trigger suggestion?

Discussion in 'Gear Talk: What to Buy? and Gear Evaluations' started by TrxR, Sep 24, 2018.

  1. TrxR

    TrxR

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    Thinking about replacing the trigger in my 1959 rem 40x rimfire trigger. Was thinking about a jewell br with bolt release. Any other suggestions ? (Bix n andy a little out if the price range). The factory trigger has been worked before i got it, it is nice and crisp but am thinking a lighter trigger might be nice as it is used as a benchrest gun. Do you think a trigger swap will be worth it?

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  2. JMayo

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    The guys at rimfire accuracy could answer this with allot of first-hand knowledge.
    Seems like I remember the talk of those 40x triggers being hard to come by/in demand
     
  3. swd

    swd Yep that's me Gold $$ Contributor

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    For the money it's still hard to beat a Jewell. But the Bix sure is nice..
     
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  4. Preacher

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    The B & A sport was pretty close to the same price as the Jewell when I bought mine...
    It has been a good choice...
     
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  5. TrxR

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    I did a simple test on the trigger by standing the rifle straight up and hanging wheel weights from the trigger with snare wire and its around 16 ounces used a fired piece of brass as a snap cap. Now just to find a Canadian dealer or wait till Brownells has a sale and buy a Jewell with bolt release.

    Is there a way to release the bolt on the rimfires without the bolt release trigger?

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  6. 1lnbrdg

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    https://timneytriggers.com/remington-benchrest/
    I'm shooting 2 of the Tactical triggers, now known as the benchrest trigger. When I ordered mine, could get them 8 oz up to 1.5 lbs I think. Both are as good as or better than my Jewell single stage triggers.
     
  7. F Class John

    F Class John Gold $$ Contributor

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    Love love love my B&A. While I never blew out a Jewell as others have reported I know it’s something I don’t have to worry about with my B&A. On top of that it’s silky smooth and lets me pull at 1.5ozs and never worry about slam firing like Jewell has done on me in the past.
     
  8. TrxR

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    Well I ended up getting a Jewell . The price of the B&A kind of put it out of the running sadly. Hopefully I wont have any issues with the Jewell.
     
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  9. Dusty Stevens

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    If you reinstall the spring and bolt stop you can push it down with a pocket knife or even a toothpick and release the bolt
     

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