Triggers for Rem.700s

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by Dskiper, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. Dskiper

    Dskiper Well-Known Member

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    Hey smiths&shooters, whats your thoughts on Shilen,Rifle Basix,Timney or Jard triggers for a custom 700 hunting rifle. All my guns have reworked old style Rem. triggers except a newer gun I'd like to change. Whats the better make,I like a 2lb.pull. Thanks, Dskiper
     
  2. Hairtrigger

    Hairtrigger Well-Known Member

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    Consider a Jewell
     

  3. NesikaChad

    NesikaChad Well-Known Member

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    +1 on the Jewell.

    you get what you pay for. . .
     
  4. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    I have had good luck with the Shilen,Timney and the jewell.

    In my opinion they are in the order of cost and excellence.

    Shilens require no stock work (They are basically a Remington's size).

    The timney has an aluminum body and is thicker and may require a little inleting
    in the trigger area.

    The jewell is the best and has to be inleted in most stocks because of the design. the safety
    has a link that moves forward of the trigger body and has to be dealt with but is well worth
    the effort.

    The model HVR has 4 weight ranges and the one I like is the HVR C 1.5 to 3 pounds with
    spring C.

    Hope this helps

    J E CUSTOM
     
  5. KDB

    KDB Well-Known Member

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    Jewell is the way to go. Excellent trigger.
     
  6. moombaskier

    moombaskier Well-Known Member

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    Go with the Jewell. I have had my stock Rem. triggers reworked by gunsmiths and by myself and have had good results, but NOTHING compares to the Jewell I just installed. Now I have to buy more!
     
  7. Kevin Cram

    Kevin Cram <b>SPONSOR</b>

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    Dennis,

    I've used em' all and for what you'll spend on some other after market triggers, spend a couple bucks more and get the best, go with a jewel. Larry Scott has the best $$$ I know of.
     
  8. Boss Hoss

    Boss Hoss Well-Known Member

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    Jewell is all I use. Have at least 30 of them incuding "hot spares" for my 1oz competition ones.