By Mike Searson
Gun writer, Mike Searson, reviews the some of the most popular Geissele Triggers for your AR rifle, with bonus video demonstrations.
Coming full-circle, a derivative of the SSF trigger was developed by Bill Geissele for law enforcement and civilian shooters who do not have select-fire capability on their rifles. This trigger is known as the Super Semi-Automatic (SSA) and they should rightfully consider it to be their flagship design.
The SSA is safety certified by Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center and is recommended for demanding applications such as Law Enforcement use, Close Quarters Battle (CQB) and mid-range carbine shooting.
We like to think of this as combining the best aspects of a target trigger with a combat trigger. It is a non-adjustable two-stage trigger pre-set to 4.5 lbs.
A two-stage trigger means that the trigger moves in two-stages. The first part takes up the slack and takes the shooter to the “break wall”, a slight amount of pressure beyond that takes the shooter into the second stage and is …Read the Rest