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Old July 26, 2007, 07:41 PM   #1
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pistol fires from the half cocked position

My revolver is able to fire from the half cocked position. I know that it's a
dangerous situation. Is a part worn that can be replaced to stop this from
happening??
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Old July 26, 2007, 07:53 PM   #2
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On this forum I assume the gun is a Colt SAA or a copy. Yes, it is dangerous, but I can't tell long distance if the problem is a broken notch in the hammer, a worn or broken sear, or both. I would obtain both a new sear (trigger) and hammer just in case.

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Old July 31, 2007, 09:43 AM   #3
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Replace the parts. You do not want that pistol going off as you cap it.
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