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Old 12-29-2012, 09:32 PM   #364
FreNetiC STi
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Originally Posted by garudatwo View Post
I've never used the slide release on the pistol other than to lock the slide back. You want to use gross muscle movements rather than fine ones.

And I agree with this, that's how I train as well (I f'd up above, meant magazine release). Which is why I'd refer to it as the slide lock, which it's intended for, rather than a release.

Originally Posted by garudatwo View Post
Yeah, the mag release is pretty bad. Almost as bad as the HK45 can't even reach it with your thumb without shifting your grip/using your index finger.

And like you said in regards to muscle memory, etc, my two handguns both have (virtually) identical location of parts, so the muscle memory for mag release, slide lock, lack of external safety etc. is there. The Walther would F all that up for me.
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