Thumb safeties

How Does a Thumb Safety on a Handgun Work?

Thumb safeties, such as those found on 1911s, are but one type of manual safety commonly found on many handguns selected for concealed carry and/or personal protection.

Is the Half-Cock a Good Safety Feature?

Half-cock notches are found on many firearms with exposed hammers. They are found on shotguns, rifles, revolvers and pistols from a variety of manufacturers.

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