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Old November 21, 2012, 05:09 PM   #33
Aguila Blanca
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Originally Posted by Jim Watson
One of Hilton Yam's cronies, Drake Oldham, abused some guns with drop tests and found that a stock .45 would go off if dropped on concrete on the muzzle from as little as 4 feet.
IIRC, Walt Kuleck, who was part of the abuse team, reported on the M1911.ORG forum that the test pistol would fire consistently when dropped from heights as low as three feet -- which is effectively waist high.
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