AR Triggers

Discussion in 'AR Talk' started by Shaniac, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. Oct 6, 2011 #1
    Shaniac

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    I am trying to finish up my current AR build and I am looking at triggers. I was going to install a straight forward mil-spec trigger but after reading several articles on the different triggers out there, I started doing some research on the following tiggers:

    I have read all of the pros and cons with each set up, for example; They say Timney Triggers are great and just drop right into the lower receiver but are extremel finicky when getting them adjusted just right. The others tend to be a little harder to install compared to the Timney but are not as cantankerous to adjust. I have heard nothing bad about the gold trigger by American Trigger Corp; does anybody have any good honest experience with any of these triggers (no brand loyalists please). I am trying to make narrow my decision down and right now I am going back and forth between Geissele and the Gold Trigger....

    Thoughts? Suggestions?

     
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    MPDC

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    I have the Geissele SSA-E and absolutely love it. Smooth, distinct stage change and light pull. Quick reset and easy to fire rapidly and accurately. Best "feel" I've experienced and I've tried a few in my time. Nothing bad to say about the others but this one is my favorite so far.;)

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    Shaniac

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    How easy is it to install, are there any adjustments that need to be made when installing it?
    Oh and thanks for the response. :cool:
     
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    Uriel999

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    Have you looked into the lmt 2 stage trigger. I have to say it's the nicest trigger I have ever had the pleasure of using
     
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    I have the rock river arms 2 stage on my rifle. I have compared it side by side with the stock trigger on a bushmaster and I can say it is MUCH smoother and just all around feels better.
     
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    willow

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    I just put the JP Original Fire Control Kit on my AR and and really like it. And it was only $100.
    JP Trigger Kit
     
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    Rou

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    I have a Timney single stage 3.5lb skeletonized trigger, a Rock River Arms 2 stage, and an armalite 2 stage. Avoid the Armalite, it's ok for a 2 stage, but not as nice or reliable as the RRA. My Timney is the nicest trigger, and it is definitely a very clean break. I have not had any issues with it either, it's run flawlessly. I can't tell you how great it is in comparison to the others on your list though, I don't have any experience with them.
     
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    Uriel999

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    I also have an rra 2 stage trigger and the lmt is superior. The rra is simply bang for the buck. It's great compared to a single stage trigger but doesn't even compare to my lmt. Honestly though I really don't care for rra though as I've stated many times here before. To me they simply don't compare to my lmt, bcm and spikes products.

    I cannot speak for the choices the op is lpoking at though I have not used them
     
  9. Oct 6, 2011 #9
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    Awesomely easy. Even comes with slave pins making the install a breeze.
     
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    Alaskapopo

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    Geissele is the best and they have never let me down.
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