Question about AR-15 Triggers??

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by JEmirzian, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. JEmirzian

    JEmirzian New Member

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    Hi everyone,
    I am new to the forum and wanted to get a feel for peoples opinions on something. I am a dental technician by trade and have figured out a way to make a stock trigger break like one that costs 3 times as much. My problem is getting my name out there. Does anyone have any suggestions on places where I can list this service?

    Thanks much,
    Jay
     
  2. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Send a PM to Notdku and he can fill you in on forum advertising.
     
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  3. Sniper03

    Sniper03 Supporting Member Supporter

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    JE,

    I seen my friend locutus has as much luck with the keyboard as I do! LOL!:D Not picking on you locutus I am with you brother. Computers keyboards and I do not get along! JE it is notdku if you had some problems finding it.
    Also just some advise! One wants to be cautious when working with the triggers. They are only case hardened. So it too much is polished or removed one can go through the case hardening into the softer metal. Only a comment and good luck with your endevour!

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  4. longunner

    longunner New Member

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    How a out sharing the secret with your brothers on FTF :p
     
  5. JEmirzian

    JEmirzian New Member

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    I understand completely they are case hardened. I use a diamond polish to remove the scratches and believe me when I say it doesn't take of much of anything at all. I have done about 2 dozen triggers for local guys and friends and have had no complaints. Personally I have about 6000 rounds through 2 of my guns and no issues.
     
  6. JEmirzian

    JEmirzian New Member

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    As for my secrets......I own a dental lab in MA and have all the equipment I need to polish metals.
     

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  7. JonM

    JonM Moderator

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    just remember polishing a sear surface can easily remove the thin layer of hardened metal making wear accelerate dramaticly. this can easily cause erratic bursts of automatic fire or runaways.

    hope you got good insurance
     
  8. JEmirzian

    JEmirzian New Member

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    I have about 6000 rounds though two guns without any problems. Its important to have the right tools for the job. I remove hardly any material. On another note, I have done roughly 2 dozen triggers over the past few years for local guys and friends and they to have never had a problem.
     
  9. CHLChris

    CHLChris New Member

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    Full auto? Coooooooool!

    Wait...how much per round these days? No so cool...
     
  10. JEmirzian

    JEmirzian New Member

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    Just opened the lower and took a look at the hammer engagement on the sear. With all the rounds I put though it, it still looks as good as the day I polished it. When I have some more time I will take the assembly apart and snap some photos.
     
  11. HM2Grunt

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    If any of your triggers were to go full auto, even by accident, you will be going to big boy jail. I am not sure, maybe one of the practicing gunsmiths on the forum can tell us if you need a federal license to practice in this area, seeing as you wish to do it for profit. Good luck anyway
     
  12. JEmirzian

    JEmirzian New Member

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    A few days ago I posted a thread about polishing an AR-15 trigger group. The thread was closed before I could post the pictures I took a few hours ago. Here are some images of a trigger I polished 3 years ago with at least 3500 rounds though it. The sear could have been polished a little better, and it does show a little wear. The hammer engagement looks as if I polished it yesterday. The lower still breaks nice and clean.

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