New Glock and Member

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by docster5095, Nov 25, 2020.

  1. docster5095

    docster5095 Member

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    Just picked up a brand new Gen 5 19. Love it. It’s grey, didn’t think I’d like much but actually really do! I like being different I guess. And got an awesome deal on it! Lower than anywhere I have seen.

    Currently have a Kimber 1911 and an XD-Subcompact 9mm. The XD is my usual carry, but I don’t carry often either. Started looking for a good reliable truck gun that fit me well and I can carry if needed, but large enough for a bedside gun too.

    Here was my short list, all in 9mm (because I already have a reasonable supply).

    Glock 19
    Canik Combat Elite
    FN 509 C Tactical
    S&W MP 9 2.0
    CZ P10 C

    The Canik was nice, but a bit more than the Glock and I wasn’t crazy about the trigger. Great for range, not as much for personal defense. I have a 1911 for range duty.

    FN 509 has some striker issues, last thing I need of my life depends on it is a striker failure. Pass

    MP 9 - I couldn’t find any locally to hold, so that was out, but still intrigued.

    CZ - again non locally, so that was also out.

    Enter the Glock 19, gen 5! What sold it was fit, my hands love glocks apparently, and the know reliability. I won’t be doing a bunch of mods, but nice to know I can basically set up however I please as things wear.

    Only 10 rounds through it, but great shooter, easy to manage and very comfortable for me.

    Now time to find a good holster and lots more Ammo!

    PS, I didn’t know they got away from the half moon pinky area cut out! That was just a bonus!

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    3 sides of flare—need to find something for the rear now!
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  2. TheKraken

    TheKraken 2021, Hold my beer Staff Member Moderator Lifetime Supporting Member

    Congrats on the new G19.5 and welcome to the forum from Oklahoma. We have a great bunch of guys and gals here that will help with any questions you might have.

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  3. Southlake

    Southlake Moderator Staff Member Moderator Lifetime Supporting Member

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    Welcome to the Glock Forum. I am also a fan of grey.

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  4. Danzig

    Danzig Glockin’ since 1993 Supporter

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    Welcome aboard from North Texas!
     
  5. 34MOS

    34MOS Well-Known Member Supporter

    Welcome, Central Fl.
     
  6. Dark Knight

    Dark Knight Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator Lifetime Supporting Member

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    Welcome to the forum
     
  7. Olga17

    Olga17 Legitimate Combatant Supporter

    Welcome to the forum
     
  8. Greywood

    Greywood Low speed High drag Supporter

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    Welcome, for Georgia!
     
  9. dganz1127

    dganz1127 New Member

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    Welcome Brother! G19.5 was my first handgun and my absolute favorite
     
  10. SJ 40

    SJ 40 Well-Known Member

    Welcome and Congrats.
     
  11. glockin9

    glockin9 Well-Known Member Supporter

    Hello and congrats on your Glock Gen5 19
     
  12. MagnoliaTom

    MagnoliaTom Well-Known Member

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    Welcome and congrats on the new G19.5
     
  13. Bish1309

    Bish1309 Active Member

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    Welcome. My 19G4 is gray also. I like the color. I like your slide better. The two tone is super cool.
     
  14. Bish1309

    Bish1309 Active Member

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    That has dual exhaust. I know it. It has to. What a hot rod. Props!!!
     
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