View Full Version : Drop in aftermarket trigger for the Howa 1500?

November 30, 2009, 01:23 AM
Been looking at upgrading the trigger on the new-to-me Howa 1500 I recently picked up as it's pretty rough and heavy as is. I'm wanting a drop in trigger that's about 2 lbs. I looked on Brownells and they sell a Jard (that doesn't have a very good review) and a Timney that doesn't state the weight or have any reviews. Any other drop in aftermarket triggers I should be looking at?

.300 Weatherby Mag
November 30, 2009, 02:39 AM
Timney makes a good trigger... I have no reservations about buying one of their triggers... Pull weights availiable from 1.5-4 pounds...


November 30, 2009, 01:12 PM
Either Timney or Rifle Basix for triggers for the Howa. Either one is good, and they're about the same price.

Brian Pfleuger
November 30, 2009, 01:16 PM
I have a Jard, Inc. (http://www.jardinc.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&layout=blog&id=13&Itemid=31) trigger on my Ruger MkII. It is very good. Lighter than advertised, but I'm happy about that actually. Highly recommended.

November 30, 2009, 06:33 PM
The newer Howas adjust down to about 3lbs. If you want to go lower then try Timney. I used one for a while and it's a nice trigger.

November 30, 2009, 11:34 PM
If Rifle Basix offers one get it. Simple easy to follow instructions I have used them in 3 rifles a Marlin 917v in 17HMR, A Ruger M77 Mark II, and a Stevens 200 LOVE them all. Like breaking a little glass rod.

November 30, 2009, 11:41 PM
If the current Howa triggers adjust down to 3 lbs you really shouldn't go lower on a hunting rifle because of weather and the use of gloves and being cold, etc.