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Best AR trigger?

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Unread 01-24-2012, 07:19 PM
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Re: Best AR trigger?

geissle is probably the best. i replaced mine with an rra national match. its a really nice 2 stage with a clean crisp NO CREEP break at 90$ it wont break the bank and is a HUGE upgrade from the dpms trigger
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Unread 01-25-2012, 04:28 PM
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Re: Best AR trigger?

Originally Posted by Kino74 View Post
Geissele is the way to go. Very high quality setup and tough at same time.

You can see an install from their website on a super semi automatic trigger for AR15.

Geissele Automatics - Quality Triggers for the Warfighter and Competitor - Super Semi-Automatic
Thanx for the link. That's way easier than an other trigger I've ever worked on. I'm going with the Geissele. The extra $$$ seems well worth it.
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Unread 01-27-2012, 05:17 PM
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Re: Best AR trigger?

While the Geiselle are nice don't overlook the Wilson TTU or the American Gold trigers and I do believe that all are in the $269.00 price area with the Wilson and American gold being 1 piece and install in about 5 minutes with no adjustments needed and have a pull of 3- 3.5lbs.
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Unread 02-05-2012, 11:59 AM
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Re: Best AR trigger?

Have a Timney 3LB I am happy with and under $200.
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Unread 02-09-2012, 12:08 AM
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Re: Best AR trigger?

The Geiselle is a great two stage trigger.

But unless you are restricted to a heavy trigger weight by rules from years ago... get an AR Gold!

The AR Gold has shorter reset movement, MUCH faster lock time and can be set to a lighter trigger weight - while maintaining 100% safety due to a unique double sear arangement.

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Unread 02-09-2012, 06:53 AM
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Re: Best AR trigger?

I have both Geiselle Enhanced Match and RRA match triggers on my AR's. Both are excellent two stage triggers that run in the 3.5-4# range. I'm hard pressed to feel a difference between the two. The RRA is about half the price a little over $100. The Geiselle is very well made and finely finished. I also have a Jewel on one of my AR heavy varmint/target rigs. It's fully adjustable, also can be tuned to a very crisp pull but you can only get down to 2-2.5# reliably. Been using it for four years, couple of thousand rounds through the rifle with no problems or loss of adjustment. The only issue is lots of parts and a complicated design. It costs about $230.

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Unread 02-09-2012, 12:21 PM
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Re: Best AR trigger?

when you say that you want "no creap" does that mean that you would prefer a single stage trigger? 2-stage triggers take a little getting used to for most people and while i like mine in an AR i think that most people that are used to bolt guns hate them for a while. most people end up trading them in for a good timney, jp or jard single stage that will feel more like their bolt guns
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