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ISO Trigger upgrade

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by meowskiz, Jul 7, 2015.

  1. meowskiz

    meowskiz portland, or Member

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    Looking for an upgraded replacement for my stock A2 trigger
    It's a hbar and I'd like to bring my pull down to something more desirable for 'long range' situations (500-1000 yds)
    Welcoming any suggestions, recommendations, or proposals
     
  2. Hayshaker

    Hayshaker Irrigon Active Member

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    I have a "velocity" drop in trigger. 3# pull. Cheaper then all the big name brands. Have 2 M+ rounds thru it. Love it:cool::cool:
     
  3. meowskiz

    meowskiz portland, or Member

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    Oh, and price is a factor.
    Thanks shaker I'll check it out
     
  4. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  5. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    There is you tube videos on smoothing out the trigger if price is a big factor.
    My vote for after market if the Chip McCormick drop in About $180+- and it is smooth and light.3#s I guess
     
  6. meowskiz

    meowskiz portland, or Member

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    Hmm idk about risking ftf's with a spring change.. but yeah those are some good ones I'll have to check out... Thanks
     
  7. Iceman04503

    Iceman04503 Portland, or Active Member

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    I also have a velocity trigger in one of my ar it's a 3# and it has a nice clean pull. But my other ar has a cmc 2 stage 2&2 trigger and it's by far the best trigger I've had, but it is pricey at around $217.
     
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    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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  9. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Nice. Been looking to replace the 7# trigger on my thumper. That's a heck of a good price. Got one ordered.
     
  10. Roop

    Roop La Grande Active Member

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    I have the JP adjustable trigger, at +- $110 it is a good value on a great adjustable single stage trigger. I wouldn't bother with the JP spring kit on a stock trigger though, I tried it on one and couldn't tell a significant difference over the stock springs. FWIW, a little polishing and spring lightening is a pretty good cheap way to go for a plinking gun.
     
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  11. Wingman57

    Wingman57 Jefferson New Member

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    JP offers what called a "Reliability set" that has a little stronger hammer spring, I've never had a FTF...
     
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    Bob1259 hammond New Member

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  13. meowskiz

    meowskiz portland, or Member

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    lots of good leads, thanks everyone
    I think now I'm looking for a 2 stage for under 150 there are far fewer options than when I started.
    I'll post a brief review here whenever I decide
     
  14. Papercidal

    Papercidal Vancouver ,Wa Active Member

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    I have had great luck with my Geissele ssa-e but it is a little pricy, they do make the g2s which goes for about 165 if budget is tight.
     
  15. DirectDrive

    DirectDrive Vancouver, WA Member

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    The G2S would fit the OP's requirement.
    I've seen them on sale for as low as $110.
    Don't appear to be on sale now.

    Keep in mind that most of the drop-n cassette type triggers cannot retain standard pins.
    You have to be cool with E-clips, buttonheads, dogbones, etc on the outside of your receiver.

    G2S is not a cassette type.
    It installs like the standard, mil spec trigger.