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Old 04-23-2013, 21:49   #1
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Which Glock should I get next?

First off, I am absolutely in love with my new Gen 4 17. It is my second glock. My first was a Gen 4 23 that I loved, but I eliminated 40 caliber from my pistols. Dwindled them down to 9 and 45. So right now I only have 3 pistols. A full size Ruger 1911, A Springfield XDS that I carry, and my 17. I have an abundance of 9mm right now, but not much 45. I'm thinking of adding a 26 to my arsenal because of my ammo situation plus it Would give me another carry option. It only seems natural, right? Or should I get a full size and go with a 21? I'm eyeballing a fde Gen 4 26 to go with my 17. It just seems like they'd be a happy pair!
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Old 04-23-2013, 21:54   #2
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My vote, based on what you've told us, would be for the 26. Either way, you can't go wrong!
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Old 04-23-2013, 22:09   #3
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My vote, based on what you've told us, would be for the 26. Either way, you can't go wrong!
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Old 04-23-2013, 22:10   #4
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The 26, then the 19
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Old 04-23-2013, 22:14   #5
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The 26, then the 19
As soon as he gets the G26, he'll be looking at the G19 for sure.
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Old 04-23-2013, 22:28   #6
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I recently sold my 19 and picked up a 30, couldn't be happier!!!!!

I'm sure you'll get answers all over the place but IMO and I'm learning quick, the 30 is a hell of a package!!
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Old 04-24-2013, 06:27   #7
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I recently sold my 19 and picked up a 30, couldn't be happier!!!!!

I'm sure you'll get answers all over the place but IMO and I'm learning quick, the 30 is a hell of a package!!
I like my G30 alot too. Smooth shooter and very accurate as well.
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:15   #8
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I have a gen4 29 on order for my next purchase.
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:21   #9
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I'd get the 19.
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:25   #10
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The G26 is alot more fun at the range than is the enjoyment of trying to conceal a full size pistol under a relatively tight shirt.
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:33   #11
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26 or 19 for sure. I'd normally say 19 but since you have the 17 I'd go for the 26 for something the carry. They shoot great.
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:40   #12
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How you describe it get the 26.

For me I would get a 19. I'm not a huge fan of the subs.
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:41   #13
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How you describe it get the 26.

For me I would get a 19. I'm not a huge fan of the subs.
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Having said that, if you aren't sure don't let the money burn a whole in your pocket. At some point you'll come across a must have.
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:30   #14
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First off, I am absolutely in love with my new Gen 4 17. It is my second glock. My first was a Gen 4 23 that I loved, but I eliminated 40 caliber from my pistols. Dwindled them down to 9 and 45. So right now I only have 3 pistols. A full size Ruger 1911, A Springfield XDS that I carry, and my 17. I have an abundance of 9mm right now, but not much 45. I'm thinking of adding a 26 to my arsenal because of my ammo situation plus it Would give me another carry option. It only seems natural, right? Or should I get a full size and go with a 21? I'm eyeballing a fde Gen 4 26 to go with my 17. It just seems like they'd be a happy pair!

I went solely with the 9MM a few years back due to economics. I am not a fan of the G17 just too darn big. I have a G19 Gen 4 FDE and a G26 Gen 3 USA made gun. You cannot go wrong with either one of these; I think your on the right track get the G26 Gen 4 FDE you will love it! Also if you ever pocket carry look at the Kahr CM9 it is great little gun for pocket carry.
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:57   #15
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I've got and carried a 17, 19, 22, 23 and a 27 so...knowing the platform sizes and their individual qualities as I do...I'd get a 19 over a 26. It's a bit more versatile IMO. Given your current situation though...the 26 is a fine weapon and would be a great choice.

To me...the 19/23 and 26/27 have proven about the same to carry for my use so naturally I almost always pick the higher capacity weapon when given the option.

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Old 04-24-2013, 08:57   #16
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You can carry a Glock 19 very easily with the right holster.


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Old 04-24-2013, 09:09   #17
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You can carry a Glock 19 very easily with the right holster.


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I'd argue you can do the same with a 17 using that caveat.
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:25   #18
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With my normal clothes I have issues comfortably concealing a 19. I can be comfortable, or I can be concealed, not both. Winter clothes it works fine because I can carry OWB which is much more comfortable.

That said... I'm looking at a 26 next, so that's my vote for you as well!


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Old 04-24-2013, 09:33   #19
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Get a G21...That's a MAN'S pistol.
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:39   #20
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The 19 isn't that much smaller than your 17, but it makes a world of difference carrying iwb, yet it's still a decent size gun with great capacity.
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