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Old 11-05-2010, 09:13 PM   #21
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I am wondering about the "thumb rest"; is it me, or does it almost look like a safety lever off a 1911-esque pistol? I don't get it.

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I am wondering about the "thumb rest"; is it me, or does it almost look like a safety lever off a 1911-esque pistol? I don't get it.
Unless he's a lefty, we haven't seen the thumb side of the gun yet.
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^^^ My bad, it is pictured in another thread & looks the same/ambi to me.

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I am wondering about the "thumb rest"; is it me, or does it almost look like a safety lever off a 1911-esque pistol? I don't get it.
the thumb rest is ambidextrous.


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^^^ My bad, it is pictured in another thread & looks the same/ambi to me.
Yea, I saw the other side. Thumb rests? They look like sail planes on the sub I use to ride.

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What i'm wondering is the "why" of the thumb rest. Did you add it to make the glock feel more like a 1911, perhaps you are more used to shooting a 1911 or some other firearm with a similar safety lever or location?

I don't own a glock but have shot a few, but not too recently. On my XD, i don't feel like the thumbs are hangin loose; is there that much difference in the grips or what am i missing? {counts thumbs}

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What i'm wondering is the "why" of the thumb rest. Did you add it to make the glock feel more like a 1911, perhaps you are more used to shooting a 1911 or some other firearm with a similar safety lever or location?

I don't own a glock but have shot a few, but not too recently. On my XD, i don't feel like the thumbs are hangin loose; is there that much difference in the grips or what am i missing? {counts thumbs}
I am surgical when I shoot a 1911, or Beretta. I was ok with a Glock until I shot my friends Glock 21 .45 ACP. He had the thumb rest clipped on and it made a huge difference in the way I could hold the gun. It feels better in my hand, I am way more accurate and it dramatically reduces muzzle jump. The best part was it cost $20 bucks, so I said wtf and got one. I would recommended one to anyone that owns a Glock. I dig it.
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^^^ Makes sense; thanks for the explanation.

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I personally hope you posted the pistol bayonet as a joke as they are the silliest item ever manufactured. Maybe not the silliest as that would be the CCW badge - but they'd be a close second...

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I personally hope you posted the pistol bayonet as a joke as they are the silliest item ever manufactured. Maybe not the silliest as that would be the CCW badge - but they'd be a close second...
well yeah of course, its funny to see peoples reactions when they see a hand gun with a bayonet attached to the rail.
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