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Gen 1 vs Gen 2

I get that quality is different but does it make an actual difference when it comes to shooting it or longevity?
 

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Good to know! Thank you!
 

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I've been meaning to ask about this trigger. I've read a 2011 thread in this forum about SCAR factory trigger pull weight (reports from 8.5-10lbs) and the Giselle solution. The other day I took my SCAR 16 out to the range for the first time in a year, after mounting a Trijicon 1-4x24 on it, to sight in.

Mission accomplished, but I had forgot how heavy the factory trigger is on this rifle. I'm sure it affected my groups. I don't have a trigger pull weight gauge and don't want one, but my trigger has to be in the range quoted.

So, by way of asking for more current advice than the 2011 thread mentioned above, those of you who have installed a Giselle trigger in your SCAR 16, do you recommend it? Can I tell, from vendors' sites, which is Gen 1 and Gen 2?

I saw a price on the SCAR Giselle trigger today of $286. Would that be the Gen 1, or Gen 2?
 

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I've been meaning to ask about this trigger. I've read a 2011 thread in this forum about SCAR factory trigger pull weight (reports from 8.5-10lbs) and the Giselle solution. The other day I took my SCAR 16 out to the range for the first time in a year, after mounting a Trijicon 1-4x24 on it, to sight in.

Mission accomplished, but I had forgot how heavy the factory trigger is on this rifle. I'm sure it affected my groups. I don't have a trigger pull weight gauge and don't want one, but my trigger has to be in the range quoted.

So, by way of asking for more current advice than the 2011 thread mentioned above, those of you who have installed a Giselle trigger in your SCAR 16, do you recommend it? Can I tell, from vendors' sites, which is Gen 1 and Gen 2?

I saw a price on the SCAR Giselle trigger today of $286. Would that be the Gen 1, or Gen 2?
Any Super Scar trigger you find today will be a Gen 2. There is no difference in trigger performance between the two.
 

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The gen2 actually say gen2 on the side now and the actual trigger (part that you pull) will have a "G" on the side. I was looking for a long time for a gen1 but could not find one. Gen2 is all I can find anymore.

Tac-Con is also releasing a SCAR trigger (also 4.5 lbs) and Hiperfire is about a year out. Hiperfire I think will be the best of all 3 (more adjustable 2.5-4.5 lbs and cleaner break) but it depends if you can wait that long.
 

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While cast parts work, the grain structure of billet steel is better. However it does cost more to machine.

I liken it to a comparison of a Chevrolet or a Cadillac. Both will get you to the grocery store just fine, but one is nicer than the other.
 

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Gen 1 vs Gen 2

I get that quality is different but does it make an actual difference when it comes to shooting it or longevity?
I can't speak to the Generation 1 as I have a Generation 2 that I installed on my SCAR 17, all I can say is it is a vast improvement over the original trigger that came on the SCAR 17; much shorter take up, definitely smoother, and lighter (estimate 4.5 lbs).
 

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I can't speak to the Generation 1 as I have a Generation 2 that I installed on my SCAR 17, all I can say is it is a vast improvement over the original trigger that came on the SCAR 17; much shorter take up, definitely smoother, and lighter (estimate 4.5 lbs).
Exactly.
Same here, the OEM trigger was not good at all so I had the shop install the Geissele Super SCAR trigger upon delivery and it's the bomb diggity.
 

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My stock trigger was not bad, but the Geissele is better by a wide margin... for what it costs, it better. For what a SCAR 17 costs, the Giessele should be standard.

FWIW, I was going to get a Shooting Sights trigger, but I got sick of waiting when April turned into August. Primary Arms had a sale on all in stock triggers and I went for it.
 

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For what a SCAR 17 costs, the Giessele should be standard.
I couldn't agree more but it wasn't like I was gonna buy a $2500 SCAR 17 and stick with a creepy, stiff trigger. Still, the OEM SCAR trigger made the OEM Colt AR-15 trigger pale by comparison. Colt ought to be ashamed of what they put in their AR's, a 6 stage piece of crap. Love the rifle, hate their sorry excuse for a trigger.
 

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The G trigger is great, but I noticed that when first installed and lubricated per instructions, it had a bit of creep. After blasting it clean and lightly lubing with break free, it's perfect.
 
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