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Poll: Is the LCP II a safe gun to carry?

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  • The LCP II's action can be locked by choice; the gun is safe to carry

    2 9.09%
  • The LCP II's action can be locked by choice; the gun is NOT safe to carry

    0 0%
  • The LCP II's action can NOT be locked by choice; the gun is safe to carry

    10 45.45%
  • The LCP II's action can NOT be locked by choice; the gun is NOT safe to carry

    5 22.73%
  • I haven't made up my mind

    5 22.73%
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  1. #11 Re: Poll: Is the LCP II a safe gun to carry? 
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    Just voted "I haven't made up my mind", as I reach down to touch my LCP II (with one in the tube) in it's IWB Vedder holster, just to make sure its there, since I can't feel it over my appendectomy scar.
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    I would not carry a defensive pistol without having a live round chambered. I cannot be sure I have time to deploy the pistol even with a chambered round depending on the situation. Having to cycle the slide while I am under extreme pressure would not be a safe action in my opinion as too much time would be consumed.

    The poll does not describe methods of carry. A properly designed holster is, in my opinion, absolutely essential when carrying pistols like the Ruger LCP II, Glocks, or any other (like my S&W SW9VE) that have similar safety configurations.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ETS View Post
    Just voted "I haven't made up my mind", as I reach down to touch my LCP II (with one in the tube) in it's IWB Vedder holster . . .
    So what was your understanding of the LCP II's trigger safety when you bought yours?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SkipD View Post
    The poll does not describe methods of carry. A properly designed holster is, in my opinion, absolutely essential when carrying pistols like the Ruger LCP II, Glocks, or any other (like my S&W SW9VE) that have similar safety configurations.
    Agreed, but to have added holster considerations would have made the poll unwieldy. I figured folks could cover that in their comments if they chose to. And for what it's worth, a holster . . . properly designed or otherwise . . . is not a substitute for a gun that lacks adequate safeguards of its own in my estimation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bld522 View Post
    Oops! My bad. So when you chamber a round, do you hold your breath when you carry your LC9s Pro? ;-)
    I put it in the holster and leave it there. I use a kydex IWB that covers the trigger . Where it gets less safe is when it gets drawn and needs to go back in at the 4 oclock position. That's where I'm really,really careful. I definitely would rather a smooth, long , double action trigger but did not realize this until owning it for awhile. Do you ever notice Hickok says it a lot .He rather have some resistance in his triggers as long as it is smooth and breaks cleanly and consistently. (Yea, I'm a hickok discipal)
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    Hickock's statement doesn't surprise me at all, pennsy. The man is nothing if not cautious when it comes to firearm safety.
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    I follow Hickock closely and really like him a lot, but have to admit that more than once, I cringed as Gunner wandered among the targets he was shooting at. Absolutely the only thing I ever had to criticize him for. By the way, that man can and does shooting anything with any kind of trigger, so, I can't take his ability to shoot whatever as applicable to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ETS View Post
    I follow Hickock closely and really like him a lot, but have to admit that more than once, I cringed as Gunner wandered among the targets he was shooting at. Absolutely the only thing I ever had to criticize him for. By the way, that man can and does shooting anything with any kind of trigger, so, I can't take his ability to shoot whatever as applicable to me.
    Sure . . . provided you put in as much practice time and shoot as many weapons as he does. ;-) As for me, I'll never shoot as well with the range of weapons at Hickock's disposal as he does. But that's OK with me. I only have to shoot the weapons at my disposal well enough and safely enough to get the job done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ETS View Post
    I follow Hickock closely and really like him a lot, but have to admit that more than once, I cringed as Gunner wandered among the targets he was shooting at. Absolutely the only thing I ever had to criticize him for. By the way, that man can and does shooting anything with any kind of trigger, so, I can't take his ability to shoot whatever as applicable to me.
    I have to give that one to you. He is a Glock guy. No question about it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pennsy View Post
    I have to give that one to you. [Hickock] is a Glock guy. No question about it.
    I am too provided I don't have to carry one. ;-) Lordy knows they're fun to shoot. But nothing's more fun to shoot in my estimation that a competition-tuned 1911.
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