$158.95. Discussion in 'Springfield Armory Hellcat Micro-Compact' started by Klugey1, Nov 10, 2020. Carry-wise the Hellcat carries just a tad larger. Is designing a new mag that hard or are they just content with their bottom line? Reality check- nearly EVERY company (with the possible exception of HK?) Oh well. JavaScript is disabled. It's the gift that always fits. Well, the Hellcat didn’t just land on all fours—it landed square on the leading edge of pistol development. Unsure what to order for that someone special. The Springfield Hellcat has proven a popular choice for concealed carry pistols since its release. Its really a feature of the size of the gun and the average size of hands. With the Hellcat the trigger reach is too short for me so I was pulling shots to the left. XD Mod.2® 36 Products . Check out the Hellcat Wiki sections for good information, the SRT Hellcat TSBs section, and read through the Active Topics for things people are talking about currently. The concept is nice, but I’m still not completely on board with that U-dot setup. The package includes an Apex Action Enhancement Trigger. The Hellcat seemed solid and I had no problems with it. I am an audiophile but never had the volume over 32 and normally its between 28-30. . The Hellcat isn’t a smooth-cycling wonder-gun that feels like an extension of my arm, possesses a feather-like trigger and is capable of bullseye precision. Then it … It gives me a little Glock knuckle so I dremmeled some extra undercut behind the trigger … It may not be at the top with the likes of Walther, but it’s definitely up there. No matter how hard you press the trigger. Just wanna know if anyone likes or hates them and any problems with them. The Springfield Hellcat has proven a popular choice for concealed carry pistols since its release. The Hellcat features either an 11+1 flush fit magazine or a 13+1 extended magazine depending on what you choose to carry. The trigger safety is also designed to minimize the risk of the pistol firing if dropped, or firing if the trigger is exposed to any movement that is not a direct firing pull. One of my favorite things about the gun is the same style texture that they use for the grip, located … The legality of warranty acceptance by Springfield (although looking at Apex’s video on replacing the trigger is fairly simple) will probably be that the trigger must be installed by them or a certified gunsmith. Springfield Armory’s Hellcat OSP is the latest in a relatively new category, the micro-double-stack pistol. "It was a broken rocker arm on cylinder 6. Maybe a 4th point – I have an F6F Hellcat mouse pad. This isn’t a problem with my G43. Inspired by the classic 1911, the 911 traces its shootability and comfort to its full-sized counterpart..380 ACP 9 MM. Yes i read what he wrote (personally) and i posted my reply. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. No front sight. If you put slight sideways pressure on the trigger it will not fire even with the blade safety fully pressed. However, the sight is both thinner and lighter. Triggers and Trigger Kits; T-Shirts and Stickers; Gift cards. Hellcat’s trigger breaks at about 6 pounds, and its pull is light-years better than the XD-S Mod.2 3.3. Trigger. They are probably my favorite factory sight of any pistol from the factory. Assembled Guide Rod for Smith & Wesson M&P 9 and 40 Full Size Pistols. Oh well. So we have engineered the trigger to be optimized for certain variances in the guns. The sear and disconnector are CNC machined out of 440C stainless steel and heat treated to 53-56 RC. Trigger: The Hellcat trigger had a lighter trigger with a shorter reset than the Sig. After years of precision development and engineering combined with intensive collaboration with top engineers, shooters and self-defense experts, Springfield Armory® is proud to introduce the Hellcat® — the world’s highest capacity micro compact 9mm. We never experienced this problem when shooting the Hellcat, but when purposely testing this operation, it was clear that the thumb could certainly interfere with last-round-fired lockup. SIG has nothing that prevents the trigger from moving rearward and the trigger is almost as wide as the guard. If people have this problem there are choices, you can go to Powder River Performance, they are making a new trigger shoe for the Hellcat, you can sale it or learn to use your firearm properly. I asked or stated if a particular round feels as if it has more kick in one pistol, hence the same must/should be true of other similar pistols. Extreme Trigger Kit with Pre-Fit Polymer Trigger for XD 9/40. You seem to have overlooked said SAS. I have a new Hellcat, and yes, I’ve experienced that exact problem. Not a problem, we offer gift certificates in any amount to suit your needs. I have a new Hellcat, and yes, I’ve experienced that exact problem. (03:24) Cut a 1/4″ strip of light cardstock to act as a shim. Hellcat, because of the Glock type trigger safety. I had the same exact problem. Here's the opinion of a 'meh' shooter and a guy who's owned the Hellcat for all of 2 hours. Replaced." I can promise you if/when shield arms releases their 10 round mag for the 43. You think the 365 has useless sights? The Hellcat's first impressions were nearly perfect until this one incident, which may or may not be reflective of a possible issue. My you are rude. A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. Apex Tactical Springfield Hellcat Trigger. Pull the trigger fast and you can spit lead into a cantaloupe-size cluster. While I’m no trigger snob, the Hellcat’s trigger is clearly one of the best bangswitches I’ve shot on a striker fired carry pistol. The Hellcat® has a flat trigger face that promotes consistent trigger engagement and positive control. I’m really hoping smith and Wesson drops it’s name in the hat. (You must log in or sign up to reply here. The P365 SAS is rumored to be recently discontinued. For a gun meant to defend your life, the Hellcat immediately captured the imagination of conceal carry enthusiasts. $104.95. One of the first symptoms of an issue with the ignition trigger is problems starting the engine. Assembled Guide Rod for Smith & Wesson M&P 9 and 40 Full Size Pistols. trigger problem? We got the Glock 48 and 43X, which offer ten rounds in a slightly bigger platform, and SIG released the bigger P365 XL model. Ergonomically the gun is quite simple. Glock will probably never be able to because of its polymer mag design. The Springfield Hellcat has a trigger lever safety, but unlike the striker-fired XDs, there is no grip safety. MSRP $629 … Moving on to the trigger, three words…we like it. I had the same exact problem. The length of pull is such that shooters with smaller hands will have no problem working the trigger, and larger-handed folk will be able to use it comfortably. Trigger Kit for the Hellcat. Pull the trigger fast and you can spit lead into a cantaloupe-size cluster. Ruger® 6 Products . Springfield with the Hellcat and now folks are really digging the hybrid mags with a lot of bullets. Maybe a 4th point – I have an F6F Hellcat mouse pad. Below are some pictures to show comparison in size and a chart to list exact dimensions and compacity. Keep in mind this is a subcompact pistol. (Photo courtesy of Springfield Armory) We found that most G&A evaluators experienced an instinctive sight alignment with the generous U-notch rear and Ameriglo Pro-Glo front sight. Trigger Time. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. (WWII piston engine fighter for you non-Aviation buffs) Remember – like Ol’ Remus said, Stay away from crowds. The Hellcat’s molded polymer frame is ergonomically well designed, incorporating subtle finger grooves, a slight beavertail and full-diameter texturing, including thoughtfully placed panels high on the frame for the meat of the support hand and textured index points above the trigger guard for the trigger finger and support hand thumb. I’m looking at purchasing a new edc and I’m looking at the Springfield hellcat, S&W M&P 2.0. At the time of this writing, Apex Tactical is currently sold out of the several variations they make for the Springfield Armory Hellcat (likely due to their high popularity), but once more come back in stock they retail for $79.95 – $89.95 depending on the trigger you select. It lacks any manual safeties and has a takedown lever and slide lock on the side. Shooting the Hellcat: very similar to the P365. XD-S Mod.2® 10 Products . It took me about 20 minutes and while I didn’t hate the factory S&W trigger, I have become spoiled by my 2 Caniks and 1911. The Shield is a fine pistol. This kit helps to smooth and lighten the Hellcat’s trigger pull to about 4.25-4.5 pounds. Took a … You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. 9 MM.45 ACP. The package includes an Apex Action Enhancement Trigger. For a gun meant to defend your life, the Hellcat immediately captured the imagination of conceal carry enthusiasts. MSRP $542 - $580. Compare the dimensions and specs of Springfield 911 9mm and Springfield Hellcat Micro Compact They eventually found themselves mixed in with other great single stack, small pistols. Springfield Hellcat 9mm Subcompact Pistol Accuracy Results. Installing the new Apex trigger onto the Hellcat trigger bar is simple, but it is critical to get all of the parts aligned correctly. My first trip to the range my daughter said, “Dad, I can’t pull the trigger.” It is indeed caused if you pull the trigger to the left while pulling back. Sig’s little 9mm has made a big splash in the market, and it changed what concealed carry looks like. MSRP $542 - $580. The trigger action of each is good to excellent for concealed carry. The P365 sights are low-profile, but are not as fast to pick up during combat shooting. Keep in mind this is a subcompact pistol. It has one sight. . I have it now, and I'm carrying it in the same Alabama kydex pocket holster. It's the gift that always fits. The sights on the Hellcat are, honestly, a little ‘meh’ after using them for a few months. Both versions of the RMRcc for the Hellcat use a similar design to the original RMR. I am an audiophile but never had the volume over 32 and normally its between 28-30. We never experienced this problem when shooting the Hellcat, but when purposely testing this operation, it was clear that the thumb could certainly interfere with last-round-fired lockup. Barrels; Cleaning; You have to do some reading for a while. Pull weight is about the same. Free shipping. Order a gift certificate; Sale. As a carry gun, however, the Hellcat blew me away. . Especially in the dark. Ruger® 6 Products . There is a lot of information on this site. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Problem solved. Now those looking to improve the trigger pull can take advantage of Apex’s design. XD Mod.2® 36 Products . 911 Handguns. If your trigger finger/trigger contact point is going to change your POI is probably going to drift, which is why I torque my hands inwards and practice getting a death grip, the same grip, time after time. The Hellcat is about six pounds and the SIG is about five pounds. I love the (iron) sights, and grip on this gun, and am learning to shoot it better each time I go out (only have about 200 rounds so far - checking POA/POI). has. ). But I prefer the more curved trigger of … trigger problem? A lot of dry firing has 'lessened' the problem, but it’s still not 100% snag free. As you can see, the Hellcat as a straight, or flat, trigger face versus the conventional curved face. - Sound System/Tweeter - 3000 miles was all it took to blow the tweeter behind the drivers seat! Is this a term yet? Suggest you watch PRP video on install, I could not have done install myself with out the video. The magazine release of the Hellcat® is easily reversible at the user level. Usually a faulty ignition trigger will produce few symptoms that can notify the driver of the issue. I own and use for my daily carry a P365 -- and love it. - Sound System/Tweeter - 3000 miles was all it took to blow the tweeter behind the drivers seat! . Springfield Armory’s flat-face trigger will win over hands with longer fingers because it gives the Hellcat a slightly longer length of pull. Walther....if they made something like that you can bet it’d be something with really high quality for sure. The most prominent issue is that if you put sideways pressure on the trigger before attempting to pull straight … There’s a clean take-up with an ever-so-slight bump right before it’s fully staged. Quick View. That to me is much more of a gimmick then a viable option in concealed carry (not to offend any of those who love theirs). This isn’t a problem with my G43. But yes. Instead of having the trigger break near the rear of the trigger guard opening, it breaks with about 3/8” open space behind the trigger. Took a … 40% off. Compared to a full-size duty gun, small pistols require far more work (and frustration) to extract top performance. People, get out and practice/train with your firearm. Howev… Quick View. Apex Tactical Springfield Hellcat Trigger. Reversible Mag Release. No matter how hard you press the trigger. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. I was shooting it with the 13 round magazine and that gave me a nice full handed grip. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. For 2016, there are a few software updates depending on when the car was built. Unsure what to order for that someone special. Called the RMRcc, the new red dot sight can be had with either the 3.25 MOA dot or the 6.0 MOA dot. The trigger bar (or action bar) can also vary in … "A dealer in TX had a hellcat with similar issues problem was a defective lifter." "A dealer in TX had a hellcat with similar issues problem was a defective lifter." The striker safety is machined from 416 stainless steel that is also properly heat treated. Springfield Armory’s Hellcat OSP is the latest in a relatively new category, the micro-double-stack pistol. Well, it will be soon. Springfield Hellcat 9mm Subcompact Pistol Accuracy Results. Suggest you watch PRP video on install, I could not have done install myself with out the video. (WWII piston engine fighter for you non-Aviation buffs) Remember – like Ol’ Remus said, Stay away from crowds. 911 Handguns. The striker safety is machined from 416 stainless steel that is also properly heat treated. (l.) Flat-faced triggers are the trend in tricked-out carry guns. In short, I am drawing no conclusions from any of it other than the fact the Springfield and SIG are having amazing sales volumes in … Yes, the issue is real. The P365 proved you could take a tiny gun, and cram ten rounds into it and have it take up the same space as a single stack 9mm. Trijicon now offers a miniature version of the RMR sight that will fit the Springfield Armory Hellcat pistol. We work hard to bring the best XD Forum the internet has to offer! Very unhappy, I installed the PRP kit and it cleared up all the problems I was having with the trigger and I am very happy with gun now. Quick View. Car is hard to start. The new Apex Action Enhancement Trigger for the Hellcat pistol comes with an Apex Sear Spring and Apex Striker Spring, and is easy to install. I know personally of an ND when the SIG was pushed into an AIWB holster that had aggressive trigger guard molding and pulled the trigger … The trigger sports a small safety device similar to other XD models. Not a problem, we offer gift certificates in any amount to suit your needs. It is a widely accepted opinion the Meprolight sight on the SAS gets two thumbs down. 40% off. Extreme Trigger Kit with Pre-Fit Polymer Trigger for XD 45. MSRP $629 … Here's the opinion of a 'meh' shooter and a guy who's owned the Hellcat for all of 2 hours. The XD-E features an exposed hammer, DA/SA trigger and is the most versatile pistol in the XD line. XD® 35 Products . XD-S® 9 Products . There is no doubt that a pistol the size of a 43 with a 10-12 rd mag would find itself in the hands of a million loyal Glockies. Springfield Hellcat “Adaptive Grip texture” Ergonomics and Controls. $158.95. You have a great Christmas. The Hellcat features either an 11+1 flush fit magazine or a 13+1 extended magazine depending on what you choose to carry. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Extreme Trigger Kit with Aluminum Trigger for XD 9/40. 1. The Springfield Armory Hellcat is one of the hottest concealed carry pistols coming out of 2019, and with that comes new gun owners on the hunt for maintenance tips. Everyone says the same thing about Glock not wanting/willing to dive in. 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