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Response to digonswine (Reply #9)

Sat Apr 21, 2018, 05:16 PM

17. If you are worried about a revolver discharging if dropped

AL modern (after 1970 or so) double action revolvers have a "hammer block" that engages if the hammer is let down manually, many engage when the trigger is released. I have 2 DA/SA semi auto handguns. they have a "decocking lever" that allows the hammer to fall on a block. The hammer can not set off a round even if dropped. Pulling the DA trigger drops the block, as does manually thumb pulling the hammer to full cock.
The M1911 pistol has 2 safety's. One a manual safety that locks the hammer back, two a safety in the back of the grip that must be depressed by the shooter gripping the grips or the firearm will not fire.

All also have another safety, the person controlling them, THAT SAFETY NEEDS TO WORK AT ALL TIMES.

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