Our team at ProShots is passionate about firearms of all kinds, and we want to help you make sure that your firearm of choice is giving you the optimal performance you are looking for. One thing that can make a big difference in the overall performance of a revolver is the timing–that is, whether all the components that make up the mechanism are moving the way they are supposed to, when they are supposed to, in order to fire the gun and do so accurately. Timing issues can be somewhat tricky to spot, so our team has put together this article with tips on how to tell if your revolver is having these types of problems.
One of the best ways to tell if your revolver is having timing issues is to clear the chambers, then slowly and carefully pull the trigger in dual action mode. You should hear two distinct clicks, one from the cylinder stop releasing, then another from the stop slipping back home into its notch on the next chamber. If you are having a timing problem, you’ll hear that second click without the stop fully settling into the notch, which means that the cylinder hasn’t rotated far enough to let the stop slide home.
If you notice this happening when you test your gun, then we encourage you to give our team a call. Our expert gunsmiths have the right skills to correct any timing issues that you are having, and you can count on us to get the job done right.