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Getting a Glock

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Turtle Guy, Mar 9, 2006.

  1. Turtle Guy

    Turtle Guy Elder Statesman

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    I have decided to buy a G26 after evaluating a few others (Kahr PM9 for example). I told my son to order one for me in case he can get a military discount. I talked to a SWAT officer who carries a Glock, and he said they loved them. They can get wet, dropped, run over—and they still fire. That was a deal clincher for me. I want a reliable sub-compact.

    This forum has been very helpful. I hope to get my G26 in a few weeks, but it may take longer since my son is out on long training exercises all the time. My Walther P22 will continue to be my practice gun.

    Anyway, I plan to get tritium sights on it, and based on the recommendations that I have read here, I will get GAP finger rests and Hogue Handall grip sleeves to start off.

    Am I forgetting anything for my basic G26 setup? I am thinking of an Alessi ankle holster based on Masaad Ayoob's recommendation.
     
  2. stangyg123

    stangyg123 NRA 4 Ever

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    You have most of the common mods covered except one. Many people like to repalce the stock connector with a 3.5# connector. I have tried a few connectors but settled on the LWD because it seems to be the smoothest IMO.

    All my Glocks have a 3.5# connector and NS, my favorite two mods. :)
     

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    I also have a stainless steel recoil rod though some think it uneeded. Grips are from www.unclemikes.com.
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    A bicycle tube works great too and is cheaper. The 26 will beat the pants off ANY poly kahr but their stainless models are ok, I'd buy a 26 over any poly kahr. Oh and cheaper too.
     
  5. Turtle Guy

    Turtle Guy Elder Statesman

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    My son has my new Glock 26. He and 2 other Army Green Berets took it to the base range and test fired it. They were impressed with the baby Glock. He adjusted the sights for me and added a mag extension. I hope to have it soon. I have a new Hogue grip ready to slip on.
     
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    Let us know how it shoots.

    -gunguru1
     
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    meshmdz OBAMA 2012

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    i have long thought the G26 is the best 9mm in the world. the size, what it shoots, and the larger mags that it will take... it simply cant be beaten.
     
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    CTfam DREAM BIG.

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    It cant be beaten... UNTIL.......













    You wrap your fingers around a 19!



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  9. Turtle Guy

    Turtle Guy Elder Statesman

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    I took my new 26 to the range and fired it for the first time. Wow. It is impressive. So much firepower in a small package.

    My shots were slightly to the left, but OK vertically. My son had the same issue, but not from a bench. I am going to try from a bench. I think it's me. I will adjust some positioning before I fool with the sights.

    This is a great gun, and a new friend to my Walther P22 practice pistol. I learned a lot from this forum.