I have a stock Remington model 700 300 win mag. It's my one and only large caliber rifle. I've shot a couple caribou with it and taken it on a couple of unsuccessful sheep hunts. The trigger pull is HEAVY! It certainly doesn't help my accuracy at all. I figure I need to remedy the problem before I get to jazzed about working up accurate reloaded cartridges for it.
What type of work would you folks recommend I get done to the rifle? I took it to a local shop that does trigger jobs and the gentleman told me a regular trigger job on the model 700 could lead to an accidental discharge when closing the bolt on a live round. He recommended getting some new parts that would give the gun about a 3lb trigger pull and keep it safe. As I remember it was gonna cost about 200 dollars.
Also, who does such work locally? And How much am I looking at as far as cost?
Thanks in advance for any help.