Originally Posted by The Saint
One of our resident engineers, MadMax, would strongly disagree with that statement. His experience is that dry firing places a significantly higher amount of stress on the mechbox than firing a loaded gun. So it is "bad" for the gun.
What kind of dry firing are we talking about here, one or two shots after an empty mag, or to ease springs, or sitting on the couch and playing along with Blackhawk Down?