GUN Is it okay to store a pistol with the slide locked back?

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  1. xpinchx

    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    My SO is afraid my glock is going to "go off" sitting in the nightstand drawer that we never open unless we either need a gun or some lube, and out of fear the cat will somehow get into it. :rofl: She wanted me to leave it unloaded with the magazine out. I made a compromise and said I'd leave the slide locked back with a magazine loaded and ready to go. So my question is, will leaving the slide locked back put any undue stress on the gun or is it fine to leave it like that?
     
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    Locked & Cocked

    Fuck that cat.

    (and yes, I realize this isn't the main forum)
     
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    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    Yeah absolutely. It's fine.
     
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    A bigger question is how are they even going to open the drawer....
     
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    hahahaha. I love it.
     
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    It won't do any harm to your spring, Spring deteriates from repeated compression, not a single compression.

    I would be more concerned that when you did have to drop the slide on it for a SHTF situation, that you would get debri, lube, etc in the action.
     
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    The even bigger big question is, why do you have cats? Are they going to wake you when someone breaks in? I think not. Get a dog, feed the cats to it, and keep your gun loaded. ;)
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    lol, I have two dogs and they're great watch dogs. They only wake me up when it's neccesary (i.e. maintainance guy fiddling with our lock at 1:30am, or kids egging people's cars... not our neighbor walking his dog by the door wall or things like that.)

    But this thread is :rofl: because it just reaffirms my beliefs that women are creatures uncapable of thinking rationally.
     
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    I was dry firing my 92F and my gf said she didnt like me doing it because it makes her nervous :wtf: Yea like god is going to magically load a bullet and the gun go off. I always leave mine with an empty magazine in it. I mean it takes 2secs to switch to a real mag, and I have lots of family members over with kids. So I dont want to take the risk
     
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    what a buncha pansies, letting your GIRLFRIENDS tell you what to do.

    at least i married the woman that tells me what to do. lol.

    edit: x2 on it'll be ok, but have it condition 1.
     
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    with family/kids its a whole different story.
     
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    Personally I'd say loaded in a holster. If someone reaches around and fiddles with things or bumps it just right they'd have a loaded gun. In a holster the trigger is covered and there is no way to pull it unless you pull it out. If it goes off its because someone pulled the trigger. Make it harder for fingers to get to the trigger.
     
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    I have kept my 92fs vertec in a drawer for going on seven years now with the slide locked back and have experienced no malfunctions whatsoever.

    I have huge paws and if for some reason I have to grab it for HD releasing the slide is more of a fluid ergonomic motion for me than flipping off the safety.
     
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    I'd just leave it loaded in a holster. That's what HWMBO's glock does, and our crafty siamese still hasn't worked out how to get the holster off. He also can't work the pump on our shotgun. :mamoru:
     

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