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RECOILtv Gun Room Video: Taking the AR Trigger Into the 21st Century

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RECOILtv Gun Room (s02e1): Taking the AR Trigger Into the 21st Century

The stock AR trigger tends to be a pretty predictable design that doesn’t come without some limitations. Among those is the fact that it can get pretty chewed up when you shorten the gas system and disconnectors begin failing. KE Arms has redesigned the trigger system by eliminating the disconnector entirely with its SLT-1 Sear Link Technology Trigger. Forces of the bolt on the hammer are not transmitted into any other components of the trigger assembly. This also allows the safety to be engaged when the hammer is forward. Constant sear engagement against the hammer also means the trigger is always ready to reset and fire. We dissect the design of standard versus the KE Arms design with some animation so you can get a clearer understanding of how it all works. We put it to the test with the notoriously high bolt velocities of the SIG MPX to see if it really has the juice.

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