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Old 11-20-2012, 05:26 PM   #11
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They have. All new ones are supposed to lock open when the mags empty. Idk haven't shot a NEW one yet.
Woot Woot! If that's the case I'll sell mine and get a new one, or keep it and give it to my one of my kids when they are older.
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:34 PM   #12
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Woot Woot! If that's the case I'll sell mine and get a new one, or keep it and give it to my one of my kids when they are older.
To be honest I don't know why people like that idea so much except as a safety thing for kids.
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It is the company behind the firearm,and I am not impressed with Remington and how they dealt with the problems with 700 & the 597 with their magazines and and in the .17HMR. This is just my opinion. Cliff

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I had a million issues with my .597. I used it as a chance to start working on guns, and now it runs like a champ. I've read countless stories about the original magazines being the problem, and I believe it, as when I bought a new 30 round magazine, the problems vanished.

I free floated the barrel, polished the internals and took a stone to the trigger, as well as painted it.

Check out volquartzen. They make tons of aftermarket things for the 597.

I went from hating this rifle to using it the most. Hopefully you get a good one... But keep in mind, I bought mine in 1998, so I'm sure any issues have been worked out by the factory.

Also, I wrote Remington about my issues and they promptly offered to send me free magazines, so I think the company is solid.

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I haven't done this, but somebody put a trigger shoe used for paintball guns on their 597 trigger and they claim that it feels like the trigger is lighter. I wanted to try this myself. Just making the idea known. :-)

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I haven't done this, but somebody put a trigger shoe used for paintball guns on their 597 trigger and they claim that it feels like the trigger is lighter. I wanted to try this myself. Just making the idea known. :-)
Because it has a larger surface area, distributing the pressure of your finger. I polished and radiused the trigger on my old Smith and Wesson for the same effect.

Now I'm wondering about doing that to my 1911...
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