This is a discussion on How to choose between apples n' oranges... within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Get both! Hers's my new Ruger SP101 & Gen3 Glock 26! I've been looking at both these pistols for a couple years. To me they ...
Get both! Hers's my new Ruger SP101 & Gen3 Glock 26!
I've been looking at both these pistols for a couple years. To me they kind of represent my idea of the toughest, simple, most reliable, and generally usefull sized revolver & auto handguns for CC. Ran a couple of hundred rounds through both, without any hickups, and they were a pleasure to shoot. They're night and day of course. I lean towards the heavier SP101 purely out of my love of stainless steel and the revolver aesthetic, but the Glock is a little smaller, lighter, and has twice the capacity. This is my first Glock and I gotta' admit, the koolaid taste pretty dang good. Thats why I like options! In my day to day world I wouldn't feel undergunned with either.
Next thing is to get them both holsters, night sights, and drop in a NY1 trigger spring for the Glock. Love 'em!
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Good sound idea. You've picked a couple of winners there. Getting them both makes sense to me.How to choose between apples n' oranges...
Congrats! Glad you enjoy them.
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I lean towards the revolver but the Glock is nice too. Glad you are happy with your choice.
A perfect pair...VERY nice choices.
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A pair for all occasions! Good for you. Too much is made of capacity. For the few % of times more is needed, so would a shotgun.
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Nice set of guns.
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Thanks for the compliments guys!
I traded in my CZ PCR for the Glock and bought the Ruger straight up. The PCR is a great pistol, but I thought it just a little to large for what I wanted, and even when the trigger smoothed out after 2000 rounds it still felt 'cammy' which helped make the DA/SA transition a little jerky for me. Still want to one day get a tricked out CZ SP-01 or 75B for a nice range gun though.
Good choice, think if I had to pick between the two, would have made the same decision.
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why choose? own both.......I do.......but my snubbie is usually on me more than
my glock.........nothing goes bang better than a revolver,that ruger is a bit heavy but
love my G26....but would never make any modification to a handgun that started with the words "NewYork".
Both your choices show great research and dedication to simplicity. Very nice.
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I would use a drop in factory glock 3.5lb trigger and standard glock spring and avoid ny1 or ny2 trigger springs