Bobbing Hammer...Bad Idea???
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November 7, 2012, 12:29 PM
Join Date: October 28, 2006
Location: South Central Michigan...near Ohio, Indiana.
I am a big fan of bobbed hammers. There are a number of good reasons to do it, but few realistic, reasons not to.
In his book on revolvers Grant Cunningham states that, "If you wish to learn to shoot double-action revolvers effectively in double-action mode, you must never shoot it in single action." (or something to that effect.) I have observed that Ed McGivern never suggested using thumb cocking anywhere in his book and Bill Jordon never advocated for thumb-cocking either. Spurs on double action hammers entice shooters into being too lazy to learn to shoot effectively in double action mode. Here some of my bobbed hammer revolvers:
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