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#6137783 - 01/15/16 05:36 PM What trigger?
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Thinking about doing a little trigger work in my ar. Anyone ever done the jp spring kit? How much did it help? I'm not opposed to buying a full replacement geissele or something but if I can make a significant improvement for $10 I'd be ok with that too.

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#6137788 - 01/15/16 05:40 PM Re: What trigger? [Re: jhenderson]
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Did it in a PSA, couldn't tell difference
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#6137790 - 01/15/16 05:41 PM Re: What trigger? [Re: jhenderson]
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just spend the $$ on a better trigger, they aren't that much and make a TON of difference
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#6137799 - 01/15/16 05:47 PM Re: What trigger? [Re: jhenderson]
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I put JP reduced power springs on a milspec trigger and it made a little difference. But like Buzz said, just get a better trigger. It does make a huge difference. I run Geissele SSA-E's in my AR's and love them.

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#6137805 - 01/15/16 05:49 PM Re: What trigger? [Re: jhenderson]
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I just put a Velocity 3lb single stage in and love it. $120
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6137825 - 01/15/16 05:59 PM Re: What trigger? [Re: jhenderson]
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I just finished my Crusader lower and used an ALG. Came with 4.5# and 6# spring. It's probably not great but better than the standard ones that come in the lpk pack.
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#6137840 - 01/15/16 06:11 PM Re: What trigger? [Re: jhenderson]
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I picked up Rock River Arms has a two stage match trigger that was on sale for about $80. It's a great improvement over the stock triggers. I may still get a Gisselle SSA-E.

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#6137861 - 01/15/16 06:24 PM Re: What trigger? [Re: jhenderson]
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Seekins uses CCM, made here locally, very good single stage, breaks very clean''

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#6137903 - 01/15/16 06:54 PM Re: What trigger? [Re: jhenderson]
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A set of JP yellows & a Spike's BT makes a nice improvement for ~$60.
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#6137933 - 01/15/16 07:09 PM Re: What trigger? [Re: jhenderson]
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Registered: 06/11/11
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I tweak the hammer spring legs where the hammer has a little less spring pressure on it by simply winding the spring maybe 1/4 of the way around more and then polish the trigger and hammer and it makes a stock trigger pretty nice. Basically all the jp springs are is a little lighter spring you can achieve the same lighter weight by doing what I described above. If you tweak the spring too far you will start getting light primer strikes but it doesn't take much to make the trigger significantly better. I can send you a picture of one of mine so you can use it to see how far to go on yours. Worth a shot before you replace it.

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