I suppose it could, because anything is possible, but I don't know for sure.
I have however, heard of the firing pin retaining plates breaking on the newer High Powers that have the firing pin safety... but, by puting a small rubber o-ring, or a piece of leather in this area "on the plate" and letting the sides hold it in place will greatly reduce the chances of it breaking.
Note: Don't forget to take it out after the dry fire session.
Hello. The firing pin retaining plates began cracking in larger numbers after FN went to the heavier mainspring about '76 or so. Usually, it's at about 7 O'Clock position. It's not REAL frequent, but can happen. The O-ring or little piece of leather makes it a non-issue for folks doing dry-fire exercises.
In 3 instances that I'm aware of, the slides on HP's having the internal firing pin safety cracked toward the rear of the cutout for the "paddle" that rides on the slightly altered sear lever. In all cases, the slides were replaced by Browning.
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