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Old 08-09-2010, 06:05 AM   #11
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My dad has this beretta .380 compact and while the grip is kind of small, he's cut himself on the slide 3 times that I know of, 2x while I was there.

I've shot it tons of times fine. So I make a joke about the pistol when he gives it to a friend of his to shoot. I turn around and finish loading my .45 and turn around and he's bleeding from the slide. =/

That's 4 times now, and all of them have shot plenty, I dunno what's going on, but it's a running joke now whenever we bring the gun along.

On the same note I can't hold the 1911 with a thumb on the safety because it's way to close to the slide for my comfort.
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Old 08-09-2010, 03:58 PM   #12
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The side of the slide really isn't an issue. It is the rails along the back of the slide.

I wish my father-in-law was just bleeding. He was sliced way open.
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