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Old September 28, 2012, 07:49 PM   #63
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Originally Posted by Webleymkv
I only take issue with those who claim that the lock is a significant compromise in reliability because that simply isn't true.
My reasoning on it is quite simple.

I am convinced that some lock-equipped guns have malfunctioned because of the lock.

I am positive that no guns without the lock have malfunctioned because of the lock.

That alone would be reason enough for me.
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