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Old 02-26-2013, 07:50   #26
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I imagine this info is here somewhere I just haven't found it.

What is the recoil difference between the two? Is it just a little bit, somewhat, a lot, etc.

I know my G22 doesn't bother me in the least bit compared to 17's and 19's. I just thought the "baby" might be a handful. Actually, I don't consider anything to really be a handful. I have shot a S&W 500 After that everything else is a pop gun.

I may have the opportunity to trade another gun that I don't shoot much for a G27 and am trying to make up my mind. Since I already have a G26 and really like it a lot I am second guessing why even mess with the G27. I guess it is mostly curiosity since I have never shot one.
You already have G26 you cannot go wrong with it; I target practice and carry my USA made Gen 3 G26 and feel well protected!
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Old 02-26-2013, 08:35   #27
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I have both. The g26 is always going to be faster with follow up shots. To me, it is enough to make a difference. Not to mention it holds more rounds and the Plus 2's in the 26 actually give you plus 2, where in the 40 its only a plus 1 baseplate.
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Old 02-26-2013, 08:38   #28
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Get some GAP mag base plates and you're good to go.
This. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:24   #29
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G26 for me, cheaper ammo, less recoil, deadly accurate, fast enough with it, not the same with the G27!
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:28   #30
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The G27 can do everything a G26 can do, but the opposite is not true. The G27 is three calibers (.40, 9mm, .357Sig) with barrel changes. The G26 is well.......a 9mm.
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:41   #31
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Agreed... I shoot WAY more 9mm and 45 than I do 40.
This.
Though with the advent of the Gen4 in the .40 cal and lack of 9X19 ammo available, my G23 is looking better and better.

Edit:Also, I want to give those 'gap plates' a whirl on my G26, cept I can't find any of the damn things for sale. :(

Another Edit!! : My 26 with no extended floor plates is pretty snappy to shoot with my PD load of choice, the Underwood 115gr +P+ GoldDot.
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:24   #32
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I find the G27 to be easier to shoot than the 26. And it sure makes a bigger hole in the paper.
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I guess I'm in the minority here. I own many 40s, but I much prefer the 9mm overall.
I shoot my G26 much easier than the G27.

I find the G26 to be more manageable in muzzle flip and recoil. Although the G27 is versatile, that is not an issue for me.



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Old 02-27-2013, 14:51   #33
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There is a big difference in the felt recoil of the 27 vs the 26 and I think this is the reason that on the used market the G27 is the most common Glock model. I'm surprised that not much info came up in a search? try some different search terms, this is a common topic.
+1 for sure. I owned and shot a couple thousand rds through a 27 in the late '90's before converting to 9mm. 200-250 rd sessions with the 27 gave me some tingling in the palms and slight tremors like I used to get after a heavy bag workout. The G26 kicks much less. Physics.
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