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Old 02-11-2007, 09:58 PM
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Now that rifle season is about over I am going to carry my old Rem. 700 to the gunsmith and have the trigger adjusted to a smother/lighter pounds of pull. Would about 2 1/2 pounds be a good setting for hunting purposes?
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Old 02-12-2007, 03:33 AM
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It really depends on what you are used to. If your rifle has a 7lb trigger now, going to 2lbs could be a disaster waiting to happen. If it were me, I would lighten it up 50%, to start, and see how I liked that. After shooting the new weight for a while you can have it lightened more if you want.
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Old 02-12-2007, 02:32 PM
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I am by no means an expert in guns, let alone triggers, and I am a new hunter/shooter myself, but that seems to be a popular range for hunting rifles. (2-2 1/2 lbs)

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Old 02-12-2007, 03:00 PM
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I like 3# areafor big game hunting rifles. One reason is gloves are often worn during hunting season here.

If your use to a certain trigger pull on your other riflesdo the samewith the m700 your taking to the smith. If not then I agreeabout notgoing to the extreme side, 3.5# would be just fine andnoticable difference in performance/feel.
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