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Old 03-23-2011, 03:03 PM   #11
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Remington,

I certainly do not want to contradict my brothers here on the forum because of their vast knowledge of the topic. However we all have our own preferences. I personally do not want anything in my ARs other than the RRA 2 Stage Trigger if I have a choice. For example all 25,000 of the DEA-FBI-and the other government agencies that have the RRA Gov. 1001 Rifles have the 2 Stage. If you ever shoot one you will be ruined! I know my dear friend Dillinger and some of the guys can do miracles with a single stage. The other issue regarding buying the RRA Receiver complete is the Ltd. Lifetime Guarantee. I if is a complete assembly it has the same guarantee as a complete rifle as well if you get a complete upper later.
You also might want to look at the Predator Pursuit or the Coyote Models. Nothing wrong with the 16" Tactical Rifles if you are looking at 200 yards.
I have a 20" Varmint that is when I am having a good day? A 1/4-1/2 MOA Rifle depending on the old man on a specific day. Finally there are a lot of good rifles and options out there but you could never go wrong with a Rock River.

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Shooting style plays a big part in it as well. I'm not a huge fan of setting up the shot. I'm more into the marksmanship of putting as many rounds into multiple targets as quickly as possible. Its probably influence from past training I guess. I have the up most respect for the guy that can exhibit the patients to set up the long range head shot however. They are both require a high end skill set. I just find more of a thrill in running and gunning. Plus its closer to what most of use would encounter should things pop off. Ill admit I need to push my boundaries a little.

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Well I just called my local gun shop and they specialize in ar parts and building them. I'm going to take a ride up there and take a look and possibly buy a lower and start slowly building it over a couple months.. my next question would be single or dubble stage trigger? What the benefits of haveing a dubble stage?

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To me a decent single stage is fine but not all military triggers are equal. I like the standard trigger in a Stag LPK.

Nothing wrong with going two stage, take a look at Sniper03's post above. We all have different preferences so you might want to try both types in a gun shop before choosing.

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Quentin is telling right! It is a personal preference issue and you need to try both to see which one you like. I like the two stage per your last question for the following reasons.

1. It has a 1lb. Free Travel on the pull followed by a 3 1/2 lb let off.
2. This causing the trigger reset also to be shorter and faster. You only need
let the trigger go a short distance forward after firing the previous round
and you are instantly ready to go again. That was why the DEA and FBI
chose that trigger due to control and speed.
3. Which relates to total trigger control and you know exactly the second the
trigger is going to fire.
4. Also fast follow up shots and normally helps improve accuracy on precision
shots when you want that extra accuracy.
I am not saying that a good single stage is not accurate. But as stated
there is a broader margin of weight and function from one single stage to
another from the factory either in a complete rifle or in a kit purchase.
5. The Rock River 2 stage is prepared for rifles or for individual part sales by
an armorer at a bench and is simply a drop in if using the standard mil-
spec trigger and hammer pin hole receiver.
If you are going to build a lower receiver sometimes it is cheaper to get the kit with the standard Trigger and Hammer and then shop around for the RRA 2 Stage. If you shop you can usually locate the set for $100 and sometimes less. Compare to buying it as a kit form before you decide.
Sorry, I have used them since 2002 and really like them. I do have a JP trigger in my Sabre 6.5 Grendel Comp Varmint Rifle with K&S Anti Roll Pins. Nice set up also.
Good luck on whatever selection you decide upon. You always have our support here on the FTF!

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Not to throw a wrench in the mix but I run a Timmney 4# trigger in my DD and like it alot. Its light and fast.

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seems like alotof good information from you guys and i thank you guys once agian for the help, its going to be a slow build but once i get there i will be there and never have to do it again!!!!!!!

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i have another quick question for you guys, i have my foid and im 19 can i buy all the parts myself? im just wondering before i go about buying parts, i just dont want to wait 2 more years to get my hands on a part because ill prolly loose interest in the project. just a question that rised will going through some parts web sites.

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Ive never lived in a communist state. Is it 21 for handguns and 18 for rifles?

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seems like alotof good information from you guys and i thank you guys once agian for the help, its going to be a slow build but once i get there i will be there and never have to do it again!!!!!!!
LOL wishful thinking... You'll be planning your next build before the barrel cools down from your first range trip...you got the fever now.
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