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#550248 - 01/04/08 06:00 PM Nashville Gunsmith/Trigger Pull Advice?
gil1
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Well, deer season is almost over, and I really want to get better with my weapons in the offseason. I shot a couple of friends' rifles on the range this year that had their triggers worked on to make them smoother/lighter. Man, it felt great! I'd like to do the same for my muzzleloader and 30.06.

Any advice on a trustworthy gunsmith in or anround Nashville? I want the right guy, not necessarily the cheap guy. Might as well get it done correctly the first time. Any advice on pull weight I should ask for? 2, 2 1/2, 3 pounds? I really don't know.

Thanks so much in advance.
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#550253 - 01/04/08 06:02 PM Re: Nashville Gunsmith/Trigger Pull Advice? [Re: gil1]
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What brand rifle and MZ do you have? You can google trigger adjustments on each brand and usually find instructions to do it yourself. But, if you are not comfortable doing this I would suggest a gunsmith.

Edited by statelineRUT (01/04/08 06:04 PM)
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#550287 - 01/04/08 06:21 PM Re: Nashville Gunsmith/Trigger Pull Advice? [Re: statelineRUT]
gil1
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I've got a .50 cal TC Omega and and a Remington 700 30.06 that I want worked on. I absolutely do not feel comfortable doing the job. I want it done safely and right, and I have no experience with trigger work. Thanks.
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#550422 - 01/04/08 08:00 PM Re: Nashville Gunsmith/Trigger Pull Advice? [Re: gil1]
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WMC Guns in Humbolt.....
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#550677 - 01/05/08 05:03 AM Re: Nashville Gunsmith/Trigger Pull Advice? [Re: ]
Trapper John
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Franklin Gun Shop.

I've had them do all my trigger work.

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#551104 - 01/05/08 06:03 PM Re: Nashville Gunsmith/Trigger Pull Advice? [Re: Trapper John]
gil1
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Thanks for the tips, fellas.
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It is not the killing ...; it is the contest of skill and cunning. The true hunter counts his achievement in proportion to the effort involved and the fairness of the sport.

Dr. Saxton Pope

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#555847 - 01/08/08 11:35 PM Re: Nashville Gunsmith/Trigger Pull Advice? [Re: ]
gil1
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I took them to Rocky at Franklin Gun Shop today. He said my triggers were at about 6 pounds, and for hunting purposes, I should go to 3 pounds. He said 2 pounds is better for target shooting, but it's too dangerous for hunting purposes. I just went with his suggestion. Thanks for the help.

By the way, that place was hoppin' today. I've never seen so many folks at a gun shop, and I even saw a few people I knew there, and I live 25 mins. away.
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It is not the killing ...; it is the contest of skill and cunning. The true hunter counts his achievement in proportion to the effort involved and the fairness of the sport.

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