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 Post subject: shooting 17 hmr
PostPosted: Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:38 pm 
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Looking for a trigger for my Marlin 17VS the one in it sucks


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 Post subject: Re: How shooting 17 hmr
PostPosted: Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:27 pm 
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Lauchlin - replacing the trigger-return spring with a piece of a ball-point pen spring works amazingly well
and oft times, is actually better than the $85.99 (US) rifle basics trigger replacement. I did this with mine and it's
just under 2 lbs. but nice and crisp. I've done 3 so far.
2 of my own and one for a friend. His actually is slightly better than mine.

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 Post subject: Re: shooting 17 hmr
PostPosted: Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:09 pm 
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Mcarbo.

https://www.mcarbo.com/store/p/31-Marli ... g-Kit.aspx

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 Post subject: Re: shooting 17 hmr
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I think I might have a brand new Mcarbo spring for that rifle. Thing probably cost me $25 after shipping. If I have it I can send it to you.

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 Post subject: Re: shooting 17 hmr
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fishguy wrote:
I think I might have a brand new Mcarbo spring for that rifle. Thing probably cost me $25 after shipping. If I have it I can send it to you.

That would be great this trigger is 5 lb + any thing going to help


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 Post subject: Re: shooting 17 hmr
PostPosted: Fri Apr 10, 2020 12:25 pm 
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lauchlin wrote:
fishguy wrote:
I think I might have a brand new Mcarbo spring for that rifle. Thing probably cost me $25 after shipping. If I have it I can send it to you.

That would be great this trigger is 5 lb + any thing going to help


Ahhh - look at that, someone is selling ball-point pen springs. Seriously, lauchlin, the ball point pen spring works.

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 Post subject: Re: shooting 17 hmr
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Daryl wrote:
lauchlin wrote:
fishguy wrote:
I think I might have a brand new Mcarbo spring for that rifle. Thing probably cost me $25 after shipping. If I have it I can send it to you.

That would be great this trigger is 5 lb + any thing going to help


Ahhh - look at that, someone is selling ball-point pen springs. Seriously, lauchlin, the ball point pen spring works.

Going to give one a try thanks just getting ready to go up the hill to pop some tree rats last few years there population has sky rocketed


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 Post subject: Re: shooting 17 hmr
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This is what I have. If you think this will work, pm me your address and I’ll mail it to you.


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 Post subject: Re: shooting 17 hmr
PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2020 5:16 pm 
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You will like the trigger after this.

I just installed the same spring, and I got a nice 3 - 3.25# trigger on my Marlin 981T.

**FYI I didn't swipe the spring being offered from lauchlin **

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 Post subject: Re: shooting 17 hmr
PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:08 pm 
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leadslinger wrote:
You will like the trigger after this.

I just installed the same spring, and I got a nice 3 - 3.25# trigger on my Marlin 981T.

**FYI I didn't swipe the spring being offered from lauchlin **


I installed it yesterday and i can't measure the pull no Gage i can tell much much smoother and lighter


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