Won't be moving to the dark (Glock) side

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    Won't be moving to the dark (Glock) side

    Today was an awesome day.
    I actually got my wife to shoot for the first time. (last time we went to range the were closing). She shot around 100 rnds at 5, 7, & 10 yards and 90% were on body with around 60% in the 7 points or above. So proud of her.
    I also did pretty good, just couldn't get the both eye open thing to work. Even after practicing at home. Must need more practice.

    Our gift certificate came with a free gun rental, so i had to try out the Glock 19 (since my PX4 is also 9mm) to compare side by side. Wife tried it too.
    All in all it is a nice gun, but, not as smooth and low recoil as my PX4C. Accuracy was about the same. Grip felt good, but, I guess I am used to the best (I had to say it).

    So, I will let The Darth Vaders out there keep their Glocks, and I will stay with my Beretta. (Thanks for the pic DetChris)

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    Leave um on the shelf! I'll take um all! Lol

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    Getting your wife to join you at the range is cool. Just don't overdo it. I would think 50 rounds might be enough, but ask her how many holes she wants to put through the target.

    Let her decide how many, not you. She IS the boss you know.

    My wife can only shoot about 20 rounds at a time with my 40 S&W. So I now bring the 22 pistol with us, and she'll shoot about 60 rounds of that, plus the two mags of the 40 S&W before she tires. She's at the point now where she is willing to experiment with other calibers, but it has been a slow process. I recommend not pushing it.
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    As TopGun said it's great getting your wife out there.

    I'm with you on not going to the dark side. There's nothing I can put my finger on but for some reason I just can't get myself to like Glocks. Not trying to bash them it's just a personal thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TopGun47 View Post
    Getting your wife to join you at the range is cool. Just don't overdo it. I would think 50 rounds might be enough, but ask her how many holes she wants to put through the target.

    Let her decide how many, not you. She IS the boss you know.

    My wife can only shoot about 20 rounds at a time with my 40 S&W. So I now bring the 22 pistol with us, and she'll shoot about 60 rounds of that, plus the two mags of the 40 S&W before she tires. She's at the point now where she is willing to experiment with other calibers, but it has been a slow process. I recommend not pushing it.
    Good advice, I just let her shoot what (Beretta or Glock), distance (3 - 10 yds), and how many. With the low recoil of the PX4C, she never complained at all and probably could have kept shooting, if I had brought more ammo.
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    Congratulations on getting the wife out to shoot pistols! My wife will, once in a while, but has no interest in them or long guns. I think men are especially happy to see their wives and kids get in on shooting well because it makes the husband/father feel safer. He knows he can't be around them all the time, but feels relieved if they can defend themselves in a nasty encounter. BTW, I really like the G19 and shoot it well, but I have to agree with you when it comes to Beretta. I just love their products!
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    Quote Originally Posted by LuvMyPX4 View Post

    So, I will let The Darth Vaders out there keep their Glocks, and I will stay with my Beretta. (Thanks for the pic DetChris)

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    The assimilation is not instantaneous. It requires time. You rented a Glock, and you touched a Glock. At this moment, the Glock virus is coarsing through your system. Over the next few weeks or months you will feel the need to go back to the LGS and rent ANOTHER Glock, just to make sure. One thing will lead to another and by this time next year you'll own several of them and that Beretta will be holding down your gunsafe. You'll still take it out on occasion, but you will immediately recognize the inherent inferiority of the design and you'll put it back quickly. Don't try to fight it. Just let the darkness creep over you...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gearhead View Post
    The assimilation is not instantaneous. It requires time. You rented a Glock, and you touched a Glock. At this moment, the Glock virus is coarsing through your system. Over the next few weeks or months you will feel the need to go back to the LGS and rent ANOTHER Glock, just to make sure. One thing will lead to another and by this time next year you'll own several of them and that Beretta will be holding down your gunsafe. You'll still take it out on occasion, but you will immediately recognize the inherent inferiority of the design and you'll put it back quickly. Don't try to fight it. Just let the darkness creep over you...
    I love this. and now I understand why people like Glocks. According to what you said, they are all sick in the head (did I say that?) In reality, it is a fine gun, it is just that the first one I shot was a Beretta and the "B" virus got me first. haha
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    I've been immunized to the Glock virus by exposure to the A virus "1911 A1" and the B Virus "Bersa" Total immunity. I fart in Glock's general direction. Ha.
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    I have had the gl19 for a few yrs now and love it.That said,look at it this way,if everyone wanted or liked the same kind of gun,imagine how high it would probably be..It would probably be really hard to get one..As the saying goes,different strokes for different folks.
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    I have owned a Glock G20 10mm since 1992. My current one is a G20 SF. My high capacity .45 ACP is an FNH FNX-45 Tactical with fifteen plus one. If FNH made an FNX Tactical in 10mm, I would sell my Glock G20 SF and buy the FNH.
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    With so many Glock haters out there, how come the 42 is so hard to find?

    (I already have the other models I wanted.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by ShooterGranny View Post
    With so many Glock haters out there, how come the 42 is so hard to find?

    (I already have the other models I wanted.)
    Who mentioned the words Glock Haters? lol I think of gun owners as falling into two camps. Those that own a Beretta, and those who will.
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