best trigger for a vanguard?

fisherman983

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wanting some opinions on what the best trigger to replace my factory weatherby vanguard trigger is. I don't see a jewell available
 

MOA Chaser

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I replaced one of my S1's with a Timney. The other S1 has the original trigger that was worked over by a friend of mine. There are a few youtube videos out there on how to get the most out of your factory trigger. My S2 has an adjustable 2 stage trigger that is not that bad.
 

gohring3006

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I worked my S1 trigger myself by reading a few articles on the subject. It was about 5lbs after adjusting the so called "trigger weight" screw, before adjustment...5lbs.. after adjustment...5lbs. So i worked it over, now its 2.5lbs with a little creep but a 100% improvement over stock.
 

Dr. Vette

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Timney.

I've got several Vanguards. Generally I have about 50% success in getting them to improve using Kiwi Nate's instructions on this forum.

My last one I removed about half a coil from the trigger spring and that was almost too much. So, consider taking off even less if you need to. I only removed a bit of spring AFTER tweaking it first and not getting improvement. That's the first one I have tried that with, and it did help.

However, I own both Rifle Basix and Timneys, and much prefer the Timney.
 

Dosh

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983, the Timney is very good. Timney will preset pull weight when you order it. I've installed several on Vanguards, very easy. Timney's web site has easy instructions also. Good luck.
 

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