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Old October 13, 2017, 09:01 PM   #26
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Contrarily to what you stated before, the mag safety was NOT added to the High Power at a later time.
You are correct about the mag safety not being added later. I was confused by some older schematics that omitted it.

I've already contributed too much to diverting this thread so I'll cease as well.
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Old October 13, 2017, 09:06 PM   #27
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Yeah, FM, I have to admit, the first time I looked at a glock,
I was like "-What the ? The safety is in the middle of the SA trigger?
Isn't that like putting ice on the edge of a cliff, and calling it a 'guard rail?' "
It's plastic, it's butt-ugly, but not only is it popular, other companies are
selling out their integrity, customers, and souls, to sell glock imitations,
in order to try to steal a piece of the glock market, rather than try to
make a better gun, themselves.
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Old October 16, 2017, 12:05 PM   #28
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I never thought much of the wheel lock muzzle loading pistols. They were overly complicated, difficult to wind and prone to malfunction. The much cheaper to make and more reliable flint locks were better but both systems were a joke compared to the cap lock.

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Old October 16, 2017, 04:55 PM   #29
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...for the price, it's hard to beat even with all those drawbacks.
At the end of the day, the fact it works and has a low price has a beauty all its own.
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Old October 16, 2017, 11:41 PM   #30
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If more than a few manufacturers have been eager to copy and clone a design, it is a success. In other words, it is a design that starts a new trend. Many firearm designs will be eliminated, although they may have been produced a lot.

On top of that, it must be a success in spite of themselves. They have to be controversial, or something not well liked by all. That furthur narrows it down.

Not too many candidates still remain after these 2 levels of filtering. One of them could perhaps be Glock.

Of.course it is a very subjective discussion. Hardly a clear cut conclusion.

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Old October 17, 2017, 01:32 AM   #31
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Derringers & pocket pistols.
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Old October 17, 2017, 12:13 PM   #32
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Glocks are ugly in my opinion. But they do sell.
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