Just bought a new Glock 26 Gen5

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by shadowlands, Oct 18, 2019.

  1. jim goose

    jim goose "The Goose"

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    I really like that ammo.
     
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    Shot this one last night...
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  3. shadowlands

    shadowlands

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    Sold my G42 also. Have a new G43 USA model coming Saturday.
    Who would have ever thought I'd become an all 9mm dude? I'm doing it though.
    It will make my world a little easier.
     
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    You will certainly be saving a lot of money on ammo.

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    indeed. I'm trying to replicate what I had with the G42 and G27. I know it's a little different, especially the G43 being larger and heavier than the G42, but hey, it's a pretty close match to my former G42 and G27 situation. But with the same ammo.
     
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    Anyone know if they are gonna release gen5 models in the rest of the lineup?


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    How’s the recoil of the 26 to the new 48/43? I’ve had 26&27s in the past and I actually like how they feel in the hand.


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    Nice.
    I might have to take another look at the G26, now that the finger grooves are gone. I have a PPS M2 for my slim 9; feels better to me than the 43. But the 26 has more capacity. And then there's the 48. I will have to see which one I like better. The 26 makes sense once I am out of CT, then I can get non-neutered mags for it.
     
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    I've never fired a 43 or 48. My 43 is coming Saturday. But I love the G26/27 big time!!!
     
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    I have a 26 and a 43. I pocket carry the 43 in the warmer months and IWB the 26 in cooler months. I had a 42 and was OK with it but I feel better armed with a 9mm. The 42 is marginally smaller and lighter than the 43, but not much. I think you will be pleased with the 43/26 combo. You might even add a 19.

    OK, I gotta ask. First, I have been staying away from gun shops for a while. My G26 is like yours, no front serrations. I’m pretty neutral, I’m OK with or without front serrations. Not trying to start a war, just curious. Did you LGS have the G26 both with and without?
     
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    Duplicate post.
     
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    No worries. When I went to make my deal, my dealer only had one and it was the one I bought. Honestly I didn't even know the front serrations version existed. But yes, I'm happy with mine, either way, and I can't wait to own the G43 soon. I miss having the slimmer G42 for certain attire. And like you, I'm in Texas so the heat plays a role in how we can dress 7 months a year.
     
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    I have both G26 & G43, my most used guns i own. Both shoot really nice, extremely accurate!
    The Sig 124 HP stuff works super good in ALL my 9mm`s. I like it better than the HST`s lately.
    I actually just dumped my G43X last week. Just never worked good enough for me.
     
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    I’ll be interested in your experience shooting the 43 and how it compares from your 42 experience and vs the 26.

    ive been debating selling the P365 for a 43...
     
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    I have both a 26.5 and a 48. I don't feel any appreciable difference in recoil, but the 48 is slightly more controllable because of the longer grip.
     
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    Not trying to hi-jack the thread, but i wouldnt give up a P365 for G43 no way.
    I have a P365 as well, no way would i part with it, its that good of a gun.
     
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    Congrats on the gen5 g26. Had a gen5 g19 and gen3 g26 but sold them both for a gen3 Vickers g19 fde/rtf2. Plus I like my gen3 g23/g27 better.
     
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    I don't feel much difference in the recoil between the 26 and 48, like Pistolay above the full grip of the 48 makes it a little more controllable. I do notice a difference in felt recoil with the 43x, not unpleasant but I can tell the pistol is 3 or 4 ounces lighter than the 26.5/48.
     
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    I think it's a fantastic handgun. I don't have one, but have no doubt I'd feel familiar with it from the git. I did shoot a 27 one day. It was very much to my liking.
     
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    What I'm wearing determines whether I'm packing the 43 or 26. I can carry a G43 tucked in a remora while wearing light weight shorts.... the G26 requires a belt. Both are equally accurate at 5-7 yards... greater distances is where the G26 is the clear winner and with the Xgrip and a G19 mag, no need to tote around a spare mag. The G43 is a keeper too.... I tried the 43X and 48 and they didn't work for me.....
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