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I was wondering if anyone prefers the non accutrigger rifles! The prices are sure better! I been seeing the accutrigger rifles that are used sell for $150 to $200 more than the non accutrigger rifles! Help me out with this! The accutriger rifles Have detachable clips,the ajustable trigger, anything else?
 

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I just bought my first Savage with an Accutrigger over the weekend. It is a model 40. The other two I have were Stevens 200's. I replaced the triggers on both of them with Rifle Basix triggers. The little bit I have tried the Model 40, I prefer the other triggers. The pull is OK, but there seems to be a lot of creep. More than my plain Rifle Basix triggers. I do not know alot about the accutrigger other than what everyone says about it, but I know I do not like the creep at all. Of course the model 40 is much different the the rest of the Savages bolt action rifles, but I think they use the same trigger group.
 

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I will make an assumption that the Savage 110 non-accu-trigger has been modified a few times since the 110 was introduced around 1958. My variation of the Savage 110-CL was purchased approximately 1969-70. The trigger is adjustable, and if I recall correctly I had some information on adjusting it. It has been a good trigger without problems.

Rifles produced in later production runs may have the same trigger lawyer proofed
 

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The newer "2 Screw" triggers have creep, and unlike the older "3 Screw" there is no adjustment for the sear engagement. They can be brought down to a decent trigger with noticable creep for hunting. But they are not going to do much for precision shooting.

Some folks are replacing the Accu-Trigger with the SSS and Rifle Basix Sav-2, but it seems it's just a matter of taste, as the AT can be adjusted pretty well.

I don't think for the price and how well it works, the SSS trigger can be beat.
 

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Just askin, but if there is creep in the accutrigger, isn't it possible to stone the creep out of it? Not that every one who has a trigger and a stone should try this, but it would seem to me that if there is creep in the trigger, a gun smith should be able to fix this? Yes? No?

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Dave - I have just got my Model 40 and I really have not had a chance to look the trigger over. I have read that they are a crisp 2.5 - 6 pound pull. I know I am spoiled and have either worked over or replaced about every trigger I have had in rifles. Shotguns and hand guns I have not done much with. I was a little disappointed that the trigger was not as advertised - crisp. With the creep, it feels mushy. The 2.5 pounds I can live with. I would rather be 1.5, but I can live with the 2.5. I am going to look at it closer when I get a chance to see if I can rework this trigger to make it better. I just hate to get into a new gun and work on the trigger right away, it messes up the warranty. I will if I have to, but probably wait until I shoot it enough to know it is OK, so if I have to send it back, I am still covered. If that does not do the trick, then I guess a new trigger is in order.
 

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I have a Stevens 200 that I did some work too........... just fine on my .223.

I looked before adjusting, it would cost me $85 if I messed it up.

Win either way!
 

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The Accu-trigger made me a Savage fan again. I have two with the Accu-trigger, one in .17 HMR, the other in .300 WSM. They are two of the most accurate rifles I own with that trigger. My heavy barrelled Savage 22-250 has such a God-awful trigger, it's hard to shoot groups. I know that they can be worked on, but the Accu-trigger lets you adjust it yourself, and safely.
 
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