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#6904627 - 10/01/17 03:08 AM Older savage 116 in 300WM needs a better trigger.
Big Daddy K Offline
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Registered: 09/01/04
Posts: 2838
Can anyone reckoned an aftermarket trigger for a non accu trigger savage 116?
I'd like to install myself if not to difficult but not afraid to pay to have it done right.
Or:
Is there anything that can be done to the original non accuteigger to make it crisp and light?
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#6904657 - 10/01/17 06:36 AM Re: Older savage 116 in 300WM needs a better trigger. [Re: Big Daddy K]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
Posts: 8442
Loc: bastrop county
No, to the last ?, tried, could never get one safe below 4 lbs,
I have used the timney on several, are there better..sure,
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#6904679 - 10/01/17 07:40 AM Re: Older savage 116 in 300WM needs a better trigger. [Re: Big Daddy K]
Ranch Dog Offline
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Registered: 07/15/05
Posts: 1708
Loc: Cuero
I had a 110WLE chambered in 300 Savage that pre-AccuTrigger and I installed the Basix Trigger. I found the work easy and the trigger outstanding. The trigger really changed the rifle for the better.
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#6904959 - 10/01/17 02:29 PM Re: Older savage 116 in 300WM needs a better trigger. [Re: Big Daddy K]
Txhillbilly Offline
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Registered: 08/14/15
Posts: 636
Loc: Johnson County
Is it a center feed or staggered feed model? If it has the older 3 screw trigger, they can be tuned really well, and turned down to very lite pull weights safely.

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#6905261 - 10/01/17 08:13 PM Re: Older savage 116 in 300WM needs a better trigger. [Re: Big Daddy K]
Big Daddy K Offline
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Registered: 09/01/04
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Not sure but I did notice one screw that looked like it might adjust it. Was scared to turn it.
Shot 30 factory rounds today. 5 to zero at 100 and the rest at 314 on my 12" AR 500 target.
After pulling left and low I was able to figure the heavy trigger out and was consistent.
I would still like a lighter trigger. Probably have one installed after Christmas.
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#6906919 - 10/03/17 05:54 AM Re: Older savage 116 in 300WM needs a better trigger. [Re: Big Daddy K]
scdogman Offline
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Registered: 11/12/10
Posts: 256
Rifle basix trigger. Turn my 110 into a taxi driver.

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#6907267 - 10/03/17 10:38 AM Re: Older savage 116 in 300WM needs a better trigger. [Re: scdogman]
OkieDokie Offline
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Registered: 01/28/08
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Loc: southern OK
Originally Posted By: scdogman
Rifle basix trigger. Turn my 110 into a taxi driver.


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