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Stagg M8 has a different hammer

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by AFPD118, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. AFPD118

    AFPD118 NRA Memeber CLM

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    This Stag 8 has a much nice trigger pull than my Stag 3. So as i am cleaning it this afternoon, i noticed the hammer is different.

    Stag 3

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    Stag 8

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  2. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Those are the two types,......notchless & notched.
     


  3. AFPD118

    AFPD118 NRA Memeber CLM

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    What is the difference between the two? Other than the notch of course :cool:
     
  4. glock22357

    glock22357 Got Ammo???

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    The notched hammer allows the install of a very small time telling device.

    This then gives you Hammer Time.

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  5. Halojumper

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    The bottom picture is fuzzier so that probably makes it a softer trigger pull!
     
  6. AFPD118

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  7. Halojumper

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    wish or wise? :)
     
  8. mvician

    mvician Lifetime Member

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    The notch is designed to be a fail safe in the event of disconnector failure where the hammer fails to remain cocked as the bolt returns to battery.
     
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  9. faawrenchbndr

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