GUN Difference between two-stage and single-stage AR trigger?

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  1. BlueApocalypse

    BlueApocalypse New Member

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    Is is two stage somewhat like half-cocking a DA/SA pistol?
     
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    A single stage is what most of us think of as a single action trigger. Short and light for the most part.

    A two stage trigger has a bit more pre travel and you can feel the trigger stack up just before the break point. It is still a single stage trigger as far as mechanics go, it just has a very definate stacking before the break. It is popular with precision shooters as they can prep the trigger and make minute adjustments to their sight picture before breaking the shot.

    I personally prefer a single stage match trigger. It has a shorter trigger reset so you can shoot the gun mechanically faster. I can still prep a single stage trigger if I wanted to but honestly I see what I need in the sights and just roll though the trigger for the most part.

    DA/SA is something completely different.
     
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    That helps - thanks for the info. I know how a DA/SA operates, I was only wondering if the TS trigger acted like the DA when you half cock it.
     
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    :rolleyes: what does Yar know
     

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