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Looking At A Glock 19

Looking At A Glock 19
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Handguns for SHTFI never cared for the look of a Glock, or the fact that they are made out of a polymer instead of aluminum or steel.  While some of my buddies jumped on the glock bandwagon a decade ago, I stayed with the Beretta 92F and more recently the Remington 1911 R1.

To ensure that the group is constant in some of the firearms we own, I decided to buy a Glock.  The one I am looking at is the Glock 19.

Several months ago some of my buddies and I went to a shooting range in southeast Texas.  They arranged their Glocks on the table and let me test fire several of them.  The one I liked the best was the Glock 19.

The 19 fits the bill as a lightweight handgun that I can carry while working around the farm.  Something that I can carry while running a chainsaw, or brush hogging with the tractor.  A handgun that stays out of the way, lightweight and chambered in 9mm.

I already have a full sized hand gun, what I need is something between full sized and compact.

Now it is just a matter of saving the money to buy a Glock 19.  If everything goes ok, I might be able to get one in a month or so.

If you do not know what a Glock 19 is, here is a video.

I am not looking for another full sized handgun.  The Glock 19 will probably be one of a couple of new handguns I may add to my collection this year.

The other handguns I am looking at is the Walther 9mm and the Springfield.

I would love to have a Sig Sauer P226, but I heard their quality has gone downhill in the past few years. I have wanted a P226 since the late 1980s.

I am 49 years old.  I am tired of making excuses for not buying something, especially a handgun.  Why didn’t I buy a P226 a decade ago?  Maybe it was because my children were kids and I needed to take care of them first?

My children are grown and out of the house.  It is time I treat myself to a few new toys.

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Kevin Felts was born and raised in southeast Texas, graduated from Bridge City high school Bridge City Texas, and attended Lamar College in Port Arthur Texas. Hobbies include fishing, hiking, hunting, blogging, sharing his politically incorrect opinion, video blogging on youtube, survivalism and spending time with his family. In his free time you may find Kevin working around the farm, building something, or tending to the livestock

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