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Posted: 12/15/2003 7:32:28 AM EDT
Just wanted to know.

I realize some folks carry cocked and locked but is there a double action solution for the 1911?
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 7:36:52 AM EDT
OK Im not saying this is a true 1911, but I thought Paraordance made a 1911 looking pistol that had a double action system.It got really good reviews from what I remember.This was back in the early or mid 90's.Cheers WarDawg
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 7:37:06 AM EDT
Well for some of us there is no problem with carrying Cocked & Locked.
But for those not accustom to it, Colt made a Double Eagle Series 90 Double/single action.
Para makes the LDA Light Double Action.
There may be other that are not coming to mind right now.
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 10:02:50 AM EDT
Cocked'n'Locked is the way to go on a 1911. While this may seem reckless, keep in mind that the 1911 actually has two safeties (three if you count Kimber's Series II firing pin safety). The first is the thumb safety, which not only blocks the sear from releasing, but also locks the slide in place, thus preventing any slide movement. The second safety is the grip safety, which, if not depressed, prevents the trigger from being pulled. You can pull, push, or huff and puff at the trigger all you want, but if the grip safety is not pushed in, it won't fire. Also, the Series II safety locks in the firing pin if the grip safety is not depressed, thus it won't fire. The 1911 is a very safe pistol to carry, provided you learn its mechanics and its operation, but IMHO, its no more dangerous to carry cocked and locked than any other pistol in DA mode, safety on. YMMV

Ghost
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 10:18:48 AM EDT
Good points.

Have you taken your out for a ride yet, Ghost?
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 10:25:49 AM EDT

Originally Posted By WarDawg:
OK Im not saying this is a true 1911, but I thought Paraordance made a 1911 looking pistol that had a double action system.It got really good reviews from what I remember.This was back in the early or mid 90's.Cheers WarDawg



... The Para-Ordnance LDA is a true double action yet its exterior (sans trigger) it still looks like a 1911 design.

Link Posted: 12/15/2003 10:57:07 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/15/2003 10:58:09 AM EDT by Ghost-Shooter]

Originally Posted By gilfrd:

Have you taken your out for a ride yet?



Sure did. It was great. Every round went bang like it was supposed to, and it was sweet. Too bad the sights area a little off (shoots 1" to the left at 15 yards), but that should be easily remedied.

Ghost
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 1:47:18 PM EDT
real 1911's don't need da. C&L on a 1911 is completely safe. It was desinged to be carried that way.

a DA 1911 is a sissy gun

mike
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 1:52:40 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/15/2003 1:56:01 PM EDT by HardShell]
FWIW, Seecamp (& maybe others?) used to perform a double-action conversion on 1911-style pistols, with mixed reviews. With the success & widespread availability of the ParaOrdnance LDA pistols, I doubt it would be worth anyone's trouble to offer these conversions anymore.

Colt used to offer the Double Eagle pistols - DA pistols that were "1911-ish" & used 1911 mags. I had a couple & liked them - wish I hadn't sold them both...

edited to add:
FWIW, I have been well-served for many years by a S&W 645 - IMO an excellent full-sized DA .45 auto. But I wouldn't classify it as "a double action solution for the 1911"...
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 2:04:59 PM EDT

Originally Posted By The_Beer_Slayer:
real 1911's don't need da. C&L on a 1911 is completely safe. It was desinged to be carried that way.

a DA 1911 is a sissy gun

mike



I have got your 14 + 1 rounds of DA 1911 sissy gun right here! I love my Para LDA.
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 3:50:49 PM EDT

Originally Posted By chainshaw:

Originally Posted By The_Beer_Slayer:
real 1911's don't need da. C&L on a 1911 is completely safe. It was desinged to be carried that way.

a DA 1911 is a sissy gun

mike

I have got your 14 + 1 rounds of DA 1911 sissy gun right here! I love my Para LDA.

I love my non-sissy version of your sissy DA 1911.
Link Posted: 12/15/2003 6:08:49 PM EDT

Originally Posted By chainshaw:

Originally Posted By The_Beer_Slayer:
real 1911's don't need da. C&L on a 1911 is completely safe. It was desinged to be carried that way.

a DA 1911 is a sissy gun

mike



I have got your 14 + 1 rounds of DA 1911 sissy gun right here! I love my Para LDA.



might i suggest you meet us at mardi gras thursday night so i can have your nancy ass boobie slapped. Might get your manhood back
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