Learn How to Break In a Handgun

Duration: 6:54

Today’s guns come off the assembly line theoretically ready to fire. In reality most guns require a break-in period to allow parts to mesh together and result in a gun that functions reliably. PDN Contributor Grant Cunningham shares his gun break-in procedure so you can learn how to break in a handgun, which is quick, easy to do, and allows the parts to burnish themselves before the gun is taken to the range and tested for functioning.

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5 Responses to “Learn How to Break In a Handgun”
  1. Frank Stabler
    Frank Stabler

    Does that model handgun require you have a finger on the trigger when you disassemble it?

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      Customer Service

      Frank,

      Yes, the gun used in the video is a Steyr M-A1 pistol and one of the steps in the field stripping process is to pull the trigger.

      -Deryck
      Personal Defense Network

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