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#3281047 - 07/02/13 09:15 PM cheap awesome trigger job
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check out this guys website
i used his springs on several of my rifles and you would not believe what a difference they make
it comes out to about $10.00 a rifle (including shipping) and it takes all of 5 minutes to do
http://www.erniethegunsmith.com

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#3281080 - 07/02/13 10:06 PM Re: cheap awesome trigger job [Re: 1 good shot]
infoman jr.
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Be careful.
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#3281136 - 07/02/13 11:12 PM Re: cheap awesome trigger job [Re: infoman jr.]
BigD_625
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Think I saw these on Ebay.
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#3281517 - 07/03/13 12:09 PM Re: cheap awesome trigger job [Re: infoman jr.]
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 Originally Posted By: infoman jr.
Be careful.

? care to eloborate

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#3281655 - 07/03/13 02:54 PM Re: cheap awesome trigger job [Re: 1 good shot]
infoman jr.
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I'd be wary of changing the trigger reset spring. Most apply a certain amount of force for a reason.
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#3281663 - 07/03/13 03:10 PM Re: cheap awesome trigger job [Re: infoman jr.]
JimFromTN
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When I converted my 870 to a dedicated slug gun, I put one of those in it. Took the trigger pull down to about 2.5 lbs and tightened up my groups considerably. Would not recommend a trigger that light for more traditional hunting done with a shotgun like wing shooting or rabbit hunting.
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#3281892 - 07/03/13 08:44 PM Re: cheap awesome trigger job [Re: infoman jr.]
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 Originally Posted By: infoman jr.
I'd be wary of changing the trigger reset spring. Most apply a certain amount of force for a reason.

i don't know how familiar you are with the litigation that occurred causing the firearms industry to dramatically increase the trigger pull weight circa 1980's to avoid liability issues
but that is one of the reasons they put stronger springs in them
i am sure that there are mechanical reasons on some rifles as well
but for me a 7-8 lb pull and a 400+ yard shot is not a good combination and the rifles i have converted are from that time frame for the most part

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#3282036 - 07/04/13 04:13 AM Re: cheap awesome trigger job [Re: 1 good shot]
mike243
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 Originally Posted By: 1 good shot
 Originally Posted By: infoman jr.
I'd be wary of changing the trigger reset spring. Most apply a certain amount of force for a reason.

i don't know how familiar you are with the litigation that occurred causing the firearms industry to dramatically increase the trigger pull weight circa 1980's to avoid liability issues
but that is one of the reasons they put stronger springs in them
i am sure that there are mechanical reasons on some rifles as well
but for me a 7-8 lb pull and a 400+ yard shot is not a good combination and the rifles i have converted are from that time frame for the most part

He works for a major firearms maker & has a fair bit of knowledge I would think lol
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#3282087 - 07/04/13 07:34 AM Re: cheap awesome trigger job [Re: mike243]
danny1975
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They probably work but I don't know . I put timney and rifle basix triggers in all my guns . Just to be alittle safer
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