Why would anybody who's not an LEO or gangbanger

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by taffbanjo, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. taffbanjo

    taffbanjo The Limey

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    Carry anything other than G26 with GAP floor plates?

    Let's hear the fantasy scenarios, people.
     
  2. glockman513

    glockman513 CCW Instructor

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    Because us fat guys can pocket carry a G17.
     

  3. Glockgeezer

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    G-26 is my EDC. I can't think of any reason not to. If I think I need more stopping power, I'll carry my G-23 or G-30SF. On a lighter note, there's always my G-42.
     
  4. Cashgap

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    Retired all of my Glock 26's when I realized a Glock 19 is just as easy to conceal and shoots even better.
     
  5. Decutor

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    TELL 'EM!

    Or G43, because my main gripe with the G26 is that it's just as thick as my G19 -- therefore just as un/comfortable. ESPECIALLY with the +2 floorplates that make the butt basically the equivalent of the 19 while shorting me the .6 inches of barrel.
     
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    If you want to go up in caliber for "stopping power" (and I say that in quotes) why not a G27, since you think that size is perfect?
     
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    Why even bother carrying a gun? Statistically you'll never need it so just carrying one is a "fantasy scenario".
     
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  8. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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    Longer site radius
    Quicker shot to shot time

    Others, but I'll offer those two. ymmv
     
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    Bruce M

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    Because they found something that they shot better?
     
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    DustyJacket Directiv 10-289

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    Something happens. I pull out the gun. It goes bang.

    And for that, I carry something other than a G26.

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    Seriously?
     
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  12. Decutor

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    Honestly not sure if the OP is trolling.
     
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    Chuck TX CLM

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    Because there are firearms better than glocks.
     
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    Umm....
    Because the G19 carries more rounds and is just as easy to conceal.

    Because the Shield carries a couple less rounds and is even easier to conceal.

    Because a J-Frame can easily slip into a pocket.

    Because the thin profile of a Hi-Power or even 1911 make them pretty easy to conceal.
     
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    Because the 43 is much easier to conceal and carry for long periods of time.
     
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    Because I can comfortably carry something larger, more accurate, and easier to shoot.

    In most circumstances can comfortably carry a Sig P226 with 18+1 and an extra mag. Why would I limit myself with a Glock 26. That being said, I wouldn't hesitate to carry a G26/27 if circumstances dictated I carry something smaller.
     
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    This is just another subject for the style of political "debate" that has been in vogue for the last few years - if you disagree with me you are an idiot. That is not debate - that is just name calling. People who are that quarrelsome should consider whether they have the temperament to carry safely.
     
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    If you are not carrying a flintlock pistol you are a paranoid loser.
     
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    DWARREN123 Grumpy Old Guy

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    CZ 75 B Compact, RIA 1911 9mm, Kimber Custom II 45, G43, SAR B6P just because I can! Also I am good with them.
     
  20. CigarandScotch

    CigarandScotch Fartacus

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    I love the G26, but in summer or certain dress situations I prefer a slimmer weapon.