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Does your Glock 42/43 shoot low?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by greyling22, Feb 27, 2018.

  1. greyling22

    greyling22 Member

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    Ive run about 500 rounds through my g42 now, and it seems to pretty consistently shot 2" low at 10yds. Does it for my 2 buddies as well. Another guy at the range recently had a Glock 42 and was complaining that it shot low as well. Is this a thing? Is it the shooter or the gun? Does yours shoot low?
     
  2. cfullgraf

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    If I remember, my Glock 43 shoots about on, but I have not shot it in a while. I use 115 gr RN reloads in it.

    I can't get my Glock 42 to feed reliably with my reloads to be able to tell. I have some factory stuff to try whenever I get back to shooting.

    I have four or five other different 380 ACP guns and all shoot my reloads without issue.
     
  3. Hasaf

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    The trouble I am having with my Glock 42 is that it is shooting left. I am sure that the problem is the shooter. I am going to use the MantisX to see if I can train myself out of it.
     
  4. greyling22

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    Cfullgraf, I use a max load of win231 under a 100grn Xtreme bullets plated rnfp. Runs like a top.
     
  5. zaitcev

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    My Glock 42 shoots at POA. But the hold is on 6 for the target for 7 yards, ignoring the white. For shooting left, I weaned myself off it by putting a dime on the front sight and dry-firing. The factory sight is flat enough for this to work, unlike e.g. Beretta 84.
     
  6. Fine Figure of a Man

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    Have you tried different bullet weights?
     
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    I replaced the sights with TrueGlo sights and after a little rear sight adjustments it shoots exactly where I aim it.

    Initially I did have a problem with shots pulling left, but I corrected that by putting my trigger finger further in and placing the trigger in the first knuckle crease.
     
  8. Hokkmike

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    Likewise. (I could have written the above comment) But, not much to the left. As far as elevation it seems OK.
     
  9. greyling22

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    Ok. It's probably just me then. I'll keep plugging away at my technique.
     
  10. Tallball

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    I have had a G43 for about a year now. It shoots to POA.
     
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  11. d'zaster

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    My G42 shoots a bit low
     
  12. JeffG

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    My 43 is dead on, with Winchester Train and Defend,
     
  13. DesertVet

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    01C2E424-4822-46AF-B0C2-B88633259D19.jpeg My 43s are dead on POA.
    Trigger control is the key.
    I usually have one of them with me off duty in a Mitch Rosen CLP Clipper holster or an Alessi Ankle Holster.
    Department ammunition is Winchester Ranger Bonded 147 grain.
     
  14. plumberroy

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    My 42 is dead on . At 15 yards I can wear a popcan out
     
  15. 340PD

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    To get the perfect POI you may have change your sight picture slightly, especially over changes in distance.
    A perfect sight picture may vary from person to person and gun to gun. These little things are not made for bullseye shooting they are made to save your life.
    Firing rapidly under stress I have never seen the sights.
     
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