1911 safety a problem?
This is a discussion on 1911 safety a problem? within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Ditto the above folks that have stated that it's really not an issue once the operation of the thumb safety becomes an ingrained habit.
November 11th, 2012 06:28 PM
Ditto the above folks that have stated that it's really not an issue once the operation of the thumb safety becomes an ingrained habit.
At this point in my life I cannot even pick a 1911 up off a table in the dark without my thumb automatically moving to verify the status of the safety.
November 11th, 2012 07:10 PM
Why would you EVER think to try and decock a 1911? If it's empty, no problem. But, with a round in the chamber you should NEVER try to decock a 1911. Not because it makes it harder to shoot next time, but because of how dangerous it is- if your thumb slips off the hammer, something bad is going to happen.
Originally Posted by BadHabit
"Gun control should mean hitting your target every time."
Please try to remember- I have a very dry sense of humor. It usually sounds mean, but isn't meant to be.
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