SIGforum.com    Main Page  Hop To Forum Categories  SIG Pistols    You will buy a Glock
Page 1 ... 461 462 463 464

Moderators: Chris Orndorff, LDD
Go
New
Find
Notify
Tools
Reply
  
You will buy a Glock Login/Join 
Junior Member
posted Hide Post
Hey all, Took wife to buy some blazer 9mm that was on sale for her sig 365, she goes, look they have the glock 43 on sale for $ 449, can I look at it. Guess what, she likey. Then we get come home, she sees vedder holsters has a labor sale. Love a woman that has a passion for quality handguns and actually practices and carries.
 
Posts: 2 | Registered: June 09, 2018Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Bamf
posted Hide Post
quote:
Originally posted by patw:
quote:
I think Zev and Taran make awesome custom Glocks, but they are way overpriced. If you just want a new look, I can recommend Landers Weapons Systems. I absolutely love the quality of work, reasonable wait time, and fair prices he has.


I think the movies have helped with Glock customizing, of which I am all for. It's nice to give a new perspective on a solid platform that has been ridiculed as the "block" for years. I like the looks of most of the ones I have seen. I would like to get a Grand Master by TTI but the cost,(although I understand the time/work that goes into them is not cheap) and wait times are more than I care for, mostly the wait times.


Yeah I think I always saw and appreciated the utility and reliability of Glock, but I hated the way it felt in my hand. I can practice and be efficient with the grip angle.. I’m talking about that hump on the back strap. I would have never purchased a Glock if this customization industry hadn’t come along and gotten so affordable.

Garrett Landers at Landers Weapons Systems completely reshaped the grip for me and then added stippling. Now I don’t have that hump and the angle is easier for me to get used to. Then, everything else addressed how much I hated the cosmetics. In order for me to buy a Glock I needed it to look and feel nothing like a Glock - and that’s what I’ve got now. Maybe it’s silly to some, but I love it.




"I have a suggestion to keep you all occupied. Learn to swim" - Ænema
 
Posts: 4596 | Location: Puyallup, WA | Registered: November 12, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
A day late, and
a dollar short
Picture of Warhorse
posted Hide Post
quote:
Originally posted by ozzy14559:
Hey all, Took wife to buy some blazer 9mm that was on sale for her sig 365, she goes, look they have the glock 43 on sale for $ 449, can I look at it. Guess what, she likey. Then we get come home, she sees vedder holsters has a labor sale. Love a woman that has a passion for quality handguns and actually practices and carries.

You have excellent taste in guns as well as women, congrats!


____________________________
NRA Life Member, GOA, MGO Annual Member, Annual member MRPA
 
Posts: 11376 | Location: MI | Registered: July 10, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
addicted to trailing-throttle oversteer
Picture of soggy_spinout
posted Hide Post
quote:
Originally posted by ozzy14559:
Hey all, Took wife to buy some blazer 9mm that was on sale for her sig 365, she goes, look they have the glock 43 on sale for $ 449, can I look at it. Guess what, she likey. Then we get come home, she sees vedder holsters has a labor sale. Love a woman that has a passion for quality handguns and actually practices and carries.

Indeed you are a lucky man, sir. I'm just fortunate that my wife doesn't put me out in the literal doghouse if I bring one too many gun-related 'merchandise' items home. But her evil 'you bought what?!?' eye still burns into one's very essence and boy does it hurt like the dickens. Eek
 
Posts: 8528 | Location: Drippin' wet | Registered: April 18, 2010Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Member
Picture of konata88
posted Hide Post
Picked up a 19 and put the HD XR sight on it (it's my first with these sights; never heard of them until now. I've been using HD but was attracted to the thinner front post). BTW, question on this - why make the front thinner vs making the rear wider? Maybe it doesn't matter....

Anyway, it's been a loooonnng time since I've been to the range. Various things but in any case, long time. Perhaps not since late last year - I don't remember going out this year at all.

That being said, the groups are still okay. Not great but I'm keeping them w/in 2" at 12 yards. The problem is that I'm pulling left. Now, I've always pulled left (for whatever reason - pretty consistently) so all my glocks have the rear right more toward the right side of the frame.

However, I've move this sight all the way to the right (sight frame at the edge of the slide) and I'm still pulling left. Again, groups are typical of my level of competency. So, I'm not sure if it's me or the sights.

I'll try again in a week or so and bring one of my 19's that's spot on out to 25 yards (at least horizontally). Oh, I also notice that these sights on this glock likes to be dot over target. My other glocks are top of sight over target. I'd still keep things in the A zone for all glocks out to 25 yards but there is a difference in centers between this and the others.

Trigger sucks on this one. I'll change it out to a ghost connector before I got out next time. I knew before hitting the range but wanted to try out the new glock as-is first.




"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." - B.Franklin
"Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it." L.Tolstoy
 
Posts: 7589 | Location: In the gilded cage | Registered: December 09, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Member
Picture of wrightd
posted Hide Post
I got close-er onece or twice, but I still haven't bought a Glockola. I like the idea of the Glock in terms of design and materials, but I hate the grip angle. Why would Glock NOT use the 1911 grip angle that works for Everybody ? I don't understand why Glock neglects the market that likes the more traditional grip angle. Makes zero sense to me. If the Glock had a better grip angle, I would have got the big 20 for the 10mm for woods carry, scouting, hiking etc. As far as I know, the big 20 is the lightest most soft shooting high cap 10 in existance. I like that. But I can't live with the querky grip angle. I bring a glock up the same way I do all my guns, revolver or auto alike, and the damn Glock isn't pointing where I'm looking. Makes me crazy because I want one but I can't have one. What good is the mighty 20 to me if I can't point it instinctively ? Maybe I'm just too old fashioned and out of datel.




Lover of the US Constitution
Wile E. Coyote School of Gunsmithing
 
Posts: 6318 | Location: Nowhere the constitution is not honored | Registered: February 01, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Member
Picture of konata88
posted Hide Post
Buy one. Use it. You may get used to it. If not, put it in the safe or sell it. Glocks are relatively cheap compared to sigs, hk, et al. You can try to resist but if you give it a chance, likely you’ll have a bunch quick. Wink.




"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." - B.Franklin
"Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it." L.Tolstoy
 
Posts: 7589 | Location: In the gilded cage | Registered: December 09, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
  Powered by Social Strata Page 1 ... 461 462 463 464 
 

SIGforum.com    Main Page  Hop To Forum Categories  SIG Pistols    You will buy a Glock

© SIGforum 2018