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Which Glock should I get next?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Nickanto, Apr 23, 2013.

  1. Nickanto

    Nickanto

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    First off, I am absolutely in love with my new Gen 4 17. It is my second glock. My first was a Gen 4 23 that I loved, but I eliminated 40 caliber from my pistols. Dwindled them down to 9 and 45. So right now I only have 3 pistols. A full size Ruger 1911, A Springfield XDS that I carry, and my 17. I have an abundance of 9mm right now, but not much 45. I'm thinking of adding a 26 to my arsenal because of my ammo situation plus it Would give me another carry option. It only seems natural, right? Or should I get a full size and go with a 21? I'm eyeballing a fde Gen 4 26 to go with my 17. It just seems like they'd be a happy pair!
     
  2. Joshhtn

    Joshhtn The eBay Guy Silver Member

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    My vote, based on what you've told us, would be for the 26. Either way, you can't go wrong!
     

  3. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    This. ^^^^^ :cool:
     
  4. ArtificialGrape

    ArtificialGrape CLM

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  5. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    As soon as he gets the G26, he'll be looking at the G19 for sure. :cool:
     
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    Folsom_Prison Brew Crew

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    I recently sold my 19 and picked up a 30, couldn't be happier!!!!!

    I'm sure you'll get answers all over the place but IMO and I'm learning quick, the 30 is a hell of a package!!
     
  7. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    I like my G30 alot too. Smooth shooter and very accurate as well.
     
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    I have a gen4 29 on order for my next purchase.:supergrin:
     
  9. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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  10. Bruce M

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    The G26 is alot more fun at the range than is the enjoyment of trying to conceal a full size pistol under a relatively tight shirt.
     
  11. SDGlock23

    SDGlock23 Homunculus

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    26 or 19 for sure. I'd normally say 19 but since you have the 17 I'd go for the 26 for something the carry. They shoot great.
     
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    How you describe it get the 26.

    For me I would get a 19. I'm not a huge fan of the subs.
     
  13. Jeffrey Lebowski

    Jeffrey Lebowski Not a golfer

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    x2.

    Having said that, if you aren't sure don't let the money burn a whole in your pocket. At some point you'll come across a must have.
     
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    I went solely with the 9MM a few years back due to economics. I am not a fan of the G17 just too darn big. I have a G19 Gen 4 FDE and a G26 Gen 3 USA made gun. You cannot go wrong with either one of these; I think your on the right track get the G26 Gen 4 FDE you will love it! Also if you ever pocket carry look at the Kahr CM9 it is great little gun for pocket carry.
     
  15. donmor53

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    I've got and carried a 17, 19, 22, 23 and a 27 so...knowing the platform sizes and their individual qualities as I do...I'd get a 19 over a 26. It's a bit more versatile IMO. Given your current situation though...the 26 is a fine weapon and would be a great choice.

    To me...the 19/23 and 26/27 have proven about the same to carry for my use so naturally I almost always pick the higher capacity weapon when given the option.
     
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    Jeffrey Lebowski Not a golfer

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    I'd argue you can do the same with a 17 using that caveat. :)
     
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    With my normal clothes I have issues comfortably concealing a 19. I can be comfortable, or I can be concealed, not both. Winter clothes it works fine because I can carry OWB which is much more comfortable.

    That said... I'm looking at a 26 next, so that's my vote for you as well!


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  19. glockman99

    glockman99 Millennium Member

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    Get a G21...That's a MAN'S pistol.
     
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    The 19 isn't that much smaller than your 17, but it makes a world of difference carrying iwb, yet it's still a decent size gun with great capacity.