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Old January 22, 2014, 03:27 PM   #51
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It doesn't appear that anyone is actually reading the OP to understand which chamber and why.
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Old January 22, 2014, 05:12 PM   #52
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Yeah, I read it. Keeping an empty chamber in the chamber next to the one in battery in addition to the one under the hammer is ridiculous.

That's why I posted all the photos, to show that a modern revolver is completely safe when carried fully loaded. Keeping an empty next to the one under the hammer is just silly.
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Old January 22, 2014, 05:55 PM   #53
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It appears to me that people are just reading the OP, but not reading through the thread to see how the questions have already been answered repeatedly.
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Old January 22, 2014, 06:11 PM   #54
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An empty chamber could be more hazardous than a round under the hammer.
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Old January 23, 2014, 11:42 AM   #55
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This topic is one of the oldest and most asked in Internet venues.

It ranks with 9 vs 45 or what gun should I buy my wife/GF/grandmother.

I think this thread has answered it with the standard and sensible answers:

1. Buy a modern gun that has the appropriate safety features to prevent accidental discharge if carried 'chambered' - either a semi or revolver.

2. If you are scared of the gun such that you think that you will shoot yourself or others by accident when carrying a chambered gun - don't chamber and take the tactical risks. Or go get trained to reduce that risk.

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