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Old August 3, 2011, 11:04 PM   #130
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Originally Posted by fiddletown
And here, you've been misleading. You really should post the entire quote. In that context, as you've posted, you've implied that Mas was writing about 1911s, but he was not;
No implication was intended ... or needed; Ayoob simply believes firing pin locks are a necessity. Here is an entire article in which Ayoob writes specifically about the necessity of firing pin locks to make 1911s "drop safe."

Originally Posted by Massad Ayoob
I'm afraid there are very good reasons why the state of 1911 manufacturing art has come to include the necessity of rendering the pistols "drop safe."
I happen to agree with Johnny (and you) rather than Ayoob about the safety of 1911s without firing pin locks.

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