Glock 26 grip ext.

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  1. bubby

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    What grip extension do you folks recommend for the 26?? How hard are they to install ?? Where can I get one??

    Thanks,
    Bubby
     
  2. DannyR

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    Bobby,

    The G26 is a subcompact. The correct grip is to curl your pinkie under the magazine base. Try it, it works great!;)
     

  3. L-2

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    I own & use three different types/brands, but like the Scherer the most.
    The Scherer model I'm speaking of adds no extra rounds.
    ref. http://glockmeister.com/catalog/index.php/cPath/62_63
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    The Pearce brand is OK, and I use these, too, only because I already own them, but the Scherer brand gives slightly more length and gripping area.

    PS edit: I just saw an ad. Pearce now has another, extended, model very similar to the Scherer product.
     
  4. dglockster

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    +1

    I tried out several grip extensions, but found that after a little practice that I shot my G26 just as well without them, so I stopped using them. The one I liked the most was the Glock + mag extenuation, but it made the G26 a bit harder to pocket carry.
     
  6. jdeere_man

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    It's completely shootable without the extensions. I have no problem controlling it. I carry with the regular magazine some times, and sometimes with a pearce PG-2733 extension when size is not an issue. I carry with the standard mag in pocket or on ankle. IWB or OWB i can usually get by with the +1 without any problems. The advantage of the plus 1 to me is you got more to grab ahold of in a hurry when drawing a gun than it is about controlability.

    just google it, but here's one i found for about $7 http://www.ableammo.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=56502

    You remove the mag base to install these. It's a ***** to get off the first time, but you'll learn. Somehwere there are some instructions online.

    pic of my 26 (in a holster) but showing the extension I use
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    that's just my opinion, not the gospel
     
  7. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    Randy Smith has provided an excellent video on the proper way to remove a baseplate. It is found as a sticky in our Gunsmithing Forum. It's easy and can usually be removed in 3 seconds or less.
     
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    Pearce +1.
     
  9. rich52us

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    +1. If I feel I really need more capacity, I go with a G19 mag and A&G grip sleeve adapter:thumbsup:
     
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    The OP did not ask IF you recommended one, he asked WHICH one!!

    Imagine this, some people WANT a grip extension. Get over it!

    And for some people, wrapping the pinkie is NOT comfortable.



    OP - I like the Pearce Grips on my compact and sub-compact guns.
     
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    Hey, I've been over it:animlol: So my suggestion for a grip extension if I'm going to compromise concealability for capacity is a G19 mag with A&G grip sleeve. Not much bigger than any of the +2s.
     
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    i have the pierce +1 and like it as well.
     
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    i like at least one mag on my g26 and 36 to have an ext,only for when i carry them on my waist, i find it easier to grip for a draw...otherwide i use standard mags for pocket carry...as far as shooting the guns it makes no diff....
     
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    Adding an extension defeats the purpose of the short grip. If you must, go with Pearce or Glock factory plus two. Scherer is crap.
     
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    The GAP extension neither compromises the concealability of the G26/G27/G33 nor does it defeat the purpose of the short grip.


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    On my G26... I tried the Pearce brand, the Mag. moves and some times pinch my finger.
    I use the ten round mag. just the way it comes and now I like it.
    Also, I have a G17 Mag. with the ext. that I use to give me a totally different G26. I LIKE IT.:thumbsup:
     
  17. The Pontificator

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    After trying just about every grip and magazine extention on the mnarket I have come to use these as well and I think they're awesome.

    It's not a matter of capacity. It's a matter of controllability.

    They really work. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
     
  18. MARSH1

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    Why not just use the Glock factory extension? You can buy the mags with them already installed if you want. My experience with a G27 is that they are more secure and less likely to pop off if the mag is dropped.

    I am not a purist insisting on all Glock factory parts but in this case I see no advantage to the aftermarket extensions.