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Posted: 9/4/2004 6:17:43 AM EST
Who here packs their Browning with a round in the chamber? The Browning owners manual recommends the dropped hammer position whether there is a round in the chamber or not. Then in bold red letters it says DO NOT CARRY A ROUND IN THE CHAMBER. What do you folks do? Thanks,
Link Posted: 9/4/2004 3:51:17 PM EST
I have always been told that the half cock on a BHP is safer than hammer down. I bought mine used and didnt have a manual. The instructions in the manual should be the best. Until i read something different I will use the half cock.
Link Posted: 9/4/2004 4:34:19 PM EST
Venture, The Browning manual is very specific that you do not carry or store the gun in half cock mode. Strongly recommend you call them ASAP for a free manual for BHP 9MM. Their number is 801-876-2711. Also, Steven Camp has a BHP home page and he gives a lot of good info on the HP. He also sells a few books that friends highly recommend. I will get a few very soon myself. Good luck.
Link Posted: 9/4/2004 4:37:42 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/7/2004 12:34:58 PM EST
Cocked and locked, there is another way?hock.gif
Link Posted: 9/8/2004 3:58:39 AM EST
The manual states that the Hi-Power should only be carried with an empty chamber and with the hammer down on that empty chamber.

Lawyerspeak for YOU CAN'T SUE US!!!!

Cocked and locked is fine...
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