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DO I NEED TO RACK MY FIREARM AFTER EACH USE?Updated 4 months ago

DO I NEED TO RACK MY FIREARM AFTER EACH USE

The need to rack or charge your firearm after each use of a laser bullet depends on the type of firearm you are using and its action type:

  1. Double Action Pistols: For double action pistols, you generally don’t need to rack the slide after each shot. These firearms do not rely on a semi-automatic slide action, and you can typically fire the laser bullet in these revolvers without any additional steps. Simply cock the hammer and pull the trigger for double action.
  2. Semi-Automatic Pistols (e.g., Glock or 1911): If you use a semi-automatic pistol like a Glock or 1911, or a single action pistol, you will typically need to rack or charge the slide before each shot. Since these pistols rely on cycling the slide to chamber a new round, there won’t be an actual explosion or ejection of a spent cartridge case when dry firing, so manually cycling the slide is necessary to reset the trigger and prepare the firearm for the next shot.

In summary, the action type of your firearm determines whether you need to rack or charge the firearm after each use of the laser bullet. Double action pistols do not require this, while single action and semi-automatic pistols do. Always follow safety procedures and guidelines for your specific firearm when using laser bullets or for any dry-fire training.

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