Rob Pincus

Understanding Double/Single Action Handguns

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Duration:   8  mins

Rob Pincus is on the range with a double-action/single-action semiautomatic handgun to explain exactly how it works and review its characteristics. You can then decide if this type of handgun might be a good choice for you. This handgun is known for its accuracy, reliability, and ability to perform in a variety of adverse conditions. Extreme close-ups let you examine the gun’s functioning in detail.

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3 Responses to “Understanding Double/Single Action Handguns”

  1. Brian Heeter

    In the video Rob describes that the DA/SA pistol should be carried decocked with a round in the chamber. Why not "cocked and locked" like a 1911 so your first shot and subsequent shots would be SA?

  2. David E Dale

    The longer and heavier first trigger pull of a DA/SA firearm is advantageous when you consider that you will will most likely be pointing a firearm at someone and not pulling the trigger. Little debate that light triggers are more precise and heavier triggers are less prone to AD.

  3. bill

    my comment here

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