Condition One

Condition One, etc

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A system devised by Jeff Cooper for enumerating carry modes for the Colt 1911 and similar auto pistols. Condition One is cocked and locked; Condition Two is hammer down with a round in the chamber; Condition Three is with a loaded magazine, empty chamber; Condition Zero is with a round in the chamber, hammer cocked, safety disengaged.

Colt Delta Elite
Colt Delta Elite