Concealed carry

Concealed carry

This is a discussion on Concealed carry within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Is the glock 23 a reliable choice for concealed carry?...

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 25
Like Tree5Likes

Thread: Concealed carry

  1. #1
    Member Array Mtnmanca's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    California
    Posts
    116

    Concealed carry

    Is the glock 23 a reliable choice for concealed carry?


  2. #2
    Member Array GlockRacer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Eastern KY
    Posts
    78

    Re: Concealed carry

    That is what I have been carrying for the last couple years.

    Sent from up range, at about 3100 fps

  3. #3
    Member Array MonRiver's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    SW PA
    Posts
    25
    I'd say so.

  4. #4
    Senior Member Array kb2wji's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Tennessee
    Posts
    1,105
    The only thing more reliable than a Glock is a good wheel gun. You're good to go as long as you dont mind CC'ing a Rubiks Cube.

  5. #5
    VIP Member Array Brad426's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Georgia
    Posts
    4,219
    Marginally reliable, yes.

    Glock is considered one of, if not THE, most reliable weapons you can get.
    I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it.
    Clint Eastwood

  6. #6
    Senior Member Array kerberos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Arkansas
    Posts
    747
    I vote yes...

    "Death is lighter than a feather, but Duty is heavier than a mountain" Robert Jordan
    USMC veteran
    Glock 19 Gen 4
    Si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes

  7. #7
    VIP Member Array joker1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    3,110
    With good jacketed ammunition, yes.
    NRA Life Member


    With great power comes great responsibility.-Stan Lee

  8. #8
    mkh
    mkh is offline
    Distinguished Member Array mkh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Foxhole somewhere in NE FL
    Posts
    1,675
    You would do well with a G23. Lots of people carry them.

    Are there better options? I would say yes but you will get lots of differing opinions on which gun is best. If you already have a 23 then by all means carry it ( if you are legal ) but if you don't currently have a gun then I suggest you go to a range that allows you to rent guns and find what works best for you.

    And make sure you ask questions on this site if there is something you aren't sure of.

  9. #9
    Ex Member Array dbglock's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Durham, N.C.
    Posts
    278
    I'll find out if anybody ever tries to attack me.
    multistage likes this.

  10. #10
    VIP Member Array matthew03's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    S.W. VA
    Posts
    2,067
    Not only is the G23 reliable, it is easy to conceal, light for the capacity it carries, easy to master and apply with the proper training and mindset. Anything mechanical can fail, parts wear over time, weapons need to be maintained, lubricated and cleaned. A GLOCK 23 Gen. 4 is my most frequently carried gun; good choice.
    FlaRon and Blackheart6 like this.

  11. #11
    Senior Member
    Array FlaRon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Florida Treasure Coast
    Posts
    904

    Cool

    It is my EDC and has been for several years.

    Compact, powerful enough, reliable and easy to conceal.

    I carry mine in a High Noon Public Secret holster.

    Image 4.jpgphoto.jpg
    click image to enlarge....
    II Timothy 1:7 God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, love and a sound mind.

    "Violence is seldom the answer, but when it is the answer it is the only answer". T. Larkin

  12. #12
    Member Array GunsAndViolince's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Northern Michigan
    Posts
    332
    Good choice. The dimensions are pretty close to my HK 45c, which is very comfortable and easy to conceal. And you can't get much more reliable than a Glock.

    I also like mkh's comment: if you already have one, congrats. If not, get to know some guns. There's a lot to the idea of finding the best fit for you. But yeah, if you had to just pick one to start with, that's a good choice.

    Good luck, have fun and be safe,

    Gav

  13. #13
    Senior Member Array sioux565's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Wisconsin
    Posts
    702
    Get it. You won't regret it!

  14. #14
    VIP Member
    Array 1MoreGoodGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Posts
    6,784
    The only way you can determine if the gun you have is "reliable" or not is to put a lot of rounds through it.

    But generally speaking, I think most Glock owners would say that Glock produces a pretty reliable handgun.
    Toorop and aus71383 like this.
    Regards,
    1MoreGoodGuy
    NRA Life Member
    GOA Life Member


    Behave Like Someone Who is Determined to be FREE!

  15. #15
    Member Array gregcheck's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    valley forge pa
    Posts
    72
    The wife and I shoot/carry glocks, 5 different models 15 YEARS later ( same guns), 1 jam in her 26 at the range , and it was because my
    reload was a little funky, not a bad ratio a?

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •