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Sometimes when I rack my slide the hammer goes back with it. I have a pro carry ii and it is 3 weeks old and has 500 rounds through it. Would love some feedback. Thanks
 

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I have two PCII's and that's normal operation. Without a magazine or with one loaded,that's what it's suppose to do. Hope this helps your question.
 

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That's what it's suppose to do unless the gun is already cocked then the hammer will remain motionless in the cocked position.
 

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The firing pin stop in the slide contacts low on the hammer moves up the hammer face as the slide travels to the rear and cocks the hammer. Even if the hammer is already at full cock, racking the slide will cause contact and move the hammer rearward a small amount lifting the sear notch of the hammer off the sear so the sear spring can cam the sear fully rearward so as the hammer comes forward again it rests on the sear at safe engagement.
 

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I'm mostly ignern't about such things, but isn't that the way a single action gun with a hammer has to work?
 

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Then Huston, we have a problem...

Could be a bad sear
 
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If the sear and hammer hook are okay the. It may be as simple as increasing the sear spring pressure with a slight bend in order prevent hammer follow if that is what is occurring.

I wonder if the gun is new or just new to this owner. If new and hammer follow is occurring then send it back.
 

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I'm probably wrong, but I seem to recall that monkeying with the screw in the face of the trigger can cause such things to occur. (I'm probably wrong, but thought I'd throw it out there, just in case)
 

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Hammer Follow

I have a brand new, well 3 weeks old and 600 rounds brand new, pro carry ii. When I release the slide lock sometimes it has hammer follow and is almost half cocked. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks:)
 

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You will see the answer/advise to your question on the first thread you posted this morning 03-29-14 with the same question...Welcome to the forum again..
 

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I think Islander is right about the meaning of the question and Insta-Gator is right that it is related to the Sear spring. A gun smith would probably know exactly what it is and fix it with a minor adjustment. That's what they do. Usually for just a few bucks.
 

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I think that we need to wait for kbiernot to clarify his question, until then all we can do is guess at what the question is and the answer.
 
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I have a brand new, well 3 weeks old and 600 rounds brand new, pro carry ii. When I release the slide lock sometimes it has hammer follow and is almost half cocked. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks:)
I have taken your second post and merged it in with the original post you made concerning the same problem.
 

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Thanks for clarifying. It is new and hammer follows. So it could be several things. Sear or hammer damaged or sear spring or the over travel screw has backed out of the trigger or was not adjusted at all. If not very familiar with the inner workings of the 1911 send it back under warranty. Hammer follow is dangerous and the pistol should be removed from service.
 

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I agree with Mike if the hammer is moving forward with the slide then the gun could fire and should not be used until the problem is fixed.
 
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The Answer!

It's time for a trip back to Yonkers, New York!!! A hammer that drops, even partially, when the slide is released is dangerous and nothing to mess with!!:eek::eek: The pistol should be taken out of service and returned to the factory for warranty work, ASAP!!:eek::eek:
 
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