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Offline delphidoc

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Re: What's the consensus on dry firing?
« Reply #30 on: July 10, 2017, 10:38:57 PM »
If it didn't set off the primer then the firing pin didn't stop on the firing pin retaining pin #57, so the o-ring did its job. What's cool is if you use a laser cartridge for practice at home the firing pin will still set off the laser, with the o-ring in place.
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Offline Pops1911

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Re: What's the consensus on dry firing?
« Reply #31 on: July 12, 2017, 09:24:24 PM »
O Rings, Schmoe Rings!  LOL  Get your good snap caps and dry fire away!  You'll be a better shooter in the long run.  Learn how to jerk the trigger without moving the firearm.  You'll be good to go :-)
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Offline asimonp79

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Re: What's the consensus on dry firing?
« Reply #32 on: July 16, 2017, 04:09:16 PM »
Hello,
Well  Ihave been dry firing CZ TS 40 for 3 years on 5 days per a week.
it was about 200 clicks that I did during that training.
That is 1000 clicks for a week.
5 years and 52 weeks each is 260000 clicks in 5 years- I have ruined hammer+ sear
It worth it. 

Offline Grizzlie

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Re: What's the consensus on dry firing?
« Reply #33 on: July 20, 2017, 04:46:52 PM »
I bought snap caps, then dummy rounds with rubber/plastic-like inserts (I have this feeling that the primers on snapcaps get dented and lose their buffering ability whereas the polymer material used in dummy rounds seems to hold up better).
Maybe ideally it would be to use dummy rounds with polymer primers 'and' the oring.
This way you get the weight of real bullets, can practice tap-rack-bangs with seemingly more realistic feedback, and the o-ring gives additional 'protection'.

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Offline puddintame

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Re: What's the consensus on dry firing?
« Reply #34 on: Today at 08:43:35 AM »
what size O-ring do I look for at my local hardware store?

Offline Tok36

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Re: What's the consensus on dry firing?
« Reply #35 on: Today at 01:14:56 PM »
what size O-ring do I look for at my local hardware store?

I just eyeball them but i think #83 is mentioned allot around here.
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