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Hi, I would like to buy a Five Seven gun, but when I was doing some research I came across this statement.
"Fully safe: Due to its double-action firing mechanism, the Five-seveN® offers no inherent risk of accidental discharge during transportation. Furthermore, all of its safety devices are automatically reengaged following each firing cycle. "
To me that sounds like I'm going to have to flip the safety switch after every shot. I don't understand why anyone would buy a gun that put itself on safe after every shot. I'm assuming that I don't understand what it is saying.
Please tell me how the safety works on this gun. I'm sorry if this is a silly question. I have no experience w/ hand guns, yet.

source: http://remtek.com/arms/fn/57/index.htm
 

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That's the original DAO varient of the FN57, never made commercially available. Notice there's no safety directly above the trigger. Current versions do have a safety (see pic) that does not automatically engage itself and is easily reached w/the trigger finger.
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A lot of guns have other "safties" - most current semi autos have firing pin blocks- that are designed to keep the gun from firing it it is dropped. Those are likely what it being referred to. U do not have to disengage a manual safety after every shot on any semi auto handgun.
 
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