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Thread: Sako Vixen Trigger

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    Sako Vixen Trigger

    Just trying to find an aftermarket trigger for my Vixen., Factory trigger has always been heavyish even though I've adjusted it to tolerable (safe) limits. Anyone know if Timney or similar currently make one??

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    Timney used to make one. The L461, L579 and AI & II series use the same trigger from memory, that should broaden your search. https://timneytriggers.com/sako-a-actions/

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    The guy who had mine before me set it real light like <500g and then we wound it back out to about 2000g. Later I lightened it back to around 1300g. The measuresd weight depends a lot on the angle you pull it at.

    Isn't your one adjjustable down to a nice weight ?

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    Yip Timney do. Got one in mine. Primo.

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    Seems that even with the weight-of-pull screw screwed fairly well in, the trigger is still fairly heavy.Haven't put a gauge on it, but not something my grandson could squeeze off easily. Might have more of a play around.

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    My Vixen is a standard trigger and is very nice. I think with a bit of time spent adjusting you should get a nice trigger.

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    Contact Robert at Workshop Innovation.

    Pricey but very good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bagheera View Post
    The guy who had mine before me set it real light like <500g and then we wound it back out to about 2000g. Later I lightened it back to around 1300g. The measuresd weight depends a lot on the angle you pull it at.

    Isn't your one adjjustable down to a nice weight ?
    Sako has two types of triggers. The target / varmint model has an externally adjustable match trigger and these are really nice while the standard sporter model has a conventional trigger, adjustable only if you remove from the stock and these are not as sweet, but can be adjusted fairly crisp.
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    The first Sako I bought (Vixen L461) had a superb factory trigger. Foolishly/regrettably I traded it for a younger/sexier A1. I still kick myself...

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    A gunsmith friend of mine has lightened some but to get them super light the safety catch does not operate, better going with Timney I heard the price of a Sako match trigger is $700
    I have fired a couple of match Sako's the trigger is excellent Ok if you can stand the pain in your wallet.

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    Send the rifle to a good gunsmith to have a look at the standard trigger , you might be amazed at the results
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    Thanks for all the advice and ideas, much appreciated.
    Mine is the old L461 that I've just finished restoring, and it looks bloody fantastic. Removed the varnish and oiled the stock, removed the front and rear sight ramps, and ceracoated the metal work. As I said, the trigger was never that flash but Ive just spent an hour or so on it and its as light and crisp as you would ever want.
    Perseverance does pay off; should have pulled it to bits along time ago
    Thanks again

 

 

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