Which Glock is the most punishing?

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  1. TedG954

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    I've been thinking about a sub-compact Glock. The G26 is no problem to control with repeated shots. How do the .357 and the 10mm sub-compacts handle as related to the shooter's control?

    Thanks.
     
  2. cyrsequipment

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    Punishing is a relative term, but the Glock 29 is, by most reports, the hardest kicking...

    Most powerful round, in the lightest and smallest frame with the shortest barrel...
     

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    I actually enjoy shooting the G29, with nice hot DT loads.

    It's the little G27 that gives me grief......I love shooting the G33, though!
     
  4. 3rdgen40

    3rdgen40 .45 fanatic

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    I love shooting my 27...:supergrin: I can blow the 10 ring out at 7 yards all day long with that little bastard.:cool:
     
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    10mm Glocks with hot loads would be more punishing.
     
  6. kennjen

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    For clarity....G29 is not the lightest nor smallest by far.... G29 compares in size to G19 and not sub-compacts like g26/27. Also to note, it is the thickest glock.

    It is, however, smallest/lightest within the .45 and 10mm realm.
     
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    Hence the statement prior about it being relative...
     
  8. Dave T

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    G36 shooting 230g +P, because of the narrow grip and light weight overall but particularly in the slide.

    Dave

    PS: I have 2 Glock 10mms and have shoot most of the DT loads in both. They just aren't that bad at all.
     
  9. BhamGlock

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    I agree! I have shot some supposedly smoking hot 10mm loads out of the G20 and G29 with no feeling of excessive recoil. With the G36 on the other hand you feel every shot in your wrist. Don't get me wrong, it's still nothing bad just the most recoil of any Glocks I have shot.
     
  10. DannyB

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    I guess this my own personal opinion, but with those higher calibers you might just have a single shot, especially if you had to use it indoors. I'm sure the gun will function. However, it will be so loud that I would guess that after one shot you will be dazed, or make that the equivalent of tazed.
     
  11. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    I'd say either my G29 with DT loads and my G30 with 230+P loads would be a close second.
     
  12. TedG954

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    That's a comparison I can relate to. I used my G30 at a training class and fired 1000 rounds in two days. The web of my right hand was split a bit, and sore.

    Thanks for the input.
     
  13. Scott in Houston

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    Believe me, if you're ever using it in SD, you won't even hear it whether indoors or not.
     
  14. mclaren

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    I used to think the same thing. This winter at deer camp we had a negligent discharge of a .270 winchester in the cabin. I was shocked at how little effect the blast had on me. The adrenalin instantly kicked in and I could barely remember hearing it. I felt the concussion for sure but it wasn't a discernable "bang" like outside. It was far from disabling. Afterwards my ears were not even ringing. The muzzle was about 3 feet from my head. Luckily no one was hurt.
    I was very surprised at the minimal effects, it was not what I expected. I think in a SD situation when all the adrenalin is already full blown, it would have zero effect on the fights outcome.

    On another note. My G33 is a little hard to handle. I shot a friends G29 pretty extensively and there was not comparison. It was much softer shooting. My GF was very comfortable with the G29 and does not prefer the G33. She was a much less experienced shooter when she shot the G29. A mag extension is a must for me when the G33 is primary carry. When its back up to the G20C it gets the stock floorplate for comfort and concealability.
    The +2 pearce made all the difference on the G33.
     
  15. glock2740

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    The G30 isn't bad until I ghet to shooting 200-300+ rounds in one session, then it starts to bite a little. I think it's just the rough texture.
     
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    I can believe that. Thank God I don't have first hand experience vis-a-vis SD, but when I hunt, whether deer or birds, I never feel or hear the shot(s).
     
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    When I was younger I didn't feel, or I would say painfully hear, the shots when hunting. Now I hear this constant LOUD ringing in my ears 24/7/365 -- Tinnitus.
     
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    The 10 mm models make the top of my list closely followed by the sub compact .40 cal G 37.......:wow:
     
  19. Gallium

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    G33.

    For the record, I have and shoot regularly enough: G33, G26; G27: G39; G36

    'Drew
     
  20. Clownblaster3000

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    I'd have to say either the G29 or G36. Both are way more of a hanful than the G27 I used to have. And I had a G33 barrel it and 357sig wasn't all that bad either. That little G36 will beat the piss out of your hand. So will the G29.