Glock's are like a block of wood, along with xd's, and strikerfire guns in general...give me a hammer every time.....
My father is a glock man, but that's what sold me on the px4 storm full size over glocks, the feel of them...and after shooting it....well.......game over......own 4 Berettas now, with another on lay-away...I find the Berettas handle better, feel more comfortable in my hand.
Man that is funny - I about spit my drink all over myself.Glock
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.
Actually, I have always carried a round in the chamber of my Glocks, and have never had any issues. It isn't a matter of not carrying a round in the chamber, but rather being aware of the fact that you have a round in the chamber. Don't pull the trigger unless you're ready to fire the weapon. It's that simple.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...
A round isn't accurate. A shooter is, and some pistols can aid a shooter, but I get what you're saying.I ran Glocks for a long time. They have some strong points, but after owning 5 of them over the years I've come to realize there are better guns. Sure Glocks don't rust, and are mostly reliable, but to me the triggers aren't very good, don't like the plastic guns anymore except for something I don't mind beating up, and honestly every 40s&w Glock I've fired is just not very accurate for me. The 9mm and 45 are accurate, and the 40s&w is accurate enough, but not as much as the 9mm and 45 Glocks for some reason. My buddies and I have both noticed this. I had even at one point wondered about the inherent accuracy of the 40s&w because my experience with the caliber was mostly isolated to Glocks.
Once I shot my 96a1 I realized the 40s&w is an extremely accurate round, and the 96a1 has become my main stay. Don't get me wrong the 40s&w Glocks are accurate, they just aren't on par with the 96a1 by any means. The Beretta 92/96 are just better weapons to me the trigger is much smoother (I run the D spring), gun is balanced better, has a natural point of aim, handles recoil extremely well, extremely reliable. Never an issue from a 92/96, and can't say that for a few Glocks I've had. Plus they are just really nice looking guns, and I like the all metal weapon better which has a much more quality feel.
That is one of the things that makes a Glock so appealing. You can shoot the thing forever without cleaning it and it still goes bang. I've seen them stripped completely, sprayed with degreaser, fired many times with no problems. They may not be the prettiest gun out there, and they may feel a little awkward at first. They did to me! But when you take an honest, objective look at them, the Glocks are amazing guns. They just work.Anyone who has nothing but troubles with Beretta's, well, clean them.............
Beretta put out a few more 92G models recently (decocker only). I do wish this was an option on the A1's. While I like having a safety I will admit that it's not the easiest safety to reach while the weapon is drawn and aimed on target. It is however very easy to disengage while in the holster before it's pulled from retention.I think it's no secret that I am a Glock fan. There really are only a few guns that I denounce, but any quality gun is good in my book. I don't like the Beretta Storm pistols simply b/c I just think they are ugly, and they don't fit my hand well, but if I'm being completely objective and honest, the Beretta 92 is one of the finest pistols ever produced.
I know denner and I went round and round on this topic earlier on, but upon his plea, along with a few others, I took a closer, more objective look at it. I've always loved the look and feel of the 92. My only gripe has been consistenly the slide mounted safety. It's not that I object to a safety being mounted on the slide, but more to reach on some models, and unfortunately, for me the reach on the 92 is difficult to manipulate smoothly. I like the frame mounted safety on the look-a-like Taurus model much better. BUT!
All things considered, I would have no problems at all with carrying a 92. It's really a beautiful pistol to look at, and it really feels good in my hand. It's extremely accurate and very reliable, and it is hard to beat for a duty weapon. It's a little harder for a EDC only b/c the size, but I've carried it and other pistols the same size with no problems to really speak of.
I prefer the Glock (or striker fire pistol) for a few reasons for EDC. It's light, has a slimmer profile than most DA/SA pistols, and it just works. Granted, for the last month or so I've carried the HK VP9, which is a full-size duty pistol, but it's really not that much larger than the Glock 19. It's essentially the same size as the Glock 17, but the thing I like most about the striker fire platform is the constant trigger pull. I also prefer no external safeties, but a lot of DA/SA pistols have no ES, so that really isn't an issue for me. At the end of the day, I'll pick a Glock for EDC, but I wouldn't turn the 92 down. It really is a rather sexy gun, isn't it.
Yeah, it's just a matter of training. With time and proper training nearly anything can be overcome. I once asked a Navy SEAL what he would choose for a pistol if he could pick anything he wanted, fully expecting him to say "HK 45", but he surprised me. He said "well I have the most time and training with the 226, so I'd pick that".Beretta put out a few more 92G models recently (decocker only). I do wish this was an option on the A1's. While I like having a safety I will admit that it's not the easiest safety to reach while the weapon is drawn and aimed on target. It is however very easy to disengage while in the holster before it's pulled from retention.