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Old 11-14-2017, 11:32 AM   #1
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I have a Remington model 700 .204 ruger varmint and I am looking to do a trigger upgrade. I shot a 7mm-08 this past weekend with a 12oz pull and loved it! Any ideas what brands to look and what website can I find one at?

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Old 11-14-2017, 11:33 AM   #2
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Jewell is king. Timney is great for your hunting rifle.
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Old 11-14-2017, 11:35 AM   #3
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Rifle Basix, Jewell, Timney, Shilen...depends on how much money you wanna spend.

I have a Shilen trigger on a 700 Ti in 7mm SAUM set at 2 lbs. I love that trigger and am probably gonna order another one for my 700 CDL in 7/08.
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Old 11-14-2017, 11:35 AM   #4
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Jewell is king. Timney is great for your hunting rifle.
^^^this.

Timney is great, Jewell even better

Timneys run 125 and Jewells are 250
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Old 11-14-2017, 11:36 AM   #5
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I have a Timney in my Rem 700 7mag and love it.
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Old 11-14-2017, 11:43 AM   #6
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^^^this.

Timney is great, Jewell even better

Timneys run 125 and Jewells are 250
Bruno has Jewell triggers for $215 - top Rt safety and bolt release

my next trigger will likely be a Bix'n Andy
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Old 11-14-2017, 11:47 AM   #7
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I have a rifle basix in one and timney in another. Both are great.
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Old 11-14-2017, 11:49 AM   #8
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Any good websites to order from? Good deals, free shipping...
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Old 11-14-2017, 11:53 AM   #9
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Timney thin blade in my Remington 700, great trigger!
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Old 11-14-2017, 11:54 AM   #10
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I have a timney in my 700 and really like it
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Old 11-14-2017, 11:56 AM   #11
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LAst year I saw Timney going on sale for Black Friday/cyber Monday from a lot of vendors. I think I remember SWFA, DSG and quite a few people had them at good deals
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:03 PM   #12
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Dropped a Timney in my 700 / .270 before my mule deer hunt last year and it turned a below average rifle hunter into a sniper - lol. I pod $125 for it and it was a game changer for me. I’m sure others have differing opinions but not sure an avg guy is gonna feel or see a huge difference to spendvtwice that in a jewel or similar. Best bang for your buck IMO.
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Bruno has Jewell triggers for $215 - top Rt safety and bolt release

my next trigger will likely be a Bix'n Andy
Im ready to test mine out.
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:26 PM   #14
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Just installed (myself) a Timney trigger on my Remington Model 600 Mohawk. I had to do a little modifying on the stock, trigger guard and trigger length to get it to fit.
Nice smooth trigger pull!
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:28 PM   #15
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:32 PM   #16
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Why not have your 700 trigger reset to what you want. I did in my 700 Mountain rifle.
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:33 PM   #17
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Bruno has Jewell triggers for $215 - top Rt safety and bolt release

my next trigger will likely be a Bix'n Andy
Gonna build a BR rifle for one of my dad's great friends as soon as my new shop finishes up and it'll have a Bix'n Andy in it. Fondled one at Mr. Dale Hutcherson's the other day and I've never squeezed a trigger at 1.5 oz...my my my.
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:55 PM   #18
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Dropped a Timney in my 700 / .270 before my mule deer hunt last year and it turned a below average rifle hunter into a sniper - lol. I pod $125 for it and it was a game changer for me. Iím sure others have differing opinions but not sure an avg guy is gonna feel or see a huge difference to spendvtwice that in a jewel or similar. Best bang for your buck IMO.
you can definitely feel the difference between a Jewell and a Timney ... like night and day , ain't even close

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Why not have your 700 trigger reset to what you want. I did in my 700 Mountain rifle.
b/c if his trigger falls under the recall notice, it's about as useful as a paperweight. Also some people would rather buy an aftermkt trigger and not take the chance

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Gonna build a BR rifle for one of my dad's great friends as soon as my new shop finishes up and it'll have a Bix'n Andy in it. Fondled one at Mr. Dale Hutcherson's the other day and I've never squeezed a trigger at 1.5 oz...my my my.
my BR rifles wore Jewell's set at 2 ozs., my hunting rifles are set at 12 ozs. (3/4 lb.)

The Bix I squeezed last week was amazing, more impressive than a Jewell
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Old 11-14-2017, 12:59 PM   #19
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Any good websites to order from? Good deals, free shipping...
Great Scott Shooters and Bruno Shooters Supply for Jewell triggers
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Old 11-14-2017, 01:05 PM   #20
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LAst year I saw Timney going on sale for Black Friday/cyber Monday from a lot of vendors. I think I remember SWFA, DSG and quite a few people had them at good deals
I just saw a Timney on www.midwayusa.com for $105. Said it was blemished, whatever that means.
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Old 11-14-2017, 01:27 PM   #21
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How hard is it to drop in a new trigger on the 700... or are you guys have a smith do it?
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Old 11-14-2017, 01:33 PM   #22
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How hard is it to drop in a new trigger on the 700... or are you guys have a smith do it?
Ray Charles could teach Stevie Wonder how to do it

watch a few YT videos, read the instructions, take pics, have necessary tools (punch, hammer, finishing nail to take place of trigger pins) , and project can easily be done in 15-20 minutes for a 1st-timer.
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Old 11-14-2017, 01:39 PM   #23
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Ray Charles could teach Stevie Wonder how to do it

watch a few YT videos, read the instructions, take pics, have necessary tools (punch, hammer, finishing nail to take place of trigger pins) , and project can easily be done in 15-20 minutes for a 1st-timer.
Good to know, Thanks!

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Old 11-14-2017, 01:41 PM   #24
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How hard is it to drop in a new trigger on the 700... or are you guys have a smith do it?
Have done all mine without issue. Find a YouTube video and go

Sometimes not the case though
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Old 11-14-2017, 04:40 PM   #25
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Found a 1.50z-48oz adjustable Jewell I plan on purchasing. Thanks guys for the help!
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Love the jewell in my .300 RUM
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Old 11-14-2017, 04:44 PM   #27
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What a way with words.
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[quote=Cajun Blake;12925323]Ray Charles could teach Stevie Wonder how to do it












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Old 11-14-2017, 05:43 PM   #29
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you can definitely feel the difference between a Jewell and a Timney ... like night and day , ain't even close







b/c if his trigger falls under the recall notice, it's about as useful as a paperweight. Also some people would rather buy an aftermkt trigger and not take the chance



my BR rifles wore Jewell's set at 2 ozs., my hunting rifles are set at 12 ozs. (3/4 lb.)

The Bix I squeezed last week was amazing, more impressive than a Jewell

I said an ďaverage ď guy! Lol
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Found a 1.50z-48oz adjustable Jewell I plan on purchasing. Thanks guys for the help!
you can order the trigger pull pre-set from the factory for your desired weight

I recommend 1# for the experienced person who shoots often from the bench. Most people who have never shot a Jewell or only use their rifle during hunting season opt for the 2.5# trigger
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[quote=Cajun Blake;you can [B]definitely[/b] feel the difference between a Jewell and a Timney ... like night and day , ain't even close



Dang it Blake.....

Your going to cost me money AGAIN!
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I installed a Timney on my 700 this past spring. I was disappointed. Seemed cheaply built to me. It is way better then factory, but not anywhere near what a great trigger is.
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Old 11-15-2017, 12:09 AM   #34
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Keep in mind that the regular Timney will only get you down to around 3lbs. They say 2.5 but I have had weird issues with the firing pin falling during bolt close approaching that pull. The weird thing is that it was not repeatable and only happened when the rifle was tested at certain positions, pointed straight up, or down. Upside down on the bench, etc.

Timney does offer a higher priced piece (Calvin Elite) they claim will get you down further on pull but with Jewell on the market at the same price why even try it?

Timney triggers will not even cut it for me in a hunting rifle, they are cheap and you feel it immediately when compared to Jewell. I have given Timney three chances and they never live up to expectations. My Bergara LRP elite came with the Timney and it was out of the rifle after one range trip, replaced by Jewell. I sent that trigger back to them and they did have decent customer service. They sent me a new flat blade that is supposedly set at 2.5 pounds but I have never taken it out of the package. If anyone wants that trigger I will let it go very cheap (It does not have the bolt release as most of my recievers have the bolt release on the side of the action). I also have a Shillen without safety that has never been installed if anyone wants to try that brand out.

This post my sound harsh; however, a trigger is the last place you want to try to save a few bucks at lower pull weights. I feel like the lower end Timney is unreliable at the lower end of their published pull, 2.5 lbs

Like Blake and Boswell I will be giving Bix a try soon.

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Old 11-15-2017, 12:55 AM   #35
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Been real happy with the basic Timneys installed in 3 of my 700’s. Mine adjust down plenty low for my hunting guns, and they feel way better than the stock triggers. I’m not a bench rest shooter, so never spent the money on a jewel, but I know they’re great too.
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Keep in mind that the regular Timney will only get you down to around 3lbs. They say 2.5 but I have had weird issues with the firing pin falling during bolt close approaching that pull. The weird thing is that it was not repeatable and only happened when the rifle was tested at certain positions, pointed straight up, or down. Upside down on the bench, etc.

Timney does offer a higher priced piece (Calvin Elite) they claim will get you down further on pull but with Jewell on the market at the same price why even try it?

Timney triggers will not even cut it for me in a hunting rifle, they are cheap and you feel it immediately when compared to Jewell. I have given Timney three chances and they never live up to expectations. My Bergara LRP elite came with the Timney and it was out of the rifle after one range trip, replaced by Jewell. I sent that trigger back to them and they did have decent customer service. They sent me a new flat blade that is supposedly set at 2.5 pounds but I have never taken it out of the package. If anyone wants that trigger I will let it go very cheap (It does not have the bolt release as most of my recievers have the bolt release on the side of the action). I also have a Shillen without safety that has never been installed if anyone wants to try that brand out.

This post my sound harsh; however, a trigger is the last place you want to try to save a few bucks at lower pull weights. I feel like the lower end Timney is unreliable at the lower end of their published pull, 2.5 lbs

Like Blake and Boswell I will be giving Bix a try soon.

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A standard Timney will get to 1.5# but it MUST be tuned right. Sounds like your sear engagement was the issue. However, I am on the Jewel team lol. Ran a lot of both. Jewel is top dog. I really liked my Calvin elite. A lot. Timney feels a touch better but the CE shoe fits my finger much better.

I don't hear much about trigger tech. Wonder how those are
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Old 11-15-2017, 07:20 AM   #37
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Bix'N Andy have been the buzz at the Benchrest and F class matches for a while now. Made in Austria using two ball bearings for wear points. They cost as much as a rifle barrel,Lol.
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From OTM tactical...
JEWELL TRIGGER REM 700 Hunter Varmint Rifle w/Top Right Safety and Bolt Release

On sale $199.99
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I have a jewel in my 700 and love it

Rifle Basix in my tiger and like it as well
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