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Old 04-26-2013, 04:52 PM   #11
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Much of the preference of firearms is how they feel to the individual. For myself, I have never picked up a Glock that felt good in my hand. There's just something that doesn't feel right about them.

2nd reason... they are just butt ugly. yech...
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LOL thats cool. I didnt know we could do that.
I can't imagine that the mods or admin would want their inboxes flooded with such requests, but it had gotten to the point where I was getting in trouble here on the forum for it.

I'd be browsing through "today's posts", and see something along the lines of, "Lets stroke each other's egos and other parts!!" (at least, that's how it seems to me), in the GLOCK forum. I never could help myself, I had to drop in and piss on the circle stroke every chance I got.

Got a vacation for it once. Was threatened with a few more. And so I just asked politely if there was any way it could be done. I got a reply back, "consider it done!", and it was so.

I think what I actually asked was if there was someway to add an entire section to my ignore list, the way you would add a troll user to your personal ignore list. Now that I think about it, that's exactly how it happened. I PM'd a mod and asked about that, and got a reply back that it was taken care of for me.
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I personally don't hate GLOCK's but to me they are like belly buttons, everyone's got one. Lol. I've shot several models and calibers and they just don't feel right to me. For the same price you can find, in my opinion, better handguns.
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I can't imagine that the mods or admin would want their inboxes flooded with such requests, but it had gotten to the point where I was getting in trouble here on the forum for it.

I'd be browsing through "today's posts", and see something along the lines of, "Lets stroke each other's egos and other parts!!" (at least, that's how it seems to me), in the GLOCK forum. I never could help myself, I had to drop in and piss on the circle stroke every chance I got.

Got a vacation for it once. Was threatened with a few more. And so I just asked politely if there was any way it could be done. I got a reply back, "consider it done!", and it was so.

I think what I actually asked was if there was someway to add an entire section to my ignore list, the way you would add a troll user to your personal ignore list. Now that I think about it, that's exactly how it happened. I PM'd a mod and asked about that, and got a reply back that it was taken care of for me.
There is something called self-discipline.
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I thinks Glocks are fine. If that's what blows your skirt up, more power to you. To be fair, I recently had the opportunity to handle a Gen 4 model 23. I thought it was a large step forward for the breed.
My primary objection isn't the guns themselves. It's all the fanboys running around telling everyone who will hold still long enough, how wonderful they are. It's all the threads on forums that start: "Why all the Glock Hate?" or "Glocks are great, lets all count the ways together," or "Can I marry My Glock?" Gaston's brainchild was a pretty innovative pistol in the 1980s. In 2013, guns like the S&W M&P and the SA XD & XDm (among others) are good enough that Glock has to work a bit harder earn their keep. Also, IMHO, without the LEO or Military discount, Glocks are overpriced.
Then there's the issue of contrarians like me. The more people tell me how special and lovely some product is and how all the cool kids have them, the more I push back against conventional wisdom. You tell me how fabulous Glock is and how cops & criminals alike love them, the more that XD or M&P looks better. In much the same manner, because you can't swing a dead cat around here without hitting some guy with a Harley, I ride a Triumph. Hell, I'll buy a SA or a CZ just to spite you, and save some money doing it.
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Huh? What the hell is that? For some reason, when I get to that last word, the hyphenated one, it blurs and I can't read it!! (the one I highlighted in white!!!!)
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Probably because there are much better guns out there than their junk. But that's just my opinion.

But then I am not a fan of ANY striker fired pistol.
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Glocks have their place.
I don't own one now, but I have in the past.

My opinion of them is that for what they are, they're okay.
I did not like the trigger pull (no matter what spring I put on).
I always had trouble with the trigger guard if I "grabbed and go".
There doesn't require too much thinking on the operator's part to get it to function (does that make it a non-thinking person's handgun?).
A Glock is a Glock is a Glock and there are not too many things I can do to it to personalize it as my handgun.
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I do not particularly hate Glocks.Like Dan said there is a place for them.However that place is not in my hands.They are not comfortable for me the grip angle takes me out of my natural POA.There are way many other pistols out there that fit me way better than a Glock (and yes I have tried several with the same affect).
They are reliable but so are the pistols that I have chosen to add to my collection.Except the ones I've added to my collection fit me like a glove like an extension of my own arm.That is the basis by which I pick and choose my pistols.I do ask for opinion but the deciding two factors for me are reliability and how it feels in hand when I bring it up to target.
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I carry a G35 and I have no problem with it. I own several different firearms and have no problem with them. Everybody has their firearm that they like and dislike. You have to decide on your own on what firearm you will like.
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