Bersa 45 hammer

Discussion in 'General Firearm Forum' started by mloyd, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. mloyd

    mloyd Member

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    I just bought a new bersa thunder 45. I noticed the hammer stays off the pin accept when you pull the trigger it then slams into the pin. Is this a safety of its own. I've just never seen this before. I like the Bersa pistols. Very versatile.
     
  2. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporter

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    Welcome to the Bersa Firearms Forum mloyd !!
     

  3. Cutlass327

    Cutlass327 Well-Known Member

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    I believe it is, as my BT380 seems to be the same way. I also notice it has a "cocking" position just a hair back from fully released. I like to put the hammer there when I carry it safety off.
     
  4. Pancho_Villa

    Pancho_Villa Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporter

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    The "rebounding hammer" feature is suppose to keep the hammer from making contact with the firing pin IIRC. Suppose to be safer if gun is dropped on the hammer on s loaded round.
     
  5. mloyd

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    Thanks I have a 380 and love it but I don't think it sits like that in normal position, this is why I was asking I haven't had the chance to go to the range yet to learn more about how it operates and how it shoots. I have been to busy. Again thanks for all the info. I am liking this sight.