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Old 09-07-2019, 09:21 PM   #41
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I wouldn't want that. I'd get one of the larger frame ones for shooting comp.

I hate tiny guns in general. I normally carry a Glock 19. But go get hands on a Shield 2.0. I think you'll like it. It carries small but feels big enough to control.
You like the shield more than the 19?

Why arent they more popular?
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Old 09-07-2019, 09:23 PM   #42
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Long and heavy doesnt bother me. It's not a competition gun and I'll never be a competition shooter. I guess if I had my druthers a medium distance trigger with a heavy pull is what I'm most comfortable with.
I have all Glock factory triggers but swap out the connector with the ones that come with the Glock 34. Gives me around a 4.5Lb pull, fairly short take up.
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Old 09-07-2019, 09:25 PM   #43
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I didn't know this company was still in business. My very first gun. Ithaca single shot 22. Most flat shooting rifle I ever had it seems like. Was big fun for a 12 year old.

https://ithacagun.com/
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Old 09-07-2019, 09:25 PM   #44
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You like the shield more than the 19?

Why arent they more popular?
No, more than the 43. I don't like anything better than the 19.
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I have all Glock factory triggers but swap out the connector with the ones that come with the Glock 34. Gives me around a 4.5Lb pull, fairly short take up.
You shoot comp? Im limited in my breadth of knowledge but 4.5 is kinda heavy for a comp gun isnt it?
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No, more than the 43. I don't like anything better than the 19.
Yeah, the 19 is the most comfortable gun for me as well. My Dad has one and a buddy was selling the Nwhatever910 or whatever S&W and it was quite similar. I really like it. It's not got the fit and finish of the glock but I'm super comfortable with it and got it super cheap.
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You shoot comp? Im limited in my breadth of knowledge but 4.5 is kinda heavy for a comp gun isnt it?
I shoot never now between work and family, but I hope to again at some point. 4.5lbs is fine, heavier is fine, lighter is fine. I like 4.5ish for carry.
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Yeah, the 19 is the most comfortable gun for me as well. My Dad has one and a buddy was selling the Nwhatever910 or whatever S&W and it was quite similar. I really like it. It's not got the fit and finish of the glock but I'm super comfortable with it and got it super cheap.
I have an S&W M&P 45 fullsize. I like the S&W plastic guns. They're basically Glocks for people who don't like the Glock grip angle.
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Baretta. I may be sold. might even trade my 26...nah I'd do a side by side

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Baretta. I may be sold. might even trade my 26...nah I'd do a side by side

Slide mounted safety......

Exposed hammer......

Try the Shield.
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Slide mounted safety......

Exposed hammer......

Try the Shield.
Available in 380 or 40?
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Available in 380 or 40?
Probably, but 9mm is the way to go.
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I have an S&W M&P 45 fullsize. I like the S&W plastic guns. They're basically Glocks for people who don't like the Glock grip angle.
Yeah what's up with the grip angle? Can't decide whether I like it or not and I've had it a good 10 years.
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Yeah what's up with the grip angle? Can't decide whether I like it or not and I've had it a good 10 years.
I like it. I dont mind a more square angle either.
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Yeah what's up with the grip angle? Can't decide whether I like it or not and I've had it a good 10 years.
Roll your wrists and point your thumbs forward (stacked not crossed) and it makes a ton of sense.
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I like it. I dont mind a more square angle either.
Grip on a model 26 is short you don't even want a flat floor mag in it. You need the mag with the extra finger hold. It's a smaller frame than full size so it's like a mini rocket launcher even with SV ammo....loud too
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Actually that may only be part of it supposedly California compliant pistols have to have a micro imprinting firing pin that leaves a unique micro imprint on each shell casing unique to each individual gun. According to my research these guns are hard to find......I guess and expensive to make too. Having to laser engrave the firing pin down to a microscopic level.....what BS. I'm sure they care about that on south Crenshaw

Between this and the emissions crap I would not want to live there I don't care how much money you can make. Had to be a cool place once upon a time but nobody remembers when cause they ferked it up bad
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If I was going to buy another 1911, Kimber wouldn't be on the short list, or the medium list or the long list.
Same here. They look nice but don't work that well. I've had 2, a 45 and a 10mm. Neither were what I would call reliable. I have a couple Sigs now and they haven't given me any problems.
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...That would be easy to beat with a new $15 firing pin...
probably some sort of microprocessor will go off, right on gavin's phone, as soon as the gun is tampered with....
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Exposed hammer......



Try the Shield.


That really only matters if you are going to carry. Mines strickly for home defense. And to play with on occasion.

For fun I put a green laser on it.


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Sons service pistol has a red dot sight. Recommended by the department weapons officer. Things pretty badass. Imo


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