Going through the actions of cocking, aiming and pulling the trigger on an unloaded gun is known as "dry firing." It can be useful to learn the "feel" of your pistol. Be certain that the pistol is fully unloaded (both the chamber and magazine are empty) and that the pistol is pointing in a safe direction even when you are practicing dry firing. The RUGER® P34S™ pistols can be dry-fired without damage to the firing pin or other components as long as the magazine is inserted.
CAUTION: Dry firing your RUGER® P345™ with the magazine removed may result in damage or unnecessary wear to the firing pin blocking mechanism.
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