Why Is The Glock So Popular?

Why you shouldn’t buy a Glock?

GLOCKs Lack an External Safety A GLOCK is point-and-shoot perfection.

There are many shooters, though, who wouldn’t be caught dead carrying/shooting a handgun without an external safety.

They demand an external safety for safety’s sake; it’s one more thing to prevent a negligent discharge!.

What is better than a Glock 19?

The M&P Shield 2.0 Compact is the latest offering by Smith & Wesson in the high-capacity nine-millimeter market. Like the Glock, the 2.0 Compact is a polymer framed, striker fired pistol with a metal slide.

Should I buy a Glock 19 or 17?

The Answer: If the gun is for self-defense or casual shooting, plinking, target shooting and competition, I would typically recommend the Glock 17. … If the gun is for self-defense and concealed carry, to be carried on your body or concealed in a purse, I will recommend the Glock 19.

Why do Navy SEALs use Glock 19?

Glocks are the only handgun designed and tested to function in, around, and even UNDER water and there is even a firing pin bushing specifically made to allow water to pass around it for 100% reliability when submerged(probably very important to Naval Commandos).

Do Navy SEALs use Glock 19?

Naval Special Warfare Command made the decision to add the Glock 19 to the available inventory of the SEAL Teams a little over a year ago. They will slowly begin to phase out the Sig Sauer P226 and replace those with the Glock 19 platform.

Why do people hate GLOCKs?

Many hate them because they are Polymer. Many hate them because they are not American. Then there is the grip angle, no grip safety, and on and on. The best one I’ve heard is they make too much profit on the gun, and are “screwing” their customers.

Is Glock really the best?

For their intended use, they are extremely good. They are designed to be a reliable, durable as well as, inexpensive to own and maintain. They succeed in that goal. They are also ubiquitous, everyone and their cat makes Glock related parts, accessories & doodads.

Why is Glock so expensive?

I think that Glocks are in the midrange when it comes to pricing. Some portion of what you pay is the branding, another is the reliability and ease of maintenance. The main reason that they’re that expensive is that people will pay that price.

Which generation Glock 19 is the best?

Released in 2009, the fourth generation of the Glock 19 has continued in Glock’s tradition of unrivaled reliability and practicality. Here’s What You Need To Remember: If you’re looking for a solid self-defense firearm, or just to have a good, reliable handgun to shoot on the weekends, go for the Glock 19 Gen4.

Do police use Glock 19 or 17?

Big enough to do everything a service/duty pistol will do, but small and light enough for concealed carry. The 17, of course, was invented to serve as a service pistol and the GLOCK 19, the smaller model, was devised for use by plainclothes police officers and so on.

Why is Glock the best?

Key point: These five guns are excellent and gun owners love them. The Glock 17 handgun shook up the gun industry in a big way. Gaston Glock’s polymer pistol masterpiece, with its emphasis on ruggedness and reliability, swept the military and law-enforcement world and conquered the civilian market.

What is wrong with GLOCKs?

But probably the two main issues are: the Polymer receiver (most are used to steel and live/die by it) and the lack of external safety (Glocks have internal safeties-solution is to KEEP your finger off the trigger until you’re ready to shoot).

Small enough for EDC but functional enough to be as a full-fledged service and self-defense pistol, the Glock 19 is the quintessential “goldilocks gun”– a versatile, compact, and highly moddable firearm made to appeal to almost any consumer and a wide range of law enforcement customers.

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What handgun Do Navy SEALs carry?

The Navy’s special operators are preparing to part with the Sig Sauer P228 and adopt the Glock 19 as their sidearm. While SEALs have long carried the P226, the more compact P228 has been a staple among Naval Special Warfare Combatant Craft crew.