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Old February 8, 2011, 01:41 PM   #12
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The half cock notch is undercut and normally carrying it that way isn't much different than a percussion lock muzzle loader being carried around on half cock. I think the big danger is that with a rifle you have less of a chance of brushing the hammer against an object that could slightly pull back the hammer and let it accidentally fire. Such an occurrence would be a lot more likely with a revolver being carried in a loose fitting holster, PLUS the revolver is aimed at your leg. In any event the time honored carry on a SAA Colt is five with the hammer down on an empty chamber. It is historically correct. At the range go ahead and load six.
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