handguns.hammer or hammerless

Discussion in 'Semi-Auto Handguns' started by rem870forever, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. rem870forever

    rem870forever New Member

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    I was just wondering if it mattered if you guys think you should have a hammer or not on a pistol
     
  2. mountainman13

    mountainman13 New Member

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    Doesn't matter to me unless it is an external hammer and snags on clothing.
     

  3. Rick1967

    Rick1967 Well-Known Member

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    I like the look of a hammer. I have a J frame that I use as a pocket gun. But that has the cover completely covered. I only have two striker fired gun2. I must have about 11 or 12 hammer guns. I have both autos and revolvers. I like the comfort of simply being able to look at it to see if it is cocked or not. But it is really mostly just that I like the look of a hammer.
     
  4. duddie10

    duddie10 New Member

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    Never really bothered me. Had a glock 17 awsome gun and now im looking into the sig p938 and a colt defender.
     
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2013
  5. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    The striker fire pistol trigger normally is not as smooth or as light as a handgun with a hammer.
     
  6. gr8oldguy

    gr8oldguy New Member

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    Hammer...definitely has to have an exposed hammer.
     
  7. hardluk1

    hardluk1 Active Member

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    Not going to find many handguns with hammers smoother than a kahr or little Taurus tcp. I have both type . Can't find much wrose that a DA/Sa pistol with a stacking 12 to 18lb da pull. Buy the handgun that makes the most sense for your needs.
     
  8. JW357

    JW357 New Member

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    Am comfortable using both, but I definitely prefer the looks of an exposed hammer.
     
  9. Garadex

    Garadex New Member

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    Same here. Hammers just give a sexy look to pistols.
     
  10. thatonespot

    thatonespot New Member

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    It's hammer time, dodododo-dodo, can't touch this. :D

    Anywho, i prefer hammers for the feel and simple asthetics.
     
  11. Anna_Purna

    Anna_Purna New Member

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    For handguns I prefer hammers over strikers. It's just what ya know and like, really.
     
  12. moonpie

    moonpie New Member

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    guess i'ma hammer guy . tried carrying a Kahr once , had the worst trigger of any gun i ever owned. didn't like a onetime trigger either. i don't care how many malfunction drills you do, when your other hand is in the bulldogs mouth you will give that primer a second chance