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A tad paranoid?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by okie, May 31, 2012.

  1. okie

    okie GT Mayor

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    IO heard a cat say once when you holster or un holster a 1911 you should grip it so you don't depress the grip safety, lessing the chance of shooting your self. To me that seems paranoid, you keep your finger off teh trigger you won't shoot your self:supergrin:
     
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  2. bac1023

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    Its hard to grab it properly without depressing the grip safety. To me, you need a firm grip on your handgun while drawing it.
     

  3. EricandSuebee

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    Yup sounds paranoid to me, when I holster or unholster I want a strong grip, and the best safety is your brain :)
     
  4. Spiffums

    Spiffums I.C.P.

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    What about the Hi Powers? Same thing san's grip safety.

    I call hog wash!
     
  5. mrsurfboard

    mrsurfboard The Anti-Glock

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    ^ This
     
  6. countrygun

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    And juggling the gun to get a proper grip during the draw is "safer"? Check please.
     
  7. okie

    okie GT Mayor

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    That's what I'm talkin about, Brian:supergrin:
     
  8. Snaps

    Snaps Hail 2 The King

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    Not sure how you'd do that and really have a grip that let you control the gun.
     
  9. okie

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    It's very hard my friend:alex:
     
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  11. Bodyarmorguy

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    Doesn't sound paranoid....sounds uneducated in the way of the 1911.
     
  12. okie

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    That's true my friend:supergrin:
     
  13. countrygun

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    We need a picture of "The most interesting man in the world"

    Captioned,

    "I don't always say stupid things about firearms

    but when I do

    I say it about the 1911"
     
  14. okie

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    You are so right my friend:rofl:
     
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    some people say not to squeeze de decocker on the P-7 until ready to fire, how you grip it then? with two fingers? AND if they take the gun from you the BG won't know how to use it......some people are full of........
     
  16. Spats McGee

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    I like this simple, 3-step process:

    1) Use a firm grip for better control of the pistol.
    2) Keep finger off trigger.
    3) Point barrel somewhere other than "at self."
     
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    Stay thirsty, my friend.
     
  18. okie

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    This:thumbsup:
     
  19. okie

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    I see what you did there:rofl::rofl:
     
  20. EricandSuebee

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    Everytime I see that commercial where he says "Stay thirsty, my friends" I always picture Okie's avatar as Alf saying that lol.