Originally Posted by helomech
I see nothing wrong with leaving a loaded mag. I don't own a gun that the mag is not loaded. All mine outside of the safe have one in the chamber also. A gun can not go off without a round in the chamber, end of subject. No more dangerous than walking out of a store with a bag full of ammo in boxes.
I carry with one in the chamber as well... but I still dont fling my gun to-and-fro with a loaded mag. Accidents happen.
It's just the way that I was brought up and taught to treat weapons... if you're not prepared to fire, loaded mag isn't necessary.