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Never owned a Glock and never will. Fired two mags through one many years ago and it was like holding a 2x4. More power to those who prefer them but you couldn't give me one.
You must be a single stack guy. I get it. That is why we have variety, and it is wonderous.
Glock grip angle can be very polarizing. It is supposed to be the ergonomic solution, but many don't care for it. I can use it, and tolorate it,

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Well, haven't had any love for these S&W
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Maybe if I discovered one that FIT hand and trigger superior to Rugers and hit the bullseye like SA MOD.2 45 ....
College gun team coach likes one too big for my carry habits = S&W 627-3 8 shot

Tried to tweak & love G27 40, even converted it to 357sig but this is a worst effort for Glock, even the frame cracked they had to replace with no comment, no sorries
 

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Is there a gun brand you just hate? One you wouldn't take a gun from at all?

Some of the ones I commonly see so many complaints about on various forums include: Taurus, Kimber, Hi Point, SCCY and Kahr...

Do you absolutely hate one of these brands, or some other brand?
Yes, I know this is going to cause a lot of blowback but I can't stand Glock. The trigger is terrible and they look and feel like like a brick. Lousy form and ergonomics. In contrast I love Colt and Beretta. No doubt about it, I am a dinosaur 🦕.
Is there a gun brand you just hate? One you wouldn't take a gun from at all?

Some of the ones I commonly see so many complaints about on various forums include: Taurus, Kimber, Hi Point, SCCY and Kahr...

Do you absolutely hate one of these brands, or some other brand?
Yes, I know this is going to cause a lot of blowback, but no doubt about it, I hate Glock. They look and feel like a brick! Lousy ergonomics and a terrible trigger. No form, no lines, and I cannot hit anything with it. If someone gave me one for free, I would sell it and buy a Colt 1911, Beretta 92, or S&W M&P. I know many shooters like them, so I am really in the minority here. But at my age, I enjoy being a dinosaur. 🦕
 

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Well, haven't had any love for these S&W
327NG used
442 new
Maybe if I discovered one that FIT hand and trigger superior to Rugers and hit the bullseye like SA MOD.2 45 ....
College gun team coach likes one too big for my carry habits = S&W 627-3 8 shot

Tried to tweak & love G27 40, even converted it to 357sig but this is a worst effort for Glock, even the frame cracked they had to replace with no comment, no sorries
I'm with you on the 27. I have a 26.
Some love them.
Some hate them, and I'm in this column.
Load it out with a G19 mag and a msg sleeve, and it runs just fine. Otherwise, not too good in my hand.
For the no correspondence? Be happy it got repaired. Expecting correspondence or much else in the way of feedback isn't going to give you much satisfaction, usually. You modified their gun, so,,,,,,,,,,,,,
 
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Yep- I have seen some complaints "moderated" in the past - (including some of mine). But eventually Taurus got so bad- even the moderators finally accepted it. Now it's much better. I left the forum for a while- because of the attitude of some of the players. Taurus has definitely turned around now- they are putting out pretty good guns and STILL working on replacing some bad guns that are still out there. But they are slow with it- I am sure it is expen$ive. I have been back on the forum for maybe 2 years now- it's good.
Yup, been on that one for quite a while too.
 

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A gun store said that Glocks are their most returned handgun. People see them in the media, think that's for them, buy them, and are sadly disappointed. Much like when people went nuts for Model 29s after 'Dirty Harry' came out 50 years ago.

Guess who buys Glocks only to return them? 90% are first-time handgun buyers.

An acquaintance had one at the range and asked if he could try my CZ75b and I could try his Glock.

I examined it, shot it, put it back on the table, and never had the urge to shoot another one. He liked the CZ and ran three magazines through it (his ammo). I believe he would have traded right then and there.

Some, apparently many, like Glocks. I can't say I hate them. But I have no desire to shoot another, much less buy one.
 

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Yes, I know this is going to cause a lot of blowback but I can't stand Glock. The trigger is terrible and they look and feel like like a brick. Lousy form and ergonomics. In contrast I love Colt and Beretta. No doubt about it, I am a dinosaur 🦕.

Yes, I know this is going to cause a lot of blowback, but no doubt about it, I hate Glock. They look and feel like a brick! Lousy ergonomics and a terrible trigger. No form, no lines, and I cannot hit anything with it. If someone gave me one for free, I would sell it and buy a Colt 1911, Beretta 92, or S&W M&P. I know many shooters like them, so I am really in the minority here. But at my age, I enjoy being a dinosaur. 🦕
I 100% agree! I have never liked them from the get go. My brother has a .40 that I tried but I still can't stand them. I'll take a Ruger any day of the week over a Glock.
 

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Never owned a Glock and never will. Fired two mags through one many years ago and it was like holding a 2x4. More power to those who prefer them but you couldn't give me one.
I know I will offend people but I DON'T CARE!! To me a Glock is a real POS gun. I'll stack any of my Beretta's against them for Function, Accuracy and most Important Reliability. Glocks are like holding a chunk of Plastic to me. They don't feel good in my hand. At least with any of my Beretta models, I feel like I'm holding a Gun and NOT a Piece of garbage. I own Beretta Models 92FS, 96, PX4 in 40 S&W, 45 acp and even my little U22 Neos is better than ANY Glock. They ALL shoot better than ANY Glock....my 2 cents
 

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No, they're inanimate objects. A more appropriate question should be: Are there some guns you'd never buy? For me that would be Taurus, Hi Point or any other cheaply made handgun. Love 'em or hate 'em most of the nations law enforcement agencies including the FBI use Glocks. The U.S. Secret Service has now adopted them as their official duty pistol switching from the Sig P229. So does the State Department and U.S. Special Operations military units. There's gotta' be a reason why?
 

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LMAO. We likes what we likes. I enjoy all the Glock hate. It is usually humorous, but then so is all the other brand hate, usually.
I like the way a Glock does the exact same thing the exact same way every time. The grip angle and some other things can be very polarizing though. I get that too.
There are lots of reliable units out there, and reliable is just that, no matter the name stamped on the side.
On the same note that Arizona touched on, ever wonder why everyone wants to compare to a Glock? Yea, there is a reason for that. Some don't need to, but some seem to want to, and not do a good job of it in the comparison.
 

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Not a Glock fan except for the G21 in .45 ACP, I like this gun a lot. It sit's on my night stand with a laser/flashlight. 13 rounds, and it handles recoils well. I even used it for LEOSA qualification. The rest? No. I had a G17, it wasn't in the same league as a CZ 75b. The Hellcat is much better than the Glocks in the sub compact field and the .22 G44 doesn't even compare favorably in the semi-automatic field. A 10 shot fixed sight pistol in 2020? Ruger did it in 1949, The much aligned Taurus company beat them hands down with the TX22.
 

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LMAO. We likes what we likes. I enjoy all the Glock hate. It is usually humorous, but then so is all the other brand hate, usually.
I like the way a Glock does the exact same thing the exact same way every time. The grip angle and some other things can be very polarizing though. I get that too.
There are lots of reliable units out there, and reliable is just that, no matter the name stamped on the side.
On the same note that Arizona touched on, ever wonder why everyone wants to compare to a Glock? Yea, there is a reason for that. Some don't need to, but some seem to want to, and not do a good job of it in the comparison.
That really is what it all boils down to. Everybody's different.

I was a late comer to the whole polymer framed pistol phenomena. When they first came out I swore that I would never own a Glock. Not so much that it was a good or bad gun it's just that It was the ugliest God damn pistol on the market second only to High Point. Then curiosity got to me and I just had have one. Now I have six and one Shadow Systems MR918. As someone who owns a wide variety of guns and loves to work on them. Glocks have got to be the easiest guns to work on and customize. There are very few moving parts and there are God only knows how many aftermarket parts and accessories available for them. One of the easiest ways to improve the trigger is with a Ghost connector, installation is about a 15 minute job if you're slow. I've never had a Glock fail to fire or jam, not one.

That being said of all the polymer framed pistols on the market today. HK arguably makes the best especially their VP series. However they are more difficult to work on and there's not as many aftermarket parts available for them. OEM parts tend to be more expensive too. But there's no comparison between a stock Glock and a stock HK. HK wins hands down in that department. I'm not even going to get into comparing all metal guns to polymer framed guns. Not including revolvers of those I own Beretta's, Sig's, CZ's, S&W's, Colt, Kimber's, Kahr, Detonics, two Wilson's a Cylinder & Slide .45 Adventurer for starters. I wouldn't even know where to begin comparing each for my own specific likes and dislikes. Of course when ergonomics comes into play all bets are off as everyone has a different hand size. What works for one does not work for all.

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That really is what it all boils down to. Everybody's different.

I was a late comer to the whole polymer framed pistol phenomena. When they first came out I swore that I would never own a Glock. Not so much that it was a good or bad gun it's just that It was the ugliest God damn pistol on the market second only to High Point. Then curiosity got to me and I just had have one. Now I have six and one Shadow Systems MR918. As someone who owns a wide variety of guns and loves to work on them. Glocks have got to be the easiest guns to work on and customize. There are very few moving parts and there are God only knows how many aftermarket parts and accessories available for them. One of the easiest ways to improve the trigger is with a Ghost connector, installation is about a 15 minute job if you're slow. I've never had a Glock fail to fire or jam, not one.
I seem to remember saying a lot of that when the Glock hit the ,market, along with speaking out as to the new gun probably not going to last for too long. There have been plenty that didn't.
Well, it has. Many of us didn't understand the marketing. Make a dependable gun, simple to use, at a frugal price, and go for the "fleet" sales. They did all that very well, and became an icon along the way.
I carry one every day. It is far from my "favorite", or what I conceive as a favorite, but does what it does the exact same way, every single time. Did I mention that before? :ROFLMAO: There is an amount of comfort in that functionality.
Unlike you, I did have one that was a dog. That slowed my willingness to try one again, so it was a couple of years and a Generation later when I tried again. It was a department trade and probably was in need of some TLC that would have been very cheap (springs and maybe an extractor), but no one I knew of could work on them at the time, so it went on to greener pastures. That was the only one though.
 
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It may also be a generational/cultural thing. Those raised with firearms pre-1985 probably prefer steel, wood, and leather in all their arms and holsters (with the exception of the old Remington Nylon 66, my favorite frog-gigging gun).

Later generations experienced more semi-automatics, more Soldier of Fortune theatrics, and then the Iraq and Afghanistan disasters were full of non-steel guns.

Not many shoot-em-up video games feature revolvers, Winchester or Marlin lever actions, and a SA Colt or Ruger.
 

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I seem to remember saying a lot of that when the Glock hit the ,market, along with speaking out as to the new gun probably not going to last for too long. There have been plenty that didn't.
Well, it has. Many of us didn't understand the marketing. Make a dependable gun, simple to use, at a frugal price, and go for the "fleet" sales. They did all that very well, and became an icon along the way.
I carry one every day. It is far from my "favorite", or what I conceive as a favorite, but does what it does the exact same way, every single time. Did I mention that before? :ROFLMAO: There is an amount of comfort in that functionality.
Unlike you, I did have one that was a dog. That slowed my willingness to try one again, so it was a couple of years and a Generation later when I tried again. It was a department trade and probably was in need of some TLC that would have been very cheap (springs and maybe an extractor), but no one I knew of could work on them at the time, so it went on to greener pastures. That was the only one though.
I own a lot of guns that I've collected over the years and only got rid of 5 (all long guns). I never got rid of any handguns, I really like them all otherwise I would have at least sold or traded some of them. I too carry everyday and rotate between different brands. Sometimes I'll go a month or two carrying mainly Glocks other times it's mainly HK, Sig, CZ etc. The only gun that I was ever severely disappointed in was Kimber's ill fated Solo. It was such a nice design, pretty well made and felt real good in my hand for a gun that size. The only problem is that it didn't work worth a shit and choked on damn near anything I put through it. I still have it but in spite of that I haven't soured on Kimber's of which I still have a bunch of. I took a chance and bought their EVO which happens to be a great little gun. It's a little bigger than the Solo but feeds and fires whatever I put through it. So it's safe to assume that Kimber learned their lesson and did a little more R&D before putting such a new concept on the market.

My favorite(s) also happens to be whichever gun(s) I choose to carry at any given time. Whether it be Glock, HK, Beretta, CZ, Sig, FN, Kahr etc. I rarely carry revolver's anymore of those I own both S&W's, Ruger's, Cimmaron/Uberti and a few of those NAA mini revolvers. Those mini revolvers are pretty much useless for any serious self defense purposes and are more of a novelty item. Same for those Bond Arms derringers of which I also have.

I'm a huge fan of CZ's and have never had a single issue with any one of them. Same for Sig's and Beretta's. But I can say that my favorite DA/SA semi auto is my CZ 97 B in 45 ACP. Both before and after I upgraded to a short reset trigger, adjustable sear and race hammer. Oh and my Shadow 2. CZ's can be a bitch and a half to work on especially their de-cockers and are not for the faint of heart or those in a hurry. There's these tiny little levers and springs that have to be aligned using home made slave pins from old cut down drill bits. But once you've done a few and after the use of some foul language things can go pretty smooth. But even still I never look forward to working on them. Hopefully I won't have to at least to the point of a complete disassembly/reassembly. But I'm the type that I have to know how to completely disassemble/reassemble every gun that I own. But I've always been mechanically inclined for my entire life and I'm not intimidated by mechanical objects. Those are two prerequisites for doing any kind of mechanical work. Glocks on the other hand can be worked on by anyone that can field strip a pistol with a minimum amount of tools. Same for 1911's.

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