Glock 42

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  1. simon99

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    Boooooooo! .380 booooooo lol just sayin.
     
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    A resounding "Meh..."
     
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    I really wanted a thinned out 9mm from its bulky form now. Darn it
     
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    I'll pass. I hope they start making a US G25/28, then I'd buy one. The G42 just looks too bulky for only 6+1 capacity.
     
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    It's a sad day in history... Should have been a 9MM... :confused:
     
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    NWGlockgal Well-Known Member

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    Agreed....a .380? What a disappointment. I'll wait for their single stack 9mm. Hopefully the wait won't be long.
     
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    Why hate the 380? Sure 9mm would have been better. However I still would not want to be shot by a 380.

    Glock will sell tons of these. If it is a better fit than my TCP, my wife will get a new gun and I'll get the Glock to replace it.
     
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    Isn't the market already saturated? You folks who want a pocket 9 should check out the Beretta Nano
     
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    Yes. However there has never been a pocket Glock. Just the baby Glock. Lots of folks say that the Kahrs are Pocket Glocks. However they are still not a Glock.

    I think a pocket pistol with Glock's reliability behind it will outsell anything out there. Unless they bust like Springfield, with a faulty trigger, this will be the pistol of 2014. That is until they cave and release a 9mm version.

    I highly look forward to its release and will likely purchase one.
     
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    The 9MM Nano we are testing has been flawless and is cheaper and made in the USA. I own 5 Glocks, BTW
     
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    I'm disappointed by this decision to go with a 380. Personally, I feel that Glock is trying to get into the market with women who carry daily on their person or perhaps in their purse and want something smaller than the 26/27. I read that this is one of the fastest growing sectors of the gun buying crowd so I guess it makes business sense in way. Why the 380 hate? In my area at least, 380 ammo is a pain to find stocked, much harder than 9, 40 or 45.
     
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    I like the idea of a true "pocket Glock". I am also a fan of 380, however unless you reload 380 is pretty much non existent right now.

    All that being said, I do reload so I will probably get one, after my R51 purchase that is.
     
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    I see 380 HP ammo here and there. Plain ball ammo is non existent. Unless you shop online. Most online retailers have 380.
     
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    Darn, now I want one.
     
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    I'll buy one to build holsters with, but if they do make it in 9mm it will be a carry gun for sure.
     
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    Glock just took your idea, clad it in plastic, machined it with generous 90 degree corners, and politely inscribed the words,"you're asking the wrong company" on it.
     
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    Pretty sure they're going to surprise us at SHOT with a small 9mm.

    If not this year then next for sure. The 42 is 9mm sized, so no reason why it won't be available in 9mm sooner or later.
     
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    Oh, Glock may come out with a single-stack nine, but it won't be what I would consider "less bulky" in design. Next year at SHOT is probably the earliest timeframe, unless they suddenly got a lot better at keeping secrets.