It's Called "Israeli
It's the practice of carrying a
semi-automatic pistol with ammunition in the magazine, but no round
in the chamber.
Ask one of your shooting friends
about the practice, and you'll probably hear, "Dumb idea," "Too
slow," or "Why would anyone want to give away that much of a time
Then ask your friend if they know the
origin of the practice. Well you're about to learn.
Please, do not view this as either an
endorsement or a condemnation of the practice. Rather, it's
just an explanation of "why."