Me too. Never could get used to the one glock I had.
1.doesn't fit hand.
2. doesn't feel comfortable to shoot.
3. ugliest gun ever built.
I'd just as soon be caught with a toothless crackwhore than be caught with a Glock.
Me too. Never could get used to the one glock I had.
Both are almost complete polar opposites, while a Glock is a Glock is a Glock for the most part, Beretta has quite a few different models so you may want to elaborate a little more as to which Beretta you are interested in, or just Beretta as a whole? You've covered (at least partially) why you dislike Glock, but it's still in the running? So what do you like about Beretta? The grip can be too oddly shaped pending on hand size if you're talking about a 92FS, I think the PX4 is about as butt ugly as a as the south end of a northbound Glock, DA/SA guns are a little harder to learn (not impossible mind you, just a little harder) and you could be talking either polymer or metal frame?
SO...is this really a Glock or Beretta thread, or should I just rename it: Which Beretta?
VA, actually, I was poking a little fun. I do like Glock and respect them immensely, if you didn't respect them, you wouldn't know firearms. I disagree about the looks of my PX4 compact, very ergonomic with nice lines. Now my subcompact I refer to as my little "beast", and I'm still not sure what to make of him in the looks department. My 1993 92G police special is a beautiful pistol, not only does it perform flawless, but it's classic and appealing to my eye. I agree about the DA/SA, it definately takes more time to get proficient with the first DA trigger pull, but a little practice and your fine. Of all three DA/SA'S I own, the compact has the shortest first DA of the three, however, I do have a nice trigger spring after trial and error in my 92 and it performs very nicely.
I love glock pistols. They are simple, light and has a higher percentage of firing when you want it to. I love berettas as well but wont choose it over a glock. I have a police friend who almost lost his hand when attempt to foul a robbery at one of our banks. Sadly, when he attempted to fire his weapon, the safety was on and before he could make ready, the robber got the upper hand, chopping him all over. This one mistake almost cost him his life. Now, had it been a glock........case closed.
Your buddy who is an officer forgot he had his saftey on? Dude............
That is a bummer. He should practice with teh gun he carries.
I don't carry my Beretta's on safety, I have a 92G that just has a decocker, and my two F model Storms are never on safety when I carry them. I could convert them but why? To me it would like be carrying a revolver on safety. Now a 1911 cocked and locked I would definetely carry on safety. . Do a little Google and type in Glock/Accidental discharge. Likewise, I watched a police officer on U-tube with some bad ass Gerry Curl Dreads, Glock-Legged, in front of young children in their classroom. Plaxico Burress, another victim, Glock-Legged, which cost him his NFL career. FYI as mentioned with the G model, Beretta also has a D model and a C model with no safety's if you wish to go that route. Likewise, many police officers have their weapons taken from them, believe it or not it has happened, and that extra time may give an officer a second plan while the perp is trying to figure out how to fire the weapon. A Glock is a fantastic firearm, however, you need to be on your toes if you carry one in the chamber, if not, wear steel-toe boots as a precaution.
I shot my G27 and PX4SC .40 both at the range this morning. They both shot great, though they are entirely different in looks, trigger, etc.
I trust and carry them both. You don't have to choose one over the other unless somebody's making you.
For carry, I like them equally. For the range, that ridged trigger safety on the Glock trigger hurts my finger after about 50 rounds, while the Beretta trigger (90two, PX4, PX4SC) is smooth as a baby's bottom.
(I only have 1 Glock left out of several I've had, and currently have 5 Berettas (besides a .22 and a .25) , so you can see which way I lean.)
I only own a glock 19, just became an owner of two 1951 gardone VT's.... But have not shot them or any beretta yet! The post about the guy shooting himself with a glock, common sense has to be used with them.... If a gun has no external safety then you don't carry it with one in the chamber. Just have to practice pulling the gun and locking one in at the same time... Or glock just came out with a an external safety that OS on the trigger itself actually nice and getting one for mine... Now gotta go shoot some vintage beretta's...
Stress affects you, of course, but the conventional thinking is that with sufficient training the safety would not be an issue.
theyre both very different guns, and as such its really a matter of personal opinion. they are really equally as "good" if you look at it objectively and both have proven track records (assuming you are talking about the 92 FS) but i would much prefer the beretta due to the fact that it fits my hand much better than a glock. I really like the beretta 92 FS grip, and IMO the trigger pull on the 92FS is one of the nicer trigger pulls on any hand gun. So in the end, check them both out and since theyre so different, i think that one of them will jump out as significantly more desirable to you. If not, spend as much time as you can with both guns and see which one ends up working better for you. Make sure you also check the trigger pulls since that is a very important factor in both accuracy with guns and how much you like the gun (you have to pull the trigger every single time you shoot it). Good luck and let us know which you go with.
When your looking for a pistol,As long as you like it. Be for you buy,Look for a store that rents out pistols. And see what is the right one for you.
But if you go out to range a test one. It my be the right one for you. Glock is a mack truck in a pistol. A look of a pistol is not going to save your life. I know if I drop my glocks in two feet of mud, I know it will still work.
A glock will never win the good looks, But it wins perfection. And you can look in to Marksmanship shooters,That have test it out many pistols. To let people know what they think is the best pistols to try out.
perfection is everything.
If I had to pick a gun I thought was beautiful in the aesthetic sense, I think I'd pick the Springfield Armory Range Officer. I don't own one of those, but I'm likely to sooner or later.
The Beretta PX4 sub compact is the common sense answer to carrying a chambered pistol, The Glock is always cocked, and chambering a round is in my opinion stupid.
I have three loaded Glocks, non are chambered. I purchased a Beretta PX 4 sub compact, because it can be chambered and not cocked. Why would anyone put a PX4 on safety? Double action is a safety by itself. All D/A revolvers are on safety because they are not cocked. D/A S/A pistols are safe unless you cock them. I also have a double action S&W BG 380 double action, no need for a safety being on. Thats why I purchased the Beretta PX4 sub 9mm chambered safely. Its great looking also, and work great.
Whats this about a free holster? My Beretta has rail laser also, so holsters area problem.
Get both and sell the one you don't like. Or, keep them both if you like them both.
Someone comes in my house, I have a HK USP-Compact and a Glock... I will load the Glock, no safety, soon as I pull the trigger bullets are coming out...
The Glock an ugly pistol??? I rather love the plain design. It looks pretty much like a boxy 1911 without any levers, hammers, or safties to me at least and I do not think ppl consider 1911's ugly???
Glock vs. Beretta... Glock wins every time, there's thousands of law enforcement agents that trust Glock over beretta for very good reasons...
Glock is not an ugly pistol it is just simple. I like berettas design more, but I would never compare Beretta with Glock. Both have positives and negatives.
There is a fair amount of Glock complaints and issues with Glocks from several departments. I'm not going to spend time and research them - but I remember seeing several stories over the years.
Also - I have been on a lot of gun forums for a lot of years. I have seen NUMEROUS LEOs online state that their various departments NEVER had AD's by their officers until they changed to Glocks. Now they have them all the time. That's another issue to consider. You can talk about "the real safety is between your ears" all day long - but the truth is that people make mistakes all day long in everything they do. We're human. People have car wrecks all day long in multi thousand pound vehicles that are better weapons than a gun. So, it stands to reason that mistakes will happen with a gun sometimes. And, that type of trigger is less forgiving.
Nothing is perfect - not Beretta, Sig or even Glock.
Me personally, I have 9 Berettas - 8 of them are 92s and one PX4. I have owned several Glocks over the years. Don't care for them now. Is one better than the other? That's a personal choice. Personally, I'd rather have a Beretta
Is that the real reason why people don't like glocks because of how it looks, instead of how it performs? I own a glock 19 and it performs flawless and would definitely trust my life with it, so who cares how it looks.