Well I finally did it...

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    Well I finally did it...

    I bought my first defensive caliber gun. Funny story too, the UPS truck was pulling out of the gun store parking lot as I was pulling in yesterday during my lunch break. I walked up to the counter intent on buying a Gen 4 Glock 26, but all I saw in the case was the 27. I asked the guy behind the counter they had one in stock. He told me that he thought one "had just come in." So I took a look around while I waited for the 26 to be logged in by the FFL, and walked out with a fresh off the truck gun. The test fire date is 2/3/12.

    I took it to the range this morning and put 150 flawless rounds through it (100 American Eagle 115 grain FMJ and 50 Ranger-T 124 grain +P). I am in love with this gun.


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    Very nice choice, congrats

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    Congrats...You now have THE GUN, now GET THE TRAINING!
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    Excellent choice.. Congrats on a fine purchase..
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    Congratulations!! Nice pic too.

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    Congrats on the new gun.
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    Nothing like a new gun to put a smile on your face.

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    Enjoy!
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    Congrats!! Love that holster too. Its super comfy!

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    Congrats on your G 26
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    Thanks everyone. Training is definitely my next step.

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    Good choice, I love mine.

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    I think I've seen that gun somewhere before......I can't quite put my trigger finger on it but,oh yeah my buddy has one.Enjoy it someday it may grow up and become a G19
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    That's an awful strange looking 1911..... :-)
    Ok, still reacting to the 1911's suck thread. Still ticked he wouldn't approve my last comment on the youtube site. Congrats on the new gun. enjoy it. And like I kept trying to tell the youtube guy, You need to take it out, put some rounds through it, and verify that it is accurate and reliable before trusting it for defense. While not to my taste, a Glock is a Fine defensive weapon, but, EVERY manufacturer makes the occasional lemon. test the gun for yourself, then trust the GUN, not the model.
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