The EMP is drop-safe by virtue of a light firing pin and heavy firing pin spring and has no passive firing pin block.
What does FPB stand for?
FPB stands for Firing Pin Block (firearms)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
A hole inside the slide, in this instance on the left side, contains the firing pin block plunger, which is held in place by the firing pin.
40 S&W, the double-/single-action pistol has ambidextrous controls, three-dot sights, skeletonized hammer, lightweight frame, integral accessory rail, full-length claw extractor, firing pin block safety and a tactile loaded chamber indicator.
Pulling the trigger lifts it, allowing it to disengage the passive firing pin block in the slide.
The double-action-only 24/7 sports three safety features: a manual safety lever, trigger block mechanism and a firing pin block.
There was very little creep or blacklash in spite of the fact that the end of the trigger stroke has to lift the lever that disengages the firing pin block as well as drop the hammer.
The next safety feature on the FMK 9C1 is the firing pin safety or firing pin block.
These include positive slide lock, a left-side safety as well as a passive firing pin block internal safety and the favored grip-mounted magazine release.