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Posted: 4/14/2007 7:45:42 PM EDT
What is the best after market trigger to put in my M&P-15?  I'm looking for something 3-4 lbs.  Does anyone know anything about the Timney drop-in triggers?
Link Posted: 4/14/2007 8:50:09 PM EDT
I like Rock River the best.
Link Posted: 4/14/2007 9:00:08 PM EDT
I have had both an RRA and an LMT 2-stage trigger.

My vote is for the LMT because it felt more crisp... and my groups were smaller with it (placebo perhaps?) .
Link Posted: 4/14/2007 9:13:23 PM EDT
I have had 2 armalite national match 2 stage and it was a drop in and no adjustments. and am fixin to buy another for my M&P.  in my opinion, any trigger in a battle rifle that needs screws to adjust isnt a battle trigger. but that is my opinion.
Link Posted: 4/15/2007 3:05:55 AM EDT
Probably few people have had the chance to compare them all, so most of us can offer only data points.  I've got a Jard 2# single stage in a Colt and I really like it.  Installation was easy and they make several single and dual stage triggers, some adjustable (mine is not).  Cost was comparable to others.
Link Posted: 4/15/2007 4:44:00 AM EDT
The Jewell is hard to beat.  Not perfect but pretty close.
Link Posted: 4/15/2007 5:12:14 AM EDT

The Jewell is hard to beat.  Not perfect but pretty close.

If you want cheap get the RRA if you want expensive get the Giessle trigger.
Link Posted: 4/15/2007 5:30:51 AM EDT
I have a Chip McCormick in my 16" bushy and a RRA 2 Stage NM in my POF SBR.  The McCormick is a single stage and breaks crisply at 4lbs. The RRA is 2 stage and breaks at about 4 1/2 lbs.  The Timney is similar to the McCormick they are both drop in.  The housing on the Timney is machined vs. the stamped steel on the McCormick.   Both of the drop ins have had reliability problems in the past but the McCormick in on a gen II and I believe Timney is working theirs out.  Personally I think the single stage is better for a SPR and the RRA 2 stage NM is better for tactical purposes and everyday usage.  Also if you read the threads on ARFCOM on the RRA it is all pretty much positive.  Save you cash for some ammo and get the RRA.  My .02

Here are some links on the Timney.


Link Posted: 4/15/2007 5:40:28 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 4/15/2007 10:17:25 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 4/15/2007 2:48:34 PM EDT
I have a Timney drop In.  Easy to install (pull is right at 3.5#).  I also have a Geisle, both are great triggers.  Depends  on if you want a two stage or a single stage trigger.  The Timney has a lifetime guarantee.
Link Posted: 4/15/2007 2:58:27 PM EDT
My wife and I both love our timney triggers.  
Link Posted: 4/15/2007 3:24:53 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/15/2007 7:18:00 PM EDT
i like my timney also
Link Posted: 4/15/2007 7:25:37 PM EDT
Timney....when it's working.  Waiting for mine to come back.  
Link Posted: 4/15/2007 7:39:34 PM EDT
Geissele trigger. It ain't cheap but MAN it's sweet.

I've had the DMR model for a few months now. Obviously I'm very happy with it.
Most people who sell it send springs for 2 of the 3 options (in my experience anyway).

Service - First Stage: 3.2 – 5 pounds - Second Stage: 0.5 to 1.5 pounds

Match - First Stage: 1.3 – 3 pounds - Second Stage: 4 to 14 ounces

DMR - First Stage: 1.3 - 3 pounds - Second Stage: 0.5 to 1.5 pounds

Gooooood JuJu.
My 2 cents.

Link Posted: 4/17/2007 5:22:46 PM EDT
When I got my Mccormick trigger earlier this year the company told me they've yet to have any reports of failiers, doubling, etc. since they brought out their GEN II series. I've been reading this forum for a long time now and I certainly haven't seen any reports of failures here on AR15.com. Looks like Mccormick GEN II are hard to beat for reliability.

And the new one I bought is just as crisp (3lb pull) as my nice bolt action rifles. I put it in my DPMS .308 and have since shot a butt load of surplus and match ammo through it. No problems with this trigger!
Link Posted: 4/18/2007 11:05:09 AM EDT
What Timney fits in the AR15.
Link Posted: 4/18/2007 11:08:09 AM EDT
RRA 2 stage in my carbine.
Link Posted: 4/18/2007 11:11:10 AM EDT
I really like my Armalite 2 stage trigger.  It's a true drop in trigger and required zero work or adjustment.  Price is right too.
Link Posted: 4/18/2007 11:14:10 AM EDT
I have an RRA 2 stage trigger in my gun and love it. Its so nice compared to the stocker. To me a 2 stage is a MUST HAVE.
Link Posted: 4/18/2007 11:32:19 AM EDT
What Timney fits in the AR15.

Link Posted: 4/18/2007 1:13:19 PM EDT
jewel which i found to be really reliable. lmt 2 stage. kac 2 stage. all have been great for me. ive had failures with both the pof/timney and the chipmc. drop in triggers.
Link Posted: 4/18/2007 3:23:44 PM EDT
I have the Jewell in my Bushy and I love it. I am looking to replace the trigger in my new LR-308. I'm leaning towards another Jewell, the Timney or the McCormick.
Link Posted: 4/18/2007 6:50:06 PM EDT
JP without a doubt for a single-stage -- 3lbs, sweet, clean, crisp break and surprising.
Link Posted: 4/19/2007 4:16:04 AM EDT
I like my Jard trigger.
Link Posted: 4/19/2007 4:50:37 AM EDT
Just put a McCormick single stage in my Bushy.

Very crisp break, short travel.

A world apart from the factory trigger.

Link Posted: 4/19/2007 11:08:13 PM EDT
I have a KAC 2 stage and love it.  I just won a free Geissele 2 stage and cant wait to compare it.
Link Posted: 4/19/2007 11:45:00 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/20/2007 4:08:01 PM EDT
2X Jewel. One in a Colt the other in an Bushmaster. More than 50,000 rounds on the 2 of them.
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