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Old December 21, 2009, 02:25 PM   #23
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I conclude we have different opinions about things. But I suspect we have different experiences and different abilities. Different abilities is one of those things that are rarely mentioned and not so easy to talk about. I would still say that your situational awareness will become an overriding aspect of the situation. One and a half seconds is pretty good (provided you can hit the target, too). Does that include reaction time?

No, I still don't think that chamber empty carry is so bad, which is not the same as saying that other alternatives aren't good, maybe better. True, it takes a lot of practice but so does everything else and some pistols, like I keep saying, lend themselves to that more than others. Does anyone here, by the way, use a S&W/Walther type safety (with the upward movement)?
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