question about 1911

Discussion in 'General Firearm Forum' started by Mary, Jun 9, 2012.

  1. Mary

    Mary New Member

    yesterday i was at the range working with a lady and her husband was 3 lanes down from us(2 inbetween) this was an indoor range with dividers between each range.

    Her husband was firing a 1911--and we were being showered with brass. I watched him for a minute and he was breaking his wrist a little bit with the recoil--I did offer the suggestion that he tighten up his wrist a little.

    So my question--is the 1911 prone to throwing brass (more than say my glock) or was it just something in his techniques?

  2. glocknloaded

    glocknloaded Click Click Boom Supporter

    In my experience they tend to be the same

  3. Birddogyz

    Birddogyz Regular Guy

    You limp wrist any auto, it will effect the cycle of the slide and cause FTE's.
  4. Mary

    Mary New Member

    I'm talking about brass flying up & over the walls between lanes and landing on us 3 lanes away!
  5. glocknloaded

    glocknloaded Click Click Boom Supporter

    That seems abnormal
  6. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Sponsor Lifetime Supporting Member

    Yea, that would be abnormal.
  7. My G21 flings them 2 lanes down. I just calk it up as that is one of the down falls of a public indoor range.

    Like glocknloaded has on his AR "Pardon My Brass" :D
  8. dutchs

    dutchs Well-Known Member

    My 21 and 23 both pitch em all over the place! Usually just gets people to look at my Glocks! Occasional, ***!! What do ya say? Oops, It has a mind of it's own!