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Fatal Flaw of the 1911

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by The_Drizzle, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. The_Drizzle

    The_Drizzle I make it rain!

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  2. Foxtrotx1

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    I have no idea, curious to try it though. But remember.....DuE To The Desiiign FLaw.
     

  3. 11bdad

    11bdad 11bdad

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    Standing in front of one?
     
  4. CA_DUDE

    CA_DUDE Dude here.

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    I think there is more danger from shooting any gun that way then of the slide stop coming out. Your middle finger is the strongest. I would think if you tightened your grip out of instinct you would inadvertently fire. Not to mention you would have much less control over the gun retention wise.
     
  5. bac1023

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  6. BlayGlock

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    That was pretty stupid.
     
  7. BuckyP

    BuckyP Lifetime Member

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    LOL, it's fun trying to speculate what this is all about (currently can't access youtube).

    Anyway, tag for later viewing.
     
  8. 98_1LE

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    Never found shooting that way to be remotely comfortable or accurate.

    As much as I love them, I would say the design has two flaws.
    1. At close quarters, it is possible for the bad person to push on the muzzle of the pistol, forcing the slide back, making it impossible to fire.
    2. Feeding reliablity.

    /ducks
     
  9. bowtie454

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    I'd like to see a draw from concealment using only a thumb and two fingers, not to mention handling the recoil.
     
  10. 1-2man

    1-2man Part Time

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    :shocked: I've been shooting incorrectly for the past 23 years!!! :faint:

    (Probably a good thing from I can gather from this video. :supergrin:)
     
  11. GunFighter45ACP

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    Gee, for once it seems to pay off being a Southpaw
     
  12. triggerjerk

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    Hmm.
    Well don't high end 1911s usually have the slide stop pin ground flush/recessed?
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  13. okie

    okie GT Mayor

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  14. woncrzymof0

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    who shoots like that!? :shocked:
     
  15. bac1023

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    Actually, not too often.

    A few of them do and some full custom smiths will do it if asked.





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  16. bac1023

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    :dunno:
     
  17. Trey83

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    OP, Thanks for posting this. I needed a :rofl:
     
  18. The_Drizzle

    The_Drizzle I make it rain!

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    Here is a link to a write up about Aimed Point Shooting i found.

    http://www.pointshooting.com/pands.htm

    I honestly never knew this was an actual technique. Once, back in my college days when I was taking a friend shooting for the first time, he held my Glock 19 like this. I said, "What the hell is that?". His responce was, "What? Isn't this how you are supposed to do it? This is how I have always seen it done."

    I don't know where he had "seen it done", but like I said it was his first time. Once I showed him how to hold it like a man he said, "O, that does feel better." He had a good time.
     
  19. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    :agree:
     
  20. Wow,if only I had know. Now i am going to have to sell off my 1911s:upeyes: