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New guy from NW Arkansas

Discussion in 'Introduction Forum' started by MacNobody, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. MacNobody


    Jan 18, 2013
    I have had a Glock 23 for several years and just purchased a new Gen 3 Glock 19 yesterday. I liked the .40 until I started shooting it a lot in preparation for some training.

    About me: I am in the Marine Corps Reserve, I spent four years on active duty and have been in the Reserve for over six years now and currently serve as an 0369 Infantry Unit Leader in an Anti-Tank section. I got my CHCL in the summer and have recently realized how undertrained I am to be able to fight with a pistol in a defensive situation. I started shooting a lot more and looking for training opportunities, and the snappy recoil of the .40 turned me off, so I went in search of a good 9mm. I didn't want a G19 originally because I thought I would just get a conversion barrel and make my G23 into a 9mm pistol for the training.

    After reading some of the issues that others have had with the recoil spring and extractor, I decided to switch my carry gun to a factory 9mm. Along came the G19!

    So far I love it, perfect size for me to conceal and I shot 150 rounds through a rental gun and really love it.

    I can't wait to shoot more and start some training with it.

    I am excited to be here and learn more about the weapon with you guys!
  2. CanMan

    CanMan Silver Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    in flagrante

  3. Welcome to the forum!
  4. RPVG


    Oct 6, 2012
    Orlando, FL
    Welcome and a big, ol' Semper Fi to ya! I'm always happy to see another Marine here.

    G19 is real nice! Good choice.
  5. MacNobody


    Jan 18, 2013
    Semper Fi!

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  6. skeeter7

    skeeter7 Brass Vulture

    Nov 13, 2010
    Rhode Island
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    Jun 23, 2006
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