close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Why carry with a round in the chamber...

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Quack, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

    Messages:
    9,991
    Likes Received:
    11
    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2002
    Location:
    NE Ohio
  2. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

    Messages:
    18,888
    Likes Received:
    19
    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2008
    Location:
    NW Ark.
    Very good video Quack.
     

  3. Hokie1911

    Hokie1911 >

    Messages:
    9,712
    Likes Received:
    1
    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2003
    Location:
    NE Ohio
  4. cole

    cole Millennium Member

    Messages:
    3,287
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 25, 1999
    Illustrative video. Seems odd anyone needs to see it to understand the concept. Buy the gun you feel comfortable chambered. Period.
     
  5. quantico

    quantico 1911 lover Millennium Member

    Messages:
    5,709
    Likes Received:
    1,767
    Joined:
    Sep 15, 1999
    Location:
    Wisconsin
    Are those the only video chunks she is in? In any case I was always a believer, that is just more evidence. She could have had two more seconds if she started screaming about the wasp on his head while drawing.
     
  6. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

    Messages:
    9,991
    Likes Received:
    11
    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2002
    Location:
    NE Ohio
    yep, but there are some out there that carry with an empty chamber and say that they can chamber a round fairly quickly, this video shows otherwise.
     
  7. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

    Messages:
    9,991
    Likes Received:
    11
    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2002
    Location:
    NE Ohio
    ???

    She's on the forum, but i can't think of her screen name.

    Edit: her screen name is lima.

    now if my logic is correct, i think she is from/lives in Lima, OH, since she is good friends with an Instructor @ TDI (which is also in Ohio)
     
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2011
  8. cole

    cole Millennium Member

    Messages:
    3,287
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 25, 1999
    Agreed. And, IMO, those are the same people that think the defensive encounters they imagine are the only ones they'll encouter.
     
  9. Cerebrus

    Cerebrus Guest

    Anything within 20 ft is waaay too close....
     
  10. cole

    cole Millennium Member

    Messages:
    3,287
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 25, 1999
    Definately. I remember it this way: 21<1.2. That's 21 feet closure in less than 1.2 seconds from stationary. And, coincidentally, 1.2 seconds is on the fast end of reaction time. Discussion.
     
  11. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

    Messages:
    13,433
    Likes Received:
    2
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2007
    Location:
    Depends on where I am.
    Ah, you know about Dennis Tueller. :)
     
  12. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr CLM

    Messages:
    38,234
    Likes Received:
    2,912
    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2005
    Location:
    east of East St Louis
    I still can not understand why she let a guy in a hockey mask that close to her?! :dunno:

    I mean dang,.......everyone ran from Jason, she didn't even scream when she saw him!
     
  13. TSAX

    TSAX USAF Vet

    Messages:
    10,162
    Likes Received:
    7
    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2010
    Excellent video
     
  14. pnutcar

    pnutcar MIZZOU TIGERS!

    Messages:
    156
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2011
    Location:
    St. Louis, MO
    For a very new shooter/carrier, this is pretty powerful. Right now I carry a 17+0, just to get used to it, but cocked and locked while in the glove box.
     
  15. j-glock22

    j-glock22

    Messages:
    1,944
    Likes Received:
    22
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2001
    Location:
    Central Ohio
    Thats a real eye opener.....
     
  16. drc767

    drc767 Navy CSAR

    Messages:
    2,050
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2007
    Location:
    Tennessee
    And it looks like she knows what she is doing, too. Think of how much worse it would be for somebody that has no training in drawing their weapon under stress.
     
  17. carloglock19

    carloglock19

    Messages:
    2,420
    Likes Received:
    2
    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2010
    Location:
    Virginia Beach, VA
    I haven't seen that video! That does make you think how quick things can go in a bad situation!
     
  18. BuckyP

    BuckyP Lifetime Member

    Messages:
    19,712
    Likes Received:
    6,997
    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2005
    Location:
    PA
    This. Some people get so married to a brand (GLOCK) or type of gun (1911) that they can't see past this. If you are not comfortable carrying either of these in their quickest safe method of deployment, then it's time to move on to a true DA (hammer fully down) auto or a revolver.
    $.02
     
  19. Ruble Noon

    Ruble Noon "Cracker"

    Messages:
    11,018
    Likes Received:
    3
    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2009
  20. svtpwnz

    svtpwnz

    Messages:
    3,205
    Likes Received:
    2,104
    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2010
    Location:
    SC
    +1 SHTF really fast for sure!:wow: