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Old May 4, 2011, 10:46 PM   #26
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G19 plan on getting G26 soon so I have a pair. Never will buy a Glock in 45gap or 45acp, I believe the 45acp should only be used in 1911's I doubt I will ever buy the full size 17 or any other. I think its just pure ugly.
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Old May 4, 2011, 10:47 PM   #27
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The g 35 is the one and only glock I have and have ever shot but I love it. I don't think you could conceal it easy but its a great range gun.
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Old May 4, 2011, 10:55 PM   #28
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I have shot the 33 in .357 Sig, and found it absolutely no problem to handle. I really like the round on paper and prefer compact pistols so … the 33 is what I would recommend. Of course as we know, if that doesn’t work, there are drop-in barrels.

Considering you have a 26 already though, I would get the .45. I haven’t shot a Glock 45, but I never shot a .45 I didn’t like and truth be told, I think the recoil on a .45 is milder than the .357 Sig.
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Old May 4, 2011, 11:34 PM   #29
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Well, I do own a Glock 17. I don't sell or trade my guns, but I wouldn't buy it in a do-over. There's nothing functionally wrong with the gun -- I just find it boring and soulless. Oh well, if I ever have to hide out in a salt marsh, at least I'll already have the sidearm I'd choose for that.

If I were to buy another Glock (and it won't be soon), it would probably be a Glock 20. Surely the boom and kick of the 10mm would make the platform less boring to me.
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Old May 4, 2011, 11:42 PM   #30
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I have a G27 that I really like and will soon get a 9mm barrel and mags for it.
A G23 or G29 is next on my Glock list, havent decided yet.
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Old May 5, 2011, 12:34 AM   #31
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I'll own every one except the G36. I just don't like the way it looks.
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Old May 5, 2011, 07:37 AM   #32
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Carry a 23, but also own a 21SF.
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Old May 5, 2011, 08:59 AM   #33
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i have a 23 2nd Gen..love it so far ...not the best shot and it shoots better than i do and i think its the perfect size for CCW...not to small but not to big either...i would like to have a Sub Compact for the summer time but it dosent bother me carrying the G23 at all
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Old May 5, 2011, 09:04 AM   #34
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I would own them all! Some just aren't practical for me but I would own them all.

Carry = Glock 19 and 26 and/or Glock 38 and 39.

Beyond these I have no need for other carry guns but would consider other calibers in these size guns Glock 23 and Glock 32 etc.

I did carry a Glock 29 back in the day when I was a big 10mm guy but no today as other guns fit the bill better for me.
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Old May 5, 2011, 09:10 AM   #35
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Carry a 20SF. Own a 19, 21SF, & 34. Will be building a 20L soon.
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Old May 5, 2011, 09:16 AM   #36
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I own a 26, 17, 19, 27, 23, 22, 30SF, and 21SF. I sold my 10mm's and 357 Sig guns. I have carried the 26 and 30SF, but I prefer a traditional DA/SA gun for CCW.
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Old May 5, 2011, 11:53 AM   #37
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I only own one Glock but it's a keeper. Mine is a Glock 30. I prefer .45's for general shooting and carry. Most of my .45's are 1911s but for carry I prefer the G30. While thick, it's still small enough to easily conceal. It shoots much softer than a 1911 too, just a push on recoil.

My smallest 1911, a Colt Officers, weighs more than the Glock, holds fewer rounds and kicks harder.

It's prettier though.
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Old May 5, 2011, 12:22 PM   #38
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G26 and G23

In the sub-compact size I love my G26, but would rather have a G27 and also have a G26 conversion barrel.

I think the G23 is the perfect all around gun. Not too big for carrying in an exposed holster and getting into and out of a vehicle. Also not too big to carry in a Bianchi Black-widow holster on the back of my belt. I prefer the 40 to the 45 because it is a smaller, but more powerful cartridge, and the recoil is no worse than the G26 9mm with hot loads.
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Old May 5, 2011, 01:46 PM   #39
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I've owned 3rd gen 19, 21SF, 30SF, still own 23 and was issued a 2nd gen 22.

The 19 was for the wife, she hated it, it made way for the 23. The 21SF, with standard rail and ambi mag release, which I loved, and 30SF were my duty/ankle guns until I changed departments and was issued the 22. The 30 and 21 then each made their way into other guns.

The 23 is my EDC off duty weapon. It has been treated to a polished trigger, extended slide lock, custom stipple, finger groove reduction, trigger guard slightly rounded and undercut.

Glocks have their place, make excellent duty weapons, they truly excel at their designed purpose. They are far from perfect, on an individual basis. Would I buy another? Sure, never had an issue with one that wasn't easy to fix. Do I want one now? Naw, but that's subject to day to day feelings, lol.
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Old May 5, 2011, 02:14 PM   #40
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Glock 19... serves as my nearly everyday carry pistol. In terms of compromise which is at the core of CCW, the 19 is probably the most size/power efficient gun I have ever owned.

Is it soulless? Yup, sure is... as is every other inanimate object... even my 1911 is soulless. These are guns guys, not people.
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Old May 5, 2011, 03:29 PM   #41
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If funds allow, I would own any Glock out there except for the GAP line and the G36.

As far as carry, I would carry any Glock I own. I got use to carrying my Glock 21. In comparison, any other glock is easier to carry.
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Old May 5, 2011, 03:54 PM   #42
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Old May 5, 2011, 04:05 PM   #43
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Really like the 19 and 23 size but think the G21 is the softest shooting 45ACP available.
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Old May 5, 2011, 05:03 PM   #44
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Icemonkey, I agree with you!

I think I'll get myself a Glock as soon as I've found one for sale. I really should gotten the one I saw at Court Days last fall. Oh well, you live , you learn.
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Old May 5, 2011, 05:07 PM   #45
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my one and only, a 3rd generation G19...

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Old May 5, 2011, 05:20 PM   #46
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A 3rd generation G23 has, to my horror and disgust , become my most commonly-carried firearm. It is extremely accurate, lightly-recoiling, impervious to the elements, and disappears completely, double-stack and all, in an MTAC holster. One spare mag supplies 27 rounds total.
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Old May 5, 2011, 05:45 PM   #47
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Model 39, smooth shooting, conceals very very well, no feed or ejection problems. After owning a few 1911's, that cost 700 bucks, then dumping another $400 to cure the jam issues by polishing the feed ramps, enlarge the ejection ports, and then buy a match barrel/bushing to get 'em to shoot as well as this $500 GAP. And all the blabber about not finding ammo, is just that. In the last 4 weeks have purchased locally 250 rounds, another 300 on line, and 1000 rounds of once fired Speer brass (Florida Higway Patrol range) for $40.00.
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Old May 6, 2011, 12:58 AM   #48
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Glocks, calibers...

I'm not a big fan of Glocks or of striker fired polymer(plastic) pistols in general.
That said, I could see maybe buying a Glock 20 or 20C(10mm), the 21SF .45acp(1913 rail format), the 4th Gen type Glock 27 .40S&W(with .357sig & 9mm barrels) or maybe a subcompact model 36.
Glocks do have many fans & a lot of custom/after market parts.
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Old May 6, 2011, 01:05 AM   #49
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would only own a 34, but really want to shoot a 17 and 19...
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Old May 6, 2011, 02:21 AM   #50
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I just recently got a g19 and before that regularly carried a g30 (theyre nearly the same size gun, just 9mm vs .45acp) I wanted a 9mm for the increased capacity and lighter recoil, and I wanted something i knew i could rely on, and would fit in my g30 crossbreed holster, so the 19 was a no brainer.


A word of caution; before buying a glock locally check online, my local gun store wanted 600$ for a g19 and 650$ for a g30, I found both online for 500$ with free shipping (about a 30$ value) and I also skirted the state sales tax, which I try to do at every turn.
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