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I just acquired a used Savage 110V in 22-250. When the bolt is all the way forward, but the bolt handle is still up, I can engage the safety. However, when I fully close the bolt, I can not get the safety to engage. The rifle has a light trigger (I don't have a scale, but it feels lighter than another rifle I own with a 3# trigger). My guess is that the trigger was improperly adjusted, and that is causing the problem. Any thoughts???
 

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Sounds like someone adjusted the trigger for a lighter pull. The rear set screw controls the safety engagement. Probably needs trigger set properly or back out the rear set screw until safety engages. Then with bolt closed, gun unloaded and in the stock bump the stock butt against the floor. If the firing pin falls trigger pull is too light. Readjust and keep doing until it passes the test. Trigger sear engagement is front set screw.
 

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Thanks guys. I adjusted the rear set screw and everything seams to be working. I banged the butt several times on the floor without it firing. I also squeezed the trigger with the safety on, and then took the safety off without it firing (I had a Rem 700 VLS 223 that did that once because someone who didn't know what they were doing adjusted the trigger).
 

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I have found many rifles that people make the trigger pull way too light, I have one right not that I think the pull is below a pound. That can be dangerous. I will take it apart and adjust the trigger pull back you to about 3 pounds, maybe more or maybe less. When the trigger pull gets way too light, you can have many problems. This rifle if it is loaded with the safety off, smack the side of the stock and it will discharge.

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Savage 110V

I recently purchased a Savage 110V in 22-250 and was wondering if you guys have a pet load for this rifle? Which weight bullet does this barrel like the best? How far back should I set the bullets ogive? And any other info that would get me started with an accurate load.

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Jim
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