It can be bad because the forged alloy in front of the hammer was not designed to take the force of a hammer hit. It is very possible to break the lower receiver buy pulling the trigger without a stop block in place or the assembled upper installed. Check the area in front of the hammer for damage.
NRA Chief Range Safety Officer, Home Firearm Safety and Pistol Instructor
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