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Re: glock

Postby Preacher1011 » Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:34 pm

devildog28 wrote:Preacher why the disdain for sub compacts?

I just bought an xd sub-com and love it. It's easy to shoot and any short barrel that makes head shots and punches the center out of bullseyes at 25 yards is a darn good sub in my book.

I didn't say I didn't like sub-compacts, that was daffy. Anywho, since you brought it up I like the feel of a compact glock better than a sub myself.
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Re: glock

Postby daffy... » Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:54 pm

nope, never said i hated them. i dont conceal. cant think of any reason id need a compact. plus ive got meat mitts im a chef. my hands are swollen and beat.
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Re: glock

Postby ALMODUX » Thu Dec 24, 2009 8:14 am

While I prefer the bigger bore handguns, (with the loads we have today) there's not much 'wrong' with a 9mm. While a .40 might be 'better', and some might think a .357 Sig is the stuff, a 9mm can do it just as well, with modern HPs. I think a .45 is the epitome of a defensive handgun round, but it doesn't mean a 9mm won't fit the bill, either. BTW, I do own a Glock 20 10mm. It and the 21 are just about the only Glocks that come close to feeling right in my hand. The 1911s, XDs, Sigs, etc. ALL have better ergonomics, IMO, and (while I like my Glock) I don't think a Glock is a Sig or custom 1911....JMO. Now, there are some factory 10mm loads that are hot/full power, but they are few and far between. Also, Glock barrels won't like the cast loads available for hunting, so an aftermarket bbl would be in oder. The purpose of my Glock 20 is for trail/hunting/truck/home defense...not constant concealed carry. The 10mm has a unique ability with it's loads to be switched out for defense loads vs hunting loads, and it can shoot hogs just as easily as it can shoot democrats. :beer: Cartridges/platforms will always be debatable, because it's more need/intended use, feel, and personal preference, which is why there is so much out there. On a side not, full house 10mm loads from the full-sized Glock are easier to handle than .40 cal loads out of a Glock 27. My 9yr-old loves shooting my Glock 20 with Cor Bon DPX loads, and he can hit AND hang onto it. Just go shoot stuff. The way something shoots, carries, costs, and feels, determines more of my purchase than caliber, generally. :biggrin:
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