Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Long Guns > Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion > AR-15 Discussion > 1 stage trigger or 2 stage trigger

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-22-2012, 08:51 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 9
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default 1 stage trigger or 2 stage trigger

I have a stag model 3. I have about 1k in accessories and I think it's time I upgrade the trigger. I'd like a drop in but I don't know if I want a 1 stage or 2 stage. Any input on this would be great



__________________
grahamzor is offline  
 
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here


Old 11-22-2012, 09:07 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
rhyno13's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: A small town inTexas
Posts: 664
Liked 271 Times on 153 Posts
Likes Given: 193

Default

I would go with the single stage. I have one in my AR and I love it.



__________________
rhyno13 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2012, 02:12 AM   #3
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
jjfuller1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: a place between here and there.
Posts: 4,331
Liked 1072 Times on 701 Posts
Likes Given: 607

Default

i say depends on use. mostly bench shooting? 2 stage.. or a little of everything? single stage.

__________________
I have been a silent witness
to all of America's finest hours.
But my finest hour comes
when I am torn into strips and used as bandages
for my wounded comrades on the battlefield,
When I fly at half-mast to honor my soldiers,
Or when I lie in the trembling arms
of a grieving mother
at the graveside of her fallen son.
jjfuller1 is offline  
Jpyle Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2012, 01:15 PM   #4
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ZeusEcho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 579
Liked 50 Times on 46 Posts
Likes Given: 108

Default

I have a Timney 4lb in one of my ARs and a Timney 3lb in the other (both single stage). I love them both and they are very easy to install!

I used an RRA with a 2 stage trigger before I knew much about ARs and didn't even realize it was a 2 stage. I'd have to spend some quality time with one again to see if something I'd prefer that over single stage but I doubt I would for my uses.

__________________

ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
ZeusEcho is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2012, 03:34 PM   #5
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
dog2000tj's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 8,309
Liked 3734 Times on 1824 Posts
Likes Given: 13269

Default

if yours is a battle/SHTF/EOFTWAWKI/Zombie apocalypse/Space Wolves rifle than single stage ...

if yours is a bench/precision/hunting/long range rifle than two stage

__________________

Member: NRA GOA

ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
Est sularas oth mithas

"either way, you were guilty by association, so you were smited...." JD


Last edited by dog2000tj; 11-23-2012 at 05:30 PM.
dog2000tj is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2012, 03:49 PM   #6
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Overkill0084's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Weber County, Utah
Posts: 4,078
Liked 2530 Times on 1268 Posts
Likes Given: 239

Default

I don't believe it matters as long as you are used to it.
A good trigger is a good trigger, be it single or 2 stage. It will come down to your preference.
FWIW, I'd talk to a gunsmith about a trigger job before I spent money on a drop in. YMMV.



__________________
Cheers,
Greg
USAF Retired
NRA Life Member

"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."
Milton Friedman
Overkill0084 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Decent single stage trigger on the market? triggernomic AR-15 Discussion 15 12-16-2011 12:55 AM
2- stage trigger suggestions RickK1974 AR-15 Discussion 8 11-23-2011 08:20 PM
RRA Two Stage chromed trigger JonM AR-15 Discussion 11 07-02-2011 10:35 PM
Two stage trigger? Gojubrian AR-15 Discussion 14 05-16-2011 02:02 PM
2 stage trigger for AR-10A4 Norseviking Firearm Accessories & Gear 2 12-11-2010 06:30 PM