    I just went and checked for you - this is the one I purchased:
    Remington 7400 7600 760 740 4 6 REDUCED PULL! : Small Parts at GunBroker.com

    At $8.25 + $3 shipping, you can't hardly lose. I also installed his kit in my Rem 11-87 shotgun. No, I'm not the seller, just a satisfied customer.
     

  3. cva54

    cva54 Well-Known Member

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    I got 1 on a 700 it still never been adjusted from factory (glue still there) it is to heave for my liking. Do I have to adjust the sheer after adjusting the pull?
     
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  5. cva54

    cva54 Well-Known Member

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    thanks DR. V thats perfic. got another 1 got a 721 rem .06 going to start to filp flop it for stock to stock but the saftey lever is a lot diferent (dont fit a 700 stock with out a little of inletting) can I have a 700 just lever swaped out
     
  6. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    I heard of one fella who did his own trigger job and much to his surprise the gun went off when in the safe mode, no one got hurt. Not saying you should use a competent smith but I'd be real careful and make sure you know what your doing. While it's not brain surgery it could be just a deadly if done improperly.
     
  7. cva54

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    YA I have read about 30 difrent things on it. But still nervice about it dont know why. I rebiuld engines, auto and manual tranys and every thing els on cars trucks and semis. Been doing it for 28 years form I can see its all in the sheer engagement. My old 721 had that prob when you would take it off safe it would go off. Brought it in to a smith and did a triger job on it of corse didnt ask any thing then. I should go find a old 1 and take it apart and figure it out.
     
  8. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    +1

    Very good advice .

    Back when there were hardly any after market triggers we had to try and do something
    with a poor trigger ourselves.

    With luck we mad it better sometimes not much and other times we trashed them.

    There is great difficulty in stoning the sear perfect by hand and if not done right you will ruin
    it .Changing springs to lighten the pull can help but it won't make them break any smoother
    just lighter.

    If you are not experienced in trigger work I would recomend a good after market trigger for
    the replacement.

    No matter how much it cost , The safety margin is worth it. After spending lots of money
    to make your rifle more accurate a good trigger will improve an already good shooter.

    I am a do it your self person with experience in trigger work and I don't work on them any
    more unless there is just not any after market triggers available.

    J E CUSTOM
     
  9. cva54

    cva54 Well-Known Member

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    Ya I gess You are right I going to bring them both in to my smith. have the safety lever changer on the 721. On the 700 triger job & make the bolt lock down when safety is on I like it that way then I can play with stocks safer that way. Just the mechanic in me how does it work
     
  10. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    Glad to hear your following J E Custom's advice and taking it to a smith. J E is very knowledgeable and knows alot about this game.
     
  11. cva54

    cva54 Well-Known Member

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    here is a strange 1. got 2 700's can I piller bed 1 stock and put ether rifle in it?
     
  12. cva54

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    FYI for who staying tuned in here. Yes a 721 triger can be alterd to be just like a 700 makes finding a STK vary eazy now. 700 yes you can have the saftey alterd to lock down the bolt. it takes a few parts that are NOT sold any more the parts are in the 721 triger if it has NOT had the saftey mod. progam done on it and some milling work on the bolt. By the way there is a saftey recall comming down the pipe line on 700 trigers
     
  13. Chas1

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    CVA54, what's your source on Safety recall comming down the pipe line on 700 triggers? And is it wholesale on all model 700 triggers?
     
  14. cva54

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    it came from the gun shop/smith i use there are dealers for every top name gun I can think of and some I mean every one. Just do a google the bigest gun smith in the uper midwest. the smith told me him self. As far witch trigers (I think) X mark isnt every other one is all the way back to the 721 722. This is what I think there going to do make it a 3 postion it all has to do with AD accidntal discharge witch I think some one messing with sheer ingagement he didnt tell me exactly but the inpresion I got was if you want to get somthing done on them like I did you better get it done quick that is all I know