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Old 12-31-2013, 12:04 PM   #11
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Got my Shield today. Hope the range is open Tuesday.
Congrats! you will absolutely love it!
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It does shoot well. Not thrilled with the safety... Pondering options on that. But otherwise a great gun.

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It does shoot well. Not thrilled with the safety... Pondering options on that. But otherwise a great gun.
What is your concern with the safety?
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What is your concern with the safety?
It is tiny, and hard to take off, compared to others. Would rather have the gun with no manual safety. One less thing to deal with. I keep in a holster that covers the trigger, so I don't need a safety.
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I think I'm the only person who didn't like their Shield. Maybe I didn't give it enough time. Since I sold it, I have become a 1911 snob and will carry nothing else for the rest of my life. Plus, if I shoot someone, (hopefully I will never have to) I want .45 ACP going at him/her. Not 9 littlemeter or .40 Short & Weak.

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It is tiny, and hard to take off, compared to others. Would rather have the gun with no manual safety. One less thing to deal with. I keep in a holster that covers the trigger, so I don't need a safety.
I used the shield for awhile and kept it in the same condition - the safety off. It's a pretty great gun for almost everyone who tries it though. I know anyone I let shoot it loved it.
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Use the safety to holster it and then flick it off.

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I think I'm the only person who didn't like their Shield. Maybe I didn't give it enough time. Since I sold it, I have become a 1911 snob and will carry nothing else for the rest of my life. Plus, if I shoot someone, (hopefully I will never have to) I want .45 ACP going at him/her. Not 9 littlemeter or .40 Short & Weak.

Inspirational. But why not a .308 or .50?
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Would prefer it not to have a safety at all. That Murphy dude...

If they had made it like a 1911 safety, no problem.

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I think I'm the only person who didn't like their Shield. Maybe I didn't give it enough time. Since I sold it, I have become a 1911 snob and will carry nothing else for the rest of my life. Plus, if I shoot someone, (hopefully I will never have to) I want .45 ACP going at him/her. Not 9 littlemeter or .40 Short & Weak.
What did you not like about yours specifically?
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