Fairly new to the gun world need some advise

Discussion in 'Glock Forum' started by y0L0slick, Aug 23, 2012.

  1. y0L0slick

    y0L0slick New Member

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    I'm looking to get a Glock, not sure which one to get thow. As far as what I would use it for is target practice and self defense. It dosnt nesisaraly need to be compact but I don't want the firearm to be to big. Any suggestions?
     

  2. yogiboobooranger

    yogiboobooranger New Member

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    Second the motion on the G19
     
  3. danolator

    danolator New Member

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    G19 Gen 4. Thirds.
     
  4. LikeABoss

    LikeABoss Member Lifetime Supporter

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    I think you should go get a G19
     
  5. Sentry18

    Sentry18 New Member

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    Perhaps a Glock 19 (Gen2 or Gen3)
     
  6. tacticalfun

    tacticalfun Active Member

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    Why old????
     
  7. Sentry18

    Sentry18 New Member

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    Because the Gen4 Glocks (in 9mm) are still suffering from teething pains.
     
  8. Fathead00

    Fathead00 New Member

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    The G19 would be a great starter gun. I have shot a Gen3 19 and it was very smooth. Here is my EDC which is a G35 Gen3 and I love it!!!

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  9. tacticalfun

    tacticalfun Active Member

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    Its been 2 years.
     
  10. Sentry18

    Sentry18 New Member

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    True. But you would also have thought Glock would have kept it under wraps until all the bugs were out, but nope. They knew that they were having issues and they released it anyway. A municipal PD in my jurisdiction took their shiny new Gen4's out for training and qualification and found 4 different guns were completely inoperable and others had major extraction issues. And by the way those guns were late 2011 production.
     
  11. tacticalfun

    tacticalfun Active Member

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    Its a 500$ glock not a 3000$ nighthawk. What do you expect?
     
  12. Sentry18

    Sentry18 New Member

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    Are you being serious? I would expect any gun marketed and sold in the US to law enforcement and civilians with a price tag higher than $200 to work right out of the box.
     
  13. kryptar19

    kryptar19 New Member

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    If you are not dead set on a Glock I suggest the S&W M&P9. The M&P9 is a little easier for a new shooter to start with. Not saying one is better than the other, just that the M&P9 is a little more ergonomic and the grip angle is more natural.