Originally Posted by Nnobby45
...Use that grip pictured, and you'll end up activating your safety and deactivating your gun on the 1911. As long as thumb isn't under the safety unless thumb is down.Thumb ON or UP behind the safety works well on 1911, and other guns as well....
Not necessarily. I use substantially that grip on my 1911s (with the right thumb riding the safety) without any problems.
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