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what is the diff between the older 700p trigger and the new 40-x trigger. i just bought an older version 700p. what should i do before i even shoot the thing. this is my first rifle. i will be mostly target shooting starting at 100yds and working up to about 800yds. thanks.

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the differnce is the 40-X trigger group is 'better' and as a result is used on thier high end rifles
honestly you should shoot it and just learn to cope with the factory trigger if your new to shooting... ive always found that its better to cope than it is to ajust it and spoil yourself
 

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The 40x triggers adjust nicer and are generally nicer all the way around, AND are adjustable externally. (You do not have to remove the stock, as there is a screw accessible in the trigger guard).

My recommendation, shoot it as is. If you do not like the trigger pull, adjust the trigger you have (or have someone do it for you (gunsmith)). If you STILL do not like it, buy a timney for $100.

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Jeff,

Sooo what is the difference again.... Oh yea its:
Jeff_850 said:
'better' and as a result is used on thier high end rifles
:lol:

Oh okay got it. :wink: Just messing with you :lol:

My opinion is have it altered or do it yourself. Shilen std triggers are nice. Midway USA has them for 70 something dollars. Trigger adjustment is a great thing. And IMHO, somethings you should cope with, but some things you cannot do without. Even if they come at a premium price.
 

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so just shoot as is for now and then after i get used to it start to fine tune. is there anyhting better than the 40-x trigger. also what ammuntion should i shoot. price for ammo really doesnt matter.

as far as gun prep, what should i do before i shoot the rifle and then while shooting. is there a procedure to "warm up the barrel" or break it in.

any accessories i should get.
 

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I know that this sounds a little crazy, but if you know what you are doing, you can take a winchester trigger and make it stupid nice. You can get it down to 1.25 pounds safely, with zero creep. :D
 

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sniperdog-alpha1 said:
I know that this sounds a little crazy, but if you know what you are doing, you can take a winchester trigger and make it stupid nice. You can get it down to 1.25 pounds safely, with zero creep. :D
Well that may be true, but they don't work on a remington action! :wink:

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Yes mel, I know that I am just saying that sometimes the winchester seems the better route. Massive claw extracter, and a easy to work trigger group is a very sexy thing on a good rifle
 
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