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Posted: 3/18/2012 8:28:58 PM EST
What is some of the good trigger assemblies. I just bought and installed a Palmetto but I like to experiment with different suppliers.
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Posted: 3/18/2012 9:00:13 PM EST
Im really happy with the RRA 2 stage that came with my RRA AR-15, honestly havent found anything I like better. I have the standard DPMS single stage in my .308 but its horrid by comparison.
going to install the spikes nickle boron single stage in the .308 (couldnt find the RRA 2 stage at a reasonable price or available) I'll post my impression in a few days.

Id also be interested in trying the Timmney drop in's as well as the POF drop in but thee prices are out of my budget at this time.

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Posted: 3/19/2012 3:10:46 AM EST
In my builds it's either what came with the parts kit. Gi trigger or Gressele SSA. The Gressele is simple the best after market trigger on the market.
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Posted: 3/19/2012 6:10:47 AM EST
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Posted: 3/19/2012 11:39:25 AM EST
I tell u what... I have gone the aftermarket trigger assemblies in the past and spent big money. I finally decided to go a different route since I now have 3 M4 style rifles and 1 AR-10. I started sending the triggers to Bill Springfield in Colorado. He does a great job for a reasonable price. Check him out!! Google Bill Springfield and the should come up something like Triggerworks.net. Good luck!
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Posted: 3/19/2012 1:55:16 PM EST
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Geissele

Geissele it is.

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Posted: 3/19/2012 4:09:23 PM EST
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SSA-E or the DMR if you want the best.
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Posted: 3/19/2012 6:24:17 PM EST
Originally Posted By ACOG2:
I tell u what... I have gone the aftermarket trigger assemblies in the past and spent big money. I finally decided to go a different route since I now have 3 M4 style rifles and 1 AR-10. I started sending the triggers to Bill Springfield in Colorado. He does a great job for a reasonable price. Check him out!! Google Bill Springfield and the should come up something like Triggerworks.net. Good luck!


Once upon a time I was ready to do that, until I searched a bit and discovered the plethora of failure reports about Springfield modified triggers.
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Posted: 3/20/2012 4:26:29 AM EST
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I will be darned.. Have 4 rifles with triggers done by him and haven't had any problems. I do know some people have had issues.... Just speaking from my experience only.
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Posted: 3/20/2012 8:54:52 AM EST
Like MMcfpd I have seen numerous posts of Springfield trigger issues.
Unless Springfield is re-hardening the parts I would suspect service life is also compromised.
RRA triggers feel good, but again many reports of problems.
The last SSA that I bought was less than $200 delivered. Considering the SSA’s reputation for reliability and long service life I would argue the total cost of ownership of a SSA is not that much greater in the long run. YMMV

Spikes NiB FCG with some of Tubb’s CS springs sounds like it might be a good combination, but I am thinking the SSA should have a noticeably better trigger feel.
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Posted: 3/20/2012 10:14:13 AM EST
Yea .. I doubt if he is rehardening them. I get where you are coming from for I have had Timney and McCormick triggers in the past. There are numerous good triggers out there. Some very few problems, some a few problems, and some with lots of problems. All I was getting at was that I haven't had problems and I run my weapons often. I may have problems eventually though....

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Posted: 3/20/2012 3:52:10 PM EST
I was not trying to poke any holes in your experience, after all even if he has a high failure rate probably the majority of his trigger jobs are GTG.
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Posted: 3/21/2012 10:23:57 AM EST
There is no problem .. I respect what others have to say.,. That is how one learns things in this life
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Posted: 3/21/2012 11:48:53 AM EST
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There is no problem .. I respect what others have to say.,. That is how one learns things in this life


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Posted: 3/21/2012 4:10:33 PM EST
Originally Posted By 3-gun:
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Geissele


SSA-E or the DMR if you want the best.


One of these 2 triggers is in every AR I own (except my dedicated slidefire lower).
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Posted: 3/21/2012 5:13:09 PM EST
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Originally Posted By 3-gun:
Originally Posted By PFC:
Geissele


SSA-E or the DMR if you want the best.


One of these 2 triggers is in every AR I own (except my dedicated slidefire lower).


My dedicated SlideFire lower's getting an S3G.

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Posted: 3/21/2012 5:18:15 PM EST

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Geissele


SSA-E or the DMR if you want the best.

Not the best for every application. I prefer the Super Dynamic Combat

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Posted: 3/21/2012 6:00:43 PM EST
For the money I like Compas Lake's 2 stage
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Posted: 3/22/2012 2:25:31 AM EST
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Posted: 3/22/2012 9:53:22 AM EST
Geissele is top of the line so I hear. I've never used one though I'm dying to buy a couple of the super three gun triggers to drop in my (current configuration) AR pistols. I wasn't really sure of the differences between all the different models they offer, but the spreadsheet above really helped out a lot.

This thread should now be about Geissele triggers.

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Posted: 3/23/2012 11:20:24 PM EST
Originally Posted By ACOG2:
I tell u what... I have gone the aftermarket trigger assemblies in the past and spent big money. I finally decided to go a different route since I now have 3 M4 style rifles and 1 AR-10. I started sending the triggers to Bill Springfield in Colorado. He does a great job for a reasonable price. Check him out!! Google Bill Springfield and the should come up something like Triggerworks.net. Good luck!


From all the bad reports I have read, you will need it.
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Posted: 3/24/2012 10:04:39 AM EST
I've got an SSA-E in both of my DD's, and it's an incredible trigger. For precision shooting, I doubt you can get better. And even for faster, rapid-fire shooting, it's very solid as well. There's so little pull weight that you just blow thru the first stage, and pop. I could see the SSA-E being a little light for a duty/combat trigger, but I don't know if you'll find a better all-around trigger for civilian use.

For how much I love the SSA-E, I am pondering going the route of the S3G for my next build tho...which will be a 300 Blackout SBR.
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Posted: 3/24/2012 11:34:20 AM EST
Originally Posted By 3-gun:
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Geissele


SSA-E or the DMR if you want the best.


I preffer the SSA for my combat rifles. Especially since the SSA isthe semi version of their miltary trigger
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Posted: 3/24/2012 11:42:54 AM EST
We already dealt with this once... I told my side based on my experience but I respect others opinions also. I shoot almost 10 k rounds a year .. I haven' t had any problems yet but may. I am not some arm chair shooter.. So please respect what I have to say .. I respect what you have to say . Thank you
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Posted: 3/24/2012 8:53:11 PM EST
ya i spent months looking at triggers and reading what people have to say about them and two things came up the most geissele and ssa so i got one and i wont turn back its amazing.
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Posted: 3/25/2012 11:44:53 AM EST
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JPs complete fire control group. Use their oversized antiwalk pins as well to remove play from the trigger and hammer.. Best single stage out there.

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