Originally Posted by YakSpout
My uncle has a couple of bench-rest rifles with 2oz triggers. Everyone's first experience with one of those seems to go the same way.
"Before you close the bolt, remember that it's a light trigger. Keep your finger out of the guard until your absolutely ready."
Cha-click, the bolt closes and fat-finger Freddy moves his shooting hand into position.
"I told ya."
I had a target rifle with a 6 oz trigger and I could never get the results that I can with a 2.5# trigger. The muscle twitches caused by changing from extensor muscles to flexors are more pronounced than adding slightly more stress to flexors in my case.