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Old May 9, 2011, 04:12 PM   #1
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Lawyer Guns

Why are they called lawyer guns? It seems they are more suited for the prosecuting attorney or DA, to make you pay for your foolery.
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Old May 9, 2011, 04:22 PM   #2
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The excessive, unneeded "safety devices" are there because of lawyers, rather than any practical need. Compare a Ruger Mk3 to a Mk2. The mag disconnect, lntegrated lock an loaded chamber indicator are of little actual use to most shooters. The mag disconnect actually makes the gun worse IMHO. Take-down is a pain, and the trigger isn't as good.
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Old May 9, 2011, 04:47 PM   #3
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I thought "lawyer gun" always referred to the "WARNING......" garbage that is engraved all over the some gunslides.
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Old May 9, 2011, 05:32 PM   #4
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Or, it could be this...
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Old May 9, 2011, 08:27 PM   #5
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Phoenix HP22a is what happens when lawyers design guns.

Frigging redundant safeties galore.
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Old May 10, 2011, 11:36 AM   #6
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I always thought it refereed to guns that had excessive trigger pull weights, excessive safeties and the like.
All, in theory, to lessen the chance of an accidental discharge and an impending lawsuit.
Ive heard it refereed to on Winchester lever actions and Bushmaster AR's (both of mine have 7-8lb factory triggers)
Maintaining a constant state of cat-like readiness and a heightened state of suspicious alertness.
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Old May 10, 2011, 11:43 AM   #7
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Amen brother,,,

Phoenix HP22a is what happens when lawyers design guns.

Frigging redundant safeties galore.
It was almost a relief when the dang thing quit working for me,,,
Learning the manual of arms on that POS was complicated,,,
It will only shoot when the mag is in, this safety is off,,,
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Old May 11, 2011, 11:21 AM   #8
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I wonder if we will soon see labels on guns: Warning, inappropriate use can be hazardous?

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