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who has a 10mm auto?

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by brassraker, Jul 8, 2013.

  1. brassraker

    brassraker

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    what gun is it?
    what is your opinion of it?
    glock 20
    great gun
     
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  2. willieH

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    I like the G20 with the SF grip reduction. I don't find the 10mm particularly harsh to shoot and it's one of Glocks heaviest pistol weighing a touch under 28oz. The sights were replaced with Warren Tactical/Sevigny sight set. Finding ammo is difficult and expensive.

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  3. ede

    ede Bama's Friend

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    I have a G20SF now, never fired it. I'd like to sell it. After reading everything about the 10mm I'm afraid to shoot it. I'm worried I might vaporize something or myself. I've had a couple other G20s and G29s and one 4" 610 all gone now. I am in the market for a 6" 610 if I could ever find one.
     
  4. markerbeacon

    markerbeacon

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    Glock 29 Gen4
    Love it!
     
  5. thisaway

    thisaway Moderator

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    I have a somewhat geriatric Gen 2 Glock 20
     
  6. bac1023

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    D&D Bren Ten, Glock 20, Smith & Wesson 1006 :cool:


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  7. SigFTW

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    S&W 1006, one of the best 10mm out there. No longer in production :crying:however you still can find them if you are willing to pay.

    RIA 10mm, a very nice 1911 style 10mm for $600. (Some minor upgrades may be required to get it running 100%) http://www.glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1456301

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  8. boilergonzo

    boilergonzo

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    Gun: Only a G20SF. Only 10mm I have fired.
    Opinion: VERY pleasantly surprised how easy it was to shoot (I was fearing "340PD with 357Magnum"-like recoil... and it is nothing like that at all!). I love it.

    Curious how the old S&W and the 1911's compare with regards to perceived recoil. Does the extra weight help, or does the flex of polymer help, or are they fairly similar?
     
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  9. bac1023

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    I never shot my G20 and 1006 back to back, but the Smith weighs 11oz more than the Glock.
     
  10. BlackFratelli

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    Tanfoglio Witness 10mm. While its reputation isn't the best, the same could be said for myself. The gun hasn't let me down once with factory ammo. It only malfunctioned with a box of improperly loaded 10mm range reloads. Not a single malfunction with any factory ammo ive used, from 180 grain putt-putt Hornady to Double Tap and Cor-Bon nuclear loads. I even carried it for a time.


    I picked it because the 1006 has the same frame as the 4506, and I couldn't shoot that gun worth a rats in DA. The combination of single stack frame and heavy DA pull meant a missed shot. I ran hundreds of rounds of .45 ACP through it and couldn't get an A zone hit in DA, ever . I changed grips, changed stances......and all in vain. It was a painful moment when I sold that gun. The 4506/1006 is a nice piece, but in a defensive scenario I may as well throw it at the scumbag.

    Not only that, its impossible to acquire for under $1000-and 10mm 1911s have the same problem.

    Glock's Model 20 doesn't fit my hand any better then the 4506 did, so that left the Witness. It seemed to be a risk given the online research, but its paid off in my case. The best $420 ive ever spent.

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  11. GlockWheeler

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    I have, in the past owned 2 Glock 20 pistols, 1 Stainless Colt Delta Elite and my current 10mm, a 3rd Gen Glock 29 (since around 1998). Overall, the Delta Elite was the most accurate, but the least reliable of the bunch. I eventually decided to settle on only 10mm and I chose the Glock 29. I am considering the addition of a 4th Gen Glock 20, however.
     
  12. Jbehredt

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    Gen 3 20. Love that thing. Idea nicely in my survival sheath chest holster. Full of 220 gr hard cast underwood it's good medicine for unruly things in the woods.
     
  13. todd_g

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    Yup, I have a G29sf, extremely accurate with my after market barrel.
     
  14. FullClip

    FullClip NRA Benefactor CLM

    Got a Glock 20, and a Colt Delta Elite.

    Here's a "before" pic of the Delta.

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    I can't find a pic of the 'after' when I had it worked...but will post one when I get back home. (extended grip safety, commander hammer, fiber optic sights, and 3-hole trigger)
     
  15. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    Two Delta Elites, one SW 1006 and one G20SF.

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  16. crazymoose

    crazymoose Nonentity

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    Glock 20 was my first handgun. Owned a few other 10's over the years. A 10mm wasn't terribly practical as a first gun, but it served me well and I still love shooting it.
     
  17. Billy10mm

    Billy10mm

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    10mm 1911. I find the 1911 to be an excellent 10mm platform for my needs.