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Old 02-23-2013, 12:49 AM   #31
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So you have a hammered striker fired pistol?
I think not. You have a DA 9mm with a hammer that is not a striker fire. It is a totally different trigger system. I think you should look into that a little bit more before you go say something like that.

Next thing you'll be saying is that you have a flint lock .45 acp
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I think not. You have a DA 9mm with a hammer that is not a striker fire. It is a totally different trigger system. I think you should look into that a little bit more before you go say something like that.

Next thing you'll be saying is that you have a flint lock .45 acp
You carried my sarcastic remark to the next level--
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You carried my sarcastic remark to the next level--
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Don't forget about the full auto PSE hunting bow DiFi wants to outlaw. 400-600 arrows per second
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Don't forget about the full auto PSE hunting bow DiFi wants to outlaw. 400-600 arrows per second
Mabe he's got one of them too
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With Incendiary copper hollow points
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It seems so secondary... The issue isn't hammer or striker. The questions are steel or polymer?; single action or double action? and thumb safety or "safe action"?

Getting answers to those questions seem more important to me.

BTW, the answer is BOTH!! It just depends on use.

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Probably - yes (although I am not familiar with a Sigma)...
But if it is striker fired then it would have to be either DAO or SA. My guess is that it is DAO.
My FN FiveSeven is SA though.

On yours, before you rack the slide (ie...cock the striker), if you can pull the trigger and that action both cocks the striker and fires it - then yes, DAO.
(of course, and I know that you already know this, be very careful to test this with no ammunition loaded in the gun - or at the range).
Well then I think it would be a da/sa then because (empty chamber) when I rack the slide and pull the trigger it releases the striker, pull the trigger again with out racking it, the trigger is much softer with no movement of the firing pin

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ALL strikers are DAO. Your Sigma is included in the striker family.
What all have you done to your sigma? I had one that I recently sold that I put 30K rounds thru without a single malfunction. Have you done all the trigger jobs and the Apex Tactical spring kit?
I removed the pigtail spring while installing a new spring designed to lighten the trigger pull (which it did) off eBay for 12$ and put in a Wolfe steel recoil guild rod and one of their factory weight recoil springs. Didn't put in their striker spring that came with it because I heard it was lighter and wouldn't hit some primers hard enough
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You are going to put unnesessary wear on the gun with the wolff recoil spring. I would leave the factory one in place. That $12 spring that you bought is not even nesessary for the gun to operate and it just adds wieght to the trigger, get rid of it. Put the apex tactical spring kit on it. S&W has made a deal with Apex for that kit and approve it for safety and wear issues. Polish the metal components in the sear assembly and ploish the trigger bar to a mirror finish also. doing all of what I mentioned will bring the trigger pull down to 3-4 lbs and make it smooth and crisp. Keep the pigtail spring for your daisy bb gun for when the pigtail spring on that one fails

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I prefer striker fired. My girlfriend is getting into handguns though and I prefer a hammer fired with an external safety for her.

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I like a hammer. I simply like being able to see very clearly whether it is cocked or not. But I own at least one of each platform. Hammer is just my prefered type.

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