Buying first glock

Discussion in 'What Glock Should I Get' started by DRoge, Jul 15, 2012.

  1. DRoge

    DRoge New Member

    Looking at 26-27 for carry,any thoughts on choice
  2. Dan75719

    Dan75719 New Member

    Either one is an excellent choice for carry. Have you shot either of them? The only real difference is that the 26 is 9mm and the 27 is .40. The 26 will hold 10 rounds (+ 1 in the chamber) and the 27 will hold 9+1 on the standard magazine. Everything else is pretty much the same. The 27 may have a little more recoil but I do not notice that big of a difference. If you can, shoot them both and see which one you like better. You won't be able to tell much of a difference from holding them since they both have the same dimensions.

  3. DRoge

    DRoge New Member

    I have a xdm 40 4.5 like shooting it but to big to carry comfortably. Like the 26 cheaper to shoot.
  4. I had a G26, very mild recoil, accurate, but I personally felt it was a bit small for carry. A better choice in 9x19mm might be a G19 if you don't mind IWB carry. Of course being a 45 fan I'm lovin' my G30, they carry as easily as the G19 and you get 10+1 rounds of 45acp to boot. Really, you can't go much wrong with any of em', Glocks are all pretty decent guns.
  5. Argyle64

    Argyle64 New Member

    I love the Gen4 G26. It was my daily carry. I've won many pistol matches with it and the round count it will carry is great.
  6. Happysniper1

    Happysniper1 New Member

    I have and carry a G26, and I truly appreciate the size, accuracy, and reliability of the small Glocks (my other Glock is a G30). As an added bonus, I got the economy of shooting 9mm to go with it!

    As an alternative, if you want a more powerful cartridge, you could perhaps look into getting the G27 and then a conversion kit to take it down to 9mm...that way, you have the G27 in original form and caliber, and a drop-in barrel to take advantage of the cheaper 9mm ammo whenever it suits you, and swap out to original for the .40S&W whenever the mood strikes.

    Just a thought....
  7. GAgal

    GAgal Well-Known Member

    I have a G26 for my carry gun as well. The hubs has a G27 and I have shot booth, like both but I just prefer the 9mm. Either one would be an excellent choice.
  8. DRoge

    DRoge New Member

    Like the idea of 27 with drop in kit to go to 9 .thanks great suggestion
  9. Birddogyz

    Birddogyz Regular Guy

    Like GaGal said, we have both. I would recommend shooting each one first. The 27 is a little snappier, but not bad. Either one is a good choice, but Happy made the second best suggestion with the conversion barrel. The best suggestion would be to get both. :D
  10. NvRBanArms

    NvRBanArms Member

    The 27 is def more snappy than them all. Except the 10mil maybe. But never shot the 10. I have a 21 and 27 and thinking about getting rid of the 27 because I barely shoot it and I'm not too good with it. I kick ass with te 21 so I'm considering a 23,26 or 19. Don't know yet though.
  11. Josejalapeno

    Josejalapeno New Member

    I have a G27 G4 for EDC. All of my magazine's have the + 1. I love that little thing.