Drop the mag - Ignorance

Love my 92!

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That is only true on SOME semi autos, but not all. This kind of erroneous teaching can and will get soneone killed.

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Depends on the weapon, long story short in 88 LAPD transitioned for .38 (wheel gun) to 9MM (semi auto). Had to buy it myself and we only had a choice of Beretta or Smith and Wesson. I choose the Smith (459) because while on the streets in the South Central if there was a fight for my weapon and if it wasn’t looking too good I could drop the Mag out of my Smith and then its just a paper weight. For the Beretta if the Mag is dropped and you still have one in the pipe it can be used against you. Train like you fight, Fight like you train

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I use to a S&W 659 9mm that wouldn’t shoot without the magazine in it. I got rid of it. Not because of the mag thing. All of my carry guns will fire without the magazine in. Love my SIGs

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I’m not willing to guess witch ones!:rofl::+1::us:

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Pretty sure this line of thought has killed a few people…

Namely joe exotics now deceased former lover comes to mind specifically about thinking a rugers magazine disconect is fool proof…

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Apparently the lawyers at Smith and Wesson feel like there’s enough inconsustency and/or confusion about this topic that they felt my M&P Shield needed a warning printed right on the side saying that it’s capable of firing with the magazine removed. From an appearance standpoint I hate seeing silly warning labels on everything, and now they’re even stamped right into the frame of my gun. Follow the rules of gun safety and no warnings are ever needed.

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Do not use toaster in the bathtub. :grinning:

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Karacal. You are very right about no toest in the bathtub no one likes soggy toest the butter will never stick to it :heart:

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Let alone you may have a SHOCKING BREAFESS GOT MIKE :question::question::+1:

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I never assume that a gun can’t be fired without the mag inserted. I treat every firearm as if were loaded and as such I would clear the chamber. Even then I treat it as if it were loaded and I train my kids to treat firearms the same way.

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I like that. We should make that one of the fundamental safety rules. :wink:

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You would be surprised on how many folks that have beer in my classes who thought that dropping the mag rendered their firearm safe. It wasn’t until I demonstrated that with some model’s having one in the chamber old still fire. They relied on the myth that dropping the mag meant the gun could not fire. It. Is a good rule to remind people because they don’t always follow safe handling practices.

Christopher “Doc” Mumma

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Damn Drunks, think they know everything. :wink:

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Yeah, but I don’t want to be on the wrong end of that lack of judgement. Lol :joy:

Christopher “Doc” Mumma

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