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Old 12-21-2011, 12:57 PM   #11
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My Marlin XS7 .308 likes the Federal Power Shok 150gr from Walmart. It will shoot sub MOA all day long with them.

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the Edge now the Axis is a great gun for the money , The heavy trigger was my only concern and after a little bit of research and knowledge of the trigger guts it can be fixed for about $3 and 30 minutes of your time. I took it from 6.3# to 3.12# , I bought mine in .223 for coyotes and target use and I have to say its a fabulous shooter , I have it zeroed for 200 and at 100 yards you can easily cover a 3 shot group with a quarter with Remington UMC 55 gr FMJ, I only have around 60-70 rds thru the barrel so its really not at its full potential as far as grouping and me getting used to the gun and the trigger pull . but for the $259 of less I have been seeing them sell for you really cant go wrong
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So whats the $3.00 for?? I just planned on replacing the trigger, but...I am familiar with Savage triggers,, Can you let me in on the secret??

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So whats the $3.00 for?? I just planned on replacing the trigger, but...I am familiar with Savage triggers,, Can you let me in on the secret??
The $3 was the spring and the set screw I purchased at my over priced hardware store .
2 links below will help

I did not use the roll pin in the first link I bought a allen set screw and put it in the factory threads and be sure to use lock tite on it
Stock and trigger mods for a Savage Edge - PredatorMasters Forums

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Thanks.. I stumbled on that forum.. looks like its not too hard. What. you just take your old spring with you and get one to fit? I get the set screw,

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I just took the trigger with me and got a set screw that fit it , Just unscrew the original spring its in there with some type of thread sealer but you should be able to turn it out by hand . I bought a couple different springs that were the close to the outer diameter of the original and ended up with the lightest one in it and took the rest back.
Actually if you PM me your addy I will send you the rest of the spring I have as I had to cut it in less than half , unless you just wanna get your own . Either way let me know and if you wnat it I will throw it in the mail tomorrow

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Thanks.. I should be OK on the spring.. If I have trouble finding any I'll give you a shout.. Thanks Again..

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The Hornady rounds you mentioned are fine rounds. Later you might also try some Federal Premium 308 Product #GM308M 168 gr. HPBT Match. Most rifles shoot very well with them also. We used them for years on the Team. Aslo is your rifle new or used?

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Can go without the expense of the RB trigger. Stock has a low comb that might be problematic.
Here's a write up I did of mine in .243 last yr.
Shot good when tweaked, proly should have kept it for a rebarrel job in deer legal round for IN.

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