finally found the ruger lcp after searching for 1 month at an academy in hou, tx. was a little more than I wanted to pay $349 + tax, regular price was $299.99, but mine came with a hard plastic box and extra magazine. :confused: woohoo :barf: i really dont need the extra mag or box.
I wanted the g17, but they only had the g17L in stock so I got that for home defense(17+1). I dont have anything high cap except some safe queens so I went with the glock for assurance.
i had the g34, but it wasnt very good for me and the trigger felt icky so I sold the slide. I am looking for that advan arms .22lr kit so I can use my g34 frame.
this g17l is pretty nice and the trigger pull is nice, as well as the reset.
will post pics soon. :neener:
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February 16, 2009, 07:58 PM
Home defense gun, ....an LCP........WOW!:eek:
February 16, 2009, 08:06 PM
self defense, yes. home defense, no. i'd keep the LCP, but look for something in a larger caliber to keep for the home.
February 16, 2009, 08:12 PM
I'm pretty sure the OP says in his post that he bought the Glock 17 for home defense.
February 16, 2009, 08:17 PM
lol, whoops. there is a little confusion.
the lcp is for CC during the summer. got tired of my s&w 642.
the g17L is for HD, now that sounds a little better.
February 16, 2009, 08:20 PM
February 16, 2009, 08:22 PM
My mistake, and good choices then!
February 16, 2009, 08:33 PM
You can buy a standard slide for the 17L. I did for mine. If you ever want to carry that Glock, the shorter slide makes it a bit easier.
I don't know about your 17L, but mine has the 3.5 ib trigger. That's a bit lighter then I like for a defense firearm. Something to consider...
I've got an LCP on order too, BTW. It'll be a nice vest pocket gun.
lol. my serial prefix starts with 371 on the LCP so there is no recall on mine.
it's been really bad in my neighborhood lately. 3 homes broken in the last 1.5months. my dads truck and neighbors vehicles got broken in 2 days ago. just last night, heard 5 shots go off on my street. all of my neighbors heard it, but no one knows what happened.
February 16, 2009, 09:57 PM
Cool. I looked at both of those the other day. The LCP is ok but we already have a Bersa .380 and like it very much but I really took a liking to a used G17 they had and that will probably end up coming home with me one of these days here shortly :)