GUN XD 9mm or Glock 26?

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  1. TexHorns

    TexHorns New Member

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    Xd-9 or the G26 for a daily carry? or..... the new Walther?? Looking for something thats a great daily carry.
     
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    The walther p99c is more comparable to those 2 guns, the new walther is pretty much a single stack version of it. Do you have a certain trigger style you prefer? I love the p99 and p99c.
     
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    glock 17 hides fine on me. Otherwise go glock 19 if you want something in 9mm that's more compact. If you want really small, get the glock 26.

    I think it's better than the XD in basically every way.

    If you just don't want a glock, then look at S&W M&P.
     
  5. TexHorns

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    well the glocks im not sure on their safety features compared to xd and the walther
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Yeah P99 is a good alternative, I carried the fullsize for .40 for a few years before switching to glock, the P99 grip is much more comfortable then the XD or the Glock.
     
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    the glock is the benchmark in safety. They don't go off unless you pull the trigger.

    Trigger Safety: An external lever mechanism contained within the trigger that prevents the trigger from moving unless the lever is depressed.

    Firing Pin Safety: A spring-loaded pin attached by an extension bar to the trigger assembly blocks the striker from striking the primer of the cartridge until the trigger is pulled.

    Drop Safety: The far end of the same extension bar locks the striker into place from the rear until the trigger is pulled.
     
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    I don't much care for that "dimpled" grip that Walther uses.
     
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    lt1aggie what?

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    :rolleyes: glocks aren't the only guns that have internal safeties.

    to the OP, i've got a walther p99 and i plan to buy a p99c within a few months after i take my chl class when i get home from school. the walther is solid choice and can be had for only $50 bucks more than a glock. in my opinion, it's certainly worth the extra monies.

    oh, and 38-30 :mamoru:
     
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    I am sorry that your reading comprehension is lacking. Nowhere did I say it was the only sidearm to use internal safeties. I simply stated that it is the benchmark.

     
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    I've always thought that was the most revolutionary safety. Glock's trigger, it refuses to move unless its moved. Brought to you only by glock and newton's 1st law.

    ninja edit:
    there's also a grip adapter out now to use the full size mags in the compact
    [​IMG]
     
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    its ok enjoy it while you can... I mean its not that often the aggies get to beat us.
     
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    glock isn't the only one with that... And I'm not sure if they're the first or not. But they were very high-profile with it, and again that's a reason I call them the benchmark.
     
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    Have you shot them all? If not, I promise you, you'll like one more than the others. I'd start there.

    FWIW: I carry a XD9sc. Have never had an issue. Good luck. :cool:
     
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    that's why i like the da first pull of the p99 as :dunno:
     
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    I love my 26, very accurate for it's size, I've only got about 200 rounds through it so far, but they have all been flawless.
     
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    I was trying to mock it :( What gun has a ghost trigger that moves when it isn't pulled?
     
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    well, sure, i got some of that from the first law reference. sorry, i've been on campus from 1.30 to 11.15 tonight working on a project :hs:
     
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    I like the 26 personally. Why don't you go see which one of them you shoot best and fits you the best?
     
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    I owned the XD subcompact 9mm and now own a glock 19...

    I thought I liked the trigger on the XD better but later realized I made a terrible, terrible mistake..

    so I bought the glock for some more comparison and soon after sold the XD. I shoot it much better and you can't beat the reliability and simplicity of the design.

    I don't know if the XD could survive this
     
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    :werd:

    The glock trigger >>>>>>>>>>>>>> xd trigger.
     
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    neither.

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    yeah...

    it was like...every time I pulled the trigger I realized it was as if I had no idea when it was going fire. Like every time I was shooting it for the first time. I mean, I know I suck and need professional training, but damn...

    its cool that they are about the same size (XD may be a bit smaller. the barrel is obviously shorter..) but the glocks capacity is 15 while the XDs is 10. plus I have a hilarious and cool 33 round magazine for the glock that works very very well.

    I actually had a fear of a carrying a pistol without any external safety or even a grip safety, but once you get over that :greddy:ness, most people it seems will get a glock and be happy with it.
     

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