Question for 1911 guys - safety on or off?
This is a discussion on Question for 1911 guys - safety on or off? within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by OD
I suppose it could be called a "Safe Action" like the Glocks, it's neither a DA/DAO nor a SA. When you ...
September 5th, 2009 01:57 PM
Well, that makes it more clear for me! Thanks. I guess now I have more details to explain why I prefer my XD over my 1911 (don't throw anything at me, please!)!
Originally Posted by OD
I have an aversion to manual safeties, which is why this thread interested me so much. Nothing that I believe applies to all shooters, across America, just personally, I learned on an XD and it's become second nature to me. I never could get totally comfortable on the 1911 platform because of the manual safety.
September 5th, 2009 02:05 PM
Nothing thrown by me, we all have our preferences.
Originally Posted by McPatrickClan
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September 5th, 2009 02:18 PM
Always Cocked & Locked; no exceptions when she's gassed up....
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September 9th, 2009 03:31 AM
Safety is always on while carrying a 1911. Asking for trouble if the safety is off.
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