Best size/caliber GLOCK for EDC??


June 20, 2007, 01:20 AM
Guys, I have a few glocks, in different sizes and calibers. But what I wanted to know is, what is the most popular size/caliber that you would carry as concealed? And it doesn't have to be a mini glock, though it could be. What size/caliber do you guys normally carry? I switch mine up all the time, and I can't find a favorite one! This is what I have:

1. Glock 21 -.45acp
2. Glock 19 - 9mm
3. Glock 36 - 45acp

For glocks, anyways..

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June 20, 2007, 01:28 AM
The Glock 19/23/32 frame is the absolutely perfect size for occasions when one can carry something larger than a J frame. It's no harder to carry than the 26 or 27, and yet more compact than many other full sized 9x19 chambered pistols.

June 20, 2007, 04:44 AM
Second the 19. Perfect blend of being small enough to conceal but large enough to shoot well and holds 16 rounds of fairly potent ammo. If I could only keep one of my pistols for defense, it would be the Glock 19 with my 642 as a close second.

I had a 26 and a 27 and got rid of both of them as they were no easier to conceal than the 19, held less rounds, and were harder to shoot as well.

I've got a 21sf that I like a lot, but it wouldn't be near my first choice for summer carry.

June 20, 2007, 01:15 PM
What I currently have on my CCW permit.
compact = Glock Model 30 (.45ACP)
subcompact = Glock Model 39 (.45GAP)
pocket = Kel-Tec P-32 (.32ACP)

June 20, 2007, 03:50 PM
I haven't used the ones you own except for the 19. I carry a 26 if deeper concealment is preferable, and a 23 if it's not (there isn't a huge difference between them, but sometimes the extra inch of grip catches the shirt tail). I use a CTAC slide holster so I don't have to change holsters if switching guns which is nice.

June 20, 2007, 11:55 PM
Glock 30 all the way. It is compact, holds 10+1 or 13+1 depending on how you want to carry, and is a soft shooting, accurate, wonderful little gun.

That is my vote.

I also have the Glock 21, but that is for the nightstand.

June 21, 2007, 12:01 AM
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June 21, 2007, 02:42 AM
That is to much of a personal preference. What caliber do you like?

June 22, 2007, 11:54 AM
For me its the Glock 19 - I have no trouble concealing it with an OWB belt holster. Plenty of rounds to sling and I have no problems with 9mm.

Black Majik
June 22, 2007, 12:21 PM
The compact Glocks are the best. The G19/23/32 is IMO the PERFECT size for a compact pistol. I don't see how HK could call the USPc a compact.

June 22, 2007, 03:44 PM
Of the three listed, the 19. Of any Glock, the 26 or 27.

June 22, 2007, 04:06 PM
I have a 19 and a 30. I carry either one as they are pretty close in size. I just need to pick up a good IWB holster for the G30 sometime here soon.

June 22, 2007, 06:43 PM
I have a 19 and a 26. In the summertime when the ankle holster is the best option I go with the 26. Otherwise I usually carry the 19 in a belt holster.

June 22, 2007, 06:56 PM
Glock 36 hides easy shoots great.

Cocked & Locked
June 22, 2007, 07:15 PM
I used to have a have a 17, a 17L, a 20 OD, and this little 26.

All are carried concealed (no, not at the same time), but this little fellow is my favorite easy hider. The short grip makes it simple.

I carry this 17 in this BearClaw holster a bunch

At this moment, I'm carrying the 26 in the above IWB holster. The extra length of the holster helps keep it in place...nary a bulge under my T-shirt from the grip.

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