Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Handguns > Semi-Auto Handguns > Glock Forum > glock 19 or 22

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-08-2012, 11:51 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
juststartin5272's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 196
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default glock 19 or 22

I am not sure if I want the 19 or the 22 as my first pistol. Anyone have any pros or cons to either

__________________
juststartin5272 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here


Old 05-09-2012, 12:01 AM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
UrbanNinja's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Philadelphia,Pennsylvania
Posts: 934
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

Neither.. save your money for a 1911.

__________________

Si vis pacem, Para Bellum.
"If you want peace, Prepare for war"

UrbanNinja is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2012, 12:16 AM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
MrWray's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 6,372
Liked 1000 Times on 598 Posts
Likes Given: 16

Default

If its your first handgun then i would say the 19, 9mm ammo is plentiful and cheaper to plink and practice with.

Then buy a 1911 :-)

__________________

Semper paratus.....virtute et armis

MrWray is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2012, 12:22 AM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
rifleman1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Live Oak,California
Posts: 1,575
Liked 401 Times on 250 Posts
Likes Given: 1126

Default

i would say the 19 but if your wanting a 40.cal get the g23 same dimensions of the 19 just a bigger round.

__________________

No Bells.No Whistles.Just perfection.

rifleman1 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2012, 01:08 AM   #5
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
GaMatt72's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 449
Liked 21 Times on 20 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

The G22 is the way to go. Great round with great power. Not much more to plink then the 9mm.

__________________
GaMatt72 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2012, 01:28 AM   #6
+ TRES VERBO DICTUM +
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Vincine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Adirondack Mts.
Posts: 3,307
Liked 1680 Times on 872 Posts
Likes Given: 1323

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by juststartin5272 View Post
I am not sure if I want the 19 or the 22 as my first pistol. Anyone have any pros or cons to either
I got a G19 as my first pistol. After zipping going through a box of 9MM, I went shopping for a .22LR pistol. I’m not sorry I bought the 9mm because the reason I bought it is still valid, I’m just saying that for a first pistol you might consider a .22LR instead of, or in addition to, the G19, G22, or other pistol. That is if you want to spend any time to get more than just competent with a pistol. Or do you have lots of revolver experience or something?
__________________
"Sometimes I pretend to be normal, but it's boring and I go back to being me."
"You might as well be yourself, people won’t like you anyway."
Vincine is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2012, 11:29 AM   #7
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
juststartin5272's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 196
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

All my firearm experience is with rifles and shotguns. This is my first step out into the pistol world

__________________
juststartin5272 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2012, 12:43 PM   #8
+ TRES VERBO DICTUM +
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Vincine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Adirondack Mts.
Posts: 3,307
Liked 1680 Times on 872 Posts
Likes Given: 1323

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by juststartin5272 View Post
All my firearm experience is with rifles and shotguns. This is my first step out into the pistol world
The difference between shooting a longarm and a handgun is more than the difference between driving a stick and an automatic. It’s like the difference between driving a car and riding a motorcycle. Outside of sight picture, everything is different. Give some consideration to a .22 pistol as a first handgun.
__________________
"Sometimes I pretend to be normal, but it's boring and I go back to being me."
"You might as well be yourself, people won’t like you anyway."
Vincine is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2012, 02:08 AM   #9
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
juststartin5272's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 196
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

I really don't have the money to buy a 22 then step up to a 9. And after recent event in my neighborhood I want something defensive as well

__________________
juststartin5272 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2012, 03:18 AM   #10
+ TRES VERBO DICTUM +
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Vincine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Adirondack Mts.
Posts: 3,307
Liked 1680 Times on 872 Posts
Likes Given: 1323

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by juststartin5272 View Post
I really don't have the money to buy a 22 then step up to a 9. And after recent event in my neighborhood I want something defensive as well
Well that's another story, and why I chose a 9mm myself.
__________________
"Sometimes I pretend to be normal, but it's boring and I go back to being me."
"You might as well be yourself, people won’t like you anyway."
Vincine is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
I see S&Wvs.Glock,Glockvs.XD,XDvs.S&W&Glock, ect.. DodgerBlue Semi-Auto Handguns 24 04-14-2012 05:37 AM
24 Hour Sale - Glock Magazines from Glock 17 to 34 - $19.98 + Free Shipping Slickguns Sponsor Display 0 03-23-2012 03:22 AM
Glock 17l 9mm or Glock 20 10mm jordan228 General Handgun Discussion 27 01-21-2012 07:55 PM
Used Glock 22 - $299, New Glock 22 - $439 + FREE SHIPPING at OMB Slickguns Sponsor Display 6 10-10-2011 11:35 AM
Frame from 3rd gen Glock 32 interchangeable with 2nd gen Glock 19/23? FlintandSteel General Handgun Discussion 3 02-09-2011 04:19 PM



Newest Threads