DAO

(redirected from Double Action Only)
AcronymDefinition
DAOData Access Objects (Microsoft)
DAODouble Action Only (handguns)
DAODragon Age: Origins (video game)
DAODecentralized Autonomous Organization (smart contracts)
DAODisk-At-Once (CD creation)
DAODessin Assisté par Ordinateur (French: computer assisted design)
DAODisk at Once
DAOData Access Object
DAODestination Address Omitted
DAODigital Audio Output
DAODepressor Anguli Oris (facial muscle)
DAODeskiñ d'An Oadourien (French teaching organization)
DAOData Assimilation Office
DAODistrict Attorney's Office
DAODefense Attache Office
DAODepartmental Administrative Order
DAODigital Asset Optimization (file indexing)
DAODual Action Only (firearms)
DAODynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans
DAODisability Access Office (San Antonio, TX)
DAODesignated Area Order (UK; fisheries)
DAODesign Approval Organization (Transport Canada)
DAODefense Attaché Officer (US DoD)
DAODivision Ammunition Officer
DAODefense Accounting Office
DAODistrict Adjudications Officer
DAODepartmental Accountable Official (US DoD)
DAODefence Acquisition Organisation (Australia)
DAODuly Authorized Officer (mental health; New Zealand)
DAODe-Asphalted Oil (refinery)
DAODepartment/Agency/Organization
DAODevelopment & Ability Organization (Afghanistan)
DAODistrict Adjudication Officers (US Immigration and Naturalization Service)
DAODivision Aviation Officer
DAODefense Agency Operations
DAOData Analysis Office
DAODisbursing Accounting Officer
DAODays After Option (defense contracting)
DAODayton Area Office (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
DAODial Address Outgoing
DAODivision Air Officer
DAODocument Advisor Office
DAODirector, Air Operations
DAODepartment of Army Organization
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One is the aluminum alloy frame Model 442, the so-called hammerless version, which likewise means it fires double action only. The other is their newer scandium alloy frame Model 360, which is capable of single or double action firing.
It has been rendered double action only for civil liability, with internal removal of the single action-cocking notch ($45 additional), and he'll bob the hammer spur for snag-free draw for another $35 if you wish.
Fleming, although it should be noted that other writers--and some people I've spoken to at S&W--have referred to it as "double action only" trigger, and the public understands that term much better--Paul Scarlata
Each handgun represents one of three categories--single action, double action, or double action only. Single-action firearms feature a hammer that requires manual cocking for the initial firing and a trigger press that demands only a few pounds of pressure.
Specifically designed for law enforcement, they are available in stainless or blue steel slides with alloy frames and a double action only model is available.
It's a leightweight, double action only, hammerless, or more correctly concealed hammer, 15 ounce .38 Special rated for +P loads, with an MSRP of $425.
Pocket pistols, especially double action only pocket pistols are the hardest handguns to shoot accurately.
(This innovative means of operation can also be found on the USP Compact and the Walther P99 pistols.) The HK USP is available in a wide range of variations; including left side operating safety lever, right side only operating lever and double action only, as well, as models with stainless steel slides.
The rest used the hugely popular Glocks, considered double action only (DAO) by ATF, but which has a consistent trigger shot-to-shot between true double action and a single action 1911 in terms of easy manageability.
In the last decade, it's become popular to arm police officers with Double Action Only (DAO) design pistols.
Double action only guns without a manual safety incorporated into the design seem to lead the pack with ADs.
This year, S&W drops all its double action only autos (Models 3953, 5946, etc.) from the civilian catalog.