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Old 03-28-2005, 12:41   #132
jmacelree
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Quote:
Originally posted by philkryder
how can this happen?

If the slide moves back even a little, the trigger no longer operates the striker.
In a perfect world the design would not allow an "out of battery" firing. However, all mechanical devices can get out of alignment, suffer wear, malfunction, defect or failure.;g
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