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The 7 Best AR 10 Triggers: More Precision, Better Shooting

Last Updated on May 24, 2023.

Based on my personal experience swapping out my AR-10’s trigger, the Geissele Automatics AR15/M16 two-stage trigger checks off all the boxes across the board: pull weight, bow style, pin size, and material.

This trigger is affordable, great for precision shooting, and it feels excellent! Both stages are easy to press through – without disrupting your aim.

There is nothing that alters precision like the wrong trigger – I can say this because not only have I handled my own AR-10s, but I have worked on AR-10s for friends and even our rental fleet. What I know is that I would never run a 10 K in a pair of uncomfortable shoes, and I would never ask someone to “suck it up” and use a trigger that hinders their shooting performance.

Best AR 10 Triggers Comparison Table

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https://minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-triggerBest mil-spec triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Geissele-Super-Semi-Automatic-Enhanced__1658654791_112.210.235.95-1.jpgGeissele Super Semi-AutomaticFree Shipping!$245.00Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/3tyv4Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/9T5uc8J#pr1bestar15triggertb
https://minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-triggerBest drop-in triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/ALG-Defense-Advanced-Combat-Trigger-ACT.jpg RISE Armament RAVE 140Save $10.00$139.99Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/3tyvjCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/a1vaXW#pr2bestar15triggertb$149.99
https://minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-triggerBudget AR-15 triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/123.jpgALG Defense Quality Mil-Spec Trigger (QMS)SAVE 21% OFF$65.00Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/3tyvqCheck on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/h6CypIS#pr3bestar15triggertb$82.00
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10/Overall best riflehttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Wilson-Combat-AR-10-Ranger-1.jpgWilson Combat AR-10 Super SniperNEW!$3,260.00Check on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/cb0meSt#pr1bestar10tb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10/Budget riflehttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/PSA-Gen3-PA10.jpgPSA Gen3 PA10Free Shipping$879.99Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/3y8Oe0t#pr2bestar10tb$1,309.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10/Value riflehttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Savage-MSR-10-Hunter-Semi-Auto-Rifle.pngSavage MSR 10NEW!$2,127.99Check on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/bP93ry1#pr3bestar10tb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15/Overall Besthttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Daniel-Defense-DDM4V7-e1683799375900.jpgDaniel Defense DDM4V7SAVE 29% OFF$2,057.00Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/dAkkXryCheck on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/6xHZlIq#pr1bestar15tb$3,078.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15/Budget AR-15https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Ruger-AR556.jpgRuger AR556Instant Savings $92.68$726.32Check on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/bEfXNo5Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/cHIMmaO#pr2bestar15tb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15/Value AR-15https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Springfield-Armory-Saint-Victor-Pistol.jpgSpringfield Armory Saint VictorNEW!$1,023.99Check on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/btkUj6vCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/VmOVYE#pr3bestar15tb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-scopes/Overall Besthttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Vortex-Optics-Strike-Eagle-1-8x24mm-Rifle-Scope.jpg Vortex Optics Strike Eagle 1-8x224mm Rifle ScopeSAVE 17% OFF$499.00Check on OpticsPlanethttp://shrsl.com/3mfe7Check on Amazonhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B086TRG4NW/?tag=mmrbest15ar15scopetb-20#pr1bestar15scopestb$599.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-scopes/Budget AR-15 scopehttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/UTG-BugBuster-3-9x32mm-Rifle-Scope.jpgUTG BugBuster 3-9x32mm Rifle ScopeSAVE 31% OFF$102.97Check on OpticsPlanethttp://shrsl.com/3mfegCheck on Amazonhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C4TICAU/?tag=mmrbest15ar15scopetb-20#pr2bestar15scopestb$149.97
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-scopes/1-4x LPVO under $200https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Bushnell-AR-Optics-1-4x24mm-Riflescope.jpgBushnell AR Optics 1-4x24mm RiflescopeSAVE 46% OFF$169.99Check on OpticsPlanethttp://shrsl.com/3mfexCheck on Amazonhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B079HQH4P3/?tag=mmrbest15ar15scopetb-20#pr3bestar15scopestb$311.95
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-muzzle-brake/https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/xl_100018057_1.jpgPrecision Armament M4-72 Severe DutySAVE $7.10 $85.49Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/3lj8zCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/2rNrBz#pr1$89.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-muzzle-brake/https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/xl_100659109_1.jpgLancer Systems ViperSAVE 32% OFF$153.99Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/3lj92Check on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/2rNrBz#pr2$226.46
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-muzzle-brake/https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/p_100010538_4.jpgPrecision Armament M11SAVE 10% OFF$98.49Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/3lj94Check on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/3PNPMK#pr3$109.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-300-blackout-barrels/Best Overallhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Ballistic-Advantage-Modern-Series-.300-AR-Rifle-Barrel.jpgBallistic Advantage Modern Series .300 AR Rifle BarrelSAVE 26% OFF$133.99Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/3lpkt#pr1$180.00
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-300-blackout-barrels/Best Budgethttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Faxon-Firearms-300-Gunner-Rifle-Barrel.jpgFaxon Firearms 300 Gunner Rifle BarrelSAVE 17% OFF$159.49Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/3lpkz#pr2$180.00
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-charging-handles/Best Overallhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Radian-Weapons-Raptor-LT-Ambidextrous-Charging-Handle.jpgRadian Weapons Raptor-LT Ambidextrous Charging HandleSAVE $3.18$74.95Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/40d57#pr1$78.13
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-charging-handles/Budgethttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Strike-Industries-AR-Charging-Handle.jpgStrike Industries AR Charging HandleSAVE 50% OFF$24.99Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/3lnpc#pr2$49.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-charging-handles/Improved Mil-Spechttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Strike-Industries-AR-Charging-Handle.jpg Strike Industries AR Charging HandleSAVE $4.00$39.95Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/3lnugCheck on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/6bQTHne#pr3$43.95
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-trigger/Best Overall Triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/p_100011673_2.jpgGeissele Automatics AR-15/M16 Two-StageFree Shipping!$170.00Check on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/VyWP0ACheck on OpticsPlanethttp://shrsl.com/3m13t#pr1
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-trigger/Best Budget Triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/p_100007543_1.jpgGeissele Automatics Super Dynamic Enhanced TriggerFree Shipping!$245.00Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/3l0vyCheck on Amazonhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B073ZWCLKK/?tag=mmrar10triggerstb-20#pr2
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-trigger/Adjustable Triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/ALG-Defense-Advanced-Combat-Trigger.jpgALG Defense Advanced Combat Trigger (ACT)Save 13%$82.79Check on OpticsPlanethttp://shrsl.com/3m14tCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/b3z616#pr3$95.00
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-muzzle-brake/Best Overallhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Precision-Armament-M4-72-Severe-Duty-Compensator-min.jpgPrecision Armament M4-72 Severe-Duty CompensatorSAVE $4.50$85.49Check on OpticsPlanethttp://shrsl.com/3mxs0Check on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/P0Qzdz#pr1$89.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-muzzle-brake/Value muzzle brakehttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/VG6-Precision-Gamma-65-Muzzle-Device.jpgVG6 Precision Gamma 556SLSAVE 18% OFF$69.99Check on OpticsPlanethttp://shrsl.com/3mxs1#pr2$84.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-muzzle-brake/Titanium muzzle brakehttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/V-Seven-Weapon-Systems-Furion-Muzzle-Brake-min.jpgV Seven Weapon Systems Furion Muzzle BrakeSAVE $13.11$139.89Check on OpticsPlanethttp://shrsl.com/3mxs2#pr3$153.00
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-lower-receiver/Best Overallhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Aero-Precision-AR-15-Gen-2-Lower-Receiver.jpgAero Precision AR-15 Gen 2 Lower ReceiverSAVE 25.14% OFF$69.99Check on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/DKVnbd#pr1$93.49
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-lower-receiver/Valuehttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Aero-Precision-M4E1-Lower-Receiver.jpgAero Precision M4E1 Lower ReceiverSAVE 11% OFF$89.99Check on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/9gWOM3#pr2$106.24
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-lower-receiver/Budgethttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Anderson-Manufacturing-AR-15-Lower-Receiver.jpgAnderson Manufacturing AR-15 Lower ReceiverSAVE 49.90% OFF$47.59Check on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/5gbYMN#pr3$94.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-trigger-control/Best Overall Triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/p_100011673_2.jpgGeissele Automatics AR-15/M16 Two-StageNEW!$139.99Check on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/OrYoGZCheck on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/428qx#pr1mmrar10triggerscontb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-trigger-control/Best Budget Triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/p_100007543_1.jpgGeissele Automatics Super Dynamic Enhanced TriggerFree Shipping!$245.00Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/428r4Check on Amazonhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B073ZWCLKK/?tag=mmrar10triggerstb-20#pr2mmrar10triggerscontb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-trigger-control/Adjustable Triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/ALG-Defense-Advanced-Combat-Trigger.jpgALG Defense Advanced Combat Trigger (ACT)Save 13%$82.79Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/428rcCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/4PaRZ3#pr3mmrar10triggerscontb$95.00
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-trigger-cro/Best Overall Triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/p_100011673_2.jpgGeissele Automatics AR-15/M16 Two-StageNEW!$139.99Check on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/q4WkrbCheck on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/428qz#pr3mmrar10triggersvatb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-trigger-cro/Best Budget Triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/p_100007543_1.jpgGeissele Automatics Super Dynamic Enhanced TriggerFree Shipping!$245.00Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/428r6Check on Amazonhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B073ZWCLKK/?tag=mmrar10triggerstb-20#pr2mmrar10triggersvatb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-10-trigger-cro/Adjustable Triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/ALG-Defense-Advanced-Combat-Trigger.jpgALG Defense Advanced Combat Trigger (ACT)Save 13%$82.79Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/428rdCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/21RXGA#pr3mmrar10triggersvatb$95.00
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-trigger-control/Best mil-spec triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Geissele-Super-Semi-Automatic-Enhanced__1658654791_112.210.235.95-1.jpgGeissele Super Semi-AutomaticFree Shipping!$245.00Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/42818Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/60XIjc8#pr1mmrbestar15triggerscontb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-trigger-control/Best drop-in triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/ALG-Defense-Advanced-Combat-Trigger-ACT.jpg RISE Armament RAVE 140Save $10.00$139.99Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/4281lCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/Y9V4YB#pr2mmrbestar15triggerscontb$149.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-trigger-control/Budget AR-15 triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/123.jpgALG Defense Quality Mil-Spec Trigger (QMS)SAVE 21% OFF$65.00Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/4281hCheck on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/fSe9f24#pr3mmrbestar15triggerscontb$82.00
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-trigger-cro/Best mil-spec triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Geissele-Super-Semi-Automatic-Enhanced__1658654791_112.210.235.95-1.jpgGeissele Super Semi-AutomaticFree Shipping!$245.00Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/42818Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/3J3RyId#pr1mmrbestar15triggersvatb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-trigger-cro/Best drop-in triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/ALG-Defense-Advanced-Combat-Trigger-ACT.jpg RISE Armament RAVE 140Save $10.00$139.99Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/4281gCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/75XLVd#pr2mmrbestar15triggersvatb$149.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-trigger-cro/Budget AR-15 triggerhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/123.jpgALG Defense Quality Mil-Spec Trigger (QMS)SAVE 21% OFF$65.00Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/4281hCheck on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/9brlY1J#pr3mmrbestar15triggersvatb$82.00
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-control/Overall Besthttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Daniel-Defense-DDM4V7.jpgDaniel Defense DDM4V7SAVE 33% OFF$2,161.99Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/9T6sT7RCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/y2ZEK2#pr1mmrbestar15contb$3,242.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-control/Budget AR-15https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Ruger-AR556.jpgRuger AR556SAVE 3% OFF$919.99Check on Cabelashttps://cabelas.xhuc.net/q4zjjqCheck on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/hhyd7rP#pr2mmrbestar15contb$949.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-control/Value AR-15https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Springfield-Armory-Saint-Victor-Pistol.jpgSpringfield Armory Saint VictorNEW!$1,022.99Check on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/90wxGXtCheck on Cabelashttps://cabelas.xhuc.net/VmORk3#pr3mmrbestar15contb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-cro/Overall Besthttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Daniel-Defense-DDM4V7-e1683799375900.jpgDaniel Defense DDM4V7SAVE 33% OFF$2,161.99Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/g38ZdGyCheck on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/1MZwRna#pr1mmrbestar15vatb$3,242.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-cro/Budget AR-15https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Ruger-AR556.jpgRuger AR556Instant Savings $92.68$726.32Check on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/9xgS16QCheck on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/6Txvfkg#pr2mmrbestar15vatb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-cro/Value AR-15https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Springfield-Armory-Saint-Victor-Pistol.jpgSpringfield Armory Saint VictorNEW!$1,022.99Check on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/eZEj2E5Check on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/KjB9zx#pr3mmrbestar15vatb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/ar-15-cost/Overall Besthttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Daniel-Defense-DDM4V7-e1683799375900.jpgDaniel Defense DDM4V7SAVE 29% OFF$2,057.00Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/dAkkXryCheck on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/4BDEyprhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15/#pr1mmrar15costtb$3,078.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/ar-15-cost/Budget AR-15https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Ruger-AR556.jpgRuger AR556Instant Savings $92.68$726.32Check on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/bEfXNo5Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/h6DscmNhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15/#pr2mmrar15costtb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/ar-15-cost/Value AR-15https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Springfield-Armory-Saint-Victor-Pistol.jpgSpringfield Armory Saint VictorNEW!$1,023.99Check on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/btkUj6vCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/dayZGKhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15/#pr3mmrar15costtb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/ar-15-effective-range/Overall Besthttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Daniel-Defense-DDM4V7-e1683799375900.jpgDaniel Defense DDM4V7SAVE 29% OFF$2,057.00Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/dAkkXryCheck on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/fSe9kDVhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15/#pr1mmrar15effectiverangetb$3,078.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/ar-15-effective-range/Budget AR-15https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Ruger-AR556.jpgRuger AR556Instant Savings $92.68$726.32Check on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/bEfXNo5Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/cb0eJwphttps://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15/#pr2mmrar15effectiverangetb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/ar-15-effective-range/Value AR-15https://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Springfield-Armory-Saint-Victor-Pistol.jpgSpringfield Armory Saint VictorNEW!$1,023.99Check on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/btkUj6vCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/NkGPbKhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15/#pr3mmrar15effectiverangetb
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-300-blackout-rifle/Overallhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/300rifle-1.jpgWilson Combat AR-15 Protector CarbineNEW!2,070.99Check on Guns.comhttps://alnk.to/h6BP77y#pr1
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-300-blackout-rifle/Budgethttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/300rifle2.jpgPSA 16” Pistol Length 300AAC CarbineSAVE 33.33% OFF$599.99Check on Palmettohttps://alnk.to/4Xrxrck#pr2$899.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-300-blackout-rifle/Valuehttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/300rifle4.jpgRuger AR-556 300 BlackoutNEW!$845.99Check on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/ORDE2z#pr3
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-lower-parts-kit/Best Overallhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/p_100018636_3.jpgAR-15 BCMGunfighter Enhanced Lower Parts KitSAVE $10.23 OFF$119.77Check on OpticsPlanethttp://shrsl.com/3mxpfCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/MXqKWn#pr1bestar15lowerpartskittb$130.00
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-lower-parts-kit/Budget Lower Parts Kithttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/p_100027868_1.jpgLuth-AR AR-15 Lower Parts KitSAVE 7.80% OFF$51.99Check on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/Ke6BWeCheck on OpticsPlanethttp://shrsl.com/3mxph#pr2bestar15lowerpartskittb$56.39
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-lower-parts-kit/Value Lower Parts Kithttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/p_100025740_1.jpgCMC Triggers AR-15 Lower Parts KitSAVE 20% OFF$39.99Check on OpticsPlanethttp://shrsl.com/3mxpiCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/7m6XQ5#pr3bestar15lowerpartskittb$49.99
https://www.minutemanreview.com/best-ar-15-lower-parts-kit-croBest Overallhttps://www.minutemanreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/p_100018636_3.jpgAR-15 BCMGunfighter Enhanced Lower Parts KitSAVE $10.23 OFF$119.77Check on OpticsPlanethttps://shrsl.com/42whuCheck on Brownellshttps://brownells.dts2xn.net/1rbDAx#pr1bestar15lowerpartskitvatb$130.00
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Most AR-10 owners should get the Geissele Automatics AR15/M16 two-stage trigger, but in case this isn’t quite your style, I’ll go through the other options that I have used and how they performed with other AR-10s so that you can find the best option for you.

Best Choice

Geissele Automatics AR-15/M16 Two-Stage

Key Specs:

  • Trigger Pull Weight:

4.5 lbs

  • Trigger Bow

Curved

  • Trigger Pin Size:

 Mil-Spec

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The AR-10 is more of a precision platform than the AR-15. Not that an AR-15 can’t be precise. But the AR-10 fires a bigger round that’s typically more capable at long ranges. That’s probably why you’re here looking for the best AR-10 trigger: so you can get that sweet sweet long-range precision.

Now, I’m no trigger snob. But I’ve pulled on quite a few triggers. And I understand why people are picky about triggers.

So I’ve put together this compilation of the best AR-10 triggers, based on my experience with my own rifles, my friends’ rifles, and rifles we’ve built for the rental fleet.

All that being said, it’s time for our standard SPOILER: If you just want a solid AR-10 trigger that will help you get the most from the .308 round, get the Geissele Automatics AR-15/M16 Two-Stage Trigger. It’s a strong, consistent trigger, and the two-stage design is excellent for long range precision.

If you like knowing all your options before you take the leap, keep reading. We’ve got all the best AR-10 triggers lined up and ready to review.

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7 Best AR-10 Trigger Reviews: All Hits

Of course, I have my favorites. But these are the best AR-10 triggers I’ve found, even the ones that aren’t my favorite. Who knows, one of them might turn out to be your favorite.

1. Geissele Automatics AR-15/M16 Two-Stage

Key Specs:

  • Trigger Pull Weight:

4.5 lbs

  • Trigger Bow:

Curved

  • Trigger Pin Size:

Mil-Spec

Pros:

  • Affordable.
  • Solid trigger for precision shooting.
  • The two-stage feel is excellent.
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A Geissele AR-15 trigger and a Geissele AR-10 trigger are one in the same. Geissele uses strong enough springs in their triggers to deliver reliability in both an AR-10 and an AR-15.Personally, I think the Geissele Automatics Two-Stage Trigger is probably Geissele’s best trigger, when you consider the price.

It’s not quite as smooth as a more expensive Geissele trigger.  But it’s very good. And it’s notably more affordable than something like the Geissele SSA-E (more on that one below).

And it’s a really solid trigger for precision shooting.

The two-stage feel is excellent, especially if you’re using a more relaxed precision shooting grip. Each stage is reasonably pronounced. But it’s still easy to press smoothly through both stages without tensing your grip and disturbing your point of aim.

The thing that makes precision shooters sour a little bit on this trigger is the 4.5 pound pull weight. For a pure precision rifle, that might be on the heavy side.

However, it’s a decent pull weight for an AR-10 battle rifle that’s more of a hybrid between a full-on precision AR-10 and a tactical rifle.

And that’s why I like this trigger as an all-around AR-10 trigger: it’s a good all-purpose trigger, with a price that’s more in line with a do-it-all AR-10.

2. Geissele Automatics Super Dynamic Enhanced Trigger

Key Specs:

  • Trigger Pull Weight:

3.5 lb

  • Trigger Shape:

Tactical Flat

  • Fabric/Material:

Tool Steel

Pros:

  • More stable
  • Better trigger shape
  • Easier to press the trigger straight to the rear
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The Geissele Automatics Super Dynamic Enhanced Trigger is one of the best if you want a lighter trigger press and a better trigger shape for precision shooting.

In many ways, this trigger is similar to the Geissele 2-stage trigger. But it has a flat trigger bow. And a lighter overall pull weight—3.5 pounds.

The trigger press has the smooth movement that Geissele triggers are known for. However, it has a shorter reset than the standard Geissele 2-stage. It’s nice because it keeps everything more stable for follow-up shots.

The flat faced trigger bow may not be a big deal to you. But it makes it easier to press the trigger straight to the rear. That helps you press the trigger without moving your rifle laterally.

It’s a small improvement. But small improvements make a difference when tiny shifts in your point of aim can make you miss.

It might not turn you into a super sniper. Only you can do that. But, if you have an AR-10 that’s built for precision, this trigger is a fantastic option.

3. ALG Defense Advanced Combat Trigger (ACT)

Key Specs:

  • Color:

Light Grey

  • Finish/Material:

Matte

  • Trigger Pull Weight:

5.5 lbs

Pros:

  • Smoother coating on the trigger piece
  • Affordable
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If you’re upgrading or building an AR-10 on a budget, the ALG Defense Advanced Combat Trigger is the way to go. I use ALG triggers more than I use almost any other trigger. They’re affordable. And they’re excellent, considering the price.

Essentially, the ACT is a mil-spec trigger with a smoother coating on the trigger piece to smooth out the trigger press. Also, ALG is careful to use springs that keep the trigger press at about 5.5 pounds.

Admittedly, 5.5 pounds is probably a tad heavy for a dedicated precision rifle. But, let’s be honest, a budget AR-10 is probably not an extreme precision rifle.

To me, this trigger is good enough for moderate long-range shooting. If you’re looking to hit the gong at 500 yards—maybe 700 yards—this trigger is good enough to get the job done.

If you’ve got an AR-10 with a bone stock mil-spec trigger, the ACT is an affordable upgrade that won’t hold you back.

4. JP Enterprises Trigger Kit

Key Specs:

  • Color::

Black

  • FTrigger Pull Weight:

3 – 3.5 lb

  • Trigger Shape:

Tactical Flat

Pros:

  • Easy to install
  • Positive trigger reset allows a quick follow up shot on target
  • Trigger has glass-smooth break with no feel of grittiness
  • Multiple weight configurations available
  • Ultra-crisp trigger with no feel of creep prior to hammer release
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JP Enterprises produces competition-ready rifle components. And the JP Enterprises Trigger Kit is one of the simplest and most affordable adjustable AR-10 triggers on the market. But it’s not all about simplicity and price.

The JP adjustable trigger kit has an incredibly minimal pull and reset. The overall trigger movement is tiny. It’s not quite as slight as a bolt-action trigger.

I found the minimal movement to be the biggest help in precision shooting. It’s just easier to keep your crosshairs steady throughout the trigger press because there’s not much trigger press.

Additionally, the pull weight can be set at 3 pounds, which is decent for even a precision rifle. Some people even make the argument that you shouldn’t go lower than 3 pounds on an AR pattern rifle. Though, that’s debatable.

The only thing that might stick in your craw is that this is a single-stage trigger. Sure, the overall pull weight can be set pretty low. But you may find that a two-stage trigger is more manageable for precision shooting. If two-stage triggers are your game, you’ll probably want to pony up for a Geissele.

But, if you want a more affordable adjustable trigger with a great trigger press, the JP Enterprises trigger kit is the way to go.

5. Hiperfire Hipertouch Enhanced Duty Trigger Heavy Gunner

Key Specs:

  • Trigger Pull Weight:

4.5 – 5.5 lb

  • Fabric/Material:

Heat Treated Alloy Steel

  • Color:

Black

Pros:

  • Positive reset you can feel and hear.
  • Single stage, semi-automatic.
  • Faster hammer lock-up than stock, Mil-Spec strike energy.
  • Curved Trigger with a Backbone.
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Admittedly, the Hipertouch Enhanced Duty Trigger Heavy Gunner is my favorite AR-10 trigger. But, to be fair, that’s because it’s a great trigger. And it’s not all that expensive.

This trigger has a proprietary trigger piece and sear that shortens the take-up, makes the break cleaner, and produces a short, snappy reset. And it works.

In terms of the precision shooting experience, the short trigger pull does most of the work. I find that having to move the trigger less makes it easier to take precision shots because I don’t feel like I’m pressing the trigger forever while trying to keep my crosshairs on target.

Of course, the lowest pull weight is 4.5 pounds and this is a single stage trigger. That may not be ideal for a pure precision AR-10. But this is a great trigger for an all-purpose battle rifle. I’ve never had trouble getting hits at 500 to 700 yards, as long as I take time with my shots.

All in all, if I had to put just one trigger in all of my rifles, this would be the one I would use.

6. CMC Triggers AR-15

Key Specs:

  • Trigger Pull Weight:

3.5 lbs

  • Fabric/Material:

8620 Alloy steel and S7 Tool Steel

  • Color:

Black

Pros:

  • Positive trigger reset allows a quick follow up shot on target
  • Easy to install
  • Totally self-contained one-piece assembly
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A CMC AR-15 trigger and a CMC AR-10 trigger are the same trigger. And the CMC Triggers Two-Stage Trigger is the best option if you want a two-stage trigger press from a drop-in unit. Yeah, it’s a tad pricey. But the performance is solid.

The trigger press is broken into 2 pound stages. That does make for a 4 pound overall pull weight.

But the trigger movement is impressively smooth. And the two-stage design does it’s job of easing the trigger press. It’s no problem to ease through the trigger press without any snappy movements that would impact your accuracy.

Additionally, the break is incredibly clean. And that’s one of the key selling points of a drop in trigger. The entire trigger unit is self contained. So they can alter the geometry inside the trigger to create a crisp snap when the trigger breaks.

Overall, even with a 4 pound trigger press, this trigger delivers a clean and smooth enough trigger press that you could totally use it on a precision rifle.

If you want a super light trigger press, this might not be for you. But if you want a really clean, manageable trigger press, the CMC 2-stage trigger delivers.

7. Timney .308 Drop-In Trigger Module Solid Shoe

Key Specs:

  • Trigger Pull Weight:

4 lb

  • Color:

Black

  • Fabric/Material:

6061 T6 alloy

Pros:

  • Short and smooth
  • Easy to install
  • Exceptionally smooth
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The Timney .308 Drop-In Trigger Module is one of the few triggers that’s designed specifically for AR-10 rifles.

Now, Timeny does make fancier triggers. But I find they’re higher end triggers to be a bit overcomplicated. I prefer the standard trigger shoe on this trigger, rather than the Timney adjustable trigger shoe.

Now, the thing that makes this trigger popular is the trigger movement. It’s short and smooth. Almost no takeup. And absolutely no creep, which is what Timney triggers are known for.

Whenever I’ve had the opportunity to use this trigger, I’ve been impressed. It feels a lot like a bolt-action rifle trigger. It’s easy to press the trigger steadily without tensing your grip, which is what you want.

However, the trigger pull weight is 4 pounds. Not terrible. But there are comparably priced triggers that have a lighter pull weight.

Also, this is a single stage trigger. So you’ll have to push through that entire 4 pounds altogether. It’s totally manageable. But I think it would be easier to keep your aim steady through the trigger press if this were a 2-stage trigger.

Overall, I think the trigger press and break are good enough to justify the cost. But I think that this trigger is best if you actually prefer a single-stage trigger.

Final Shot

Geissele Automatics AR-15/M16 Two-Stage

Key Specs:

  • Trigger Pull Weight:

4.5 lbs

  • Trigger Bow:

Curved

  • Trigger Pin Size:

Mil-Spec

Pros:

  • Affordable.
  • Solid trigger for precision shooting.
  • The two-stage feel is excellent.
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A good trigger can be even more valuable in an AR-10 than it is in an AR-15 (though, your AR-15 trigger is still really important). The .308 round is capable of reaching longer ranges. So, a good trigger really helps you squeeze all that performance out of the larger round.

And, you can use your AR-10 trigger in your AR-15, if you enjoy swapping parts.

So, if you’re yearning for a trigger that will help you get those long range hits, you know which ones will help you get on target. Now, upgrade your trigger and start getting better hits.

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