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Stoppages and Immediate Actions

Jan 10th, 2008 | By | Category: Articles
This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Practical Defensive Handgun

There are two basic types of stoppages on semiautomatics: hard and soft. A stoppage is defined as any shooter induced or mechanically induced interruption in the cycle of fire for the weapon. A “soft” stoppage is one that can be remedied without disabling the weapon to fix. Typical “soft” stoppages include misfires, failure to extract, failure to […]