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Hey Y'all,
I have an Uberti Colt .45 and a western belt rig from Cabela's. I enjoy practicing drawing, handling, and firing the pistol. But I a couple of questions:
1. Is the constant practice, handling, and cocking it bad for the gun? I don't want to wear out the internal mechanisms that c**k the gun. But how can you practice and become proficient or at least comfortable with it without cocking it and firing it?
2. Does it hurt to dryfire a Colt single action? I know it is not good to dry fire a modern pistol with a floating, frame mounted firing pin. But what about a SAA Colt? Since the pin is mounted in the hammer and goes through a hole and is not hit or does not hit anything, etc., is it still bad to dry fire the pistol? Can it damage it? Or should I get some "snap caps", or is that necessary?
Millbrook, Al.
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