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Offline Michigunner

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Re: HK45
« Reply #15 on: July 16, 2006, 10:40:41 AM »
Richard,

My new HK USP .45 Compact can be carried Cocked and Locked, but that's way over my head.

I may try it sometime, maybe for a week, and see if I shoot my leg.  I was thinking about walking up and down the beach where there is lots of sand.

Did you ever carry that way?

Bill

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Re: HK45
« Reply #16 on: July 16, 2006, 11:56:06 AM »
Bill, The only way to carry a Colt type 1911 is cocked and locked. In the early days of ISPC all the ranges were hot. Everyone carried that way. But no one was allowed to touch the gun out of the holster. Its a mind thing and it takes getting use to. After awhile, it becomes second nature. The safety needs to be set strong so it can't be brushed off. Remember theirs a grip safety also.
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Re: HK45
« Reply #17 on: July 16, 2006, 12:20:51 PM »
Hi Tom,

I was just thinking about the grip safety, too.

The problem is that the HK USP does not have one.

But, I know what you mean.  As long as the controls and trigger are safe with the holster, everything should be fine.

It's getting into the right frame of mind that is slowing some of us down.  I really prefer the single-action mode.  There's less chance for the pistol to wiggle around while you are pulling the trigger.

I even keep trying to pull the hammer back on my S&W 642 J-frame, but it's not there.

Bill  

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Re: HK45
« Reply #18 on: July 18, 2006, 06:50:04 PM »
Bill:  

Here is a link to my current mode of carrying my 1911:

http://www.rohrbaughforum.com/YaBB.cgi?board=Other;action=display;num=1145297620

In any event, I consider a grip safety to be an essential component of "cocked and locked" carry for a single-action 1911-type pistol.
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Re: HK45
« Reply #19 on: July 18, 2006, 07:55:34 PM »
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My new HK USP .45 Compact can be carried Cocked and Locked, but that's way over my head.

I may try it sometime, maybe for a week, and see if I shoot my leg...


Biil: If this pretry lady can do it, you can, too!  ;D


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Re: HK45
« Reply #20 on: July 20, 2006, 09:07:07 AM »
Blue Grips:

That post of yours cost me $45.00 plus tax -- the price of a dozen roses.  (I got caught looking at it a little too long.)   :-/
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Re: HK45
« Reply #21 on: July 20, 2006, 05:52:01 PM »
Richard, it was time you got roses for your bride anyway.  ;D
Tom
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Re: HK45
« Reply #22 on: July 20, 2006, 09:17:36 PM »
What Richard doesn't know is that $50. or so is cheap
for a dozen roses; what he does know is that it is cheaper
than a divorce.

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Re: HK45
« Reply #23 on: July 21, 2006, 11:12:05 PM »
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Blue Grips: That post of yours cost me $45.00 plus tax -- the price of a dozen roses.  (I got caught looking at it a little too long.)   :-/

"Oh, there you are, Honey! I was just staring at that pretty looking H&K USPc!"

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Re: HK45
« Reply #24 on: July 22, 2006, 10:54:59 PM »
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"Oh, there you are, Honey! I was just staring at that pretty looking H&K USPc!"


Tried that.  Didn't work.  Had to throw myself on mercy of court.  Still in game, but playing with yellow card.   ;)  
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Re: HK45
« Reply #25 on: July 22, 2006, 11:40:52 PM »
Richard: You meant sleeping on the couch!  :P

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Re: HK45
« Reply #26 on: July 23, 2006, 09:48:09 AM »
Fortunately for me, the couch is downstairs and she prefers to have her bodyguard nearby at night.   8)
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Re: HK45
« Reply #27 on: July 23, 2006, 12:06:04 PM »
BlueGrips,

That's one outstanding picture.  Thank's for sharing.

Bill