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Old October 2, 2012, 09:40 AM   #13
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"Smith and Wesson built Walther PPK/S in .380. It had a hammer block recall that was not well published. My pistol went off in my house when I was preparing it for carry. I was in my gun room, put a round into battery, and dropped the decocker to put the pistol into a "safe" mode. The hammer block is supposed to prevent any contact between the hammer and firing pin. The pistol discharged and..........."
That's something that has always worried me. Ones that I could put in 'safe' before putting a round into battery, I did, so that that hammer would just follow the bolt home instead of just snapping down.
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