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      For less than $3 you can't beat this..... I calibrated it against known weights and it was remarkably accurate. Has a lot of nice features too like "hold" of value, etc.

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-20g-40K...=US_Pocket_Digital_Scales&hash=item27d936736b

      If you repackage this and call it a "gun" part....or better yet, a "tactical" part....you can command over $60 for this like Lyman does, for essentially the same thing--->

      http://www.amazon.com/Lyman-Electro...5138&sr=8-1&keywords=lyman+trigger+pull+gauge

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      Don't count on it...

      If you're in the market for an electronic trigger gauge you can't beat this price. $20.00 plus free shipping on Amazon. All the other sellers have it at $50.00 to $60.00 dollars. They are a new seller so I guess they are working on their traffic.

      https://www.amazon.com/Lyman-Electr...merchant-items&ie=UTF8&qid=1499539160&sr=1-50
      This has the "smell" of a scam attempt. The offer is no longer available. The "seller" is a new Amazon storefront with no feedbacks, shipping time is longish, and the price is far below market value.

      I fell for this sort of thing on a Nikon scope earlier this year and another shooting-related item in 2016. Both sellers were new Amazon storefronts. Shipping time was long and became infinite. Amazon eventually cancelled orders and I got a full refund.

      Amazon only pays the seller after he ships. My "best" experience was when an item was listed as shipped, I got a UPS tracking number, but nothing ever came. Amazon had it listed as delivered, so I looked up the UPS tracking number. Item was delivered in Florida according to UPS. I live in Michigan. The thieving/clever "seller" had shipped an empty (no doubt) box to himself to get a tracking number as proof to Amazon that he had shipped and should be paid.

      Maybe this trigger gauge offer was legit, but the offer does have a very bad smell.
       
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      if your'e going the low cost route you might as well get the spring operated Wheeler at around $16. Seems as though most all spring models measure in 2oz increments. Although the Timney that goes to 25LB :eek: for whatever reason :confused: measures on the pound side to .25 - 1/4 pound. And the Timney is around $32

      The RCBS they don't make or put their name on it anymore as it's discontinued.

      That fish scale at $10 is actually pretty accurate as it can measure in 5 gram increments which is just a hair + over 1/10 ounce. But I wouldn't be certain of its ability to measure lower pull weights of say 1lb or less. And I'd guess you'd have to monkey a bit more with it than the strain gauge model which is I believe the highest ranked trigger pull gauge on the market..............

      The Electronic Lyman which measures to 1/10 ounce :eek: :D :bthumb: and as stated will allow multiple averaged pulls. Natchez has a good price $43.49 but shipping might push it over this Amazon free shipped price of $47.48. https://www.amazon.com/Lyman-783224...pID=41tmU-jNkHL&preST=_SY300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch
       
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      I'd mentioned here & on other threads that I'd been able to get my three 457 triggers (American, Varmint MTR, VPT) down to just a hair over 1lb by careful adjustment of sear engagement & return spring tension, because that's what the RCBS spring trigger weight tool was showing. However, a month or so ago, I bought a Wheeler digital trigger weighing tool, mostly because I have a Flavio Fare trigger on a Vudoo V-22S BR rifle I put together, which has an adjustment range of a max of 2oz, and minimum of .7oz, and that's far too light for the old RCBS to even register. When I checked one of the 457 triggers with this gizmo, it turns out that I'm well below 1lb - it showed 11oz. I'd been wondering how so many 457 owners here (and on other forums) had been able to get their triggers so light - now I understand.

      And when I used it to check that FF trigger in the Vudoo, it registered 1.6oz - which is plenty light enough for me, even on a rifle that will only be shot off rests.
      Another good digital trigger gauge is the Lyman. It and the Wheeler are pretty much the same as to range and reviews.



      In the first layer of foam I have cutouts to store a pair of snap caps for 12, 16, 20 and 28 ga. SxS & O\U's to use the trigger gauge with. I also store the batteries for the trigger gauge and digital calipers there as well.
       
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      Having a light and consistent trigger is essential to precision shooting therefore you need a reliable trigger gauge when adjusting or replacing a trigger. A few years ago Lyman introduced their electronic digital trigger gauge with a street price of around $50. I borrowed a Lyman from a friend to test my adjustments to my Ruger PR trigger and made this video of the experience.

      I like the retracting arm and ease of use, so it wins high praise for that. But is it the most accurate gauge on the market? I weighed a full Coke can with a calibrated precision scale and it weighed a consistent 13.14oz. I weighed the same can with the Lyman and I got an average reading of 13.5oz. So not exact but for my purposes in adjusting a rifle trigger, this is an acceptable margin of error.

      I used the Lyman to test the trigger of my stock Ruger Precision Rimfire, which I had tuned down to its lightest setting. The Lyman gave me an average reading of of 2lbs 1.4oz. Oddly, the numbers would shift slightly higher if I pulled on the trigger exceptionally slowly? Has anybody else experienced this with the Lyman?

      Lyman Trigger Gauge: https://amzn.to/3AiAs9z
       
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