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5 years 24 weeks ago, 10:26 PM

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opinions needed

Im looking in to buying a Glock 19 , I have held looked at and inspected several of the but the shop where im going to purchase it will not let me fire a few rounds first , just to see if i like the feel , can anyone give me there opinion on the feel and overall likes and dislikes on the Glock 19 . Thanks

5 years 24 weeks ago, 11:24 PM

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I have no bad comments on it. It is accurate, safe and reliable. Good to carry concealed as I know it is already to go. I love mine and will probably never get rid of it! 15 rnd mags are nice too. You hear that Pres Hussein!

5 years 24 weeks ago, 5:12 AM

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You can not get much better of a gun for being reliable, accurate, and can get the parts just about everywhere. I would not hesitate to buy one if I were you.

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 10:30 AM

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glock 19

was my first handgun. I eventually came to prefer .40 S&W over 9mm, but glocks are always reliable. If you hold the g19 and like the size, I say go for it. Other comparable 9mm guns that you may want to hold: S&W M&P 9mm, XD 9mm, XDM 9mm, sig p250. All will be reliable and accurate enough. I would go with the one that feels the best in your hand. Glock has been torture tested and proven to last.

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 11:29 AM

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glock 19

i had a 19 and traded it for a xdm40 the 40 is smoother and fits my hand better the glock is a nice gun no real complaintes

5 years 24 weeks ago, 12:23 PM

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I have the 17 and would not trade it for anything. I LOVE IT.

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 3:49 PM

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Glock 19

I have ahd a G19 for a few years now and I love it. It seems to be the right size and balance for me and I have never had any malfunctions from it. And it's accurate enough for self defense. It also is of a size that if you wanted to carry it concealed it is possible. There are some other optins available to you in roughly the same price point, for example a compact xd as mentioned in an earlier post, I'd recommend holding an example of both and seeing which one your hands like better. Always try to feel up the guns before you buy them.

5 years 24 weeks ago, 4:59 PM

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Glock 19 for me, too

Big enough to grip; small enough to hide. 9mm ammo is available and not outrageously expensive. It doesn't kick your butt. And it's butt ugly, too, a plus.

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 5:23 PM

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I sent these guys an email waiting back to hear from them.

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 5:29 PM

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too. :-)

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 5:32 PM

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I also have a Glock 19

and I agree with the statements above...good reliable gun, fits my hand well. I have purchased two of them...one got confiscated in Australia.

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 5:38 PM

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samD; Kel-Tec models

Sheesh, there are tons of models of the 2K. Any idea what I should be looking for?

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 5:42 PM

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Kel-Tec Sub2000 9mm for the 19. All your magazines will then fit.

5 years 24 weeks ago, 6:37 PM

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Last forever

The Glock is a great choice whatever the model may be! They will last forever, and always go bang! Have also owned the XD....good gun, but like i said i no longer own it.

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 7:56 PM

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Glock Guys Must see

Great stuff from Gabe Surez
When I first heard of these from a student, I gotta confess, I thought, "Oh great...another goofy idea from those who can't leave well enough alone".

Then I began to experiment with the possibility of suppressing a 9mm Glock for an experiment/concept we are working on. I needed a threaded barrel. Lone Wolf was the place everyone was recommending. I got a threaded barrel for my Glock 17, tested the hell out of it, and pronounced it good. So good in fact, in terms of fit, finish as well as accuracy, that it now lives in my Glock 17 carry gun.

One thing led to another and One Source became a Lone Wolf dealer.

And then the Elections of 2008 happened. Black Tuesday was surpassed only by Black Monday, and everywhere ammo, rifles, pistols and just about everything one could use for Second Ammendment type activities flew off the shelves and into the hands of terrified Americans who had thought that "some day" they would get that AK, or that Glock.

The fear of "The Obama" reached even into ammunition sales. And as demand increased so did price...kinda like an OPEC Arab playing with gasoline prices.

Right along that time frame, the XO decided to keep a 33 round magazined Glock 17 close at hand to back up her EDC (every day carry) Seacamp. And simultaneously the S.I. Staff began our SMG experiments and development. As well, data that I kept receiving from various sectors of the community (armed professionals, ammo makers, as well as the scientific terminal ballistics community) led me to the educated conclusion that all handgun ammo, in terms of terminal ballistics, is about the same. There may be a very slight edge shown by larger diameter bullets, but to me, that slight advantage was not worth the difference.

For uniformity with the XO, availability and cost of training ammo, selection of fighting ammo, and ammo capacity on person, I decided to consolidate my calibers, as far as pistols and SMGs go, to 9mm.

But I had a bunch of Glock 22s and one 23 that I did not want to "just stick in the safe", and at this juncture in our history, I have no desire to sell any fighting guns. Enter Lone Wolf.

I noticed that Lone Wolf had a barrel that would allow a 40 caliber pistol to be converted to a 9mm merely by swapping barrels. You did not need to change out any internals, and the only other thing needed was a 9mm magazine. Reports from WT were that this was fine and it worked and reliability was good. My preliminary testing...casual testing with a Lone Wolf Conversion Barrel...corroborated this. But I wanted to do more.

This week I took 1000 rounds and the Glock 23/19 out to my training area. Included in this was Blazer, Corbon Powerball, Corbon DPX, Winchester Bonded, Winchester SXT, Sellier & Bellot, Wolf, and even a few disgusting lead reloads I had left over from about 20 years ago.

I went through iteration over interation of our Close Range Gunfighting and Advanced Close Range Gunfighting drills (no point to just standing there burning ammo like some Gun Fudd). In 1000 rounds I had one failure to extract with Blazer 9mm. All other ammo functioned perfectly. There was no discernible change in POA/POI inside ten yards. I will shake the barrels out at distance at a future date.

All I can say is that I am very happy with this barrel and give it a solid thumbs up. The Glock 23 turned Glock 19 will accompany the EDC Glock 17 as the number two in the brace.

Those of you similarly interested for whatever reason, give this barrel a try, you won't be disappointed.

LONE WOLF CONVERSION BARRELS

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 8:12 PM

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Thanks

I've been throwing around the idea of doing this with my 23, but wasn't sure sure what the outcome would be. This will turn a great carry gun into a fun and cheap to shoot IDPA gun! Thanks for the info hllbilly77!

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 8:19 PM

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No problem

Gabe is a very respected trainer and knows his stuff, so this is why I posted this.

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5 years 24 weeks ago, 8:41 PM

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Glock Conversion

Thanks hillbilly. I actually was looking at the lone wolf conversion barrells last night and was thinking about one for my G22. I appreciate the info, just might do it now.

5 years 24 weeks ago, 9:24 PM

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glock conversions

I say shop around before you buy a conversion barrel. Lone Wolf's are priced right, but there are better quality barrels out there.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 2:01 AM

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Glock 19

It is my carry gun, but as I have said before, Glock sights are garbage. Buy a set of Trijicon night sights or, as is my new preference, Heinie Straight Eight night sights. The other con with Glocks is that if you have meaty hands or use a high grip, the slide will abrade or even cut you after a few magazines. I have a Glock scar, but I dig it. I am a Glock lover, and the 19 and 26 are my carry guns, but to really help someone, it's best to show the cons as well as the pros

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