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Re: Why the trend to striker fired pistols?
« Reply #40 on: June 06, 2018, 10:42:20 PM »
Um. The FsN is hammer fired.  :P
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Re: Why the trend to striker fired pistols?
« Reply #41 on: June 08, 2018, 07:30:09 AM »
Striker fired guns are cheaper. They are as reliable as a good 1911 gun or FS92. I recently bought a Glock 19(398.00 with the current vet. discount) The gun is shootable but still no safety on it in spite of the fact the gun offered to the US military had a safety. The trigger pull is 5 or 6 lbs, long and a little rough. Acceptable for a self defense gun if I could get past the fact it has no safety. It is heavy enough that I don't think I would set it off by accident, THEN, I see the FBI fire his pistol just by picking it up off the floor. I don't know if Glock or not.
If the gun had a safety, then a trigger job to get the trigger to about 4 lbs would make it a lot more shootable. I know folks who have had the triggers lightened but I'd never consider carrying one with a light trigger.
My Glock will probably just end up being another range toy.

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Re: Why the trend to striker fired pistols?
« Reply #42 on: June 08, 2018, 01:27:12 PM »
Striker fired guns are cheaper.....

uh, some striker fired guns are at a lower price than some steel/hammer fired ones - some are more expensive

and by the way - that FBI shooting is a primo example of why I don't carry in condition 1 - and curious.....a G19 holds 15 rounds - why would you need to have one in the chamber ?
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Re: Why the trend to striker fired pistols?
« Reply #43 on: June 08, 2018, 02:54:22 PM »
Um. The FsN is hammer fired.  :P

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Re: Why the trend to striker fired pistols?
« Reply #44 on: June 08, 2018, 03:08:34 PM »
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THEN, I see the FBI fire his pistol just by picking it up off the floor. I don't know if Glock or not.

Guns tend to fire when you pull the trigger.

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Re: Why the trend to striker fired pistols?
« Reply #45 on: July 04, 2018, 06:54:00 PM »
Tango, the reason you carry one in the chamber is so you can shoot it. Nearly worthless if it won't shoot when you need it to.

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Re: Why the trend to striker fired pistols?
« Reply #46 on: July 04, 2018, 07:57:40 PM »

Um. The FsN is hammer fired.  :P

I had hoped nobody would catch my writing snafu.

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Re: Why the trend to striker fired pistols?
« Reply #47 on: July 05, 2018, 06:28:19 AM »
Tango, the reason you carry one in the chamber is so you can shoot it. Nearly worthless if it won't shoot when you need it to.

yep, that's what that dancing FBI guy says..... :thumbsdown:
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