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Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Instymp, Mar 14, 2012.
Which model is the most popular/best for a civilian that doesn't like to carry every day?
I love my G23...
However, a lot can be also said for the G19. As far as Glocks go, not too big, not too small, decent capacity and easily handled recoil.
While some might argue ballistics, inarguably it's a great place to start, IMO.
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G23, hands down !!
Why do you not carry everyday??? Criminals don't take days off!!! Pack a G22 in a Galco Fletch, you won't know its there but if you need it a PERP will !!!!!!!
The G23 is a great gun. I've owned one and I liked it a lot.
To be honest though, now I favor 9mm over the .40. Arguably the balistics are very similar. I fired my G23 from the person sold it to recently and the gun recoils like a mule compared to it's 9mm counterpart and even the bigger G21 .45 cal.
It felt like it wanted to jump out of my hand. I guess I am too use to firing 9mm now is all.
Good luck with whatever you decide!
plan to buy a 380 keltec or ruger lc?? to stick in my pocket.
glocks too heavy for a short old fart like me.
The question needs more info. If you want to carry, not necessarily every day, but carry is a primary reason- then the g27 is probably the best. If you want to carry some, and still enjoy shooting quite a bit at the range, then the g23 is your best bet. If you only carry now and then, want to shoot quite a bit, and primary use is home defense- then the 22 is probably for you. If you rarely, if ever carry.., want to shoot a lot even competitively, yet still have a great hd gun, then the 35 is for you.
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I have a G23 that was my carry, and I just purchased a G27. I love both of them. If I had to pick one, and I do carry most of the time. The G27 is a lot easier and more comfortable to carry. Both of the guns are more accurate than me, and I shoot comparably with both. At 50 ft 9 out of 10 in a 6 inch target. 20 feet, no aiming, just point shooting, all rounds center of mass every time. Both will get the job done, it is just a matter of picking the right tool for your circumstances, and what is comfortable in your hands. If you don't like shooting with one or the other, and won't practice, go with the one you will practice with and work around it. you can conceal a 23, and if you don't conceal, who cares if you have a 27 for home defense. Shoot both, and decide what is best for you.
another option. Get the 27, and you can get mag extensions for the extra grip. so there is a little more versatility there.
Glock 23--- as you always can fit the G22 mags in a G23. Great concealment when you choose to carry
I have the 22 and 23... The 22 would be ideal for home defense and limited personal carry. However, I like the size of the 23 for regular personal carry with the home defense appeal.
For the experienced shooter ... G23
For the everyday shooter .... G19
My first Glock was a 23. Then a 17 and a 26. The 19 is a perfect gun and it's ever "perfecter" in .40. But I learned Glocks in .40. When I get my GSSF coupon, it'll be a G27, G36, or G29. I love watching hickok45 blissing out with his G27. I might buy one just in honor of Mr. YouTube Marvelous.
The only fotay I ever owned was a Sigma. That said, it would be a 23.
Where are all the G27 fan boys here. I can't begin to count how many times I have read someone say that they would not have bought the G23 if they shot the G27 first. But get what ever feels the most comfortable to you.
I have both G22 and G23 in gen4. Lucky me
G23 even if all day every day carry