First Look: Timney Alpha Competition Ultimate Builder’s Kit

Upgrade your competition Glock pistol with lighter, smoother trigger.

posted on March 29, 2024
Timney Alpha Competition Ultimate Builder’s Kit

Timney Triggers is the oldest and largest trigger manufacturer in the world and is now offering the Timney Alpha Competition Ultimate Builder’s Kit (UBK) for Glock handguns. This new kit offers Glock owners ultimate results from their pistols in one kit. Starting with the Alpha Competition trigger platform, the Ultimate Builder’s Kit also includes a striker, striker spring, connector, safety plunger and safety plunger spring for the Gen 3-4 series, or a striker, striker spring, and connector for Gen 5 series Glocks. The striker is made from stainless steel and matches the geometry of the Alpha Competition sear, while the safety plunger matches the geometry of the Alpha Competition trigger bar and is made from tool steel. All Ultimate Builder’s Kit parts are heat-treated and NP3-coated for durability and increased lubricity.

With a factory set pull weight of 2.5 to 3 pounds, the Timney Alpha Competition UBK trigger kit answers the call for a trigger that maintains the feel of a Timney Trigger while still maintaining the reliability and dependability of the Glock operating system. With the UBK’s improved trigger design, Timney has created an upgraded trigger that retains the reliability of the Glock while offering a lighter pull weight and a smoother feel.

Timney Alpha Competition UBK Trigger Specifications:

  • 2.5- to 3-pound trigger weight
  • Crisp trigger break
  • Straight trigger shoe with safety blade
  • Uses existing stock Glock parts
  • Fits: Glock Gen 3-4 and Gen 5 handguns (double stack magazine with medium frame)

*Not compatible with single stack magazine and/or large frame Glock, like those chambered in 10mm or .45 ACP

The Timney Alpha Competition Ultimate Builder’s Kit can be installed without needing a gunsmith. MSRP for the kit $299.99 for Gen 3-4 models and $282.99 for Gen 5 models. Please visit for more information on this product or the wide range of triggers and accessories from Timney Triggers.



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