I just bought a Glock mod-19 .45....

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  1. Rob Sanford

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    er...sorry, Model 21

    I checked out a Sig, an HK, and a 1911....but the salesman at the shop steered me toward the Glock as a good all-around, goof-proof .45.
    Any thoughts? I have a few rifles, shot guns and revolvers, but never owned a semi.....did I make a good choice?
     
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    Make sure to get a few spare magazines
     
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    Nothing wrong with a Glock IMHO. I am a .45 ACP kinda guy also, although I owned a Glock 9mm when I was a security guard in Vegas a lifetime ago........

    I prefer the Kimber/Colt/Para/Springfield 1911 style, but the Glocks are inexpensive by comparison. What did you pay if I may ask...........
     
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    Glocks are the best for reliability, I carry the .40 cal for work awesome weapon, never once ever ever ever jammed or stove piped like my kimber or colts have... good choice for a defense round!
     
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    I personally don't like them, but there is no denying that they work. The feed just about anything and go boom when you pull the trigger. They're never going to be as accurate as a high quality 1911, but they are designed to shoot in the worst possible conditions that would clog up and cause a failure in a more accurate gun that has tighter tolerances...
     
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    1911 > glock

    Still a good over all gun. As said before VERY reliable.
     
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    You made a good choice rob,as smudge and usmc says there are better,more expensive tight tolerance guns out there but you better keep on top of maintenance.
     
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    Excellent choice for a gun that you can beat up and will come back firing. I have at least 3K rounds through mine with no issues. That gun will most likely last you a lifetime. If I had to carry a 45 in combat it would be a Glock.
     
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    X2 i have 3 glocks chambered in .40 and a kel-tec carbine chambered in same that takes glock mags. your glock will never fail you. as far as accuracy goes, your pistol is what you use to fight to the location of your carbine/shotgun!!!
     
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    I have a number of friends with glocks and I've spent a fair amount of time shooting them. They are great guns and pretty simple to operate. The fat grip soaks up recoil and makes them comfortable to shoot.

    My only complaint with them is I hate that blasted "trigger safety" (it's not actually a safety, the safety is YOU!!!). It works up a blister on my trigger finger every time I shoot one. I'm sure if I owned one and shot it regularly, I'd build up a callus and it wouldn't bother me anymore.

    FYI, I'm a 1911 man myself and I've had 0 (ZERO) failures with it. Even when I've let it get excessively dirty. Any gun can jam if it's not tuned right and any gun can be flawless if it is right.

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