Improving The Marlin 17VS Trigger

Though the Marlin Model 17VS bolt action rimfire rifle does not have an adjustable trigger, it can be improved, making the rifle easier to shoot.

by Norman E. Johnson

Around 2002, Marlin added the Model 17VS, a stainless steel, clip-fed, bolt-action rimfire rifle chambered for the .17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire cartridge. The 17VS is well built, bedded in a laminated stock and features a 22-inch heavy barrel with a 1:16 inch rifling twist pinned into a cylindrical receiver and measuring 0.800 at the muzzle. The bolt is of two-piece construction with a non-rotating front end. The squared, inner portion of the bolt handle serves as a locking lug.

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