I was adjusting the trigger on a new Rem. 700, and they were really cemented in. After backing out the overtravel screw, the notch rounded out so that I can't use it. All I need is a replacement set screw of that length (fine thread, I believe) and Remington won't send me one because "Your gun is dangerous, don't touch it, send it back to the factory ASAP!!!" :cuss: Please, just send me the $.10 set screw!!
Does anyone know where I can look to find this set screw? I checked some auto parts stores, Home Depot, Lowes, etc. but all they have is coarse threads.
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November 12, 2007, 01:38 PM
You would have to know what thread it is, but most any hardware store has metal drawers full of various Allen head & slotted set-screws in fine, course, metric, etc., in a wide range of diameters.
You might find something that will fit.
Or, you might not.
It may be a special gun thread Reminton uses to keep people from messing with the trigger adjustments.