Which of these 9mm do you prefer???


October 24, 2006, 06:38 PM
Ok, I don't want to start a war here about which one is better, just trying to get some idea about what people prefer and why.

Thanks and regards,

XD9 or Glock 17?
Which one and why?

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October 24, 2006, 06:39 PM
I was looking for another poll, which I'm sure there are, but I couldn't find it.

1 old 0311
October 24, 2006, 06:41 PM
Between the two XD. The best? CZ.

October 24, 2006, 06:46 PM
I dont like either of them enough to hang onto them , but both are ok traders lol . The xd did get my vote due to the different grip angle.

Black Majik
October 24, 2006, 06:48 PM
Prefer? Glock
Like? None.

October 24, 2006, 06:50 PM
I dislike Glocks, so I picked the XD. But I don't particularly like the feel of either, so I'd probably pick a Baby Eagle, M&P, or something else :D

October 24, 2006, 06:50 PM
I'd pick any XD over any Glock any day.

October 24, 2006, 06:52 PM
I shoot a G17 now and like it. I know that the grip angle is differnt than my 1911's. However, if makes me focus on the front site. The G17 has given me no reason to switch. It is like a timex.... Takes a lick'n and keeps on tick'n. Now if I was starting out new and did not have the Glock first.... I may of picked the XD.... Hard to say.... But I do like the XD 45, better than the Glock's I have shot.......

My advice, try them both and pick the one you like.... They are both very good!

October 24, 2006, 06:53 PM
Prefer & like & carry Glock 17.

History Prof
October 24, 2006, 07:00 PM
I don't shoot 9mm. But between platforms, I would have to go with XD. Glocks feel funny in my hands.

Bazooka Joe71
October 24, 2006, 07:05 PM
Between the two XD. The best? CZ.:evil:

Couldn't have said it better myself. :neener:

Ala Dan
October 24, 2006, 07:34 PM
Prefer: XD
Best: SIG P228

October 24, 2006, 07:45 PM
Glock 4 Life!:cool:

Panthera Tigris
October 24, 2006, 07:50 PM
I've owned probably 2 dozen different brands of 9mms over the years, including an XD. I'll take Glock over any of them. Glocks fit my hand the best.

October 24, 2006, 08:03 PM
I prefer a real sleeper that is highly under rated. A Ruger P95.

October 24, 2006, 08:15 PM
Between the two the Glock has better aftermarket support, spare parts are readily available, and it has a proven track record. The only fault I can find in the XD series, now that they're using a much improved finish, is a lack of common spares being available. Unless things have changed that I'm unaware of, any small part breaks (rare occurence) and you're stuck waiting on factory service, whereas there are tons of Glock armorers with spares who can have you back up and running quickly.

After that it's personal preference. I prefer the trigger feel and grip angle on the XDs. Both are fine pistols. Which one fits you best is the one thats best for you.

October 24, 2006, 08:22 PM
Prefer the G17. I saw 2 XD 9s break last year for the same reason. I haven't seen anyone here complain about the same issue so it may have just been a bad couple of guns. But for now...I like Glock 9mm guns :D

October 24, 2006, 08:26 PM
Id take the Glock, of the two. I looked at both of your picks, before buying my CZ75:D

October 24, 2006, 08:36 PM
I had XD and several GLOCKs.
I'll take the GLOCK. Reliability and its finish toughness are just untouchable by the XD.
Most of these people here are GLOCK hater and jamomatic 1911 fundamentalist fanboys (they're jsut as bad as the al qaeda), so your poll will be biased. I'm just telling you what I got because I'm owner of these two guns :)

October 24, 2006, 10:38 PM
I had XD and several GLOCKs.
I'll take the GLOCK. Reliability and its finish toughness are just untouchable by the XD.
Most of these people here are GLOCK hater and jamomatic 1911 fundamentalist fanboys (they're jsut as bad as the al qaeda), so your poll will be biased.

Interesting gudel. As of this post the XD is holding only a slight (55% to 45%) advantage. I like 1911s, and thus far my SA GI has been anything but a jammomatic. I only went with a 1911 because it fits my hand and I'm accurate with it. I enjoyed the durability and great reliability of my Glock 22. Alas it didn't fit me and accuracy suffered, so I went to what works for me. I also think I gave a pretty unbiased evaluation of the two pistols (Glock vs. XD). Just because you don'y like 1911s is no reason to make a sweeping general statement that 1911 owners are biased "fundamentalist fanboys", and make the cheapshot "jammomatic" comment about 1911s. I'm glad that Glocks fit and work well for you. Please feel free to talk about it's advantages over the XD, since the OP asked about those two handguns specifically. However, there is no need to make an unfounded claim of bias in the poll. I thank you in advance for your understanding.

October 24, 2006, 10:42 PM
Of the two, I chose the XD simply because I can't abide the Glock grip angle.

October 25, 2006, 08:37 AM
If forced, the XD. If choice, BHP!

Vitamin G
October 25, 2006, 09:24 AM
If forced, the XD. If choice, BHP!

A man of taste and culture!

I'd also pick the XD if it was between the XD and glock. That said, the only polymer framed gun i own is a glock 20. If springfield were to make an XD in 10mm, i'd pick one up and dump the glock. Maybe it'll be better after a grip chop.
Same choice here, please.

October 25, 2006, 11:49 AM
I voted for the XD9 - but I have both (actually an XD9 and a G34). Had I found the XD9 Tactical I was looking for I would have 2 XD's. As it stands right now I shoot the G34 better, probably due to the longer sight radius.

October 25, 2006, 12:09 PM
No experience with the XD, but my G17 has never had any type of failure (same for my G26).

October 25, 2006, 12:59 PM
The people who talk about X brand being a jammomatic, while Y brand walks on water, quickly mark themselves as people with very little real life experience, and a whole lot of time reading gun magazines and screwing around on the internet. Especially when there are those of us reading this thread who have 60,000 rounds through a Brand X and 25,000 through a Brand Y.

Enough that everybody should just shut up with the off topic bashing, and go back to the posters original question.

Got it?

October 25, 2006, 08:48 PM
looks like i made the poll even 51 to 51 votes! i prefer the xd and i have said many times why, and really don't want to make another list but the basic reason and most important reason is that the glocks just don't fit me. I love the xd and own a glock but will be selling it back to the orignal owner when i get back home. the glocks are fine weapons but i just personally like th xd's.

October 25, 2006, 09:27 PM
Depends,:uhoh: With either gun I cant keep even a 3" grouping because of the shifting recoil with the magazine expending both guns get lighter more uncontrollable at least in my experience. But at least in my comparisons the XD is lighter than the glock but the glock torques to the right and the XD gives you a sharper push backwards. But both function flawlessly good luck with you decision.

October 25, 2006, 09:46 PM
First and froemost, I'll take the Cz75B and the newer Cz-PO1. They are both comfortable to shoot and fits my hand well (I am a six foot 200 lbs. giant). Parts are no longer a problem too.

Then I'll take on the Walther P99 which for me is an improvement on the Glocks. They shoot and feel better. They also have the tough tenifer treatment. Parts are not a problem too.

Finally, I'll take the Glock. I just don't like the problems in shooting it with lead reloads.

October 25, 2006, 11:21 PM
easy to fix, or detail strip.

October 26, 2006, 12:29 AM
hmmmm........ what to pick....... what to pick...

October 26, 2006, 12:46 AM
I prefer the Glock 17; it is very reliable. Also, there are numerous aftermarket upgrades for this pistol.

October 26, 2006, 06:16 AM
I picked the XD-9,it fit my hand better thatn
the G-17.But i prefer the G-19 over both.

October 26, 2006, 06:40 AM
Went with the Block because I have shot a friends and thought it wasn't bad. But my preference is still with my 92.


October 26, 2006, 07:07 AM
I voted GLOCK, because I prefer its trigger, lack of a grip safety, shape, looks, and finish; though apparently that last one has recently been rectified by SA.

I love the "NEITHER! I just want to be contrary" responses.

October 26, 2006, 07:12 AM
In 9mm pistols, I like the G17. But, move to the bigger rounds and I'll take the XD any day. I seriously would not carry a G20 or G21 if it were given to me for free.


October 26, 2006, 07:12 AM
XD-9 because.. better grip angle, better sights, grip safety, better mags, safer disassembly procedure, cheaper price, better looks (IMO), cause I have one and I'm a fanboy :neener:

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