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A Glock's Biggest Weakness?

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by IrishRifles, May 20, 2012.


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  1. IrishRifles

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    I ask because I'm fairly new to Glock.
    What would you say from actual experiences, is a Glock's biggest weakness(es)? :dunno:
     

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  2. Reb 56

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    Wierd grip angle and the Gen 4.
     

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    Factory non-metal sights


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  4. WoodenPlank

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    Who?

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    The grip - bad angle, and badly shaped backstrap. The only ones that fit my hand for crap are the full size small frame guns (17/22/31).
     
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    Not sure if this is what you are looking for, but the strength of the passive safety system in being easy to draw and shoot is also a potential weakness in reholstering.

    I've read enough stories of accidental discharge caused by clothing or ill fitting holsters pressing against the trigger upon reholstering.

    My solution is to be very aware of that potential, to have a good holster that fits well, and to look the gun into my holster.

    Other people may have other priorities and approach things differently.
     
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    There are no weaknesses, if you get a hold of the RTF2. Jmo, of course.
     
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    Their inability to release the Gen 4 G20 in a timely manner.
     
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    They've kept making them worse since Gen 2.5, when they should have stopped trying to "improve" them.
     
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    \the owners, and the expectations of soon-to-be- first time gun owners.
     
  11. Berto

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    Their brick-like ergos and blocky profile.
     
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    Ugly. They look like how I use to draw a gun when I was a little kid. I bought 2 , a 19 and a 23 for my son. I have swapped the sights to big dots and we have put over 1000 rounds through both of Winchester and UMC FMJ. No drama, misfeeds, jams , wierd ejection etc with either. They just go bang when you pull the trigger.


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  13. IrishRifles

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    Yes...
    I've had some deputies tell me of this happening to some of them.
    A nerve-racking consideration that made me hesitate in buying one, initially.
     
  14. Wil Ufgood

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    The passive safety can be a weakness or a strength, depending how you look at it. I don't want to have to find a little thumb switch if I need a bullet to leave the barrel.
     
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    Bullet setback?
     
  17. Wil Ufgood

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  18. IrishRifles

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    What would Glock charge to replace that or could they?
     
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    Slide serrations suck if your hands are not perfectly dry.
     
  20. CBennett

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    industries WORST grips. The Glock so far(and I've handled,shot a lot of pistols/revolvers in the last 25 years) has the most horrid grips I've ever had/felt on a pistol. The ONLY gun I can say I can't own(with one exception being the glock 36) is the Glock its grips/grip angle are THAT bad.

    and to prove a point I didn't read any of the thread or answers first just read the title of the post and I'm betting I'm not the only one that says the BAD grips.
     
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