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Postby Torgo » Sat Jun 19, 2010 11:40 am

I personally had a poor experience with a glock. I like the size and recoil, but had a problem with the range Glock 19 I used. I went with a CZ as my first, worth looking into at least. I personally think comfort is key, and while grips and the like can be changed, weight, size, and recoil will be your constants for the most part. just my two cents
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Postby St8Shooter » Sat Jun 19, 2010 1:48 pm

good points torgo. I'm curious what what yo said about the "range Glock 19 used". could you explain that more?

Thanks
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Postby Torgo » Sat Jun 19, 2010 2:24 pm

Think you already answered your question about this, but in the home defense thread I have a post about my experience with the Glock 19.
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Postby gungirlLV » Thu Jul 01, 2010 12:48 pm

Thank you everyone, that is just the type of feedback I needed to recognize.

There are pros and cons to everything and I think it is sometimes blind fully ignorant to go into anything without realizing or knowing both sides. I have some more research to do of course, but at least I will be able to test a Glock and acknowledge what some of the comments were and make an educated decision then.
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Postby whitehood » Thu Jul 01, 2010 9:35 pm

In head to head tests more female LEO's selected the G19 as their first choice.
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Postby ulgydog56 » Sun Jul 11, 2010 10:27 pm

glock was the first gun of its type, they are great side arms ,but now days there are many fine guns to pick from out side of the glock line, take a look its your money.............
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Postby Doriadiver » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:34 am

My first handgun was a Glock 19. Hard to beat it for simplicity, durability and reliability. Easiest guns in the world to break down and maintain.
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Postby ShootSS » Tue Aug 17, 2010 5:38 pm

The Glock is probably the first and only "well received" hand gun that has truly created feelings of "love it" or "hate it" in the gun loving crowd. I fall into the latter camp. I don't think anyone will argue that they are not reliable or durable, but they are butt ugly and dangerous out of the holster as pointed out.



A dangerous firearm in the trained hands of an officer of the law is one thing, but considering the potential for havoc in the hands of an occasional shooter or frightened homeowner makes me realize why there is still room for the tried and true DA revolver.
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Postby ET. » Fri Aug 20, 2010 2:27 pm

Of the 7 handguns that I own, 2 of them are Glocks (21sf & 27). I shoot these 2 guns better than any of the other guns in my limited collection. I Conceal Carry the Glock27 most of the time because it is small enough to hide in a holster on my waist. Plus it is 100% reliable. You can't go wrong with a Glock. Their customer service is very good also.
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Postby Will_Carry » Sat Aug 21, 2010 11:50 am

Glocks: Ugly as a brick. Reliable, simple and affordable.

The reason so many LEOs carry them is becuase their departments can't afford Sigs, H&Ks or Kimbers. Some people love'em some people hate'em but nobody will argue that they are not among the best self defense handguns made.
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