Compact vs Sub-Compact for C.C. (Glock)


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Old 01-17-2013, 09:18 PM   #1
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Default Compact vs Sub-Compact for C.C. (Glock)

Looking for general opinions from those who concealed carry compact & sub compact glocks. How well does the compact concealed carry IWB (I'm a small guy 5'9 -165)? Is it worth the increased size & weight to get the additional rounds, longer sight radius, accessory rail? Does it offer noticeably more control when chambered in .357 sig?



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Old 01-17-2013, 11:50 PM   #2
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My off duty is a glock 33 357 sig sub compact. I carry in a galco king tuk holster my favorite by far. 15 yrs in dept. I also owned the glock 27 40 sub compact. I feel more comfortable with the 33 vs 27 ? Lots of talk down power



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full size!!!! get the g31 anybody can conceal almost any full size pistol with the right holster... i pack a g22 with extended mag in the winter and nobody ever knows... i use the 15rd mag in the summer and its the same story... not even my friends that know I carry can tell crossbread and white hat are the two holsters I like

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Not much conceal advantage in a Glock subcompact versus a Glock compact in my opinion.

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I have a 26 and 19 and love them both. I bought the 26 first because like you i thought it would conceal better and a year later finally got the 19 because of the full grip, I actually wish I would have gotten the 19 first because after carrying it there really is no problem in hiding it and I have the 5 extra rounds. The compact models are still very nice to carry. I would go with the compact model over sub unless you want to carry in an ankle rig.

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There's little difference for those of us that aren't that big. I'm 6'2 170 and my model 30 is just as difficult to conceal as any fullsize model. I actually finally gave up on concealing the glock and bought a sig p938 for size purposes.



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