What makes one trigger better than another?

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  1. Smokin Guns

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    Cloudbreak
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    (4/30/02 7:57:46 pm)
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    I'm posting this in the .22 forum because thats what i just bought, but the question is open for all guns. What do you guys look for in a trigger? What makes a trigger good, and by the same token, what makes a trigger bad?
    Marauder Shreddin

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    (4/30/02 8:24:22 pm)
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    Well, since this is in the .22 forum....I`ll just answer that, because big bore; some folks set up different for safety.

    I like a light trigger on a .22 and set them accordingly.
    Target....under 1/2 lb.....prefer 4-6 ozs. No creap, stacking,cant or overtravel; it should break clean.....snap!

    Hunting rig in .22, like 2lbs or just a hair under with the same features.

    In a factory gun you will rarely find any of these features and an eight pound trigger is light.

    I also prefer a wide trigger shoe....this displaces the weight over more of the trigger for a controlled let off, as more of the finger pad is in contact. LTS
    T.F.F.

    Cloudbreak
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    (5/1/02 11:21:43 pm)
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    I have read on this board that the 10/22 factory trigger is crap, what should i look for if i want to replace it? Should this be something i look to replace right off the bat or are other things more important?
    Marauder Shreddin

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    (5/2/02 1:13:03 am)
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    Other things are more important.Just deburr and carefully polish the parts in the trigger group for now.
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    Zigzag2
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    (5/2/02 7:27:42 am)
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    for example, the Power Custom titanium trigger is larger, lower contour for better control and less pressure, smooth rounded trigger face and a overtravel stop screw.
    It makes for a nice trigger.

    another 2cents worth

    Cloudbreak
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    (5/2/02 5:37:24 pm)
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    sweet, thanks guys
    Marauder Shreddin

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    (5/3/02 3:02:11 pm)
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    "Power Custom Titanium" trigger for 22....
    How would you go about securing such an item
    and to make sure it works on your model of 22? etc. etc.

    Charlie D
    Thank you

    Zigzag2
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    (5/3/02 7:48:41 pm)
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    CharlieD, I had Shooter45 get my stuff from Brownells
    www.brownells.com/Product/index.asp
    If you need more info let us know.
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