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Old 09-08-2019, 11:00 PM   #81
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Old 09-08-2019, 11:03 PM   #82
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a glock is a pure combat pistol.

tried and proven...

not necessarily popular among recreational "protect my house" owners.

i am a dyed in the wool Colt 1911 fan.

weapon of choice is a customized Colt Combat Commander.

incredible weapon & round....

now days, glock wins hands down....

40 cal is my choice
I'm pretty sure the colt 1911 has put down more targets than all the glocks put together.
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Old 09-08-2019, 11:23 PM   #83
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I'm pretty sure the colt 1911 has put down more targets than all the glocks put together.
and people....
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Old 09-08-2019, 11:56 PM   #84
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Me likey this one


I bought my girl the Kimber Micro 9 in S/S.
Pretty and small pistol for a pretty and small woman.

For me....S&W M&P 9mm.
(Simple, no frills pistol for a .....)
But I hardly ever “carry”.
It just sits in my truck.
If I did, I would steal her Micro 9.
Hers almost never leaves the house.
(Last time was when she visited family in Memphis....without me )


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I bought my girl the Kimber Micro 9 in S/S.
Pretty and small pistol for a pretty and small woman.

For me....S&W M&P 9mm.
(Simple, no frills pistol for a .....)
But I hardly ever “carry”.
It just sits in my truck.
If I did, I would steal her Micro 9.
Hers almost never leaves the house.
(Last time was when she visited family in Memphis....without me )


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I'm pretty sure the colt 1911 has put down more targets than all the glocks put together.
I wonder? Obviously the Colt 1911 has been around longer and issued to the military for a very long time. But small arms fire in war makes up a very small percentage of casualties with pistols being the smallest fraction of those. Currently Glock makes up a very large percentage of world wide law enforcement firearms as well as military. I Don’t know if the stats for something like that even exist but would be interesting although morbid.
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I wonder? Obviously the Colt 1911 has been around longer and issued to the military for a very long time. But small arms fire in war makes up a very small percentage of casualties with pistols being the smallest fraction of those. Currently Glock makes up a very large percentage of world wide law enforcement firearms as well as military. I Don’t know if the stats for something like that even exist but would be interesting although morbid.
I made it up. Piecing it together would be a bear. Kind of a moot point. It's entirely adequate. Ergonomics are for single hand hold.
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Any of you do any trap shooting or sporting clays? My 12 yr old just got a browning white lighting. Thought he was pretty hot chit till his 10 year old brother smoked his ass this last weekend with the cz 20 gauge. They both out shoot me, and I ain’t terrible, them young kids got got smoking fast reflexes.

We shoot a lot of memorial type shoots where the top kid gets a buckle or coat or shotgun.
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I've done my share. I also used to work at the trap shooting range as a kid. Loaded the machine and pulled the button.


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Used to skeet and trap, haven't in years. The only way I'd go on a cruise is if I could spend the trip shotgunning.
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a glock is a pure combat pistol.

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i am a dyed in the wool Colt 1911 fan.

weapon of choice is a customized Colt Combat Commander.

incredible weapon & round....

now days, glock wins hands down....

40 cal is my choice
I guess I don't see what's so great besides the fact I can break it down in seconds. I find the grip angle weird and they just feel plasticy.

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Used to skeet and trap, haven't in years. The only way I'd go on a cruise is if I could spend the trip shotgunning.
Funny enough I spent an inordinate amount of time trap shooting as a kid and I'm still not very good at it. But that being said I found it vastly more fun than anything else at the range. Handguns get boring pretty quick, big rifle rounds are too damn expensive. Give me a cheap-o box of shells and a case of clays and I will shoot till me arms fall off.
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I guess I don't see what's so great besides the fact I can break it down in seconds. I find the grip angle weird and they just feel plasticy.
Well, they're plastic and plastic feels "plasticy." Grip angle works pretty well for performance shooting. Roll your wrists forward and stack your thumbs. Most US SOF units use Glocks and they dominate the shooting sports as well.
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I wonder? Obviously the Colt 1911 has been around longer and issued to the military for a very long time. But small arms fire in war makes up a very small percentage of casualties with pistols being the smallest fraction of those. Currently Glock makes up a very large percentage of world wide law enforcement firearms as well as military. I Don’t know if the stats for something like that even exist but would be interesting although morbid.
Be interesting to know, for sure. Glock apparently keeps secrets well, and production numbers are not known widely. But I would bet Glock is in the lead for lethal killing. You don't see a lot of reports of criminals carrying 1911s.
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Plastic in guns has been around a long time, I remember when the Nylon 66 22lr first came out people were a little dubious, but a guy was hired to put 1 million rounds through it and do a bunch of trick shooting. I can picture the pile of wood blocks with holes in them, they were being tossed in the air and he was plugging them. Maybe a couple yards of blocks.

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Here's the world record trick shooting the Nylon 66, over 100,000 blocks.

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You ever seen slow motion footage of a Glock being fired?
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Pretty cool how that thing works even with all that frame flex.

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