Why does my 1911 not have a trigger safety

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  1. Gokyo

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    Because 1911 are SAO seems to me that they could be made more safe if they had a trigger safety like the Glock has.

    I know that the grip safety and the thumb safety are good. But isn't one more safety a good idea?

    Just a thought...
     
  2. WarMachine

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  3. bac1023

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    Oh man.

    This is going to be good.



    Uh, for starters, the 1911 has the best trigger in handgunning. The 1911 design doesn't include a goofy trigger safety.

    The 1911's trigger doesn't even pivot, so how in the heck would a trigger safety work? :dunno:








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  4. bac1023

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    I think he really is. :faint:
     
  5. RWBlue

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    IMHO, not needed.
     
  6. DesertEagle.45

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    Is this a response to the "why doesn't my glock have a grip safety?"?
     
  7. Gokyo

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    Yeah you got me. I guess this might be considered trolling. But i thought it was funny.
     
  8. bac1023

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    You had me hook, line, and sinker.

    I didn't see the other thread. :embarassed:
     
  9. TKM

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    Mine does.

    When I'm not shooting I use it to follow my father's advice.









    Mostly the part about keeping my nose clean. :whistling:
     
  10. Tactical black

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    got me too :rofl::rofl:
     
  11. WarMachine

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    Eh, nvm.
     
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  12. moeman

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    I suppose a trigger safety could be built n that slides like the trigger--a 1911/Glock frankenstein.

    Sounds like just as good as an idea of having the spare tire inflated inside the regular tire so that it would keep the car off the rim in a blow out. Man I should patent that! On problem is that it would screw up a good system just like messing w/ the 1911's trigger.


    This is my two component trigger safety I have installed on all my guns:

    This:















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    Plus this:

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  13. GreyEclipse

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  14. DonD

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    The 1911 already has two effective safeties. It doesn't need its trigger compromised by some unneeded add ons. Don

    Edited, got caught by not reading all the posts. Don
     
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    More safe? Glocks don't have either a grip safety or a locking safety! And neither have a mag disconnect safety!

    If it makes you feel any better Springfields have a complete disconnect/lock in the mainspring housing that requires a key to unlock before it can be fired.

    ETA: Ah, you got me!
     
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  16. WarMachine

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    You're posting in a troll thread.
     
  17. writwing

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    The trigger safety is in your head (aka your brain).

    Dude if you are that concerned about safety, carry your wife's purse.


    Edited to add: (moeman: I saw your post after I had posted)
     
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    Bet you wear belt and suspenders...

    Seriously, there have been at least one of two additional safeties on some 1911s. A firing pin block, moved by the trigger, on Colt Series 80s. Pre WWII a similar device, moved by the grip safety, was used.

    Moreover, some of the modern manufacturers (such as S&W) use their own designs.
     
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    The human race is doomed.


    Pretty soon there will be no one left who can figure out how to breed.
     
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    ^^^ best post I have read today

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