Safety Reminder on Pistols in Pockets
By John Farnam
Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- Pistols in Pockets!
A company making a line a small, concealable carry-pistols, Cobra Firearms, includes in its list of products an over-under Derringer.
This small pistol has been accused of not being drop-safe, as it has been implicated in at least two cases where pants in whose pocket it was placed where thrown on the floor, ostensibly causing the pistol to discharge, injuring the owner.
I have no opinions on any of these cases, as I don’t have a set of facts, and I am unfamiliar with Cobra’s product line. I personally don’t own any.
However, we should all be warned against throwing pistols, any pistol, unprotected, into pants pockets, handbags, etc.
For a personal defensive pistol to be truly useful, it must be loaded when it is carried upon the person. The practice of carrying pistols with no round chambered is confined to the realm of idiots.
That being the case, a carry-pistol must be carried and secured in a suitable holster, which …Read the Rest