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I guess my question would be, what is the purpose of going to a bobbed hammer that weighs less? I get them for concealment I suppose, but on a full size revolver I don't understand an advantage. Lock time?...
 

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The advantage of the lighter, bobbed hammer is that it moves faster and more powerfully fires the round do to inertia.. You can tune the gun with a lower double action pull using the skeletoned hammer. I've been able to go as low as 4 pounds in my Smith & Wessons. I only use those guns in competition and would never rely on one for carry. My choice.
I haven't given this much thought. I guess it makes sense, given that energy is a squared term of the velocity, so it's worth more than mass. Interesting...
 
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