I don't own a Glock

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Bicycleguy, Oct 23, 2020.

  1. tomrkba

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    Your answer is the Glock 19.5. It's a great gun. An RMR'd G26 is another great gun. I have yet to acquire one, but I hear good things.
     
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  2. tomrkba

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    I have the M17 Bravo and P320 45C. I am not impressed with them, especially the trigger. I find them adequate but prefer my 17.5 and 21.4. I do recommend trying one of them as you may like them.
     

  3. tomrkba

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    While "true", the RMR will survive multiple drops onto the screen over thousands of rounds. Almost all others will not (I'm sure there is one model that will but I don't know it).
     
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    I tend to agree with the Gen 5 guns. I have no urge to modify anything on it other than the sights.
     
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    What does "too outdated" mean as far as guns?
     
  6. Green70

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    I carried the Gen 5 MOS G19 with a Burris Fastfire III mounted. It was not ideal. The RMR adds a lot of bulk and complexity to a tool that needs to be as simple and intuitive as possible. The back-up suppressor sights dragged on the draw and increased snag potential.

    The Gen 5 G19 MOS is an amazing weapon. The best Glock ever made, IMHO. The best stock trigger out of the box, the perfect grip, and perfect compromise between capacity and concealability. My pistol is capable of 1" 5-shot groups at 25 yards with the RMR mounted. If I was dropped into a war zone and needed a sidearm, it would be it.

    But, as a pure CCW weapon, the Sig P365 is better. It's significantly smaller, very accurate, shoots like a much bigger pistol, and mine has been 100%. Plus, you can get a manual safety and shove it near your junk to your heart's content with total peace of mind.

    I carry mine with the 12-round magazine and a Hogue grip. It feels just as good as the G19 with nearly identical purchase area.

    Or, I can put in a flush 10-round magazine and carry it in my pants pocket with the safety on with no worries. The G19 is not versatile in that regard. You can make a G19 bigger with more capacity, but not smaller.

    This is my G19 compared to my P365...
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    The significant size difference while only giving up 3 rounds is obvious.
     
  7. BBMW

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    Everything you say is true, except that the G19 and P365 aren't in the same size class. The Glocks to compare to the P365 are the G26 and G43. Of course the P365 has advantages over both of those also.

     
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    an advantage in size - sure, an advantage of reliably hitting anything 15 yards away - hardly...
     
  9. G26-Has-my-6

    G26-Has-my-6 Fullclip's Life Matters! FLM!!

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    If you're talking shootability, I wouldn't give the G43 anything over the P365. The G26, with its wider grip might have an advantage, for shooters that want a wider grip. But, of course, the tradeoff is (always) shootability vs concealability / comfort. CCWers were screaming for narrower guns. Now they have them, some are complaining the the don't shoot as well.

     
  11. 360joules

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    The g43x checks all the boxes.
     
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    BDM71,many thanks for sharing your knowledge and experiences. You are not alone in your thoughts on the company that is Sig. I learned from your response and look forward to reading many more of your posts.

    I have zero experience with any other Sig Sauer firearms except the P365XL being basically a 1911 and Glock shooter. This little pistol really surprised me with its outstanding(to me) ergonomics, ease of carry and shootability. And I totally understand that, it being a newish model,can,in no way, compare to the reliability that is Glock.
     
  13. Jan R Whitaker

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    Glock 19 pretty much takes care of everything.
     
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  14. ADK_40GLKr

    ADK_40GLKr Adirondacker with a Glock

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    As an alternative to milling, I bought a Dove-Tail mount (about $50 as I recall) for my Gen 4 G34 and installed a Vortex Venom Red-Dot Sight. Love the set up! It made my old G34 my favorite Glock.
     
  15. clancy

    clancy Oh, for a muse of fire

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    I fell the same as you. I owned a Glock 27, for about 2 weeks. There was absolutely nothing I liked about it or any other Glock I have fired. I think my wife put it best after she shot her first Glock. She said it felt like it was designed by someone who had never held a pistol before.
     
  16. xTerpx

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    The G19 is the quintessential carry gun. /thread
     
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    I hope your aren't implying that the P365 is inaccurate, because that is simply not true.

    It's not my most accurate carry gun, but it will do 2" 5-shot groups at 25 yards.

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    I'm not a fan of the MOS slides and regret getting one. Get the regular version of the G19 or G45 then get it milled by Agency Arms or whoever can do the Atom cut (various shops can do the atom cut). That way you will still have the flexibility of being able to change to any red dot sight, but the MOS cut sucks. It's not as deep as the atom or the agency arms aos cut. The AOS is said to be the same depth as a regular milled slide while the MOS is shallower.
     
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    Couple of more comparison photos of the G19 vs. the P365...

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