by NRA Training Staff - Thursday, June 23, 2016
In this week’s NRA Firearm training tip we will cover how to clear a Failure to Fire, in your pistol.
There are several things that can cause this type of stoppage. The most common cause is a magazine that is not seated completely. This prevents the next cartridge from being stripped from the magazine. Another example could be ammunition that is out of spec. Either way the goal is to get the gun back in action as quickly as possible. Here is how we fix this:
This procedure is called Tap, Rack, Assess.
The way to practice this is as follows:
Set up and repeat multiple times until you feel that you can perform this action without hesitation.
Disclaimer: Always follow the NRA Rules for Gun Safety and be sure to abide by your range’s rules.