Is it ok to dry fire in glock 19

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  1. CheifGlocker

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    A friend of mine told me to improve my shooting I need to practice dry fire.

    If I do lots of dry fire is it going to damage the gun ?:pepper:
     
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    MavsX The Dude Abides

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    nah. keep doing it. it's fun. :)
     

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    wont hurt a thing!
     
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    Is not a 1911, is a GLOCK. Even the user's manual states that it is OK to dry fire.:wavey:
     
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    If you're worried, get some snap caps.
     
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    Dry firing is fine and can be a learning experience without the noise or cost of ammo. I found the trigger reset shortly after I bought my G23. It was my first semi-auto.
     
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    Definitely practice your trigger pull by dry firing. Always check the owners manual to see if there are warnings about this. Some manufacturers, and especially many 22LR firearms recommend against it because it can damage things.

    Common sense safety precautions apply. In addition, it's always good practice to keep all ammo away from the firearm in case you become distracted or someone else wanders in while you set it down for a moment.

    Best to keep the ammo in a separate room, or in a container while you are snapping away.
     
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    Till the cows come home.


     
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    You are good to go with dry firing your Glock.
    Done it for years, seen it done hundreds of times in training by fellow officers before I retired with no problems resulting from dry firing Glocks.
     
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    I before E except after C (and a bunch of other times). :whistling:

    Welcome aboard Chief!

    Upon looking at your posts so far I would suggest you do a bit of reading, searching, and lurking and get a feel for things here. That way you wouldn't be asking things that have been hashed over a dozen times, and getting your threads locked from posting them on the wrong forum. :embarassed:

    There is so much information here, that it can be overwhelming sometimes, and I'm sure all of us here with a little time on the board have posted repeats of something at least a few times. :wavey:
     
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    Don't worry about getting angry responses to your posts, it gives some people an opportunity to vent. It is better to ask if it is safe to do something than to ask how to fix it afterward.
     
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    It's ok unless you limp wrist it!
     
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    If I were doing it for field strip I'd have no problem. If I were going to do dry-fire practice, I'd get a few snap caps.
     
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    It won't be long til somebody posts a picture of that pushed out breechface and tries to claim it was from dry firing. :upeyes:
     
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    Practice makes perfect...
     
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