What do you use to dry fire your 22 rimfire?

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What do you use to dry fire your 22 rimfire?

Post by 22lover on Mon Nov 16, 2015 3:42 pm

Hello,
This question is not if it is safe to dry-fire your rimfire handgun;
I am currently practicing trigger control; routine and follow through with dry fire

I am just wondering for those of you who do dry fire; what do you use?

plastic anchors; snap caps, spent casings;

I have seen people use a self made device for blocking the hammer from hitting the firing pin on a model 41; does this give you the same feel on the trigger as snap caps?

also have seen some people use ear plugs in the chamber

I'm getting a 1st series colt woodsman match target, and high standard victor and wondering if people had experience with dry firing these handguns.

I usually use a plug that came with my Larry's gun that acts as a chamber plug and dry firing aid but I assume it won't would for most guns (didn't work for my model 41); since the action needs to be open a few millimeters

thanks

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Re: What do you use to dry fire your 22 rimfire?

Post by jmdavis on Mon Nov 16, 2015 4:06 pm

I use a piece of magnetic business card or a dryfire plug for the Victor (and the Pardini). I use the magnetic business card for the Benelli.

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Re: What do you use to dry fire your 22 rimfire?

Post by Chris Miceli on Mon Nov 16, 2015 4:43 pm

orange safety dummy round.

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Re: What do you use to dry fire your 22 rimfire?

Post by Tim:H11 on Mon Nov 16, 2015 5:53 pm

Yellow dry wall anchor. Perfect for revolver or auto. When worn out change it to a new one. Pick up a box of em (not sure how many but there are tons of em in a box) get em from home depo or lowes. Cheap, easy, works, and doesn't wreck your firing pin or breech face.

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Re: What do you use to dry fire your 22 rimfire?

Post by ChipEck on Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:37 pm

Nothing, but I have an AW-93 where you do not need a snap cap, etc.  One of the reasons why I bought it.

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Re: What do you use to dry fire your 22 rimfire?

Post by LenV on Tue Nov 17, 2015 1:42 am

When practicing dry fire in California be sure not to load more then 10 plastic rounds in the magazine. Rolling Eyes

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Re: What do you use to dry fire your 22 rimfire?

Post by Patrick C on Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:45 pm

The Pardini dry fire plug is excellent.

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Re: What do you use to dry fire your 22 rimfire?

Post by JayhawkNavy02 on Wed Nov 25, 2015 12:37 am

Dry wall anchor.  The 22 snap caps don't last and cost more


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Re: What do you use to dry fire your 22 rimfire?

Post by Rob Kovach on Wed Nov 25, 2015 1:01 am

A slice of an old refrigerator magnet stuck to the breech face works well for me.

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Re: What do you use to dry fire your 22 rimfire?

Post by Ghillieman on Wed Nov 25, 2015 3:10 am

An eci flag that I whittled to also be a dry fire plug. Otherwise, I used to use fired cases.

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