Quantcast
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

s&w copies ruger, sort of.

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by craig, Feb 27, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. craig

    craig Member

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2004
    Messages:
    425
    Location:
    crestview fl
    after looking through the current issue of guns&ammo(courtesy of natchez:D) i saw their review of the s&w m&p compact.

    right there on the slide was this warning,"caution: capable of firing with magazine removed."

    this is getting bad. first there are warnings on sleeping pills that they "may cause drowsiness" and now they're telling me that this gun will fire with the mag removed. :banghead:

    i say remove all warning labels and let nature take it's course.
     
  2. Husker1911

    Husker1911 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2005
    Messages:
    993
    Location:
    La Vista, NE. Alright, Lincoln on Game day Saturda
    Much of that springs from the fact that most S&W autos, throughout their history, featured magazine safeties/disconnecters. They're evidently concerned with someone who's used their autos before, and wanted to make them aware of this fact.

    Doesn't mean we have to like it, though!
     
  3. Ala Dan

    Ala Dan Member in memoriam

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2002
    Messages:
    12,879
    Location:
    Home Of The First Capitol Of The Confederate State
    Yep, my S&W 1911 has that warning too~! :)
     
  4. Hemicuda

    Hemicuda member

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2002
    Messages:
    1,064
    Location:
    Middle of the Mitten!, Michigan
    Funny thing... NONE of my Smitty Semi-Automatics have that warning, and due to a little home-gunsmithing, they ALL will fire with the magazine removed! :evil:
     
  5. Green Lantern

    Green Lantern Member

    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2006
    Messages:
    1,665
    I can't decide what's worse: sleeping pills that say "may cause drowsiness," or ANY Rx we fill for a MAN (the system knows it's a man, we have to note the sex in the computer - usually for Drug Ultilization Review purposes) printing with "do not take if pregnant" or "do not breast-feed while taking" warnings...:banghead:
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page