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AR trigger polishing... is it worth it.?


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Old 08-28-2013, 12:02 AM   #1
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Default AR trigger polishing... is it worth it.?

I know some model handguns benefit from a polishing of the trigger parts... anyone who can say this is or isn't worth the effort...
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A guy named Bill Springfield is a legendary AR trigger polisher. Look him up.
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I'm a DIY type... maybe you tube??
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Its not that big of a deal . Unless your literally removing material, it will be fine . It will help make it smoother but its not going to help shorten the pull length or change the pull weight . The area that needs polished is the very front face of the trigger . Not the top ,nothing contacts that area. Then on the hammer where the trigger contacts it , this is a very small area and you do not want to remove any metal in this area .
When you pull the trigger / hammer assembly out you will see where the 2 parts contact each other ,those are what needs cleaned up and polished . Dont expect it to turn it into a 3#, $250 trigger its not going to happen . If thats what you truly want you will need to buy a quality trigger assembly .
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Its not that big of a deal . Unless your literally removing material, it will be fine . It will help make it smoother but its not going to help shorten the pull length or change the pull weight . The area that needs polished is the very front face of the trigger . Not the top ,nothing contacts that area. Then on the hammer where the trigger contacts it , this is a very small area and you do not want to remove any metal in this area .
When you pull the trigger / hammer assembly out you will see where the 2 parts contact each other ,those are what needs cleaned up and polished . Dont expect it to turn it into a 3#, $250 trigger its not going to happen . If thats what you truly want you will need to buy a quality trigger assembly .
I figured that much... I don't see a need really... There's no pretravel in my trigger now.... I'm just a tinkerer.... I'm learning to leave well enough alone... lol.. thanks for your help.
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I figured that much... I don't see a need really... There's no pretravel in my trigger now.... I'm just a tinkerer.... I'm learning to leave well enough alone... lol.. thanks for your help.
No problem , you can make them alot better if your willing to take a chance at having to replace it if you take off too much material or or hope you dont have a run away incident later from taking too much material .
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No problem , you can make them alot better if your willing to take a chance at having to replace it if you take off too much material or or hope you dont have a run away incident later from taking too much material .
I talked to my gunsmith...... we're friends.... he said.... You don't know enough about an AR trigger yet to scrutinize one.... talk to him after 1000 rounds... lol..
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