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Old 08-16-2012, 02:48 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by Hectocotylus View Post
I understand the reasons for dry firing but why bother with a center fired firearm?
From the metal on metal perspective...

The firing pin in a recoiled position against a spring's tension.

Pulling the trigger, you release that spring, you propel that firing pin forward and into the receiving end of the "receiver".

A snap cap aides in the impact of that firing pin against the rear of receiver action.

I have snap caps for every bolt gun I own, as well as my .45's

If you don't? That's your choice.

My inclination is that you are NOT practicing as much with your guns as we are with ours.

JD
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