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Firing pin magnetized


Beartrap
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Not really normal, but if you leave one laying in a magnetic parts dish or hanging off a magnetic screwdriver shaft, it might happen. 

 

Not a problem firing.  The mainspring is MUCH stronger force than the magnetic attraction will ever be.  I would wipe the FP off with a rag each time before reassembling it in slide, just in case it picked up a steel sliver while lying on your work bench.

 

A degausser for magnetic tape will demagnetize that pin if you want to be sure.  Look at a full stock high-end audio shop.

 

Good luck, GJ

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