Some shooters simply cannot feel comfortable carrying a 1911 cocked
, even if firing it requires releasing two safeties and pressing the trigger.
The Mission SUB-1 XR balanced and maneuvered well with its short overall length and cocked
It delivers velocities over 600 fps, yet can still be cocked
by men of average strength.
The crossbow can then be silently cocked
in less than 20 seconds.
Generally, single-action handguns come with manual devices that disable the trigger mechanism so that users can carry the weapon with the hammer cocked
and ready to fire but locked so that it cannot be activated until the release of the safety--also known as "cocked
and locked." Model 1911 .45-automatic handgun variations also have a grip safety that makes the weapon inoperable until the officer holds and manually presses the lever.
A few years after the success of Colt's single-action revolvers, British gunmakers came up with the idea of linking the hammer to the trigger so that the revolver could be both cocked
and fired by pulling the trigger.
A glance at the Jazz Diary will reveal that The Cocked
Hat Works Band will be there on Sunday afternoon at the usual start time of 12.30pm.
Align a yard and a half outside the OT, slightly cocked
inside with the inside hand down.
A single action revolver has a loading gate on the right side, and the hammer is cocked
to half-cock to free the cylinder so it can be turned as it's loaded.
The feeling quickly dispelled as the bolt slid smoothly into position as the locking lugs engaged, sear cocked
and the trigger functioned smoothly.
I have witnessed more accidental discharges with cocked
and locked autos to convince me that it is not for everyone.
The blocker establishes contact by driving his hands from the cocked
position right into the defender's numbers.
and loaded, crossbow fails to fire: It's possible that as in the previous example, the bow was not fully cocked