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Old March 10, 2020, 08:48   #1
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Cheap way to a decent trigger...

So in the Accuracy thread I described my builds, and one of the things that I mentioned that I realized had not been discussed here was the trigger adjustment grip screw. I've mainly seen them through JoeBobs, but have found them considerably cheaper on Ebay or other places. First of all, here's what I'm talking about. Next, here's the same screw and how it works and is installed. It really doesn't get much easier. I know it will take up the lash in any milspec trigger. I have never used "only" a milspec, and have always started with the Spike's Battle Trigger in all my builds. The SBT is essentially a polished milspec that was then nickel-boron coated. It's slick, but still milspec in geometry. I added the trigger-adjustment screw after the fact and that took things to a new level. Combining the SBT with the screw and a bit of Mobil 1 grease makes for a surprisingly good trigger with very little creep, and feels quite a bit lighter. Combined with the spring kit and it's amazingly good for the $$$. With PSA's improved trigger I'm sure the results would be similar, and you're into your trigger for about $55 bucks with the spring kit. Hard to beat for the $$$ spent.
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Old March 10, 2020, 09:27   #2
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Interesting. I just went with Huey's advice in the same thread and ordered JP's reduced power spring kit for my Blackhawk trigger. Nice that there are lower cost options out there. I can't see dropping $300 on a trigger.
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Old March 10, 2020, 09:40   #3
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Larue MBT-2s (two stage). They also make a MBT-1s (single stage).

$80.

Just another option.
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I have been useing POF 4.5 # drop in triggers and it helped decrease my group size. Plus the antiwalk pins are nice. I have another build headed this way, should be here Monday.
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Nice looking trigger.
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I dropped about $95 on my James Madison Tactical Saber, and it's a really good trigger, but for my cousin's build I went with the Rise Armament RA-535. It's normally a $200+ trigger, but PA had it on sale for $135 for Black Friday. That thing is a work of art. It truly is like breaking a thin glass rod. For general use though the $55 proposition above is a MAJOR improvement over standard milspec and should make groups shrink from a basic AR, but this thing blows that out of the water. I'll admit, I regret not ordering 2 of them.
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Interesting. I just went with Huey's advice in the same thread and ordered JP's reduced power spring kit for my Blackhawk trigger. Nice that there are lower cost options out there. I can't see dropping $300 on a trigger.
JP spring kit . 3 1/2 lb pull is what i run in many of my lower's $10 shipped .

It's just as good as my POF one peace drop in .
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K... JP reduced power spring kit + Blackhawk Blaze trigger = excellence. Very happy. That reset is superb. Thanks Huey!!
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Old March 16, 2020, 17:12   #9
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That is a clever way to improve a notoriously bad trigger.

I went with the Larue 2 stage just because I didn’t want to have to fiddle with taking the mil spec hammer and trigger out a bunch of times and polish metal to achieve an acceptable pull which I know is not the best thing to do... I retain the mil spec hammer & trigger as well as a extra spare complete bolt , firing pin, cam and cotter pin in a spare , emergency replacement parts bag Incase my carbine takes a shit in the field.

The very well used,rattle trap upper , beat to shit looking M4’s in the army would often have very decent triggers probably due to firing thousands of rounds.

I also prefer a traditional screw together steel cleaning rod for possible chamber obstructions... the Otis kits are okay... but I prefer the steel rod

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I'm sold on the hiperfire triggers - only match trigger that combines light trigger with robust hammer spings.
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I'm sold on the hiperfire triggers - only match trigger that combines light trigger with robust hammer spings.
Have at least six Hiperfire triggers in rifles now and at least six more in parts locker for future projects. When I want a super crisp, reasonably light but 100% ability to light even the hardest primers even if rifle is full of mud, carbon blow back and been run for days nonstop and it's all life or death will hope I pulled a rifle with a Hiperfire. Amazing how it's dual spring hammer does not affect trigger pull and lights rounds off like hit by a sledge hammer. Very unique and good trigger except if were to ever have an issue can't rob parts from any other trigger parts in the kit or out of another rifle. Everything in it is proprietary.
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