regardless of what the manual says why in the world would you dry fire a weapon that many times
Then you might find this thread
on the subject to be quite interesting. Many folks around here have been dry firing their handguns thousands of times for years.
NRA Life Member (2003)
I think that one of the notions common to the anti-gunner is the idea that being a victim is 'noble'; as if it is better to be noble in your suffering than disruptive in your own defense.