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Worst trigger ever?

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by rajb123, Mar 6, 2011.

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  1. rajb123

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    OK what rifle that you have owned had the worst trigger system?

    I'm "tawkin" bad creep, hard pull, inconsistent pull, etc. If you "fixed" it: how?
     
  2. prid93

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    I don't own too many different rifles...only about 8. Out of those, only three are modern production rifles. My least favorite trigger belongs to the Mosin Nagant. I love the rifle, but can't stand its trigger.
     
  3. harmon rabb

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    definitely my SKS. man. that's a bad trigger. hell, my mosins have better triggers... and when anything about a mosin (other than perhaps price and usability as a club) is better than your rifle, your rifle should be ashamed :D
     
  4. Ian

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    The worst I've ever felt was a bullpup conversion kit on an AK. Almost as bad as a Nagant revolver trigger.
     
  5. mshootnit

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    ruger m77 markII was awful out of the box. Factory Savage 93R17 rifle had a trigger that would literally flop like it was dangling from an undersize pin. SW MP15 had a grittty heavy trigger. These have all been fixed.
     
  6. MrCleanOK

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    Ruger 10/22 is my worst trigger. Haven't been bored or dissatisfied enough to fix it yet, but it's on my to-do list.
     
  7. Ala Dan

    Ala Dan Member in memoriam

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    My Colt CAR-15 (M6400C) 5.56 has a "creepy" trigger; not near the trigger
    that my Rock River "Operator Elite" LAR-15 5.56 has~!:eek:

    I realize that the RRA gun has a two-stage trigger; but the Colt could be a
    lot better. Quite possibly, it needs an up-grade to a better trigger system~? ;)
     
  8. W L Johnson

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    I'll back this up.
     
  9. hardluk1

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    KT p-11, love my pf-9 though
     
  10. LKB3rd

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    I'd put my SKS in the running.
     
  11. jbkebert

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    Remington 700 CDL .260 rem. Out of the box it broke at a sloppy 9.27# no I am not kidding. Called Remington and they told me it was okay. So I dropped another 250 on a timeny trigger to make it at least decent.
     
  12. Justin

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    Worst trigger I've ever felt was on an early semi-auto 1919. I am not exaggerating even a little bit when I say it was at least 20 lbs.
     
  13. TexasRifleman

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    Worst was on a Steyr AUG I had back in the late 80's. Awful. Never was able to improve it.

    Next worse was on a PTR91 but I sent it to Bill Springfield and he was able to improve it to "tolerable".
     
  14. win71

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    Beginning around 1975 till a few years ago I've had several "worst" triggers. All on Remington 700's. The only one I didn't have tweaked was on a .416 Remington Magnum. I felt better having to work to get that one to go off...........

    If it wouldn't have been for the out-of-the-box accuracy of the older 700's I probably would have quit buying them.
     
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    PS90 --worst i've ever owned personally. i've pulled some that were worse but wasn't dumb enough to buy them

    it reminds me of those triggers in the toy guns that pull a spring back and shoot ping pong balls or disks out
     
  16. ClayinAR

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    On a Rock River lower. Worse than any other gun I own or have ever owned.
     
  17. Horsemany

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    Ruger 77MKII..Creepier than Michael Jackson.
     
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    Century arms mauser sporter, two miles of creep, heavy as hell...had it replaced with a nice Timney target trigger.
     
  20. Pacsd

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    Rem 788...next to that Smith & Wesson 1500
     
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    Nope, I gotta agree with the AK bullpup conversion. The HK91 isn't a dream either but that bullpup trigger was heavy, long, mushy and enough for me to get rid of the damn thing!
     
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    The competition is stiff between three rifles.
    1, 1917 Enfield, 30-06, creepy, heavy and gritty. Fixed it with a Dayton Traister trigger.
    2, Mosin Nagant. Mainly HEAVY, like really HEAVY. not so creepy but yeah, heavy. Not fixed now nor will it ever be.
    3, Stock trigger on my AR. Heavy, gritty, creepy, stagey. Basically, everything a trigger should not be. JP fixed that one nicely.

    An also ran: My stock 10-22. Just like the stock trigger on my AR but not as heavy. Fixed by the addition of money, parts and time.

    Nicest trigger I have now? Easy. My Kimber 82g. I just adjusted the stock trigger in accordance with the owners manual. Clean crisp and 14 ounces with no overtravel.

    Roger
     
  23. PowderMonkey

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    Friends Ruger PC40 - .40 S&W little camp/ranch style carbine.

    People shoulder it, pause, whole body flinch as they squeeze like hell and nothing happens, rotate carbine 90 degrees on the bore axis to examine safety only to find it is in fact OFF. lol.

    I swear there is somthing wrong with it or it has like a 30 pound trig. Whacked.
     
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    Another vote for the Kel Tec P11. Love everything about the gun, except the horrendous, looooooong trigger pull.
     
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