Apex says these components "significantly improve the feel of the trigger pull … I found a few complaints online from some that claimed the trigger safety blade was fail point. That front sight is a tritium night-sight vial surrounded by a bright, luminescent, yellow-green ring. All Guns and Ammo subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. While the OSP model doesn’t ship with a $400 Shield RMSc red dot, it offers a much simpler, cheaper way to add one at a later date. For others, the debate goes on. Trigger pull weight is estimated to be in the low 5-pound range with a short, positive reset and a trigger shoe design similar to the SIG P320. This texture also appears above the triggerguard where your idle trigger finger would naturally rest between volleys or your support-hand thumb on the opposite side. The P365 features a proprietary rail that somewhat limits the list of available accessory products. If you step up and purchase the Springfield Hellcat OSP, you get the same front sight, a smaller dovetailed rear U-notch and a removable optic sight plate that affords us the option of mounting a Shield RMSc, J-Point or SIG Sauer’s new RomeoZero mini red dot. Two magazines are included: one 11-round mag with flat and pinky-extension bases, and one 13-round extended mag. For more information, detailed photographs and test results, pick up a copy of Guns & Ammo, December 2019 issue. The accuracy is incredible for a pistol of this size, and on par with the P365. In comparing the two, I prefer the Hellcat’s mag release because it’s much more streamlined and less obtrusive, while still being easy to operate. The results are minimal muzzle rise during recoil. Features and Specifications: Reduces trigger pull weight to 5.0 to 5.5 pounds after break-in period; Smooths uptake and reset; Reduces overall trigger travel and reset distance; Crisp trigger break; Direct drop-in replacement of factory polymer trigger; Maintains factory safety values The Hellcat’s rear sight is a Tactical Rack U-Dot, considerably nicer than the Mod.2’s serrated rear (although both have the “tactical rack” feature on front edge of rear sight). It’s a nice small 9mm carry piece which accepts double-stack mags in a grip frame that’s not much if any thicker than many single-stack CC poppers. The Hellcat weighs only nine and one-half ounces with an empty magazine in place. I’ve been toting SA’s XD-S Mod.2 3.3 single-stack 9mm for about a year, and I’ve enjoyed it. Springfield Armory’s flat-face trigger will win over hands with longer fingers because it gives the Hellcat a slightly longer length of pull. In case you didn’t notice, the Springfield Hellcat lacks a grip safety. First Impressions & Comparison with XD-S Mod.2 3.3. The flat-faced trigger feels excellent and makes the trigger feel crisper than it probably is. Full disclosure, I am not a gunsmith and I do not moonlight […] The Hellcat's trigger has a harder wall as the trigger bar engages the striker, and a slightly more tactile reset. The Hellcat’s frame is a textured, polymer-made tactile with molded stippling. Still, the Hellcat’s trigger did not interfere with the pistol’s accuracy potential. Some will bemoan its absence; others (myself included) won’t mind. The trigger pull measured a smooth six pounds, five ounces on the test pistol. It includes our sear, disconnector, striker safety, sear spring, disconnector spring, and striker safety spring. 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