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This is pretty interesting as I have the exact same experience with my Gen 2.
Mine is also a Gen 2. I thought it may just be cold shooter so the last while I have been taking multiple guns to the range and shooting the RPR last. Still noticing a slight drop in groups after 20 or so rounds. Maybe its just me getting warmed up to the gun itself. It is my only "chassis" rifle so it is the most different of them all.
 

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Hi everyone... First post: new to SH. I have a gen 1 RPR in 6.5CM. I just purchased a Vortex Strike Eagle 5-25 scope as an upgrade and mounted it using the ARPEPR +20 moa cantilever mount. I am touching the handguard if I set the scope to my preferred eye relief. I have been looking for a lower profile handguard to resolve the issue. I ordered a paper city rpr handguard that appears to be on back order. Wondering if anyone has been down this road. I have seen a few guards that will work but I'm also not trying to spend $250+ to simply shave a half inch off the top of my existing guard.

 

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I have a paper city handguard it is nice but you cant lower much more than the stock hand guard because of not being able to get a proper cheek weld
 
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I have a paper city handguard it is nice but you cant lower much more than the stock hand guard because of not being able to get a proper cheek weld
I am where I want to be in the cheek weld... This scope has a 56mm bell so it’s just touching slightly... with the +20 MOA on the mount I can’t get the sun shade on the scope either which isn’t a huge deal but it would be nice.
 

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RPR trigger...I’ve been looking at and researching 2 stage triggers. My initial thought is I don’t think I would like them. But as I was shooting my RPR I realized that maybe I’m using the trigger safety take up to preload my finger on the trigger like I’ve heard people describe a two stage trigger. Anyone have experience with RPR trigger and a two stage trigger? Is a two stage anything like what I am doing with the RPR stock trigger?

In short, yes. I am a big fan of 2 stage triggers because they let you settle up and take up the first stage and sit on the second stage wall... when your ready to let one fly, it's like pulling a single stage trigger from that point but you already have your finger married to the trigger nicely. Not saying you can't do this with a single stage since that what's in my t1x.. but I think the 2 stage is easier.
 
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In short, yes. I am a big fan of 2 stage triggers because they let you settle up and take up the first stage and sit on the second stage wall... when your ready to let one fly, it's like pulling a single stage trigger from that point but you already have your finger married to the trigger nicely. Not saying you can't do this with a single stage since that what's in my t1x.. but I think the 2 stage is easier.

As I was shooting the other day, I was really focusing on trigger pull and I noticed that I really liked the fact that I could really get my finger situated before actually pulling the trigger.

I think it may help me slow down and focus on the trigger pull as well.

Going to have to get a two-stage for my custom build.
 
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I am where I want to be in the cheek weld... This scope has a 56mm bell so it’s just touching slightly... with the +20 MOA on the mount I can’t get the sun shade on the scope either which isn’t a huge deal but it would be nice.
I thought the rail already had 20 MOA already in it, do you need the additional 20 MOA?
 

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I thought the rail already had 20 MOA already in it, do you need the additional 20 MOA?
If that’s the case then yes. So if his rail and mount are both 20 MOA he now has a 40 MOA slant. Replacing the mount with a 0 MOA one may fix his problem.
 

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If that’s the case then yes. So if his rail and mount are both 20 MOA he now has a 40 MOA slant. Replacing the mount with a 0 MOA one may fix his problem.
I hadn’t considered the 20 MOA on the rail when I chose that mount. That’s definitely a factor. The new handguard shipped so between that and the mount I should be able to dial it in. Thanks everyone!
 

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    For those of you shooting the factory pipe with factory loads what kind of longevity did you get b/f you noticed a big velo drop off?
     

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    For those of you shooting the factory pipe with factory loads what kind of longevity did you get b/f you noticed a big velo drop off?

    Since I don't have data to answer the question directly, let me offer this info that might be of some help . . .

    First, the answer is going to be different from one caliber to another and the same for just which factory loads one is using (all factory loads are not the same, as some can be hotter than others, which will reduce longevity).

    In my .308, I had just over 3700 rounds through the factory pipe when I decided to switch it out for a Krieger barrel. There was still plenty of life left in that barrel and was getting consistent .5 MOA with my hand loads. The lands had moved ~ .030; looking at it with a bore scope I could see plenty of firecracking in the 1st 3 inches in front of the chamber. There was no apparent drop in velocity with my hand loads as I made adjustments to the load to keep in the barrel's accuracy node.

    Given the .030 movement of the lands after 3700 rounds and extrapolating that to the use of the Federal GMM 168 SMK's and 175 SMK's, I would have seen about 15 fps, or so, slower velocities. I wouldn't call that a "big" drop off. And I suppose if I put 7400 rounds though it for another .030 movement and a similar reduction, 30 fps could be considered "big" . . . I guess??? 🤷‍♂️

    Now if one is talking about a 6.5 CM, that'd be a whole different story. ;) 😵
     

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    I guess I’ll bring this thread back to life. Am getting a proof research barrel (steel) delivered tomorrow I have had a now discounted gen 2 5.56 RPR for a while and decided to upgrade the barrel, not that there was anything wrong with the factory barrel it actually shot very well but I just wanted to see how I could improve performance. This rifle started as a “trainer” but now its just a lot of fun to shoot.

    I removed the factory barrel last night. I read many horror stories online about people having a hard time removing factory barrel off RPRs but mine was super easy ( maybe 5.56 barrels aren’t as tight as others) but basically just put the barrel on a viper barrel vice and just used a magpul A wrench and with one tap of a 4lb hammer the nut came loose instantly.

    Am pretty excited to see what kind of improvement I can get with the new barrel, being a .223 wylde and from everything I have read it’ll probably last forever.
     
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    What magazines is everyone having best luck with in their 6.5 CM RPRs? My Magpul AICS pattern arent working well for me. I have the AR10 pmags and they work pretty good but I was looking for some metal mags.

    I run the ARC 10 round magazines. They are basically an AICS top end with shorter feed lips and a double stack bottom end. They feed my Berger 130 AR Hybrids exceptionally smooth and reliably. They drop free without me having to lift my stock off the rear bag, too.
     
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    I run the ARC 10 round magazines. They are basically an AICS top end with shorter feed lips and a double stack bottom end. They feed my Berger 130 AR Hybrids exceptionally smooth and reliably. They drop free without me having to lift my stock off the rear bag, too.

    I'll check those out. I was looking at the MDT but got lost in the search to find out if I would need the stiffener plate they offer in their mags.
     

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    Long time lurker, first time poster here. I have decided on purchasing an RPR and am pretty set on going the 300PRC route but also kicking around the idea of going 338. I haven’t had luck finding any of these rifles in stock near me (Denver area). Upon looking online it seems almost everywhere is out of stock. Does anyone know why this seems to be the case? Any insight on when this may change and these will become more available?
     
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    Long time lurker, first time poster here. I have decided on purchasing an RPR and am pretty set on going the 300PRC route but also kicking around the idea of going 338. I haven’t had luck finding any of these rifles in stock near me (Denver area). Upon looking online it seems almost everywhere is out of stock. Does anyone know why this seems to be the case? Any insight on when this may change and these will become more available?

    I just picked up my RPR in .300PRC from the dealer this morning. Ordered it from grabagun. Their prices seem competitive and have had good experiences with them in the past.

    EDIT. Nevermind, I just checked their site and it looks like it's out of stock now. I'd only just ordered it last Friday. Guess I got lucky.
     

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    Took the new .300PRC out to a 100yd range today to sight it in. I was suprised by the lack of recoil. It has maybe a quarter or half the recoil my AR-10 does. Also, I love the stock trigger on it. From a trigger perspective, my only comparison for is my Aero Precision AR-10 with factory trigger, but I was really pleased with the trigger on the RPR. I saved the targets and can post them if anyone is interested, but just based on eyeballing it I'd say I'm getting .4 MOA maybe slightly better.
     

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    Mpepin07...I bought the 338LM last year. Like you, it was a decision between the 300PRC and 338LM. I'm 66, and starting to getting a little recoil shy. The 338 does kinda kick my ass. And it's definitely NOT cheap to shoot either. But, I do reload. And, after reloading my initial loaded cartridge purchases 6-7 times the price now is reasonable. Luckily I have my own land where I can shoot 625 and 800 yds anytime. And until my neighbor planted corn I could shoot 1200 yds too. The 338's kind of a waste under 1200 yds, but oh well.

    But in the back of my mind I still question whether I should have gotten the 300PRC instead. Obviously a LOT less recoil and for me and that would be great. Reference what Flintstrike said in his post above! Even though I reload everything it would also be cheaper. And the performance is close too. Everything said though, the 338 is still my favorite rifle. If I go out to shoot anymore, 90% of the time I take the 338. I haven't reloaded for my 6.5CM RPR in months. The 6.5G and .308 have been sitting. But I've got 40 rds of 338 reloaded ready to go. I usually shoot that many a week at least. Just a retired hobby shooter, but I'd still rather take it out than anything else!

    At this point, in my opinion, I feel if you reload, and you've got someplace that you can shoot anytime, at distances 1200 yds plus, then go with the .338LM. If not then I'd go with the 300 PRC. Probably a better choice for the circumstances.

    At the rate I'm going I don't know whether the bbl will give out on the rifle first or I will LOL. I guess it doesn't matter, I figure to step down at that point and replace the rifle with a .300PRC. That's the only way I'll figure out if my choice was right initially!
     
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    Thanks for the response coyotewillie. I do reload and have looked into the cost for feeding the 338. It is relatively high, but not unreasonable to me. My local range goes out to 1,000 yards and I also have a buddy from work with some land where I could shoot a bit further. I agree that the 300 PRC is probably the more practical choice for me needs, but the 338 is one of those calibers that I've always wanted to own "just because". I found a good deal on one here on the forum through a friend of a user, so I should be pulling the trigger on it relatively soon. Cant wait!
     

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    A "big dog" was more or less on my bucket list. I really didn't figure on getting one though since I'm feeling the recoil more the older I get. But I shot a friends RPR and the recoil really wasn't bad because of the weight. He actually asked me today, since I'm shooting mine all the time, what I'd do when I shot the bbl out. And I told him what I posted earlier, I'll get rid of the 338 and go to the 300PRC. At least I scratched the "big dog" itch.
     

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    Quick question. Is it possible to adjust the trigger pull on the RPR magnum rifles? Just asking as I haven't been able to figure it out even after reading the instructions. The instructions appear to be designed for the non-magnum calibers.
     

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    Quick question. Is it possible to adjust the trigger pull on the RPR magnum rifles? Just asking as I haven't been able to figure it out even after reading the instructions. The instructions appear to be designed for the non-magnum calibers.

    Yes, there shouldn't be ANY problem making an adjustment as the trigger is the same for all the RPR's.

     
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    Definitely helps your groups when you get a quality rear bag. It was 107* in the desert today when I shot this group. I have 120 rounds down the pipe and it is really getting dialed in.

    Kudos to you for being out shooting in that kind of heat. Down here in Phoenix area I get out early and quit when it gets to 100°F. I'm too old to put up with that kind of heat. :eek: ;)
     

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    I've had my RPR in 6.5 Creedmoor a few years now. I reload 140 ELD-M with H4350 giving me 2800FPS.

    Last year I decided to try my hand at 1000 yd benchrest.

    My best 5 shot group at 1,000 yards last year was 6.67 inches. Not too shabby.

    I replaced the factory stock with a MagPul stock because the factory one is cheap and pulls beard hairs like crazy.

    Running a SilencerCo Omega suppressor and a Vortex Razor Gen II HD scope.

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    This was a 1000 yard 7.215 inch group but scored a 49.
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    I've had my RPR in 6.5 Creedmoor a few years now. I reload 140 ELD-M with H4350 giving me 2800FPS.

    Last year I decided to try my hand at 1000 yd benchrest.

    My best 5 shot group at 1,000 yards last year was 6.67 inches. Not too shabby.

    I replaced the factory stock with a MagPul stock because the factory one is cheap and pulls beard hairs like crazy.

    Running a SilencerCo Omega suppressor and a Vortex Razor Gen II HD scope.

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    This was a 1000 yard 7.215 inch group but scored a 49.
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    Not too shabby at all! Few more weeks and my range here in NY should be reopened
     
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    OK RPR peeps, I am stumped.

    I have a RPR 6.5 CR gen 3. Put enough rounds down range that i am actualy out shooting the barrel even as a newer shooter. Prob close to 4500 rounds down range. Loss of velocity and and constancy.

    So, I decided to upgrade everything
    Seekins 15 handguard and red safety selector, timney trigger, arca rail with ckyed bipod, new Tract Optics 4.5 -30×56 scope, anarchy outdoors bolt shroud, bolt tool, firing pin, bolt handle and bolt knob, 30 MOA rail, MDT skelton carbine stock, and mag well release extender. Last but not least, Proof Research 6.5 CR carbon fiber prefit barrel capped of lil basterd tunable muzzle break (cause i live in NJ and can't own a can)

    Have watched numerous how to videos and read as many posts on what tools and parts are needed.

    Have barrel vice, anarchy outdoors action wrench, breaker bar, magpul armorours tool, LMI barrel not torque tool, etc.

    Anyways, rifle stripped as as expected and left with action on factory barrel.

    I think Rugar must use a beast to torque the barrel nut on it has moved about 2 turns while starting light and added breaker bar to to magpul tool and also tried LHI tool. MOVED ABOUT 2 TURNS. Tried heating the nut and no joy. Tried even using the reverse method with the anarachy outdoors action rod and rotating the barrel. NOTHING!

    Any other suggestions for moving a seized barrel nut. I am 255 lbs and litterly had worked up to my full weight on the end of the breaker bar on both barrel nut tools. Desperate and frustrated! Suggests greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
     
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    OK RPR peeps, I am stumped.

    I have a RPR 6.5 CR gen 3. Put enough rounds down range that i am actualy out shooting the barrel even as a newer shooter. Prob close to 4500 rounds down range. Loss of velocity and and constancy.

    So, I decided to upgrade everything
    Seekins 15 handguard and red safety selector, timney trigger, arca rail with ckyed bipod, new Tract Optics 4.5 -30×56 scope, anarchy outdoors bolt shroud, bolt tool, firing pin, bolt handle and bolt knob, 30 MOA rail, MDT skelton carbine stock, and mag well release extender. Last but not least, Proof Research 6.5 CR carbon fiber prefit barrel capped of lil basterd tunable muzzle break (cause i live in NJ and can't own a can)

    Have watched numerous how to videos and read as many posts on what tools and parts are needed.

    Have barrel vice, anarchy outdoors action wrench, breaker bar, magpul armorours tool, LMI barrel not torque tool, etc.

    Anyways, rifle stripped as as expected and left with action on factory barrel.

    I think Rugar must use a beast to torque the barrel nut on it has moved about 2 turns while starting light and added breaker bar to to magpul tool and also tried LHI tool. MOVED ABOUT 2 TURNS. Tried heating the nut and no joy. Tried even using the reverse method with the anarachy outdoors action rod and rotating the barrel. NOTHING!

    Any other suggestions for moving a seized barrel nut. I am 255 lbs and litterly had worked up to my full weight on the end of the breaker bar on both barrel nut tools. Desperate and frustrated! Suggests greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
    I'm getting ready to spin a new barrel on mine. This sounds a bit odd. I know they torque the hell out of them but from what I've seen once you get initial movement it just spins off. Of course if your 4500 round count is accurate there may be some issue with the barrel being completely shot out. Wish I could help.
     

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    might be a good place to ask this but has anyone using one of the rpr's replaced the butt stock and if so what did you end up using ? saw a nice machined aluminum piece until I saw the price was 1/2 the cost of a new gun but it was nice looking .
     
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    might be a good place to ask this but has anyone using one of the rpr's replaced the butt stock and if so what did you end up using ? saw a nice machined aluminum piece until I saw the price was 1/2 the cost of a new gun but it was nice looking .
    I think alot of people are running the pmag stock.
     

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    MagPul 41827777_2172667196284712_7727538990420590592_n.jpg

    might be a good place to ask this but has anyone using one of the rpr's replaced the butt stock and if so what did you end up using ? saw a nice machined aluminum piece until I saw the price was 1/2 the cost of a new gun but it was nice looking .
     

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    might be a good place to ask this but has anyone using one of the rpr's replaced the butt stock and if so what did you end up using ? saw a nice machined aluminum piece until I saw the price was 1/2 the cost of a new gun but it was nice looking .
    Was it this one?
     
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    OK RPR peeps, I am stumped.

    I have a RPR 6.5 CR gen 3. Put enough rounds down range that i am actualy out shooting the barrel even as a newer shooter. Prob close to 4500 rounds down range. Loss of velocity and and constancy.

    So, I decided to upgrade everything
    Seekins 15 handguard and red safety selector, timney trigger, arca rail with ckyed bipod, new Tract Optics 4.5 -30×56 scope, anarchy outdoors bolt shroud, bolt tool, firing pin, bolt handle and bolt knob, 30 MOA rail, MDT skelton carbine stock, and mag well release extender. Last but not least, Proof Research 6.5 CR carbon fiber prefit barrel capped of lil basterd tunable muzzle break (cause i live in NJ and can't own a can)

    Have watched numerous how to videos and read as many posts on what tools and parts are needed.

    Have barrel vice, anarchy outdoors action wrench, breaker bar, magpul armorours tool, LMI barrel not torque tool, etc.

    Anyways, rifle stripped as as expected and left with action on factory barrel.

    I think Rugar must use a beast to torque the barrel nut on it has moved about 2 turns while starting light and added breaker bar to to magpul tool and also tried LHI tool. MOVED ABOUT 2 TURNS. Tried heating the nut and no joy. Tried even using the reverse method with the anarachy outdoors action rod and rotating the barrel. NOTHING!

    Any other suggestions for moving a seized barrel nut. I am 255 lbs and litterly had worked up to my full weight on the end of the breaker bar on both barrel nut tools. Desperate and frustrated! Suggests greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!

    I used a shit ton of penetrating oil. Mine seemed like they used red loctite on it which is a possibility. Once the barrel nut is slightly loosened you should be able to spin the action off the barrel. Once the action is off then worry about getting the barrel nut off the barrel. I had to smack the crap out of my AR wrench and use a 24 in 1/2 inch breaker bar as well. Hope this helps
     

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    RPR trigger...I’ve been looking at and researching 2 stage triggers. My initial thought is I don’t think I would like them. But as I was shooting my RPR I realized that maybe I’m using the trigger safety take up to preload my finger on the trigger like I’ve heard people describe a two stage trigger. Anyone have experience with RPR trigger and a two stage trigger? Is a two stage anything like what I am doing with the RPR stock trigger?

    I've run a Timney trigger on mine for a couple years now, set down to 8 oz first stage/8 oz second stage. It is an impressive trigger, though it took some fiddling to make sure the sear didn't break as I closed the bolt - that's something Timney warns about in the instructions. I had some issues with the trigger not engaging after I closed the bolt recently, so I'm going to increase the 2nd-stage weight.

    I did the same uptake of the trigger safety with the stock trigger, and I was extremely happy to move to the Timney. The second stage will be much lighter than the stock trigger. 😂
     

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    I've run a Timney trigger on mine for a couple years now, set down to 8 oz first stage/8 oz second stage. It is an impressive trigger, though it took some fiddling to make sure the sear didn't break as I closed the bolt - that's something Timney warns about in the instructions. I had some issues with the trigger not engaging after I closed the bolt recently, so I'm going to increase the 2nd-stage weight.

    I did the same uptake of the trigger safety with the stock trigger, and I was extremely happy to move to the Timney. The second stage will be much lighter than the stock trigger. 😂
    Couldn't imagine running my Timney on 8oz 2nd stage. I run a 1.5 lb 2nd stage and even that seems touchy enough and running the second stage finalizes my stability prior to trip. Seems an 8oz and 8oz leaves you just pulling the trigger.
     

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    Couldn't imagine running my Timney on 8oz 2nd stage. I run a 1.5 lb 2nd stage and even that seems touchy enough and running the second stage finalizes my stability prior to trip. Seems an 8oz and 8oz leaves you just pulling the trigger.

    It's something to get used to, for sure, but most of the top PRS shooters run sub-1-pound triggers. The "wall" is still easy to feel at an 8-oz second stage.
     

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    It's something to get used to, for sure, but most of the top PRS shooters run sub-1-pound triggers. The "wall" is still easy to feel at an 8-oz second stage.
    I've heard of quite a few running between 12-15 oz. I haven't heard of anyone running an 8 oz. Especially not in PRS since at 8oz on a single stage would discharge if you were to drop it.

    I see now that there are some running a .5 lb trigger pull. Not as many as .5-.9. Kind of surprising stat. Not the .5-.9 but the less than .5
     

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    I've heard of quite a few running between 12-15 oz. I haven't heard of anyone running an 8 oz. Especially not in PRS since at 8oz on a single stage would discharge if you were to drop it.

    A 2019 survey of the top PRS/NRL shooters by precision rifle blog have ~30 or so running triggers below 8 oz, and over 100 shooting between 0.5 and 0.9 lbs. (Link: https://precisionrifleblog.com/2019/01/20/best-trigger/)
    And to clarify, the overall pull weight of my trigger is 1 lb, which is the lightest weight I currently feel comfortable shooting. And I might bump it up to the 1.5-lb range, to solve the bolt close issues I've run into a couple of times.
     

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    A 2019 survey of the top PRS/NRL shooters by precision rifle blog have ~30 or so running triggers below 8 oz, and over 100 shooting between 0.5 and 0.9 lbs. (Link: https://precisionrifleblog.com/2019/01/20/best-trigger/)
    And to clarify, the overall pull weight of my trigger is 1 lb, which is the lightest weight I currently feel comfortable shooting. And I might bump it up to the 1.5-lb range, to solve the bolt close issues I've run into a couple of times.
    Yeah I saw that graph right after I posted that. Should have had an edit in there. I knew the <.9 was common. Couldn't have imagined the <.5
     

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    Yeah I saw that graph right after I posted that. Should have had an edit in there. I knew the <.9 was common. Couldn't have imagined the <.5

    Yup. As far as I'm concerned, they're crazy. I've fired a gun using a 6-oz benchrest trigger and decided that I only wanted to *metaphorically* be surprised when the gun went off, not literally jump every time I touch the trigger.
     

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    Yup. As far as I'm concerned, they're crazy. I've fired a gun using a 6-oz benchrest trigger and decided that I only wanted to *metaphorically* be surprised when the gun went off, not literally jump every time I touch the trigger.
    Yeah I just recently switched to the Timney 8oz/ 1.5lb setup from the stock trigger and even that took me several rounds before I felt like I had it handled.
     

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    I’ve been wondering about a replacement RPR stock as well. I’m tired of the way the original stock is biting me just in front of the ear and not holding it’s position no matter how it’s tightened!

    Lots of places to grab and hang up on clothes as well!
     

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    I’ve been wondering about a replacement RPR stock as well. I’m tired of the way the original stock is biting me just in front of the ear and not holding it’s position no matter how it’s tightened!

    Lots of places to grab and hang up on clothes as well!
    I've only had an issue one time with the stock, and that was my own fault. I like that the buttpad can can't, you can put the throw levers on either side, and the overall adjustability of the stock one... Does what I need it to. Most of the posts I've seen talk about the Magpul PRS but the LOP is 15" at the lowest adjustment . A few companies have a compatible stock.
     

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    I’ve been wondering about a replacement RPR stock as well. I’m tired of the way the original stock is biting me just in front of the ear and not holding it’s position no matter how it’s tightened!

    Lots of places to grab and hang up on clothes as well!
    What part of the stock is "biting" in front of your ear?
     

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    What part of the stock is "biting" in front of your ear?

    I think it is a combination of the cheek riser, hearing protection, and butt pad conspiring to pinch me! 😃

    I get all three aligned and locked down to the point all is working well but then after 40 - 50 rounds something inadvertently slips and it’s back to pinching.

    Stock just does not adjust and lock up solidly for me and has too many sharp edges on it. It has never fit me well!
     

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    I think it is a combination of the cheek riser, hearing protection, and butt pad conspiring to pinch me! 😃

    I get all three aligned and locked down to the point all is working well but then after 40 - 50 rounds something inadvertently slips and it’s back to pinching.

    Stock just does not adjust and lock up solidly for me and has too many sharp edges on it. It has never fit me well!
    Oh I got cha. I'm left handed on a RH action so I run the flip levers on the other side. I also turned the cheek riser 180* so that the long side runs to just short of the buttpad. I also run a little long on LOP. The one slippage issue I had was I didn't have the LOP adjustment set right and I toggled the flip levers at some point so it slid forward. But other than that I haven't had slip issues but I also make it to where you damn near need a breaker bar to flip the levers over. One thing I don't like is how hard the cheek riser is but I'm going to start running a little foam pad on there.
     

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    I think it is a combination of the cheek riser, hearing protection, and butt pad conspiring to pinch me! 😃

    I get all three aligned and locked down to the point all is working well but then after 40 - 50 rounds something inadvertently slips and it’s back to pinching.

    Stock just does not adjust and lock up solidly for me and has too many sharp edges on it. It has never fit me well!

    Lol sounds like you should go for the Magpul PRS (or something like it). Rock-solid with smooth, consistent adjustments.

    I had the original stock collapse on me while running a stage at a training event. That was fun. 🤣