magazine safety

magazine safety

[¦mag·ə¦zēn ′sāf·tē]
(ordnance)
A mechanism for an automatic pistol, to make firing impossible unless the weapon contains the magazine.
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The SR9c has a frame-mounted ambidextrous manual safety, internal trigger bar interlock and striker blocker, trigger safety, a magazine safety disconnect and a loaded chamber indicator.
Scratching my head, I stripped it and noted another addition to the design made by the Yugoslavs was a simple magazine safety, which was not functioning properly.
22), and has a unique, tapered design, with the top being narrower than the bottom, and is designed to work with the pistol's magazine safety.
There are no manual safeties to disengage before use, nor is there a magazine safety.
380 ACP) cartridge and utilized a rotating barrel to lock the breech, an external hammer and magazine safety.
This may prove to be nuisance and a break froth formal operating procedure for experienced hand-gun shooters, but it helps emphasize the importance of not forgetting about the round left in the pipe, even with the added safety feature of the magazine safety.
The magazine safety is another safety feature and it operates in conjunction with the trigger bar in that removal of the magazine causes the cam that guides the trigger bar to move forward and thereby prevents it from contacting the striker.
The Seecamp has a magazine safety while the Guardian doesn't and the push button magazine release of the Guardian is standard 1911 while the heel release of the Seecamp is European in every way.
Two others are also provided: A small "window" on top at the breech face allowing a quick visual check of the chamber, and a magazine safety.
Pistols fitted with a magazine safety will feature what S&W classifies as the "Type 2" loaded chamber indicator, a low metal flag that is raised when a round is chambered.
There is no grip or magazine safety, and SIG has significantly altered the function of the thumb safety.
ATI's FMK 9C1 Generation 29mm pistol comes with a Fast Action Trigger system that features a shorter, lighter trigger pull, drop free magazine release, and no magazine safety.