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UK military switching to Glock 17 (9mm) pistols

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by ATCclears, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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    gehrheart fidalgo island Well-Known Member

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    ...And all those old ones will be destroyed im sure.
     
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    ogre Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Although I have no experience using a G4 Glock, my own preference being a G2, I can think of far worse choices for a military issue pistol.
     
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    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    I think Canada is going to destroy a bunch of Inglis Hi-Powers soon.
     
  5. Boats

    Boats Flicking A Switch To Open My Third Eye Well-Known Member

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    There aren't many worse choices. Those stupid Glock finger bumps absolutely ruin the pistol.
     
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    bzltyr Portland Metro area Active Member

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    G$'s are decent with the new spring. I hear peolple shoot better with the new springs (40cal) then the older ones. Good choice. Send the Brownings over here. Im sure we would buy them.
     
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    Dinged Portland, OR Active Member

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    I've heard if you have larger hands (not saying you do personally) then the finger grooves don't fit your hand well. I have smaller hands and they fit me perfectly, I'm personally a huge fan of the 4th Gens, awesome frame texturing and nice mag release. My extractor was pretty erratic for the first few hundred rounds, but I'm at 700 rounds or so and it seems to have straightened itself out
     
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    ocarolan Portland, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    UK national debt = £1,278.2 billion.

    What better way to reduce it, than to sell us those surplus Brownings?

    While they're at it, sell off some of those SA80 bullpups. :)

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  9. biggie24420

    biggie24420 Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Great choice.
     
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    gaijinsamurai Beaverton Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    Breaks my heart. :(

    x2. Our military should have done the same, or at least kept the 1911A1.
     
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    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    +1

    I am sure they have inventory from WW II

    SF-
     
  12. Boats

    Boats Flicking A Switch To Open My Third Eye Well-Known Member

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    I do have larger hands. I can palm a basketball. The notion of putting on "one size fits some" finger bumps when no two person's hands are identical, is foolish. That is especially true for a general issue weapon that you can't dremel.