close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Newb x2

Discussion in 'Introduction Forum' started by jon1all, May 22, 2012.


  1. jon1all

    jon1all
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2012
    5
    0
    Hi all... newb x2 here (new to GT and new to Glock in general).

    I bought a G26 Gen4 last month. It's my first Glock and only my 2nd semi-auto ever (I own several revolvers... I have always just loved revolvers for their simplicity of design and reliability).

    When I decided I needed a 9mm again (previous semi-auto was a Ruger P95 which didn't fit my hand well) I started researching what the most reliable semi-auto out there is and big DUH the answer is... GLOCK! :supergrin:

    I wanted a G26 so I could CC it, but all I could find initially was Gen3s and the grip (just like my previous Ruger P95) just didn't fit my hand... well. I am probably just picky and/or spoiled by the grips I have on my revolvers (a couple of which are Hogues), but I just wasn't sold on the G26 until I found a Gen4. Once I got that in my hand (without any of the modular backstrap pieces added) it solved the grip problem for me. I know it's not really that much of a difference between the Gen3 and the Gen4, but surprisingly just that little bit really did help the pistol feel comfortable in my hand.

    Anyway, I have put just over 200 rounds thru it and let me say, it is quite a little performer. In fact, I immediately shot it as good as any of my revolvers and better than my other CC weapon (Ruger LCR .38spl--which is pretty snappy!). Really, really love this little Glock and how smooth it is and I have now moved it into CC duty along with LCR (though frankly, the Glock has been getting a lot more holster time than the LCR lately!) :)

    Anyway, just wanted to pass on my kudos to Glock and to GT (great reference site) and say... "Hi". :wavey:
     

    Wanna kill these ads? We can help!
  2. denn1911

    denn1911
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2010
    1,643
    0
    Location:
    New England
    The G26 is a great CCW pistol so you have a solid performer. I'm glad that you found your way here and to the Glock side. There's a ton of helpful info here with great people included. Welcome and enjoy!
     

  3. FLSlim

    FLSlim
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2010
    1,340
    13
    Location:
    FL W Coast
    Welcome and congrats on the 26--a great carry piece.
     
  4. larson1122

    larson1122
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2012
    1,801
    0
    Location:
    Minnesota
    Welcome!
     
  5. truetopath

    truetopath
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2011
    681
    2
    Location:
    NY
    Welcome to GT from NY and congrats on the 26!
     
  6. Raven1967

    Raven1967
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2012
    1,331
    5
    Location:
    NE Oklahoma
  7. Folsom_Prison

    Folsom_Prison
    Expand Collapse
    Brew Crew

    Joined:
    May 2, 2010
    26,505
    3,062
    Location:
    Midwest
  8. TSAX

    TSAX
    Expand Collapse
    USAF Vet

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2010
    10,162
    7
    Welcome Aboard





    :50cal:
     
  9. TSAX

    TSAX
    Expand Collapse
    USAF Vet

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2010
    10,162
    7
    Welcome to GT x2 :supergrin:





    ::50cal:
     
  10. bac1023

    bac1023
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2004
    101,855
    2,457
    Location:
    PA
  11. Glock40man

    Glock40man
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2011
    6,858
    83
    Location:
    The Midwest
    Welcome to GT!
     
  12. mymini40

    mymini40
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2009
    3,391
    0
    Location:
    battle creek,michigan
    Welcome!
     
  13. ca survivor

    ca survivor
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2011
    8,431
    55
    Location:
    Florida
  14. oily_oink

    oily_oink
    Expand Collapse
    ###########

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2006
    4,329
    2
    Location:
    Metro. Detroit
    :welcome: From Michigan!