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O/T Remington 700 Trigger

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  1. trobmx14

    trobmx14 TS Member

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    Any reccomendations for an aftermarket trigger. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Roger IL

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    The best is Jewel. If it is a hunting rifle A Timney will serve you well........Roger
     
  3. AAtrap

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    I have a Timney that I pruchased several years ago to put in my 700 heavy barrel. Never had it done. will sell for 40 dollars. Steve
     
  4. Joe Woods

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    I would recommend the timney for varmint work. I would take this fellow up on his timney.Remington have upgraded there trigger in 07 guns. Less need for upgrade in these new guns.


    Joe Woods/Ontario
     
  5. 682LINY

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    Best triger I have ever felt in a 700,,,,was a shilen,,,done by gunsmith / armorer at west point,,,,his personal 22-250,,,it was purchased by a friend of mine
     
  6. Shooting Coach

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    Not to rob a thread, but if 90-TROB does not want this trigger, I have a need for it. Let me know.
     
  7. RobertT

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    I have a Rifle Basix on my Remington 700. Great trigger and it integrates with the factory safety.

    Robert
     
  8. trobmx14

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    AA Trap I am interested in your trigger.Please e-mail me. Thanks Todd
     
  9. hmb

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    I would stay with the factory trigger. Replace the weight of pull spring with a lighter weight spring. The trigger has 3 adjustment screws, weight of pull, over travel, and sear engagement(creep). Internally it is the same trigger that they use on their match rifles and is easily adjusted for weight of pull and creep. The only reason to go to an after market trigger is if you want a 2oz trigger. HMB
     
  10. claybrdr

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    The factory triggers were pure crap on my last 2 Remington 700s. A gunsmith finally junked one and the other was still mediocre. Replaced with a Jewell and a Shilen.

    These were bought 3 and 5 years ago.
     
  11. AAtrap

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    Todd, you have mail.--Steve
     
  12. TOLIPNUG

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    GO WITH THE SHILEN
     
  13. Landshark

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    I know that I am way to late to buy the Timney trigger, but put me in line just in case.

    I have a Rem 7MM-08 and I have worked over the trigger and it's still not to my liking. I have Rifle Basix triggers on my Model 70's, and would like to try a Timney.

    BTW, Midway USA has Timney's on sale.
     
  14. halfmile

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    Shilen is good for the money, Timney ok but not for bench. If you have the scratch the Jewell at $239 or so is the ticket.

    Don't buy the target model trigger for PDs or hunting.

    HM
     
  15. hmb

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    Nothing wrong with the factory trigger once you change the weight of pull spring and adjust it properly for sear engagement and over travel. HMB
     
  16. claybrdr

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    There was plenty wrong with the triggers on mine. I seriously doubt you know more about doing trigger jobs on Remingtons than my gunsmith.
     
  17. Shooting Coach

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    As a former Remington Registered Gunsmith and present Police Armorer, I ccan get the 700 triggers down to about 40 oz CONSISTENTLY with the lighter spring, a good degreasing and lube, and time with a screwdriver and a pull gauge. I generally set them to 50 oz.

    If you don't have a pull gauge, leave them alone. I have had better consistency by loading up the spring, and going light on sear engagement.

    When set way down, they will change pull weight. They are simply not made to be a benchrest trigger. They ARE good field triggers.
     
  18. hmb

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    A true gunsmith is a rare commodity. HMB
     
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    A TRUE gunsmith has obsessive/compulsive issues!! LOL
     
  20. hmb

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    Claybrdr,

    I am sure glad your gunsmith junked that trigger. The two moving parts must have confused him. HMB
     
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