trigger work vs. new adjustable trigger

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by tscott, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. tscott

    tscott Well-Known Member

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    I'm working on my 270 WSM Rem 700. I would appreciate some advise on having the trigger worked on vs. replacing with an adjustable. If you are for replacement, which ones do you prefer?
    Thanks
     
  2. James Jones

    James Jones Well-Known Member

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    The average guy can replace the trigger spring and adjust it for about $20 for the spring kit and shipping , that would get you down to the 2lb range after that I'd just buy one , I like Riflebasix triggers for the money , they make several modles that range from heavier 1.5-4lb to light 2-6oz units ,they run around $100 for the light weight target models , but they are well worth it.
     

  3. piutemike

    piutemike Well-Known Member

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    Shawn Carlock has a gun of mine right now and we had this discussion today, he said exactly what James J previously posted.
     
  4. GSoD

    GSoD Well-Known Member

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    I just installed a jewell HVR on my Rem700P. Haven't fired it yet but it is sweet! Easy install, even easier to adjust.

    Took me about 30 mins with a torx driver and a pin pusher.
     
  5. Sendero_Man

    Sendero_Man <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

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    Have 2 Jewell HVR's

    love them both....

    twice the money as RB too
     
  6. mtmuley

    mtmuley Well-Known Member

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    You may want to look at Remington's new trigger. Word is it will fit 700's all the way back to the first models. mtmuley
     
  7. SUNDEVIL

    SUNDEVIL Well-Known Member

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    What sendaro man said, jewell hvr. I love em!
     
  8. ilscungilli

    ilscungilli Well-Known Member

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    I ordered the Holland trigger spring kit from Midway, and was very pleased with the results. I was able to get the pull down to a little over 2 pounds, with no creep. The kit costs about $12, and is easy to install. This is for the "old" style trigger (not the X-mark pro). Its worth a try in my opinion, given the cost.

    I also have a Jewell trigger on my .204, and that thing is a work of art! I have that set at 8oz, for bench work. They cost around $200.
     
  9. linksmechanic

    linksmechanic Well-Known Member

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    Buy the Jewell you won't be sorry.
     
  10. cross

    cross Well-Known Member

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    I bought one. I'm sorry.
     
  11. rem300ultra

    rem300ultra Well-Known Member

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    Triggers

    I love my Jewell triggers. I have had the factory triggers smoothed and lightened up and they work fine but to me the Jewell trigger is better.
     
  12. tscott

    tscott Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for all the replies. I ended up having our local gunsmith install a new Timney. We set it at 2.75 lbs. and what a difference it made.
    Thanks again.
     
  13. KILLADEAUX

    KILLADEAUX Active Member

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    Trigger

    Kepplinger makes a single set trigger for the Remington 700. It's set at 16 oz's in set position and 2 1/2 pounds in normal position. My accuracy has improved tremendously.
     
  14. Chopaka81

    Chopaka81 Well-Known Member

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    I have installed Timney triggers on both a Rem M600 and a Weatherby Vanguard. I could not be happier with these triggers and have become a fan of them.
    The $20 spring kit sounds interesting though.