39.8" onto a concrete slab in six different orientations.jpaul said:To my knowledge there is no set standard as to how much of a drop a pistol must endure to be labeled "safe". The Ruger may have been safe at a 3 ft drop but they wanted 5 feet instead (or any other height of course.)
Kel-Tec may feel safe with where theirs is and Ruger may have wanted a little extra margin.
I will add that I have no idea what each brand will tolerate as far as dropping.
Cause Ruger owners drop them?Salty said:.... Why is the Ruger firing on drop-impact
KT released the new hammer block some 6 months before the Ruger recall. The two events are surely totally unrelated. The KT redesign had nothing to do with drop saftey. As yzguy stated earlier, the P3AT is and always has been extremely drop safe. I have no idea what the deal was with the LCP, why it drop-fired, etc. Perhaps the hammer could somehow slip off the hammer block, I don't know.P-3aT_ShoTTer said:That doesn't mean that Kel-Tec did not know of the recall prior to its public announcement