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Is it just me or is the Glock 21 one of the most overlooked guns around? I love my battle tupperware and I do carry it. It just seems that the 17,19,23, and others seem to get all of the attention. I'm interested in getting your opinions on this.
 

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Yeah, I know what you mean, it seems like the 19 and 26 get all of the glory, and none of the other glocks get any attention. I personally carry a Glock 22 and love it. Its weird that more people dont carry full sized glocks. I think I have read that BUD carrys a Glock 20, not sure though.
 

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You don't read much about them. I love my G21, and got the G30 a few months back. They are just nice guns all the way around.
 

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I hear ya. I carry a Glock-29 and even among the supposed knowledgeble types ,they usually don't know what it is. The usual responce is"Glock29......Don't believe i heard of that one, what's it chambered for?"
 

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I guess my wife and I are just mundane - I carry a 17, she carries a 26. I guess that gives me an excuse to "fill in the gap" with a 19, huh?

Part of the reason we went with 9mm was ammo cost - we could buy Blazer 115gr. FMJ's for $3.86 per 50 before the recent price hikes. We also wanted to feed the same ammo to "simplify" our lives and ammo inventory.

Other than those two reasons - there really wasn't a good reason, other than the most important - they felt "right" to each of us when we were renting guns and trying out different ones prior to purchase. We just shot them well, and they "felt right".
 

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Ive got a Glock 21 Gen 3 but I hardly ever shoot it. I can shoot it well but I just cant get used to that trigger.

Its duty issue at the Sheriff Dept. that I work at, but I choose to carry the Sig P220.
 

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I think the 10mm Glocks are the most overlooked guns in the product line.....I believe some LE agencies (FL's Pinellas and Orange County SO's???) issue the G21.
 

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I agree it's overlooked. I would think it's because of a mix of two issues. Most newer people are going for the hi-cap 9's or the newer 40's. Most of the hardcore 45'ers are doing 1911's and not the imports. I personally like it and plan on buying one soon. I've almost got enough saved up for it.
 

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It's because the glock 21 is smaller and most people have big hands, thats my opinion anyway, my reason for not giving it to much attention, the Glock 19 I LOVE though!
 

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It's because the glock 21 is smaller and most people have big hands, thats my opinion anyway, my reason for not giving it to much attention, the Glock 19 I LOVE though!
....Fitznig....I think you got your Glocks confused; the G21 is really big (at least I think so)....bigger than the G19.
 

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I think it may have something to do with that bricklike grip. It's a fine functioning weapon, but I can't hold it comfortably and I have pretty large hands. The G17/22's and their little brothers are closer to usable dimensions for most people.
 

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I find the 21 to be very comfortable in my hand. I would say my hands are of average size. Not much difference in the 45/10mm and the smaller frame GLOCKs. But I have enough trouble concealing my GLOCK 26. Central Texas is a little warm and humid during the 8 month long summers. Although if I were in the military or an LEO the 21 would be one of my top choices, especially the military where the use of jhp's is not allowed. I love the 45acp round but finding a gun that I can easily/comfortable carry concealed in that caliber is a slight problem for me. Thats why I'm leaning towards the Kahr P45.
 

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....Fitznig....I think you got your Glocks confused; the G21 is really big (at least I think so)....bigger than the G19.
I think he was kidding, you know being funny.
 

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I concealed my G21 fine yesterday in 82 degree weather in GA yesterday. IWB dressed in khaki shorts with an oversize Hawaiin shirt.

Like a wise man told me on here one time, dress around the gun. My hands are average size, but I have no problem gripping it and shooting it.
 

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I carry a Glock 29 in a CTAC during the hot summer months when I'm in shorts and a t-shirt 90% of the time.

I have used my 21 as a CCW on occasion and I'm planning to shoot an IDPA match (CDP class) with the 21 this week just for fun. It's a great shooter and 100% reliable.
 

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82 in Georgia and 82 in Waco, Tx are a little different. Its already 99 hear. I visited my brother outside of Atlanta in the middle of summer and it was so much more comfortable that I didn't want to come home.
 

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But I don't think that you have to deal with the humidity like we do. I've been out west a few times during the summer months and it is more of a dry heat. The humidity here makes it feel 5-10 degrees warmer than it really is. When you came it must have been a fluke "cool" front. Come on over and spend June, July and August and part of September here and tell me what you think.

Maybe it is personal preference but when I was in Vegas it was 107 and it didn't feel any worse than 95 degrees in Georgia.

This will be my first summer packing the G21 so I may change my mind come the "Dawg Days of Summer."
 

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I tried a 27 and liked it but..........
The little gun bucked to much for me.
Traded it for a 23- and like a switch went off,perfection.
 

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I like my 21, not bad shooting it. Grip is just a bit large, but not bad.
Imo most don't carry the 21 due to the size of the pistol vs. the size of the person.
I'm about medium frame/size( 5'9" 165lbs.), haven't carried it concealed. But I don't think I'd have much trouble.


dressed in khaki shorts with an oversize Hawaiin shirt

Bet that was a sight to see :rofl: :lmao:

Seriously(spelling) though, I've heard a lot of people say they like the Hawaiin shirts for cover garment.
 

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I carry a Glock-29 and even among the supposed knowledgeble types ,they usually don't know what it is. The usual responce is"Glock29......Don't believe i heard of that one, what's it chambered for?"
I am going to check one of those out tomorrow at my shop, if they have one that is.
 
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