• AR-15 Competition Trigger

AR-15 Competition Trigger

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Our Price: $237.90

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Why settle for a sloppy trigger which can cause a good rifle to shoot badly?

Now shooters can replace their AR Trigger with one that is smooth and breaks crisp.  Timney's AR-15 replacement trigger is factory preset with a pull weight of either 3, 4 or 4.5 pounds. Installation is quick and no adjustments are necessary, 100% true drop-in trigger.  The trigger module installs using your rifle's original hammer/trigger pins and the proprietary design eliminates pin rotation and walkout.  Since it was founded in 1946, Timney Manufacturing has built a reputation based on the quality of its products.  Because of the precision machining and workmanship that goes into each and every Timney product they are often referred to as "The World's Finest Triggers" and they are used exclusively by some of the world's best custom gun manufactures.   Made in the USA.

IF YOU HAVE A POLYMER LOWER, we recommend putting a small thin piece of aluminum underneath the trigger to protect the polymer lower. Please contact us, we will gladly provide  a plate to you for this purpose.

Available with your choice of curved, straight or skeletonized trigger.


Average Rating:
(based on 17 reviews)

Showing 1 - 5 of 17 Reviews:

by Lowell Mills
on 6/13/2017
from Marine, Illinois
Unreliable with Sig MCX new carriage assembly
My local gunsmith installed a Timney AR-15 Competition Trigger (4 lb, small pin, std curved) into my Sig MCX. While I love the feel and pull, I was getting light primer strikes with Hornady V-Max and other ammo.

It turns out that I originally had a Gen 1 bolt carrier group, which I sent to Sig to have it replaced with the Gen 2 version under the mandatory recall in Jan 2017. I didn’t purchase my Timney trigger through my gunsmith until Mar 2017. Unbeknownst to me, the Gen 2 bolt carrier group added a second spring on the firing pin. With this added tension, aftermarket triggers do not work properly, causing light primer strikes. Timney tech support says that as of June 2017 they don’t know of a solution but are working on one.

I didn’t realize that this trigger does not work reliably with my MCX and neither did my gunsmith. While the Timney web page says this trigger fits all mil-spec lowers, nowhere can I find a disclaimer not to use with the upgraded MCX bolt/carriage assembly.
by Lawrence Stockton
on 1/24/2017
from Alabama
Excellent customer service
I have had this trigger for about 5yrs now and the trigger seemed as if the pull got stiffer. I checked it with my Lyman digital gage and it read over 4lbs. I did all the directions via email and ended up sending it in, when I got it back within a week it read 2lbs 13oz. Excellent job. I received it completely rebuilt, it was in a package as if I bought a brand new trigger with the Timney sticker, allen wrench and set screws. Even the outside yellow paint with the Timney name look new, If I wasn't told it was rebuilt I would have thought they sent a brand new trigger. 

Excellent service and product. Their lifetime guarantee is just that with no fine print.

Thanks Timney!
by Chad
on 1/15/2017
from East Texas
Highly recommended
This was my second Timney trigger purchase, the other was a single-stage Calvin Elite for a Rem 700. Both triggers perform flawlessly and were easy to install. Even for an amateur gun-builder with diminishing eye-sight.  Timney products are Made in the USA, and their customer service is impeccable.  God Bless. 
by Raven Schreiner
on 8/30/2016
from OR
I have been shooting for 24 yrs at a very high level for 14 of those yrs...and I have NEVER been more impressed with a trigger. This is such a tight fit, a super short reset and the break off of the 3 lb pull is ridiculous. I will never use another trigger group. Timney Triggers for life and God Bless.
by Barry
on 11/5/2015
from Louisville, KY
Great Trigger
Put this 3lb trigger in my DPMS and my groups improved tremendously and immediately. I am set up for varmint hunting and now I have great confidence in those long shots. It was such a simple install I wouldn't think twice about recommending this to anyone. After a few hundred rounds I feel like this is the best improvement I have made to any of my guns ever!
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This trigger works with these rifles:

  • All Military Spec Built Lowers
  • AR-556
  • Mossberg MMR Hunter
  • Mossberg MMR Tactical
  • Mossberg MMR Tactical w/sights
  • SR-556
  • SR-556 Carbine
  • SR-556 VT
  • SR-556E

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What Is Trigger Pull weight?

Pull weight is the amount of pressure, in ounces or pounds, required to fire the trigger. Or in other words, how hard you have to squeeze the trigger to shoot your rifle. Timney Trigger experts at our Phoenix, Arizona plant hand-test every trigger in its intended action and then set the pull weight at our factory standard, 3 lbs.

If you prefer a different pull weight you simply select it from the drop down above and your Timney Trigger will be customized to your preference.

The #1 reason to replace your factory trigger with a Timney is accuracy. A lighter, crisper, more consistent trigger pull will make you more accurate with your firearm.

Below is a guide for pull weight selection:

2-2.5 pounds

Light trigger pull weights are great for people shooting lighter weight rifles as they can help keep you on target during the shot. Also common weights for target shooting from a bench.

3-3.5 pounds

By far the most common trigger pull weights -this is great for virtually all applications including target shooting, hunting and 3-gun competitions.

4.0 pounds+

Heavy trigger pull weights are good for cold weather hunting or applications where you may be shooting with gloves on.