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Hammer fired vs striker fired

A Note on Forms of Handgun Operation. First, striker vs. hammer fired are not the same as double-action and single-action. All these modes of operation are available with both hammers and strikers. Double action – when you pull the trigger, two things happen: (a) it cocks the spring tied to marking the ammo, and (b) it frees the hammer.; In single-action, the pistol’s trigger works only

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