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:D Looking for shooters that have been using thier GLOCKS, in any form of combat shooting (target type,or other). Interested in how some of the MODEL 32,33,27,and 29 doing in this form. Also cant ferget the model 30 either. King
 

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Compact Glocks...

Well, whatya want to know? I not only shoot, and have carried Model 27's, but instruct Police Officers. For me, I don't like'em. They are short in the grip, hard on the hands, not only in firing, but pinching the hand on magazine changes. They are easy to carry and sexy, and that's about it. And of course, they are Super Glock Reliable. The one we bought for our investigator was traded for MODEL 23, FIRST RANGE DAY! Just my two cents... :D
 

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:D Hi JeffG. YUP. kinda looking for that type of info. My hand is kinda small(when I wore surgical gloves they were a size 7 1/2 ),and i was looking for the amount of comfort in shooting the subs in rapid fire. The size does nor really bother me in recoil,but I have experianced the problem with inserting the mag,and geting pinched. I have noticed that most of our guys that are carring them are leaning to the extended mags as well. I think it aids for better control,but it also takes away from being able to conceal it as well. I have had a few of the rookies over in the last couple of weeks asking about that. I have been telling them that I thought they should shoot it first,and them atempt to fix the problem,if there is one in the first place. Appreciate the info. King
 

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On the main carry mag for my G27 I have one of those little plastic gizmos that attach to the bottom of the mag to give a place for your little finger. Sure makes a world of difference in firing it.

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The Georgia Department of Corrections has allowed Probation Officers to purchase a Glock 27 as a back-up to the issue Glock 23. I have personally owned two 27's and with a finger extension there is no problem with control as well as the 23 and 22's mags will also fit the 27. The Georgia State Patrol issues Troopers as a back-up the Glock 27 also.
 

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KING said:
:D Looking for shooters that have been using thier GLOCKS, in any form of combat shooting (target type,or other). Interested in how some of the MODEL 32,33,27,and 29 doing in this form. Also cant ferget the model 30 either. King
You are a tad confused.

Compacts:

G19 - 9mm
G23 - .40
G25 - .380
G32 - .357
G38 - .45GAP

Subcompacts:

G26 - 9mm
G27 - .40
G28 - .380
G29 - 10mm
G30 - .45ACP
G36 - .45ACP slimline
G39 - .45GAP
 

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I am considering a sub compact Glock as an alternative to a snubie revolver. This post contains some good information. The larger calibers must be a handful in the recoil department.

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I shoot a g-27 in the back up gun class in IDPA , works ok , i use the same extension i think GB uses , makes a 27 feel like a 23 as far as grip ! I have not found it to shoot as accurate as a 23 !
 

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I shoot a g-27 in the back up gun class in IDPA , works ok , i use the same extension i think GB uses , makes a 27 feel like a 23 as far as grip ! I have not found it to shoot as accurate as a 23 !
Never much got the point of extenders. I have several mags for my subcompacts with them, but have found them pointless.

Point being, most of us want subcompacts for concealed carry. Usually, the longer the grip, the harder to conceal. Slide length is usually not an issue, especially if you use an inside the waist holster.

So why get a subcompact, put on an extender, thus making the grip basically as big as a compact's grip, but still have the shorter slide... giving you a shorter sight radius... and a shorter barrel... giving you less (but negligable) velocity?

Why not just get a compact?
 

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GDS17 , why not have some mags with extenders and some with out ?
That way you can go which ever way your dress or needs dictate ?
 

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GDS17 , why not have some mags with extenders and some with out ?
That way you can go which ever way your dress or needs dictate ?
I do. I have 2 subcompacts. The G26 and the G27.

I have a couple mags with them and a couple of mags without. I carry my G27 as a backup to my G22 when I am on duty. I carry it with the regular 9 round mag.

When I don't worry about concealment, I usually just carry a full sized pistol, or a compact. The subcompacts don't go out with me (concealed) much except for the summer time.

I carry my G20 hunting/hiking etc. Been carrying my G23 concealed here lately.
 

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You said on duty !
As a private citizen we have to worry about printing more than a LEO . yet like the extra control of the extension when we can use it !
In IDPA the G-23 can't be used in BUG matches but the G-27 can and the extension gives the G-27 a grip close to the G-23 and more control .
 

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You said on duty !
As a private citizen we have to worry about printing more than a LEO . yet like the extra control of the extension when we can use it !
In IDPA the G-23 can't be used in BUG matches but the G-27 can and the extension gives the G-27 a grip close to the G-23 and more control .
Certainly did say on duty. I don't want anyone to know where my G27 is at all. I would not be able to control 2 guns if someone were to fight me for them.

I do carry off duty, and conceal off duty a good bit of the time, just like everyone else.

I see what you mean about the rules of the IDPA matches.

I'm not very familiar with it, I've always wanted to compete, but never had the chance.
 

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So why get a subcompact, put on an extender, thus making the grip basically as big as a compact's grip, but still have the shorter slide... giving you a shorter sight radius... and a shorter barrel... giving you less (but negligable) velocity?

Why not just get a compact?


Exactly!!
Most that find the "Subcompacts" too small for their hands, find the "Compacts" work much better
Savage.
 

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I guess until you have a need you can't see a justification ! I have large hands and find the 27 JUST workable but alot easier to hide ( FITS IN FRONT POCKET ) where 23 is stretching it ( the pocket ) and harder to draw and it prints more .
the sure sell alot of um !
 

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Don't know what kind of pants you wear, but the G27 would look a tad noticeable in my pocket!

I usually just wear it on my hip, or my ankle. On duty it is on the side of my vest.
 

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I think maybe glock out thought most of us again on this issue. Carrying concealed is the idea for the subcompact and they are not hard to hide with the right clothing. As far as control, that comes down mostly to the man behind the trigger. In a case where it was needed, what kind of distance are you shooting. I am sure GSD knows stats as well as anyone about how close most shooting situations take place in. All I am saying is I wouldn't take any subcompact pistol out to the range to shoot 25+ yards as a plan for why I bought the gun. In case you do want to do that or use it in competition, Glock gave us an extension. Damn they're good!! I want to the thing unknown, keep suprise on my side, and if the day ever came to use it I am not taking a crack long shot that I don't have complete confidence in.
 

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I really like the 29. It kicks less then you'd think and is very accurate. The 10mm is a heck of a round!
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