Originally Posted by Frus
Actually it just doesn't let you select that slot, you have to remove all your weapons before you go into civ mode. (It's not even really civ mode like in other source games, if you remember pausing in frusmod, that's what it looks like when your emove all your weapons) I stopped you from dropping your first pistol in the original one to ensure you always have a weapon, that and the game generally assumes you always have a pistol, i.e. incaps etc.
The game replaces your melee with a pistol when you get incapped, then when you get rescued, it removes the weapon you had in your secondary slot and gives you back your melee.