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trigger for AR

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by Vaultman, Aug 10, 2015.

  1. Vaultman

    Vaultman Clackamas Co, Oregon Active Member

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    I want to get a decent trigger for my AR build. I have the LPK but without trigger. Don't want to spend a ton. Want to have something decent. Lets say $100 - $200 cost range for the trigger.

    Going on a 300blk. Looking for a reliable AR, not necessarily long range, precision, match grade stuff. Jut reliable, and decent.
     
  2. Lilhigbee

    Lilhigbee SE Portland Visit Target550.com Gold Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Check out the Ruger 452 (two-stage) or 451 (single-stage). Bought two 452s for my 7.62X40 and .300AAC. Really happy with them. Buds Gun Shop sells them for $108. Find one locally and check it out. Ruger sells them installed in a fire-control housing so you can try before you buy. They also come with a nice pistol grip and a safety lever.
     
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  3. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  4. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    Midway has choices from $38 to $330, the link is for $100-$200.
    CMC Match grade flat drop-in group $200
    CMC Tactical drop-in group $168
    Depending on what parts you need,
    Del-Ton LPK has grip, mag catch, trigger, hammer, disconnector, selector, springs, pins $126.
     
  5. Charliehorse

    Charliehorse Cascade Mts - State of Jefferson USA Well-Known Member

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    Right to Bear Arms has these on sale again. I like em. I've bought two.

    Enhanced Nickel Teflon Trigger Assembly
    Intro Price $39.99
    http://www.righttobear.com/Enhanced-Nickel-Teflon-Trigger-Assembly-p/enta-01.htm

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    Highlights:
    All components are machined and heat treated to Mil-Spec
    Mil-Spec geometry and reliability maintained
    Trigger sear surfaces are polished before heat treatment
    Proprietary Nickel Teflon Finish
    Nickel Teflon is lightly buffed, giving the trigger a grit free pull and crisp break without compromising the base metal
    Springs are hand selected to produce a 5 to 5 1/2 Pound Trigger Pull
    Comes With:
    Trigger
    Hammer
    Disconnector
    Trigger and hammer pins
    Trigger, hammer, and disconnector springs
     
  6. ron

    ron Vancouver, Washington Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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  7. Vaultman

    Vaultman Clackamas Co, Oregon Active Member

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    HOLY COW. There are lots of choices. That is why I thought I would ask. Thanks guys for narrowing it down. I will look into these.
     
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  8. Papercidal

    Papercidal Vancouver ,Wa Active Member

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    Geissele triggers are about the best you can get if you like a two stage I payed around 200 for my ssa-e but they have the basic Geissele 2 stage that can be had for under 150 on sale.
     
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  9. Lance Jacobs

    Lance Jacobs South Willamette Valley Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I agree with Ron that a two stage trigger is the better way to go.

    There are so many good two stage options out there, that it would be very hard for you to go wrong. I got one of the simple modular types that was super easy to drop in and install. I put the model TR-TTU-M2 from Wilson Combat in my two AR's. However, they were still selling for under $200 when I got mine. Now their MSRP is all the way up to $270
     
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    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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  11. Johnny

    Johnny Portland, Republic of Cascadia Active Member 2016 Volunteer

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    I am always amazed how a fine honing stone and and using my wife nail buffer can get a way better pull on my mil spec trigger. My wifes nail buffer is one of those things that can make your fingernails look mirror like. The buffer goes the same for shining up the trigger sear as well. I have done it, it works.
     
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  12. ConcreteJungle

    ConcreteJungle Eugene Well-Known Member

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    I guess i'm one of those weird birds...i really like the mil-spec trigger on my AR.
    It's from a CMMG lower parts kit. I've had others who have shot my rifle say they liked it as well. It has no slop...virtually no take-up and a very crisp reset you can hear and feel. And it breaks like glass.
    I was planning on changing it when I was building this AR but after shooting it i'm glad i didn't order a new trigger during the build phase.
     
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    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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  14. Johnny

    Johnny Portland, Republic of Cascadia Active Member 2016 Volunteer

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    I really would choose my custom 2 stage trigger over my Mac Giver'd mil spec any day but i think there is a lot you can do to spruce up a bargain basement trigger at little cost and time.
     
  15. B5Ben

    B5Ben Boise Well-Known Member

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    You can pick up an RRA National match trigger on eBay for about $75. I have one and like it better than any mil spec trigger I have shot. I haven't had the good fortune of trying any of the others mentioned to compare it to though.
     
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    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Geissele SSA-E
     
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    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    oli700 Rogue Valley Well-Known Member

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    CMC 3.5# flat bow FTW.
    Granite Ridge $141 with promo.
    I bought one for a lower dollar alternative to the Geissele I already have.....felt like a sucker for even buying a Geissele
     
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  19. Vanillagerrilla

    Vanillagerrilla Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Brimstone Gunsmithing in Amboy, WA makes their own triggers, and they put one in my Aero lower last year. Very short take up and crisp break , I would say 5 pounds of pull but feels like nothing.
    I want to say it set me back $90 installed. Well worth it.
    My buddy won a 2 stage high end trigger from a 3 gun event and dropped it in his rifle. Its OK, but he has even mentioned mine is nicer.
     
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  20. Johnny

    Johnny Portland, Republic of Cascadia Active Member 2016 Volunteer

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