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G26 for IPSC

Discussion in 'General Competition' started by shootG19, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. Last edited: Jun 8, 2014
  2. 33GlockKR


    Jun 12, 2014
    Like many others, I prefer the G34 but if you want to get really good with your carry gun, there is nothing wrong with giving it a go.

  3. rjstubbl


    Oct 19, 2011
    If its just for practice, then I say go ahead.

    But, if you are going to be serious about competition, then I would say no. It would be a big disadvantage shooting against people with full size guns. People say they shoot them just as well but I don't buy that for a second. If it doesn't matter, then why do the top GM shooters all shoot full size guns?
  4. BuckyP

    BuckyP Lifetime Member

    Feb 1, 2005
    I know. When I here people say they shoot a G26 better than a G34, I think it's time for them to practice more with the 34. :cool:
  5. I always associate that statement with the person being equally poor with both guns.
  6. J Lee

    J Lee Silver Member

    Aug 5, 2013
    South Carolina
    I understand the reasoning. I use a customized CZ SP-01 for IDPA but am thinking of going back to my G19 setup to practice with what I usually carry concealed. I shoot for fun and improvement without expectations of winning. Nothing wrong with those who compete with race guns that they will never carry. Skills improve either way you approach the game. Do what you like.

    I do like seeing my name move higher on the final standings sheet at my local club but the great feeling for me is finishing a stage with a decent time and down zero. Doesn't happen often.