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Old 08-02-2015, 09:56 PM   #1
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Micro .380 Hammer Question

I just purchased a new Micro Carry .380 this week and I noticed that when the hammer is partially cocked, I can still pull the trigger and drop the hammer all the way down with the safety on or off. But with the hammer pulled all the way back, the thumb safety works good. I want to make sure it is not broken before I fire it the first time.
I also have a pro carry II .45 and I can not move the trigger at all when it is half cocked with the thumb safety on or off and drop the hammer.
I do not carry with a half cocked gun, I just want to be sure it is not defective.
I will add that it is a very nice addition to the family.
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DodgeHemi, welcome to the site from Tennessee.

That's a good question, I don't own a Micro but I don't know if that is a defect or not.
Maybe some members that have Micro's will advise.
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I will check mine, let you know in a min



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I just tried mine. Dosnt really have a 1/2 cock, but when I pull hammer back till it clicks which is still very close to the firing pin. It will not drop back down with or with out the safety on. It's definitely not a 1/2 cock like my full size, more like a 1/4 or even 1/8. Barely moves.



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Old 08-02-2015, 10:27 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by 2sharp2 View Post
DodgeHemi, welcome to the site from Tennessee.

That's a good question, I don't own a Micro but I don't know if that is a defect or not.
Maybe some members that have Micro's will advise.
Thank you very much for the welcome. We sure like Tennessee. My wife worked at St. Thomas hospital in Nashville, and I worked at the arena as an electrician. But we had a hard time with the heat and humidity, and moved back to Michigan two years later.
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Originally Posted by Zoomybaby View Post
I just tried mine. Dosnt really have a 1/2 cock, but when I pull hammer back till it clicks which is still very close to the firing pin. It will not drop back down with or with out the safety on. It's definitely not a 1/2 cock like my full size, more like a 1/4 or even 1/8. Barely moves.
Thank you for checking this for me. I was off saying half cocked, it is just off the pin. I just tried mine again, and when It is in the off the pin stop. I can pull the trigger and it will drop the hammer. It takes a little more pull on the trigger in this position.
Sounds like it time to send it back.

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I just put more pressure on mine and it will fire, same as yours.



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Old 08-02-2015, 10:42 PM   #8
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Just had to pull trigger much harder. With safety on of off it did drop the Hammer.



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Old 08-02-2015, 10:45 PM   #9
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I have never put any of my guns in the 1/2 cocked position so I never would have noticed that. I Wil never carry it that way so it shouldn't be a problem for me.



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Originally Posted by Zoomybaby View Post
I have never put any of my guns in the 1/2 cocked position so I never would have noticed that. I Wil never carry it that way so it shouldn't be a problem for me.
I agree with going off half cocked is not a good thing. I figure if something works different on this micro than its big brother, I am going to ask questions. Thank you again
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