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Magnum Firearms
(808) 597-1911
940 Queen St.
Honolulu, HI
 
Mel Chung Gunsmith-Shop 2
(808) 553-5888
Kaunanakai
Honolulu, HI
 
Young Guns
(808) 833-4867
2885 Paa St Ste 100
Honolulu, HI
 
Kaneohe Gun Shop
(808) 247-3036
45-1117 Kamehameha Highway Suite 202
Kaneohe, HI
 
Custom Made
64-1066 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kamuela, HI
 
Security Equipment Corporation
(808) 589-0911
1322 Young St Ste 100
Honolulu, HI
 
Young Guns
(808) 833-4867
2885 Paa Street Suite 100
Honolulu, HI
 
Avant Garde Collectible Firearms
808373573
5531 Kalanianaoli Hwy
Hono, HI
 
Kaneohe Gun Shop
(808) 247-3036
45-1117 Kamehameha Hwy Ste 202
Kaneohe, HI
 
Big Island Gun Club Range
(808) 968-6150
Olaa Estate
Mt. View, HI
 

Smith & Wesson 99OL

The latest offspring from the S&W-Walther alliance is a flawless performer, but it begs the question, "Just what is a DAO?"

The Smith & Wesson Model 990L is the latest variation of the Model SW99. Changes include a unique trigger mechanism and the elimination of the somewhat controversial decocker button on the top of the slide. Despite appearances to the contrary, the 990L isn't just another polymer-framed semiauto, and working with it led to an exercise in defining the characteristics and key elements of a modern double-action-only (DAO) pistol.

The Smith & Wesson Model 990L is a solid design and from indications experienced during our testing is an accurate and reliable semiauto pistol that will serve both law enforcement and civilian markets quite well.

Is it time for a new and different classification for such semiautos? For years we have classified semiautomatic pistols with terms originally used for revolvers. Single-action revolvers are simple machines to operate and understand. The shooter is required to cock the hammer prior to pulling the trigger and releasing the hammer, which is powered by the energy stored in the mainspring. That is pretty straightforward.

The traditional double-action revolver has always offered the option of single-action shooting by means of manually cocking the hammer before the trigger is pulled to fire a single round. Double-action shooting was originally called "trigger cocking" by the B...

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