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Took some friends from work to the range. Grabbed some of my brother's guns he's storing here for a little variety. My CEO and I were competing to see who could shoot a couple of thumbtacks at 25 yards. After shooting terribly with my beloved Kimber Custom CDP II at that range (did well at other ranges with it), I grabbed my brother's Glock 34 in 9mm and BAM, nailed them. Trigger wasn't as crisp but somehow the Glock felt better. Now I'm considering a Glock 34 or Glock 35.... Oh, the decisions! Hope my Hi Power and 1911s will forgive me.
 
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I'm sure Col. Cooper would be available for Confession if your soul so desires.
 

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LittleLebowski,

Pick up a 4" K-frame and do the same thing.

I'm pretty sure it's due to the "surprise" trigger break.

I find, now and again, it's good to check for flinching with SA handguns, whether they be revolver or auto.

Happens to everyone Sir. I very much think that this may be the problem.

Josh <><
 
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My brother has first generation G17 that I shoot better than any other out of the box centerfire bottom feeder that I have ever shot. The only pistol to that I have ever done better with was a Jim Clark, Jr, custom Colt 1911 in 9mm that was customized specifically for PPC.

Glocks generally shoot well. They just have those that love them and those that hate them. A lot of folks shoot better with the 1911 than anything else. With the exception of the 9mm version mentioned above this ahas not been the case for me.

I really like the feel of the 34/35 models. I would go with the 9mm version though. This is Glocks best performing caliber.
 

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Hi there,

"Guns are like shoes, you need different styles for different occasions." Its all about ergonomics.

I've owned several different glocks and several different 1911's. I am engendered with Glocks percieved softer recoil in its compact and full size frame versions. It fits fits my hand very well and allows me to get a closer hand to bore axis hold on the pistol. Therefore, I tend to shoot it more accurately--particularly in the 9MM loading.

I also have great confidence in my Colt series 80 Combat Target .45. It fits well and with the right ammunition will cut ragged holes at 15 yards.

The gun I absolutely shoot the best with is my FEG PJK 9HP 9mm Hi Power clone. With a steel frame and moderate recoil, I have not done better.

Which gun do I carry and take with me on out of town trips? My Glock 23 in .40 Smith and Wesson.

Chris
 
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