Getting the finger onto, and then into the trigger, simply makes for a more competent standing position shooter. First stage, plus second stage, equals total trigger-pull weight. That matters much to NRA and CMP Service Rifle shooters who can’t use a trigger less than 4-1/2 pounds. The triggers on my Service Rifles are two-stage, and the second stage is about 8 ounces at, as said, an overall weight of 4.5 pounds. The light second stage, therefore, means the trigger is not a handicap compared to an NRA Match Rifle, which has no minimum pull weight requirement. It does, however, require a little getting used to….