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There is NO prestige what-so-ever in owning a Glock.

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by PlayboyPenguin, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin

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    I have been on a bit of a Glock kick lately. I was at my dealer put my first g19 on lay-a-way today and one of the other regulars said to me..."I cannot believe you are buying that. It just doesn't seem like your style. There is no prestige at all in owning one of those things."

    You know what...he is 100% correct. There is no prestige in owning any Glock. That made me think. If there is nothing prestigious about them why is Glock so successful? It is because they work.

    When you look at a Glock it is very obvious no one sat down and said "How do we make this gun look good?" or "How do we make this gun look intimidating?" It doesn't have fancy finishes or exaggerated lines and serrations. It is simple in form and function. That is what Glock does. They provide a no frills weapon that has unbeaten functionality and they are the best at what they do. That is why they are successful.

    So when i want to impress someone I will pull out my Colt Python, my Sig P229, my Colt 1911, or my Smith & Wesson revolver. When I go on a hike and want something I can drop in a creek and still count on to work I will grab my Glock. :)

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  2. zombie4569

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    Well said my friend, well said indeed!
     

  3. saspic

    saspic Howdy Y'all! CLM

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    Not sure who said that, but it rings true.

    Besides, there is prestige in owning a GLOCK. It means you live in a free nation that respects your authority as a citizen.:patriot:

    Plus it means you are smart enough to choose substance over style:2gun:.
     
  4. Gallium

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    Yup, no prestige whatsover.

    Three Glocks however.... :tbo:

    'Drew
     
  5. TenSeven

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    That is precisely the "beauty" of the Glock pistol.
     
  6. legion3

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    Prestige may be great in my business, my work place, my church, my community, depending on how I use it and don't abuse it.

    It is not something I need at the firing line or to show off in either my home, my car or my guns.

    To me when I say Glock, that is enough prestige for me.
     
  7. byf43

    byf43 NRA Endowment Life Member

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    Prestige?????

    I don't need prestige.

    I need a firearm to work, when I need it to work.
    Also, I don't buy a firearm to impress someone/anyone. I buy a firearm to do a job.

    Period.
     
  8. andyo5

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    I only have one. I only need one.
     
  9. Eagle22

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    What he said.
     
  10. AFshooter

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    I wouldn't have it any other way.
     
  11. cyrsequipment

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    I'm glad you feel that way, but if you hang around here long enough... and are a true gun person... that will change.
     
  12. seanmac45

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    Great picture; sums up Glock lovers quite well.










    As for me, I will stick to my 1911's.
     
  13. Conrad559

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    uhh, then why are ya here? :dunno:

    :tongueout:
     
  14. heliguy

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    Excellent points. Which is why I trust my life to good ol Gaston's plastic block...
     
  15. thegreendevil76

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    What kind of tool would stand around a gun shop all day and judge a firearms fashion show? Glocks are good guns. They are simple in design and operation and they go boom when you pull the trigger...that's all I want in a gun. This guy probably thinks about a ridiculous gold-plated Desert Eagle with mother-of-pearl grips and touches himself.
     
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    Don't need no prestige. That's for them there city folk with their gps's and bmw's and all their highfalutin ways. I ain't out to try impress'n the little ladies with shiny trinkets and such. I'd rather be able to defend 'em with my good 'ol trustworthy butt ugly glock. An if for some unforeseen reason it ever fails to shoot (liken if my little lady unloads and entire clip on a pack of ravenous coons an squirrels an forgits ta reload it fore puttin it back in my holster) I ain't afraid of of it breakin or gittin dirty by use'n it to beat the snot out of some bad guy.

    I like'n my Glock to my good 'ol trustworthy claw hammer. It gits used and abused but it keeps on bang'n.

    :)
     
  17. SCC

    SCC just me

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    :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  18. Gallium

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    Prestige? Hell no!

    Satisfaction?

    :tbo: You decide.

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  19. Z71bill

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    I only have one Glock -

    Reason Glock is popular is because it is a good value & relatively inexpensive -

    IMHO it really is this simple.

    Not saying Glock is "cheap" - that is something different -

    Good value means you get a lot compared to what you pay.
     
  20. faawrenchbndr

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    There's a lot more prestige in owning a Glock than a Taurus! :whistling: