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#5805743 - 06/25/15 04:41 PM replacement trigger
colt45 Offline
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looking for the post about the replacement for remy 700 triggers
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#5805801 - 06/25/15 05:35 PM Re: replacement trigger [Re: colt45]
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No need to find a post.

Call Skylar tomorrow and buy a Timney from them.
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#5805856 - 06/25/15 06:23 PM Re: replacement trigger [Re: colt45]
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#5805943 - 06/25/15 07:21 PM Re: replacement trigger [Re: colt45]
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I bought the Calvin elite for $166 and dropped it in. I like it; but it is a very light pull.

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#5806075 - 06/25/15 09:21 PM Re: replacement trigger [Re: colt45]
Strongbad Offline
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Don't get me wrong, Timney's are great but IMHO so are Jewell, Basix, Shilen, and others. Functionally they are all very close but each has different nuances like the size of the trigger (width) and the surface of the trigger, etc. The differences can be bigger than you think and I'd check them out if you can.

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#5806125 - 06/25/15 09:56 PM Re: replacement trigger [Re: Huntmaster]
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Originally Posted By: Huntmaster
I bought the Calvin elite for $166 and dropped it in. I like it; but it is a very light pull.


Yes.

I costs more and tunes to break too low for anything other than benchrest, in my opinion.

The one Timney I have has a wide blade and I really like that. You can easily feel if your finger is square to the trigger. Very important to squeezing the trigger straight to the rear.
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#5806518 - 06/26/15 08:55 AM Re: replacement trigger [Re: colt45]
603Country Offline
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I have a couple of Timneys and they were a big upgrade in terms of feel from the factory triggers. And the factory triggers were pretty good. Maybe a fellow could get a better trigger for hunting and paper punching, but at what cost?

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#5806568 - 06/26/15 09:25 AM Re: replacement trigger [Re: colt45]
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The Timney and Shilen are great for hunting rifles. If you are looking for under 2lb trigger pull, Jewel seems to be the popular choice. I have 3 Timney 510 triggers that replaced the X-Mark Pro triggers. The Timney is a noticeable upgrade. If you have the pre X-Mark trigger, just have your trigger adjusted. Those were excellent factory triggers.

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#5806633 - 06/26/15 10:06 AM Re: replacement trigger [Re: colt45]
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I have both Timney and Jewell...the Timney seems to be more sealed to keep dirt and crap out of them. I've read folks having troubles with Jewell in harsh environments...I personally haven't had any troubles out of either one.

I have a regular Timney on my practical gun...if someone doesn't like the Calvin Elite I would trade because I don't like that I can't get it down lighter. This one is about a 1.5lb trigger and I've got it adjusted as low as I can without it going on when the bolt is slammed. I'd like to get around or just under a lb.
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#5806731 - 06/26/15 11:05 AM Re: replacement trigger [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
No need to find a post.

Call Skylar tomorrow and buy a Timney from them.
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#5807434 - 06/26/15 07:21 PM Re: replacement trigger [Re: colt45]
killen Offline
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Loc: bowie tx
jewell

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#5807636 - 06/26/15 09:44 PM Re: replacement trigger [Re: killen]
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Originally Posted By: killen
jewell


Until it gets a bit dirty.

Then have a Timney in reserve, near by.
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#5807992 - 06/27/15 11:07 AM Re: replacement trigger [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: killen
jewell


Until it gets a bit dirty.

Then have a Timney in reserve, near by.


I hunt in red talcum powder dust and haven't had any problems with my Jewell. up
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#5808284 - 06/27/15 05:59 PM Re: replacement trigger [Re: colt45]
colt45 Offline
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the post that I am looking for, I gave to a friend, he ordered, but has not received the triggers, all the info was erased when he had his pc work done.
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#5808390 - 06/27/15 07:45 PM Re: replacement trigger [Re: colt45]
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Originally Posted By: Pitchfork Predator
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: killen
jewell


Until it gets a bit dirty.

Then have a Timney in reserve, near by.


I hunt in red talcum powder dust and haven't had any problems with my Jewell. up


I shoot matches in tan talcum powder dust and have seen about seven Jewels go down. up
Course thats shooting in that dust, not carrying the rifle hoping for a shot in that dust.
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