Question for the 1911 gurus out here...Should it be stored in full-cock position or hammer released..or does it matter ?? I was wondering if it weakens the hammer spring to be in full-cock all the time..Although this is how its carried
Many years ago, I had an Argentine 1911A1 that rode cocked & locked under the seat of the pickup truck. It spent 6 months like that before I pulled it out to shoot a woodchuck. The springs hadn't lost any of their resiliency & everything functioned fine.