First time Glocker, Long time Shooter

Discussion in 'Introduction Forum' started by Kwoodz, Sep 13, 2012.


  1. Kwoodz

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    Hello!
    I have recently acquired my first glock, a 26. Is being smitten with a weapon a mental condition? I love the thing and am kicking myself for waiting this long to take the leap.

    IMO its perfect. It fits my hand like a glove, i dont miss the pinky grip, and it runs flawlessly (so far, im only 300 rounds into it in the last week).

    Basically, all of the review youtube videos i watched on it, minus a few, were wrong. You dont need pierce grips, extended slide releases, hogue slip on grips, crimson trace lasers, polish jobs, etc. PLus, if i hear one more chubby individual complain about the circumference of the grip, while desperately trying to get his fingertips around it, im going to launch my computer out of a window. THATS YOUR faulty feature NOT the guns. My 110 LB girlfriend's hands fit the grip for christs sake!:treadmill:

    Anyhow, im past the youtube, mall ninja, "video review" phase, and am looking forward to having intelligent conversations with like minded individuals.
     

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  2. bac1023

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    You could do your own youtube review about how all the others don't speak for everyone and the gun is perfect, even if some detracters are too big for themselves. :rofl:
     
  7. FLSlim

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    Welcome. I'm with you, nothing wrong with the stock 26 (or any other stock Glock for that matter).
     
  8. CanMan

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    Box stock Glocks are just fine. Especially for cc. Range guns are great to trick out but I like my EDC as it came from the factory.
     
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  12. Kwoodz

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    I have to admit to one modification. I put skateboard grip tape made by talon on the grip to keep it from shooting out of my sweaty hand like a wet bar of soap. The range is a consistent 80 deg and I'm sure the humidity is at least 75-80. This is only to prevent my own embarrassment, and the few dreaded shots I may need the weapon in real world use, the stock grip would work just fine.
     
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    :welcome: From Michigan!
     

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