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I adjusted my trigger last night. Unfortunatly some jack ass left my camera in my boat and it got ruined so I didn't get any pics. It's pretty straight forward though.
First, make sure your rifle is unloaded
remove the stock from the barrel,action, and trigger. On the old style X mark (what my rifle has) there are three Allan screws. One on the back, and two on the front. The one on the top is recessed into the trigger assembly, the one on the bottom is not.
The bottom screw on the front is the pull weight adjustment screw nit takes a 1/16 Allan wrench to adjust. Back ste screw out (counter-clockwise) to reduce the trigger pull. I adjusted mine out about 1 turn and tried it. It felt better but still heavier that what I was hoping for so I backed it out about another turn and a little bit. When it was backed this far out it would slam fire when I closed the bolt. I adjusted the screw back in about 1/4 or so of a turn and tried it. No slam fire. I assembled the rifle back into the stock and struck the butt on the ground and the gun didn't slam fire. I diss assembled and put a drop of sealant on the adjustment screw to keep it from backing out and re assembled.
I'm not sure how light it's set at right now as I ddnt have a pull scale, but it feels just as crisp as it did and is a good bit lighter. I can't wait to get back to the range and see how it shoots now!
 

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I had read many negative articles on the Xpro trigger. I bought a LTR that had one and turned the weight down. Bottom line is I really like the thing. My only gripe is how smooth the trigger face is. Other than that I like them. I have about 300 rounds through mine with no signs of it loosing adjustment.
 

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I have an old style, and its much nicer then the X Mark, just overall feels better.
 

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Quick said:
I have an old style, and its much nicer then the X Mark, just overall feels better.
I,have last years x mark pro trigger (not the current model that has the set screw in the trigger)
on my sps 223 varminter, and I adjusted it down to about 2lbs and I like it better than the old
style trigger on my 308 VS, it breaks like glass and has no creep or slop anywhere,my old style trigger is adjusted down to around 2lbs it has no creep or over travel but has alot of side to side movement (slop) The only thing I like about the old trigger is the grooves. I understand some guys are having the new(current x mark pro adjustable) break at the set screw.
 

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I do have a 308 VTX with the new triger with the external adjustment screw, but the screw is not in there it came off, i been shooting the rifle like that for 2 months now and i have no issues with it, the trigger pull feel very smooth i like it. my question is. do i really need that screw in there?
BTW, I did bounce the stock rifle against the floor to make sure it won't go off by accident in case the rifle is drop and it didn't go off.
 

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I have a new 700 SPS with the new externally adjustable trigger.

I have to say this is one of the best feeling out of the box triggers I have ever felt. All I have done is back the externally adjustable trigger pull weight screw out a couple turns and it is super crisp at 3 pounds.

The problem is with the screw backed out my trigger finger rubs against the screw when shooting the rifle.

I have been wondering if there is a way to remove the screw and shorten it so it doesn't rub on my trigger finger?

Larry
 

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I was thinking about upgrading the trigger but after a little range time with it, the trigger is excellent.
 

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45R said:
I was thinking about upgrading the trigger but after a little range time with it, the trigger is excellent.
Agreed! After enough range time with my rifle the X Mark Pro trigger was a suprise. I haven't adjusted it because it already has a more then acceptable pull weight and breaks like glass. Dont screw with whats working well!
 

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The Timney trigger calling is strong!!!!!! (I just adjusted the trigger 2 full turns.) Its great while dry firing. Will have to see at a later time how well this works!
 

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m41,
Are you sure that your LTR has the Xpro trigger. All of the LTRs(700p) are suppose to have the 40X trigger in them. The 40X is from what I have been told, a better trigger than the xmark pro triggers(I am not knocking the xmark). I think that they have more adjustment on them. I could be wrong but that is what a LE rep from Remington told me, and other research has showed the same thing. If you want to find out for sure, you can call Remington @ 800-243-9700 at give your serial number to a rep and they can tell you for sure what parts went on your rifle.
 
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