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19 vs 17

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by Fisherman, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. Fisherman

    Fisherman

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    I've heard this before so I'll add to the conversation. I started several months ago with my first Glock-a 19. As I've become more comfortable with the gun and groups have become a little tighter, I ran across a good price on a 17, bought it and, this morning, took it to the range. I know it's the shooter, not the gun, but I couldn't hold a candle to the smaller gun. Now, I have to try a 26 and I'm guessing that I'll wind staying with my slow but seemingly steady improvement on the 19. :fishing:
     
  2. bryandover

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    A bunch of trigger time on one is better than a little on two.
     

  3. SARDG

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    Bryan- In what divisions do you shoot your 26? Is that a Gen 4?
     
  4. bryandover

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    I only use it in subcompact. All my guns are Gen3 and as long as they are working I stick with them.
     
  5. bryandover

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    I guess I better get on the road to Oakdale.
     
  6. Fisherman

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    Roger the trigger time on one.
     
  7. 19carry

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    Fisherman, I'm new to Glocks, but had the same experience. Shot the 19 & the 17 on the same day. Did much better with the 19. Tried different ammo thru both. Same results. I agree with the above posts. I ended up buying the 19.
     
  8. DannyR

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    They are equally accurate, so go whichever feels best and shoots best. For me it's the G19 sized Glocks.:wavey:
     
  9. ede

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    I agree shooting one has some advantages, on the other hand I tihnk trigger time is good no matter what platform you're using. A long time ago I shot the match at Oakdale with a G23, my at the time favorate Glock and my favorate frame size. It was 103* the day I shot using the G23 in 3 divisions it got too hot and have a negative effect on my shooting. When I got home I bought a LE trade in G22, added a set of fixed Heinies and took outthe NY trigger. Fired a mag for function and another few rounds at some dirt clods to see if it hit where I aimed. The next week I won Marietta with it. Had never owned a full size frame Glock except for the G35.

    USPSA match I shoot goes quick and lot of us will sign up to reshoot. I go around 3 times shooting a pair of divisions each time plus a boot leg carbine match. I've shoot more or less the same scores using a Glock, 1911, S&W revolvers, and the AR and have never had a problem with switching controls or triggers.
     
  10. Fisherman

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    I'm, at least for now, in Danny's camp. The 19 size will remain "it" for me. :fishing: