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Is Cocked and Locked Carry Unsafe?
« on: October 05, 2016, 09:27:33 AM »
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Re: Is Cocked and Locked Carry Unsafe?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2016, 02:20:55 PM »
...And my .45 shortie 1911 doesn't even have a grip safety!
Back when it was built, there was no way to have a grip safety on a short-grip pistol.

But I feel completely secure in carrying it.
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Re: Is Cocked and Locked Carry Unsafe?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2016, 03:12:03 PM »
I had this discussion many times because Condition 1 is the only way I will carry a loaded single action semi auto.  The first time was with a couple know it all customers when I was working in a gun shop. 

I was carrying my Para P.13 and they commented on the hammer being back and how dangerous they believed it was.  Once I explained how all 3 of the safeties worked (Para uses a Series 80 safety, too), opposed to what must be done to lower the hammer on a live round for ascetics and how, in my opinion, that is far more dangerous that it is worth, they decided that carrying a 1911 Condition 1 sounded much safer than they had thought.

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Re: Is Cocked and Locked Carry Unsafe?
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2016, 05:33:51 AM »
No.

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Re: Is Cocked and Locked Carry Unsafe?
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2016, 11:06:12 AM »
No.

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Re: Is Cocked and Locked Carry Unsafe?
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2017, 05:18:43 PM »
Well! I carry a Springfield ultra compact 1911 .45 ACP, it's always fully loaded, hammer back, one in the chamber, some call it condition 1 carry, I've carried this way for many years with out incident, so? Yes in my opinion, it safe if you do your due diligence
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Re: Is Cocked and Locked Carry Unsafe?
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2017, 06:03:24 PM »
No.

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Re: Is Cocked and Locked Carry Unsafe?
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2017, 04:30:44 PM »
I carry a full size and a small 1911 . . . Always lock and loaded.
Depending on what I have on or how well my clothing is doing its job.
Or Condition One if you prefer . . . . .
From what I read this has been going on since 1911 I believe.
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