When did revolvers have trigger and hammer options?
Back when the revolver was King, wheelgun shooters and manufacturers paid attention to details that are sometimes overlooked today. A great example of this, is the host of trigger and hammer options that were available back when sixguns still filled most of the duty holsters and won most of the matches.
Why is my trigger not working on my AR 15?
But since you pulled the trigger to fire a round, it’s not in the right place at the right time. And no human shooter could release the trigger fast enough to get the sear in position before the hammer is forced back down by the BCG.
What does spring loaded disconnector do on AR 15?
And no human shooter could release the trigger fast enough to get the sear in position before the hammer is forced back down by the BCG. So, to prevent the hammer from just de-cocking and flying back up on its own accord, the spring-loaded disconnector catches the hammer for you.
Can you shoot a second round with a Binary trigger?
Release the trigger back to its resting position, and the hammer will release a second time, firing a second round. The benefit to this is a higher rate of fire, though shooters using a binary trigger will need to practice and get a feel for how the trigger “breaks” a second time, without a conventional trigger pull.
What’s the difference between service and semi-target hammers?
The Service Hammer on the left has a pad that’s the same width as the rest of the hammer body, compared to the Semi-Target Hammer on the right, whose wider pad flares out a bit. The same concept applied to triggers.
Why did Smith and Wesson make hammers and triggers?
In the good old days of yore, manufacturers like Smith & Wesson anticipated the roles that their guns would be used in, and equipped them with hammers and triggers that were most suitable for the mission.
Why do target shooters need a hammer spur?
If you were a target shooter, perhaps competing in the popular PPC or Bullseye matches, it was important for you to have a hammer with a spur that made it easy to cock the weapon. Since single action fire was a big part of these competitions, shooters wanted a hammer spur that was easy to reach and grip with their thumb.