Getting rid of my snubby

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  1. Glocktalkfan

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    Hi all,

    i decided a week ago to sell my S&W 37 Airweight and stick to my full size pistol.A bit less comfortable to carry,but the gun i want to hold in my hands when the .... hits the fan.I never felt really well prepared when carring the little .38

    Will meet the buyer at thursday and sell the S&W for the same money i bought it.Maybe i'll replace it trough a Glock 26.

    What would you suggest?

    The crime rate is going up like crazy.Right today a cop got gunned down from a fleeing burglar in our capital Vienna,man that sucks.No day anymore without such incidents.
     
  2. chewybaca67

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    As long as you have it on ya' all the time, get what you want. Can't go wrong with a G-26. Summers I carry my G-27 and winters I carry my G-23 or one of my G-19s. Sometimes carry my snubbie, just depends on how I feel I guess. But as long as it is with me is the point.
     

  3. Glocktalkfan

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    i never leave home without a gun.Pretty rare habit here in Austria,but i got the permit,thanks god.
     
  4. ChiefWPD

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    While I understand your desire to carry a more substantial handgun then a S&W 37 (a fine revolver) it has been my experience that carrying a service weight handgun for extended periods of time can be difficult, uncomfortable and tiring. Even a "small" Glock is a relatively heavy piece of machinery. I would urge you consider first trying long term carrying of such a Glock before selling your S&W.
     
  5. CharlestonG26

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    I usually carry a G26...but...I also have a S&W 637 for situations when deeper concealment is required.
     
  6. greenlion

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    G26 is a perfect replacement for the S&W snubnose. Comparable size, twice the capacity, more controllable, better sights. Nothing not to like.
     
  7. beemerphile

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    With eight Glocks to my name, I am still more likely to be carrying my S&W 340PD with Crimson Trace grips in a Mika pocket holster. Loaded with .38+P Gold Dot Short Barrel, I don't feel a bit under-gunned. There is no way that a G-26 or G-27 is as easy to carry as the .38 snub.
     
  8. ede

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    funny you post this now. i put my Kahr PM40 in an auction to sell a few weeks ago. I'm going to carry a G32 from now on, or a J frame 340PD. Just got my first holster for the G32, a DeSantis Inner Piece and it feels very comfortable for the hour or so I've had it on. Time will tell if I like it or not. I thought for some time I wanted to go back to a Glock or 1911 for CC. I have complete confidence in G32 and my ability to use it.
     
  9. BigNic

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    I carry my G26 instead of a S&W Airweight .38.
     
  10. jdeere_man

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    I carry my Glock 26 a vast majority of the time. I'd estimate 95%++ The other percentage of the time is split, but largly a Smith airweight J-frame, with the remaining time being split between a larger auto, and a tiny auto.

    The Glock 26 is my preferred carry gun. The J-frame fits the role of when the Glock 26 isn't practical.

    If I had to pick a one gun to own/carry it would be the Glock 26. The one I carefully selected when I started carrying, and the one I will still own when I quit carrying (a.k.a die).
     
  11. frankmako

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    get the g26 and/or g27. both are good carry guns.
     
  12. JK-linux

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    Every .38 snubbie I have bought and sold, I eventually regretted. I consider it one of those "must have" handguns, along with a 1911, etc... You might consider hanging on to it. Mine is going nowhere without me.
     
  13. Rebel_James

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    I carry Glocks, both on and off duty, a G22 and a G27. That being said, I'd always wanted a Smith J-frame, just never got one of those round tuits and got one.

    A couple of years ago a friend sold me his Model 36. I was visiting my Mom a few days later and out of the blue she said, 'When you sister got divorced her ex took all the guns with him and she doesn't have a gun in her house. Do you have something she can keep at home?' So my sister has the Model 36.

    Last month I found a deal on a Model 637. I haven't even shot it yet but have bought a Desantis Nemesis for carry if I decide to.

    I don't have any more sisters, and my brother has more guns than I do!

    DON'T SELL THE J-FRAME. YOU'LL REGRET IT!



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  14. wrencher

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    Well, I'll be supportive of the switch. I got rid of my S&W 642, hated that little thing.
    I replaced it with a Glock 26, love that gun.
     
  15. carbofan21

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    if you can find a walther pps, they are very easy to carry, and very accurate pistols. a little pricey, but worth it
     
  16. rfd339

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    I would keep the j-frame and get a g26 or g27. I carry this in the summer a SW642.

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    This in the winter, a g27.

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  17. UrbanCowboy

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    I would keep the snubbie and get rid of the fullsize for something more compact like a glock 26 or better yet a H&K P2000sk. I carry a H&K USPc IWB and a S&W 442 in my pocket in addition to an H&K auto pocket knife and a spare mag for the H&K. Even with all that i'm now considering buying the new NAA PUG as a second BUG. After having three different family members murdered (one being my brother) I don't think one can ever be too preppared. I'd much rather be uncomfortable than dead.
     
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  18. ithaca_deerslayer

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    I agree.

    1st choice = G26
    2nd choice = snubbie

    Keep them both!
     
  19. M2 Carbine

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    You'll be sorry.

     
  20. hit21

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    Lustig, mir geht´s so wie den meisten anderen postern hier.
    Habe eine G26 und einen Bodyguard, kann mich nie entschließen, welcher jetzt der Richtige zum mit schleppen ist....

    Freut mich, hie und da einen Landsmann in den Weiten des web anzutreffen!