$240 AR15 triggers, why?

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So I feel like I can tell the difference in weight and smoothness of a cheap parts kit trigger vs a $60 dollar BCM trigger like this: BCM® PNT Trigger Assembly AR15

But I can't imagine how much better a geissle (sp?) trigger could be that'd be worth an extra $200. Maybe competitive shooting? I'm not sure I could tell a difference in that jump...

School me on why it's worth the extra coin.
 
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I've had 2 geissle triggers: the SSA and SD-C. Loved both and plan on getting another one as soon as bank account allows. To me its about consistency and predictability and Geissle delivers on that. To each his own i guess. Nothing wrong with mil-spec triggers if you train. To me they are crude and "creepy"
I’m more like Snoopy. Mash trigger, go bang! But I do love G. Loomis rods and catch lots of fish with them.
 
I’m more like Snoopy. Mash trigger, go bang! But I do love G. Loomis rods and catch lots of fish with them.
I'm more a CMMG "Tuned" factory trigger guy, and while I can appreciate the fine nuances and feel of a GL-2 Loomis, I much prefer the Lamaglass XMG or a Sage TCR Switch Twitch rod! :s0155:

Every tool box needs tools! :D
 
I'm more a CMMG "Tuned" factory trigger guy, and while I can appreciate the fine nuances and feel of a GL-2 Loomis, I much prefer the Lamaglass XMG or a Sage TCR Switch Twitch rod! :s0155:

Every tool box needs tools! :D
You compared the worst Loomis with the best Lami! No fair!
 

Jonnyuma

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I'm in the "diminishing returns" camp. Most MilSpec triggers suck, no real secret there, but the benefits of a super-tuned trigger are lost on me... I ain't good enough to make it pay up.
I like the ALG Defense triggers in an AR, very clean and easy to maintain. I also took a chance on a CMMG drop-in flat trigger which I like and is a bit more precise than the cleaned-up Milspec ALG units.
Both examples are lower-end aftermarket that work well for what I do and don't cost more than their inherent worth.
Maybe not quite the Snoopy pole, but a long way from open water casting.
 
Ok, Ok! Ya got me there, I wasn't going to mention my Loomis IMX Platinum Pro, cause that rod puts the XMG to task! I think the Loomis has landed more fish then the Lami, but I still got a lot of years to "test" the qualities and report back to ya! :D
 

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So I feel like I can tell the difference in weight and smoothness of a cheap parts kit trigger vs a $60 dollar BCM trigger like this: BCM® PNT Trigger Assembly AR15

But I can't imagine how much better a geissle (sp?) trigger could be that'd be worth an extra $200. Maybe competitive shooting? I'm not sure I could tell a difference in that jump...

School me on why it's worth the extra coin.
I enjoy guns. I enjoy shooting nice triggers. The Geissele ssp is one of my favorites. I have never served in the military. I have hunted a few things over the years but am mostly a target shooter. But I don't like plain milspec. The Algs are very nice triggers but comparing the triggers, some just work better for some people.
 

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I have a few budget triggers. Outside of the PSA EPT triggers, they all added a level of unreliability to an otherwise reliable rifle. The worse for me was the reduced power springs kit. The LaRue 2 stage has been pretty reliable but doesn't like rapid firing. But I do shoot more accurately with them.
 

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