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Mass Shooter
08-05-2009, 04:43 AM
Hi,

Just a quick question for adjusting for Trigger Weight on a Suhl, mine is set around 6oz and want to bring it to 3-4oz, .... I see that screw #2 turning it ccw will lessen the weight, .... about how much of a turn is necessary? Are the turns very sensitive like a 1/4 turn or is it a full turn?

Just looking for what others have found.

Thanks

M.S.

Fred J
08-05-2009, 06:44 AM
Go to RFC and check the Suhl section.

cobra1
08-05-2009, 04:12 PM
I too have asked the question, with no success.
Several have said their #2 & #3 screws are gone. I would like to know how a "stock" Shul is adjusted to the design 2 oz. It was designed to go as low a 2 oz by adjusting X, Y Z?
gn

mistermike
08-05-2009, 06:08 PM
As suggested by Fred J, the RFC Suhl section has much of the information you are seeking.

http://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=121000

If you still don't get the answers you want, send me an email with the specifics and I'll see if I can help you out.

Best,
Michael

brad541thb
08-05-2009, 07:56 PM
You can adjust the Suhl factory triggers down on the Suhl 150 I know for sure to 2oz. I had mine set on 1.5oz but it was dry firing some when I let other shooters shoot the gun. If you ease the bolt down, 1.5oz may work on your gun depending on the trigger you have. I could ease the bolt down on 1.5oz and it seemed to work ok for me, but 2oz is better and safer in my opinion. The Suhl 150-1 models I would say have the same exact trigger, but I may be wrong.

Here's how I got mine to 2oz.

Look at this chart and forget whatever else you may hear about doing it a better way. This has worked for me. And I stick with what works.

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/23790suhl_trigger.gif

Screw 1:
adjustment of the way of the let-off point.
(Convenient adjusted from the manufacturer)

Screw 2
by turning to the left decreasing of the trigger weight,
by turning to the right increasing of the trigger weight
(adjustment range/sector 200p = 200g = 3086 grains to 600 p = 600g =
9259 grains)

Screw 3
adjustment (horizontal) of the trigger leaf

Screw 4
by turning to the left increasing of first stage weight,
by turning to the right decreasing of the first stage weight

Screw 5
by turning to the left increasing/ extension of trigger slack,
by turning to the right decreasing/ shortening of trigger slack

Take out screw 2 and the spring and the ball bearing underneath the screw. It will help the trigger to go approx a little lighter. Some say take out screw 1. I couldn't get it out, so I left in in. Screw 4 and 5 are the key screws to adjust to get the trigger down to 2oz. Turn screw 4 and 5 about a 1/4 turn clockwise at a time. Then cock the bolt and test the trigger. If you got a trigger scale, use it to set trigger to 2oz by just adjusting each of these screws a little at a time. If you go too light, all you have to do is go counter clockwise on each of these screws maybe a 1/16" at a time until you get the desired trigger pull you are wanting. If closing the bolt causes the bolt to de-cock, you have the trigger set too light.

Mass Shooter
08-06-2009, 01:55 PM
Good stuff, ... thank you Brad!

M.S.

brad541thb
08-06-2009, 09:35 PM
Glad to be of service. ;)

cobra1
08-10-2009, 03:31 PM
Brad:

Thanks for adding to the sticky. The sticky relative to screws #4  dicuss take-up, etc; not trigger weight.
I spent some time today following Brads advise and came up with the following results; I was starting with a new gun as it came from the factor.
Use spent shells to protect the firing pin.

Turned #2 L 4 turns
turned #4 R 1 1/2 turns
turned #5 R 1 1/2 turns

The results is the 1stage (take-up) weight is reduced about 300%
When the take-up stops; the trigger breaks like glass when a "hair more pressure is applied. Don't have a trigger scale that goes that low, but I'm willing to say is 2 oz or less and feels great. It is now the lightest trigger I've ever felt. Last week I tested a Myers custom and this is just as light, maybe even lighter; I would have to test back to back.
Now to the range!!!
gn

brad541thb
08-10-2009, 05:34 PM
It works like a charm. Those Suhl factory triggers are some of the best if not the best factory triggers ever produced. Some of the Anschutz triggers were said to be real good as well.

Brad

Mass Shooter
08-10-2009, 06:00 PM
Just received a Lyman Electronic Digital Trigger Pull Guage, now I can take it to the range and begin some experimenting.

I'll follow up with my results; .... stay tuned!

M.S.

Az_Speed
08-26-2009, 04:06 PM
I've been trying to adjust my Suhl (it was at 5 oz.) down to 2 oz. but am having a difficult time with the trigger releasing when I close the bolt. This is not a stock Suhl as it has a McMillan stock, etc. and the trigger has probably been adjusted by a previous owner. The weight now is around 3 oz. and I'm not quite sure where to go.

I removed the #2 screw entirely. I've got the #4 screw screwed in nearly all the way and the #5 appears to be 1/4 of the way down (visual guess). I had to back out # 5 that far to get the trigger to hold at all and am at 3 oz but it seems to be a delicate 3, meaning closing the bolt hard will set it off. Is there a visual relationship between #4 & #5 screws?

I don't really have a starting point to go back to but suppose I could back the #'s 4 & 5 all the way out and start over. Any suggestions are appreciated.

mistermike
08-26-2009, 06:59 PM
MS sent you an IM. Send me your regular email and I'll send a .zip package off to your with some Suhl trigger info.

Best,
Michael

brad541thb
08-26-2009, 07:51 PM
I've been trying to adjust my Suhl (it was at 5 oz.) down to 2 oz. but am having a difficult time with the trigger releasing when I close the bolt. This is not a stock Suhl as it has a McMillan stock, etc. and the trigger has probably been adjusted by a previous owner. The weight now is around 3 oz. and I'm not quite sure where to go.

I removed the #2 screw entirely. I've got the #4 screw screwed in nearly all the way and the #5 appears to be 1/4 of the way down (visual guess). I had to back out # 5 that far to get the trigger to hold at all and am at 3 oz but it seems to be a delicate 3, meaning closing the bolt hard will set it off. Is there a visual relationship between #4 & #5 screws?

I don't really have a starting point to go back to but suppose I could back the #'s 4 & 5 all the way out and start over. Any suggestions are appreciated.

I sent you a pm back on what to do.

Try it to what I wrote exactly, and you should be down to 2oz. If that won't work, then your trigger may be at its safe limits at 3oz.

Az_Speed
08-26-2009, 10:04 PM
I'll give it a shot and let you know how it works. Thank you.