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Condition 1

View Poll Results: Your preferred method of 1911 carry?
cocked & locked 41 75.93%
fully loaded but with hammer down 6 11.11%
fully loaded but at 1/2 cock 1 1.85%
loaded in mag but empty chamber 6 11.11%
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Old 02-06-2009, 02:44 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by stalkingbear View Post
Recently it came to my attention that some people (unlike me and everyone I know), don't carry their 1911s in the method originally designated by the 1911 design, condition 1. I'm wondering how many people carry other than cocked & locked? And please explain reason if so.
Bear, I carry my 1911 condition 1. I like thumb snap style holsters.Have a couple that will snap between the hammer and slide. Why does Ge=co holster co. recomend to carry hammer down,chamber empty, with their thumb snap 1911?? Is that just Lawyer talk from them?
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