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Dry fireing...does it harm centerfire rifles or pistols?

Thread in 'Firearms Chat' started by crippen, Dec 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM.

Does dry firing damage modern centerfire weapons?

  1. No, dry fire all you want (no rimfires)

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  2. This is why we can’t have nice things. Buy snap caps you idiot.

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  3. Shut up and have a taco.

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  1. crippen

    crippen The Hen that laid the Golden Legos Supporter

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    I learneded something new the other day.

    What say the ODT about dryfiring modern center fire weapons?
     
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    I damaged a Ruger 9mm dry firing it. Most guns are supposed to be unharmed by dry firing, except 22lr guns, but I will not do any more of it.
    That energy has to go somewhere.
     
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    Don't scratch my SIG!!!! (For the old timers here)
     
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    medium187mph The Hen that laid the Golden Legos

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    payneed Paynefree is NOT a ninja assassin see the diff.? Supporter

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    Better for them than firing them under water...
    Your Welcome! :pound:
     
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    Perfection
     
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    Dawgfan1988 ODT Junkie!

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    when i was in the GA National Guard we dry fired our weapons before storing them.
     
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    Did the same in the AF. That was government property, not something I have to fix if I bust it.
     
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    The only guns of mine I dry fire is my glocks. Because hell, glocks don’t fail. Period.
     
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