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To Reasons why The trigger creeps on a Marlin #1 The Trigger is loose on the action #2 the sear and release is cut canted .
The first one is fast tighten the screws the second you will need to rework them . Hope this helps DD
 

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Thnx for the replies. DD i'm gonna try to work on that thing to relieve a little of the creep. I'll have to make it a rainey day project. Right now the crappie are calling my name and the weather is beautiful.
Thanks again <")))><
 

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DD, was watching this thread and wanted to break in and say thanks also. had a bit of creep(not a lot just a touch) i found that the whole trigger housing was lose, but i took it off and took a quick look, put it back on and its gone. do you work over the sears on your rifles? if you do how do you get to the sears? well thanks again.
 

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Rain and wind made it an easy time to work on the trigger. Yes, the trigger housing was a bit loose on the action. Took it out and checked it over. Sear and trigger were square with each other. :) Sprayed the sear and trigger surfaces with DRY MOLLY LUBE, DRY FIRED IT NUMEROUS TIMES, RESPRAYED WITH LUBE. Shazam, shazam. No more creep. Crisp, clean, 3 lb trigger pull. That molly lube is some good stuff. Might work on yours.
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I'm not certain about the case lube, but I can recommend the dry molly lube. It's good where any two pieces of metal join and calls for some sort of lube. I find that there is always some place that it can be used on a firearm. It's kinda my go to lube.........<")))><
 

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My Xl7 had some creep to it as well. Both screws holding the trigger housing were loose. The screw holding the magwell was also loose.

Ya, It's a REM Manufactured 30-06. Tightening the screws got rid of the creep.

Brett
 

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Dangerous Dan - with regard to the fellow going crappie fishing...here's a thought.
Come December 2011, while you're enjoying a roaring fire, sipping an adult libation - he just
MIGHT still be cutting his grass. I live in South Florida and believe me it is a DISTINCT possibilty.
Regards, Homesteader.
 
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