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Old 05-18-2011, 03:50 PM   #11
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It depends what you are using it for. I have both and the 10 mm is a great round for hunting or protection with ballistics somewhere between and .357 mag and 41 mag but it is very expensive to shoot. The 9 mm is sufficent for protection and much cheaper for target shooting.
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i just picked up a glock 19 i do prefer th 40cal over the 9mm but ill be doing a lot more shooting with the 9mm simply because the round is cheaper now the 10mm isnt even an option for me because all the gun stores i frequent very rarely carry 10mm just not alot of demand for that piticulare round here i guess.
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What are you going to use it for?

With no info, I'm going to recommend the Glock 17, and also encourage you to look at the Glock 19.
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id have to say the glock20 is a excellent gun very powerful and nice to shoot i own 1 i also have done abit of shooting with the 9 but feel in love with the 10mm the only thing is the ammo is expensive but u can get the best deals online its awesome my opinion
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If you have to ask...get a g17. The 10 mm in the g20 will run costs up and you'll shoot it less.
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Hi Jordan,

I recommend the Glock 17. It's a great firearm, the rounds are cheap and available and it's very accurate.

The one thing you may want to look into is the Glock 17C. The C stands for compensated and releases the pressure in the barrel when you shoot which makes for less pressure on the hand and wrists. Let us know what you choose
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I say get both.
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Which one would yall prefer? im trying to figure out which one to get! thanks
10mm is for EXPERIENCED PISTOLEERS. Much like a .357 or .44 magnum.
Mine will penetrate a semi-truck's door & go well into the metal of the passenger door with JHP's.
So one needs to be VERY careful of their backstop when firing this weapon. The Glock 20 is my CCW of choice.
Loaded with Glaser Safety Slugs, its the perfect home defense pistol for me.
Mind you, I'm also a 6'3" freight train...so the recoil doesn't feel that bad to me, either.
(never really thought it was bad anyway, way less than a .357 or .44, just a bit more than a .40-Short & Wimpy)

9mm is a starting caliber for anyone to train with, much like a .38 Special.
It was basically designed to replace & mimic the .38's ballistic properties, but in a semi-auto hi-capacity package.
It is definitely the suggested training weapon for many. A Glock 17/19/etc won't do you wrong there.
Get the 33-round mags while they're still available

So, if you get the chance to grab a sweet deal on a Glock 20, grab it & use it sparingly...
until you can get a 9mm and train heavily (& cheaply) with it. Even my wife flinches when the 10mm goes BOOM...
and she's an old jarhead with TONS of experience firing weapons.

One other thing...see that avatar pic I have? That's one of three extremely high capacity 9mm pistols I own.
Two Calico Liberty III pistols...and I have a Tec-9 that's awaiting my order of GunKote...
If you are gonna use 9mm as a home defense gun, at least have 50-100 rounds Per Mag to use.
I believe in the "Fill the hallway full of lead" method of home defense when using 9mm.
If anyone is still breathing after three-four 100-rd Calico mags, the wife can go finish them off with her Taurus 24/7 C
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Hunting= 10mm, anything else 9mm
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What are you going to use it for?

With no info, I'm going to recommend the Glock 17
I totally agree. Is this a range beast? If so, then the G17 is the best choice, IMO.

Is this a primary home protection gun? If Glock is the only option, I'd go with the .45acp G21 and leave the 10mm at the shop.

Aren't all GLOCKS about the same price? They strike me as 20 different flavors of vanilla ice cream to me...
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