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Old April 26, 2013, 12:19 PM   #26
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And let's avoid the snark and stick to the subject.
"It is long been a principle of ours that one is no more armed because he has possession of a firearm than he is a musician because he owns a piano. There is no point in having a gun if you are not capable of using it skillfully." -- Jeff Cooper
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Old April 26, 2013, 03:52 PM   #27
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Enough of the bickering & bravado.
I'm a lawyer, but I'm not your lawyer. If you need some honest-to-goodness legal advice, go buy some.
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Old April 27, 2013, 02:05 PM   #28
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You's less about the weapon than the tactics.....
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Old May 12, 2013, 02:09 AM   #29
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I'm new here but not new to guns and this looks like a great thread to jump into. LOL

First of all, thanks to the OP for doing the video. In a lifetime of carrying firearms I had never really considered the advantage of a covered hammer for shooting out of a pocket. And to be honest although I have an ancient Charter Arms Undercover, and I know there are hammerless models I didn't know they made snubbies where you could also access the hammer.

I can envision situations where a surprise move like shooting right through the pocket could be advantageous, and an auto very likely would get caught in the material.

However, 18 rounds of 9mm beats 5 rounds of .38 no matter how fast you can reload!
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