What Glock should I get?

Discussion in 'What Glock Should I Get' started by GAdmin, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. GAdmin

    GAdmin Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator

    I'm a Lefty and really am looking for a port side ejection.

    Does Glock make a lefty model?

    The need isn't as great as with rifles, but I still prefer lefty built when I can get my hands on them.
  2. havasu

    havasu Well-Known Member Supporter

    Me being left handed, I've found the Glock ejects perfectly out of my line of sight and has never been a problem.

  3. jln370

    jln370 Member

    Glock doesn't make left handed models. Get a 19 Gen 3.
  4. ODG34

    ODG34 New Member

    You can reverse the magazine release on the Gen 4 Glocks but they are all right side eject. When I shoot with my off hand I don't have any problems and none of the left handed shootes I've met have any problems with the Glock.
  5. GAdmin

    GAdmin Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator

    Cool. How's the magazine release? Slide drop?

    I don't know much about Glock to be honest but they have a solid reputation that makes me want to join the club.

    I'll check it out.

    Cool. I'm glad to hear that.
  6. wsar10

    wsar10 New Member

    the gen4 has a true ambidextrous mag release, you can change it from side to side.
    GLOCKs are designed to be operated with either hand comfortably, you can reach all controls easily, I hav taught myself to shoot left handed.

    can help much with the direction of ejection.
  7. GAdmin

    GAdmin Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator

    I like the idea of port side, but it's not necessary. I feel like a square peg in a round hole and for once would like to find something built for me, not just modified.

    It's weird, I know, and a bit over picky, but hey, you guys have everything built for you so I would like the same for one thing in the world that isn't poorly fitting baseball gloves.
  8. peters923

    peters923 New Member

    It's not weird.

    I hear you. I'm also a lefty. I'm at the point now that I won't purchase any long gun if it isn't a lefty. Why bother. I might as well get what I want, right.?
    I do like the Glock and as stated previously..ejection has never been a problem. The nice thing for me is while I am left handed, I shoot just as well and in some cases better right handed. It might be from practice and repetition but I think leftys have an advantage in that department.
  9. GAdmin

    GAdmin Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator

    I had a guy tell me last night that most left handed people shoot right from the bench. I'm not bench shooting, nor have I met another lefty that's remotely true with. Of course that's always in passing, I don't know any other lefties off line.

    I can shoot right handed, not as well, but close. Like I said though if I'm spending good money for something I would like it to be as functional as my right handed buddies.

    I can't tell you how many rifles I've had to pass up shooting so I don't get burned, but I'm sure you know that.
  10. havasu

    havasu Well-Known Member Supporter

    Austin, I believe you should stick to your favorite rubber band gun. It is safer for all of us! :p
  11. Mantis212

    Mantis212 New Member

    A few of my buddies in academy were left handed....no problems
  12. GAdmin

    GAdmin Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator


    I'll start a thread in OT.

    LONEWOLF New Member

    I saw a G26 Left handed ejection port on the left side

    I thought the same thing... but I recently saw a LEO (COP) with a G26 left handed couldn't believe it... i'm thinking its special order through GLOCK...No Bull****
  14. G-23

    G-23 Premium Member

    I strongly reccommend that you not buy any firearm you you don't want. With that said, I can not reccommend any one over another .

    We all purchase what we want because it appeals to our senses. Obviously, my likes and dislikes will differ from yours.

    If you want to buy a Glock go do your reseach and find one in the caliber, size and color of your liking by all means.

    And if you do, could I reccommend you look into Glock Sport Shooting Foundation (GSSF) for a match and some fun near you? We enjoy the match and all of the people we encounter there.
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2011
  15. GAdmin

    GAdmin Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator


    I'll have to check that out.
  16. jfirecops

    jfirecops New Member

    Where a lot of handguns eject more to the side, Glock ejects more up and over your head and a little to the right, so shooting left hand should not be an issue. Gen 4's will have the mag release that will work and if you have a gen 4 that is throwing casings in your face then the ejector needs changed and it will stop.
  17. GAdmin

    GAdmin Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator

    I use port side ejection as a general term for left handed firearms, the only way it really matter is with rifles.

    I hate having to push off a hot casing cause it got stuck burning on my arm.

    It's happened.
  18. t_johnson121

    t_johnson121 New Member

    any glock is a good glock
  19. Noodles

    Noodles New Member

    I'm also a lefty, although ambidextrous and i even favor my right with some things- for instance I swing golf clubs, and baseball bats as a righty, but throw lefty, and write lefty.

    I have found that I am left eye dominant, but can switch shooting hands even though I am weaker with my right. Glock ejection has never been a problem either way I go.

    I chose a Gen 3 23, and have found that even though the mag release is fixed on the left side on the gun I can apply enough pressure to drop the mag with the inside of my index finger pretty easily.
  20. Model22

    Model22 Vulgar Individual

    my grandpa is a lefty and he loves my glock... finds it odd with the mag release like ^ that guy said, but he can hold a 2 in. group at 50 yards... but.. he's a retired marine with vision that is fading... so i gotta give him some credit...