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Old 02-01-2005, 08:01 AM
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This is a follow-up thread to my earlier one. I'm in the research phase trying to make a decision. I would like to hear your advice and why. After some internet research, I'm interested in the Glock 30 or 36. Any ideas?
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Old 02-01-2005, 08:40 AM
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I'm basically a "wheel gun" man and I lean heavily toward a 3" barrelled S&W K-Frame (round butt). Mod 65 or 66 (.357 Mag.) for a carry gun. As for semi-autos the Browning High power in 40 S&W or one of the many fine variations of the 1911A1 in 45 ACP will do the trick. Don't want to belittle your Glocks, but I just don't care for them.
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Got a Glock 36 and I love it...it is my carry gun in colder months....but cannot be hidden with lighter clothes. That's why I carry a Kel-Tec 32 with Hydra-Shocks in it during warmer months. No its not a .45, but it is VERY concealable and I mean very......so, it ends up being carried more because of its unbtrusive size and ease of carry. I prefer the operating system of my H&K USP compact .45 (1911 style) to any of the passive safety style autos....but I shoot the Glock better All in all...I'd rather have a .45 any day but the Kel-Tec is just easier to carry.
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I am a .45 person. Usually carry a full sized 1911 in a Guardian portfolio or a Para Ordnance P-12. Currently looking for the Para P-10 Warthog. I think Glock is one of those guns you either love or hate. Some of my friends swear by them though.
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Old 02-01-2005, 08:54 AM
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Glock 17 9M.M. with 17 round clip loaded with Black Talons. I also carry an additional 17 round clip loaded with the same.
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Old 02-01-2005, 09:13 AM
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I personally don't care for Glocks (not into stamped-steel in a gun). Not belittling anyone, just my own preference.

My favorite is H&K USP Compact. I have the .40. I like the .45 as well, same frame. Very well-balanced feel.
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Old 02-01-2005, 09:44 AM
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Usually carry a Glock 27 (sub compact .40) small light!!!

Also have a HK USP Compact .45 , great gun best de-cocker on a .45

Buddy just got a Kimber Ultra Carry .45, beautiful. I never shot it though.
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Old 02-01-2005, 10:45 AM
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How can anyone argue with the tried and proven .45????? Winter time I choose a Colt Defender (slightly modified) and the summer calls for my “feather” gun, an S&W J frame Titanium. The S&W weighs a scant 9 ounces unloaded, loaded it gains 2 ounces. That 11 ounces is less than some guy’s wallets that I see………….
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H&K P78. Flat, safe w/ round in chamber even if dropped, tritium combat sights, 4" barrel w/ subcompact frame, all steel, H&K.
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Old 02-01-2005, 11:21 AM
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Wheel gun guy myself S&W .357 4 inch barrel. Black Talons
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Old 02-01-2005, 11:37 AM
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H&K USP .45 compact is my carry weapon of choice. Also have carried a Glock 27. I live in Florida, and so for the warmer months, I found I was only packing about 50% of the time, due to inconvenience. I now carry a colt mustang pocketlite .380 100% of the time. It is a true pocketgun. Extremely easy to conceal even wearing shorts and a T-shirt. Obviously, I would rather carry a .45 for protection over a .380, but for me, it is just not practical, and a real pain. My advice is to get a gun that you will carry on your person 100% of the time.
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Capt Rick/NC - 2/1/2005 12:21 PM

Wheel gun guy myself S&W .357 4 inch barrel. Black Talons
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40 Cal. Glock 35.
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H&K .40 compact with hi-cap mags. I travel a lot, helps me sleep at night.

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Old 02-01-2005, 12:34 PM
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Glock 20 or 29, both 10mm. 155grain Gold Dots at 1475fps or 135 gr Nosler's at 1600fps.
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Glock 23 40 cal. I wish I could find a Seecamp 32 cal., neat and fast little gun

also have a 38 super on a 1911 colt frame 70 series, very fast round.

PD4 Whalter 9mm 4 inch tube, ejects the emptys out to the left

45 Taurus, to much recoil for second shot, gave it to my 6' 3" son

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Now we're talkin'!! I like the H&K .40's also but for me, there is nothing like a Sig Sauer .45!

The Sig is my weapon of choice hands down! The Ruger P40's are nice too.

Never been a Glock guy.
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Old 02-01-2005, 01:41 PM
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Smith & Wesson Model 640 Stainless (5 shot) hammerless 357. Carry extra speed loaders.
Great carry gun, small, compact, light , doesn't hammer hang when pulling it out of
my shoulder holster. Has custom made rubber grips to fit my big hands. It will stop what I
shoot. Being it's stainless I carry it in the salt with me, ALWAYS.
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Old 02-01-2005, 01:59 PM
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Stainless Para P-13 .45 with Hogue Grips. I like the 45 for the firepower, and the Para has a double stack mag which allows me to carry 12 rounds. I've put at least 1000 rounds through it with no trouble. The pistol is heavy, but I carry it in a Andrews Leather custom holster. No matter what you go with, I would recommend the Andrews holster.

http://www.andrewsleather.com/


Currently saving for an H&K Compact .45

I had a compact sig .40 that I sold a few years ago, and have regretted it since. It was a great light pistol with a hell of a punch, and a cool de-cocker.
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Old 02-01-2005, 02:03 PM
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You also requested reasons why we chose our weapons of choice. If you haven't read this, please do.

http://www.glock.com/advantage.htm
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