List of SAO hammer fired semi autos

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by TennJed, Oct 19, 2014.

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  1. TennJed

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    ETA looking for traditional exposed hammer fire singe action only

    Thinking about picking up a non 1911 single action only pistol. Let see if we can make a comprehensive list. I am of course more interested in current production or easy to find used, but for curiosity sake any SAO is ok.

    1911s
    Sig 220/226
    Sog 238/938
    Colt Mustang

    What else?
     
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    Browning Hi-Power.
     
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    Desert Eagle
     
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    Spanish Star Firearms had several. The Super B in 9mm is fairly common.
     
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    There was a CZ-75 in SAO, but not sure its in production anymore. FN FNP came in SAO, but that's discontinued as well. I don't recall if Sig came out with a p245 SAO (I seem to recall an ad in CDNN a few years back).

    Also not current production, but
    - TT-33 Tokarev, and variants
    - Viz wz.35
    - Colt 1903 pocket hammerless
    - Colt Model 1903 pocket hammer (different than the pocket hammerless)
    - Obregon Pistol and Ballester Molinas (the 1911 was mentioned already, but these are different enough)
     
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    I always thought the DE was DA/SA not SAO
     
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    Some tokarev variant
     
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    CZ75 SA

    SIG X Five
    P210

    H&K Expert
     
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    There isn't enough band width to list all of them.

    If you include al the great, and less great ones made over the last 100 years!

    rc
     
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    The Witness-Tanfoglio Elite Match is a good one
     
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    +1 RC

    way to many to list, but i am going to mention one. HK V1 pistols (with Safety /Decocker) can safely be carried cocked and Locked.
     
  13. TennJed

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    Maybe we should leave out the unusual, hard to find, and not so good.

    And for clarification I was meaning traditional exposed hammer fired, not single action strikers and guns like the R51
     
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    so if decocked i assume you would have to manually cock the hammer or rack the slide to fire?
     
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    Remington R-51:)
     
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    CZ 75 SAO
    Sig P22X SAO
    Many Star models-too many to list
    Sig P938/P238
    Sig P210
    Colt 1905
    This list could go on for pages and pages.
     
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    A few I didn't see listed:

    Beretta Billennium
    Beretta 92/96 Steel I (SAO version)
    CZ 52
    MAB PA-15
    Pardini GT9/GT40/GT45
    S&W Model 52
    S&W PC952
    Walther P88 Champion
     
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    No, it's SAO. Can you imagine the trigger reach on a DA/SA semi-auto in .357 Mag./.44 Mag./.50 AE?
     
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    Several different Tanfoglio/Witness models.

    A few different CZ's.

    If you don't count them as 1911's, the competition-oriented double-stack 1911's often called 2011's.
     
  22. Jim K

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    Such a list would include hundreds, if not thousands nakes and models of guns.

    Why not make a list of revolvers with cylinders?

    Jim
     
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    Beretta 1951
    Beretta 70-Series
    Beretta 92 Combat
     
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    "Current production" and "easy to find" pares it down considerably.
    But he could spend the rest of the year checking out the stuff already mentioned.
     
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    TenJed "so if decocked i assume you would have to manually cock the hammer or rack the slide to fire?"

    No on a V1 you can carry it locked and cocked. So to fire you would just push the lever down to the first catch which takes off the safety. To decock requires pushing down even further like a decocker on a Sig. I never liked to carry like this i would rather have safety off hammer down. Sot it acts like a standard Da/Sa.
     
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