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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:55 pm 
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Hi, This is my first post so if I did anything wrong please advise....

Looking for some advice for a "Drop in Trigger" for my DPMS LR-308. Factory trigger is like dragging
a hoe across gravel. Makes it tough on those long shots.

Already ordered a Hydraulic Buffer which should be here next week.

I have included a photo of my DPMS slightly modified......

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:53 pm 
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Register>Intro>post about buggy Ar-10.

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Aren't those the same as ARs as far as lower parts are concerned?

I love my Geissele trigger. See if they have anything that catches your fancy.


http://geissele.com/

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:05 am 
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Timney also makes a good cartridge trigger.

Pretty much anyone who makes a $200 match trigger for an AR-15 also makes a $250 one for an AR-10.

Gisselle, Timney, Jewell, etc. They're all good triggers, but as a rule, I dislike the packaged drop-in units.

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I've been happy with my JP adjustable (I came stock on my DPMS). Although the The Geissele Service Trigger is on my short list if the JP ever fails.


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Nice rifle! Fortunately, any drop in AR-15 trigger will work with the LR-308. Timney, GeisseIe, Jard, Jewel, and JP all make great triggers so decide your budget and your desired trigger pull and pick the one that suits you best. Like others here, I too have the JP adjustable installed from the factory that I am perfectly happy with. It is single stage and probably around 3 1/2 lbs. I personally don't think I would want it any lighter, even for precision work. FYI, I will say that the JP hammer spring would have the occasional light hammer strike on steel cased ammo. It never happened with commercial ammo but I opted to replace it with a standard AR-15 hammer spring and I haven't had anymore issues and the trigger pull is still great.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:00 am 
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I had thought that the AR-10 lowers used a larger hammer and beefier mainspring than AR-15 FCG's but apparently thats not the case anymore?

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Brownells has it all: http://www.brownells.com/.aspx/cid=10826/k=/t=P/avs%7cMake_3=AR+xzzx308/Products/Triggers-Bottom-Metals

I recommend checking out http://308ar.com/ Great information, they even have a forum

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:20 pm 
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You'll like the hydraulic buffer. I did.

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Thanks for all of the suggestions and links.... much appreciated!
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