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Drawing with hammered snubbie

This is a discussion on Drawing with hammered snubbie within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I carry a Colt Cobra quite a bit I use a IWB holster and lately have been using a pocket holster and haven't had a ...

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    I carry a Colt Cobra quite a bit I use a IWB holster and lately have been using a pocket holster and haven't had a problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Cloud View Post
    This works for me...
    Works for me also for my Model 60

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    Quote Originally Posted by longtalltechsan View Post
    But if I didn't like it, the hammer could be bobbed relatively easy couldn't it?
    Yes, bobbing is easy and doesn't affect reliability in my experience. Make sure you test-function with your carry ammo. If you do a trigger job at the same time, just make sure you replace the mainspring with a lighter full-length spring. Don't try to clip the factory one.

    It's one of the easiest and most rewarding projects I've ever done.

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    Thumb over trigger. Easy as pie, just as Sixto says. I have a Chief's Special and a Model 642 and I far prefer to carry the revolver that allows for single action shooting. Never a snag problem which I think is hugely overrated.

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    The hammer can prove safer in a 'close encounter' also...
    Hammerless...have someone grab the cyclinder...then try to fire...it's a 'no go'...
    With a hammer...have someone grab the cyclinder...you can still fire the cocked firearm.

    For drawing from a pocket, the thumb on the trigger prevents any snagging...
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    I have bobbed the hammer on several of my Revolvers. Never had a problem. If you have good springs it will hit plenty hard.

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    Thanks for everyone's advice. I went ahead and bought a used SW 642. This is a great gun and hardly even remember I am carrying it, it is so small. It seems almost as small as the Keltec. This was a great purchase.
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    Good choice. It is completely reliable and gives you a lot of choices in the ammo you use. If you pull the trigger, it will go bang.
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