Dang it SIXTO!!!!!

Dang it SIXTO!!!!!

This is a discussion on Dang it SIXTO!!!!! within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I posted some time ago that I was getting a new XD. It ended up being EXACTLY what I wanted, an XD .40 Service model, ...

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    Dang it SIXTO!!!!!

    I posted some time ago that I was getting a new XD. It ended up being EXACTLY what I wanted, an XD .40 Service model, two toned, silver slide and black frame.

    I was very happy with it. Still am. But in the thread where I posted about my new gun, SIXTO posted this:

    Quote Originally Posted by SIXTO View Post
    Good for you. I'll see you when you return to Glock.
    Ha ha, very funny.

    Except the thing is, He was right!!

    I am now back to carrying the Glock 23 full time. Here's why: while I love the XD, there is just something about it I can not mentally get past. It is physically bigger than the Glock 23, and holds one less round. I don't know why but that grates at my mind.

    Plus, since it is bigger, it is a littler harder to carry. It certainly is harder to conceal.

    Just thought I'd let SIXTO know, he was right and I hate that.
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    Man that has to hurt.
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    Your a big man to admit it.

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    My G27 has always been my primary carry over the XDsc, but I know how you feel. I like the XD, but I feel more comfortable with the Glock, plus it's easier to conceal and carry.
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    Maybr SIXTO will take the high road on this.

    Then again, maybe not!!!!!!!!!!!

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    I think the "mental block" is the wacky unnatural Glock grip angle. You must have gotten use to it with the Glock and now any normal handgun feels strange to you....sorry you to hear it! Hard to come back once you drink the coolaid.
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    Don't worry Mike. We all know what a big hearted guy SIXTO is and he would never tell you "I told you so!".
    Sure we do *cough cough*.

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    Now all you have to do is ditch the Glock and get a Sig!
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    TN_Mike, it happens. I've got a XD 45, and as much as I love the gun, I know there will be a time that I will be getting a smaller pistol to use for concealed carry. I don't think I'll ever part with the XD 45 seeing as I think every person should own a 45 (or every caliber for that matter), but I just don't think it will be my concealed carry pistol. I haven't decided exactly what I am going to do though.
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    I don't know, can we really afford to make Sixto's head any bigger?
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    I dont know. I have handled a glock shot a glock , but dont care for them.. I'll take my kimber 1911 anyday over a glock..I dont even have a problem concealing my 5 " kimber...The 4" just seems to melt away....So you guys can keep your glocks I'll hang on to my 1911...
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    Quote Originally Posted by HotGuns View Post
    Now all you have to do is ditch the Glock and get a Sig!
    Or an H&K...wait wait...is this a "who has/what is the best gun thread"?

    Oh well...Sixto surely has much more to worry about than Glocks vs ?.


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    The XDs are nice guns, but Ive never been able to get over how top-heavy they seem.

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