Originally Posted by cowboy1964
I don't think that's correct. I had a Sig 229 and there was no way a second DA pull was 18 lbs. I don't remember it being any heavier than the first DA pull.
this site w/ Wolff Springs has the "hammer spring" (mainspring) at 24 lbs for P 225, P226, P228, P229...
the mainspring is pretty much always stronger than the DA pull in a hammer-fire auto, and you are going against the mainspring if you manually cock the hammer back...at least that's what I always thought, maybe I'm wrong about this...