I've been shopping triggers for my 700, and there are a lot of choices. Rifle Basix for instance, has one trigger that goes as low as 4 oz. My rifle will be mainly for targets, but might get hunted with occasionally. Would 1.5 lb be low enough ?
Thanks, that helps a lot. Our son has his own rifles, so that does out it in perspective.If your shooting at extended ranges I would want ounces.
If your kids or buddy's may use the rifle then pounds for sure.
Personally I know I can't accomplish the group's I get without the lower weight pulls so for the guns that I use beyond 500 yards its ounces for me. But the ones I share with my boys are around 2lbs. If I put them behind the cool guns they get a lecture on "finger off trigger till target in retical". Also I wouldn't let them carry it.
Your style of intended use should help you decide. If you hike in and lay in one spot all day....ounces. if you bust brush.... pounds
At least that's how I determine what I'm using that day.
It was always the same for Glocks. Friends would come to me wanting tuned triggers, with low weights. I did one for a guy, against my advice, he wanted this whole drop in competition unit. He had me put a stock setup back in it after he put a round through his livingroom window.I have Jewell(preferred), Triggertech, Canjar, Timney and Jard Triggers. On the rifles only used by me, my triggers will be anywhere from 10 to 16 oz depending on intended purpose of that particular rifle! For rifles that will be used by clients or family, they’re set at 2-2.5 lbs. I don’t recommend less than 2 lbs to any of my friends or clients who aren’t used to a lighter pull......once they get used to 2 lbs, they can try lighter if they want. I’ve set triggers for too many friends at under 2 lbs just to have them ask me to increase the weight after they’ve had them go off when they weren’t ready. They think because I shoot light triggers, they can, as well.....what they don’t realize is I’ve been shooting sub 1 lb triggers for nearly 50 years.