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Thinner glocks

Post by liquidm1980 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:22 pm

What does everyone think? I have a pm9 and a g26. How do these compare?

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Post by Gregh181 » Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:41 am

The G26 is huge compared to the Kahr. Almost night and day in thickness. Now compare a G43 and its closer
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Post by liquidm1980 » Tue Jul 04, 2017 5:39 pm

Thank you, yes there is a huge difference. how do the pm9 and g26 compare to the g4? I have both a pm9 and a g26. I was thinking of getting a new gun and the g43 came up.

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Post by Waldo1 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:03 pm

If you like 9mm, get the single-stack 9mm Glock. Replace the stock front sight with a Trit dot and you are GTG.
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Post by MikeGinDavie » Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:49 am

I've got a whole collection too. Love the 19, but I ALWAYS have either a 42 or 43 in my pocket. If I don't want it in a pocket, an N82 is super comfortable. Can't beat the 42 & 43 for little single stacks IMHO.

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Re: Thinner glocks

Post by liquidm1980 » Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:09 pm

Guys thank you for the input. Looks like I will be getting a new gun soon.

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Post by Pheenix11 » Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:38 am

I had a Kahr CW9 and from what I remember it is kinda in between the size of a Glock 42 and 43. I think the 42 is even lighter by a tiny amount. I like both the 42 and 43 a lot more especially the trigger and field stripping process. Plus if you have a 17, 19, 26 etc everything feels familiar, just smaller.

The 42 really conceals well, great for pocket carry and with an IWB holster I don't even feel it. 43 is a few more ounces but still good. I try to carry my Glock 26 as much as possible but I find that the thickness of it when wearing more form fitting clothing is what usually pushes me to reach for the 43 or 42. Casual clothes like cargo shorts and t shirts its always the 26 but date night with the wife when I dress more nicely is when the 43 and 42 get a lot of use.

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Post by g.willikers » Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:41 am

The thinnest Glock that is still a high capacity pistol isn't a Glock, it's a Ruger SR.
Much better trigger, too.
And it has a manual safety in addition to the safe trigger action.
Less expensive, too.
Just try one.
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Re: Thinner glocks

Post by weaselfire » Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:09 am

liquidm1980 wrote:What does everyone think? I have a pm9 and a g26. How do these compare?
You have both and ask me to compare them? You'll need to send them to me first.

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