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Old 06-09-2014, 10:29 PM   #1
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I know this has been asked before, I can't find it.

Does it damage my Ultra Crimson Carry II to dry fire it a lot?
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Old 06-09-2014, 11:18 PM   #2
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I wouldn't worry about it. But I wouldn't be slingshotting the slide at full force in to an empty chamber a lot.
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Old 06-10-2014, 05:55 AM   #3
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I've dry fired my guns thousands of time but if you want to have some fun try taking it to the next level with a laserlyte laser trainer cartridge. We had a thread going on the cartridge and target just before Christmas, you can find them on Amazon for less then the factory prices.
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Stick a fork in me, I'm done! I gotta have one! Thanks Chuck!
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Old 06-10-2014, 03:12 PM   #5
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I don't know why but every time I price something now I look at it in rounds of ammo. one of these targets and laser cartridges is about a thousand rounds of 9mm.
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Old 06-10-2014, 03:25 PM   #6
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Old 06-10-2014, 03:26 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by glokrok View Post
I don't know why but every time I price something now I look at it in rounds of ammo. one of these targets and laser cartridges is about a thousand rounds of 9mm.
But when money may be tight...
You still get to practice your shooting skills...
Just put the last scene of Scarface on from YouTube and turn up the volume really loud and then ya shoot the laserlyte at the target and it makes you feel like you're at the range with all the gunfire..
Works for me...
P.S...Ya have to say "Say hello to my little friend" to make it legit...
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Old 06-10-2014, 04:40 PM   #8
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Dry firing is not bad for modern center fire guns but it is great for improving your accuracy. My last range trip, I started doing about 5 or 6 dry fires before inserting each magazine and I believe it helps steady me up and helps me get into that groove where it feels good. It also promotes a focus on mechanics since you aren't focused on whether your last shot was a good one or a bad one, etc. You also break the muscle memory cycle of expecting and anticipating the bang every time.

As for wear, why would it cause any greater wear than actually shooting? Here is one article on the subject.

http://thegunwriter.blogs.heraldtrib...ooting-skills/
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Old 06-10-2014, 04:49 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by glokrok View Post
I don't know why but every time I price something now I look at it in rounds of ammo. one of these targets and laser cartridges is about a thousand rounds of 9mm.

That's true but what do you have after you shoot those 1000 rounds of 9mm?

I recently added a .380 training cartridge to my setup and would guess I have about 8000 shots fired between the .45 and .380 without having to pay range fees, driving to the range or cleaning my guns.
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Originally Posted by Chuck43 View Post

That's true but what do you have after you shoot those 1000 rounds of 9mm?.
An attitude adjustment?
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