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Old 07-21-2011, 11:51 PM   #11
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So then carrying a 1911 is not smart? Carrying a DAO is fdine if that's your preference but you can not possibly say that carrying a SAO weapon is less safe.
Don't assume someone is dissing 1911's by discouraging the purchase of a S/A .380. A single action pistol should be carried in a secure holster, not dropped in a pocket (If you are opting for the preferred Condition 1 carry mode). Carrying a 1911 in Condition 1 and in a holster is perfectly safe. For a utility/BUG/pocket pistol, I would prefer a DAO.
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Well, a 1911 has a manual safety. I don't of any .380s with a manual safety, not there's much room for one in such a tight package. Thus why I assume most are DAO. I wasn't even aware that the Sig was SAO. I'll have to look at that.
The Sig has a manual safety as does my S&W, although it really doesn't need one with its long DAO trigger.
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My Bersa had one
And it's DA/SA which i prefer to DAO.
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The Sig has a manual safety as does my S&W, although it really doesn't need one with its long DAO trigger.
Ah, there lies the problem. I wasn't aware and it seems I've gotten my foot caught in my mouth. I was operating under the assumption of SAO with no manual safety.

As long as there's a manual safety and it's a SAO then I don't see an issue at all.
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i bought a walther pk380 for my wife and she loves it. she has smaller hands and can shoot it comfortably but it also fits my hands pretty well. it has a pretty slim profile and i have carried it a few times myself and its comfortable. its light weight. 8 round magazine. single and double action trigger. not too big and not too small. i have had a problem with it not firing the round the first time the hammer strikes tho.


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i bought a walther pk380 for my wife and she loves it. i have had a problem with it not firing the round the first time the hammer strikes tho.


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That's kind of important.
its only happened three times and i think it is the ammo. there is always two hammer strikes on the primer. ive been buying the cheapest ammo possible because we are just shooting paper targets but for home defense i got my wife glaser safety slugs.
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