I thought only Glocks Kaboom

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by PhillyGlocker, Dec 26, 2008.

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  1. jon_in_wv

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    okespe04. If you check the threads you can find some pretty nasty pics. Most of them are hand injuries cause by the case rupturing and detonating one or more rounds in the magazine or by hot powder burns. I don't know of anyone SERIOUSLY injured but I'm sure he is out there.
     
  2. ljnowell

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    You are sad and pathetic. I notice that you successfully dodged the whole "glock revolutionized nothing, show me, show me, waaaahhhh!" thing you posted above and were answered too. You apparently dislike facts, but love hype and whiney posts full of emotion about how you are the good guy and everyone else is childish, even though you in fact started the crap in this thread. You can apologize to everyone for my posts, I wont. You still havent contributed anything factual to this discussion. Glocks unsupported chamber? MMMkay, lets here some more. What is it that makes them junk and your M&P rock solid and flawless?

    You obviously have a hate for glocks, no matter what you say. You make it apparent in every post.
     
  3. Deepskyy

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    Yay! IBTC!!!
    Personally, I cannot stand the ergonomics on the glocks, I'm not accurate with them, because its just uncomfortable, but my stance on firearms of all kinds are "to each thier own." One of my best buds from work had a Glock 20 in 10mm and loved it, but then got addicted to 1911s and now has 2 Kimbers. *shrug*
    Personally, I love my MP .40 and have loved it from the day I picked her up when I was shopping. It *fit* my hand, felt comfortable and yes, even right. I've chewed through quite a bit of blazer, federal, winchester, and some remington ammo in a little under a year, have only had a slight issue with one of my mags getting a catch every now and then. The other mag works like a charm, so I am going to just replace the naughty one. My feelings on the matter are, if it goes boom when you pull the trigger consistently, it fits in your hand, and you can put the rounds where you want them, then you should be a happy gun owner, everyone else be damned.
    This feeling of mine also crosses over to the rifle and shotgun realm with people grumbling over "tacticooling" their weapons. If you like it, have the money for the parts, and you can still hit what you aim at, go for it. If haters want to hate, let them. Thats just more time they will spend on the interwebs debating stock vs. tacticool and less time at the range having fun!
     
  4. jon_in_wv

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    I agree. My M&P has gone boom several thousand times now without a hitch. Its very soft shooting and very accurate. I've never had ANY luck with 1911s. The ones I've had have all been problem children so I've concluded they aren't for me. My most recent love is my H&K P7 PSP. Holy crap that thing can shoot.
    I've never cared for the ergos of the Glocks either. The ones I've shot have been hit or miss. I shot a G17 that was brilliant and a G21 that shot well and a G22 that felt like an inaccurate brick. I can't explain why. None of them felt good in the hand though. They are very thick feeling across the grip compared to some of my other weapons.
     
  5. ljnowell

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    Finaly, something I could agree with. The short frame doesnt help matters much either. Its not worth it for a grip reduction. Its either get used to it or ditch it. I have a g21, but IMO if you have one you have them all.
     
  6. Ben86

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    Cool, yet horrifying pics.

    It proves that all gun types can go kaboom. Whether it's because of overly charged ammo or design flaw. That's one reason why I'm not a big fan of +P ammo, except in the .38 special because it needs all the help it can get.

    The less supported the chamber and the higher the chamber pressure the more chance there is of a kaboom.
     
  7. MythBuster

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    Lets get back to this "unsupported chamber" BS. If you have a Glock or any other semi auto pistol and you fire a round and you see your brass has swelled up from the obvious lack of chamber support you are a damn fool for ever pulling the trigger on that pistol a second time.

    I just came from the range picking up .40 caliber brass where the local State Police just qualified.

    I have a bucket full of .40 brass ALL of them fired from Glocks. NONE of them show any sign of the "unsupported chamber".
     
  8. North of 49th

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    Clearly the phrase "take the high road" means nothing to some people. And "Glockers".... what are we a different breed now too?? Oh wait but I also own a gun that isn't a Glock, well I guess that makes me a traitor to both sides. Luckily everyone will be to busy arguing over which gun is better to shoot me with to ever get the job done:banghead:
     
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    i guess you didnt see the comparison pic with the different barrels. glock is clearly the worst in the chamber/support area
     
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    I pick up brass too, and 40 cal brass from Glocks is often distinctly bulged. It's easy to tell it is Glock brass because of the distinct firing pin mark (asides from the bulge). I've also seen similar bulges from 10mm Glocks.

    The bulges range from not too bad, to disturbing. Don't know what causes it, but I see severely bulged brass from Glocks regularly.

    That leads me to believe that some Glocks 40s have either less supported chambers, and or some other issues (firing out of battery maybe).

    I have heard rumours that Glock has in fact revised the feed ramp/chamber support.
     
  11. Blue Brick

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    Kool-Aid anyone?
     
  12. ljnowell

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    Trolls anyone?
     
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    This just goes to show that idiots can own several different types of firearms.
     
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    Your chances of getting killed or hurt in a car accident on the way to the range are far better than you having your gun explode in your hands. Wear good safety glasses, practice proper firearm safety rules, throw in some ear plugs, and shoot em up. If you are that worried about it sell all your guns and ammo to me for really cheap and I will take the risk for you. :)
     
  15. Big Boomer

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    So what makes Glocks any better...or worse than any other polymer gun like the XD's?

    What is the huge innovation they bring? Cheaper price for police?

    The have only made polymer pistols, no high end stuff, no rifles, shotguns, or any other new type of firearm.

    I'm surprised I haven't started seeing them with "made in China" stamped on them and sold at Walmart.


    and for me it's just not Glock it's ANY polymer gun. I own one it was my first and my last.
     
  16. jon_in_wv

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    Boomer you just don't get it. Glocks REVOLUTIONIZED modern firearms. The changed EVERYTHING. ALL other guns became obsolete over night. Its like comparing the cap and ball revolver to the 1911. Its THAT big! If you don't believe that than you are just ignorant and don't know anything about firearms. Everyone knows Mr. Glock invented polymer, polygonal rifling, the tilting barrel, trigger safeties, and the artificial heart. Without those things we would all be dead right now. There, now you are smarter. Have a sip of my Kool-Aid and go bring other converts to the fold.
     
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    Sometimes reading posts on this forum is as good as standup comedy. :)
     
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    .. or a comic tragedy. :D
     
  19. gc70

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    Polymer frame? Nope, the first polymer framed pistol was the HK VP70, which was introduced 10 years before the first Glock.

    Striker fired? The HK VP70 was also striker fired.

    Polygonal barrel rifling? Nope, the first polygonal pistol barrels were in the HK P9, which was also introduced more than a decade before the first Glock.

    Easy take-down? Look! The HK VP70 had two little take-down buttons on the frame (like the CZ-52) - exactly where they are located on Glocks.

    DA trigger? Again, the HK VP70 had a DAO trigger. Alas, the VP70 did not have the Glock trigger thingy, but it was select-fire capable.

    So refresh my memory; exactly what about the Glock was ground breaking other than its marketing?
     
  20. jhansman

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    I can't believe the mods have let this peeing contest go on this long. Sheesh....
     
  21. KBintheSLC

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    You don't think that might have something to do with the fact that there are more Glocks used on duty than the others these days. The so-called "lack of support" in the Glock chamber only matters when you are using brass thats been fired 4-5 times. With good factory new ammo, it is extremely unlikely for a Glock to KB.

    Anyway, keep hating Glocks if you want... that leaves more for the rest of us.

    The short answer... nothing. However, they are still good pistols for the money. I think folks are just sick of them because they are everywhere.
     
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    There is always an excuse when a Glock is involved. Did the dog eat your homework too?
     
  23. ljnowell

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    I dont see excuses being made at all. Get over it. GLocks are here to stay. Get over it. Glocks are used by lots of people. Get over it. Glocks are dependable firearmns. Get over it. Did I mention, get over it? Posting garbage with the hope of inflaming people is childish and pathetic. I dont see you even trying to post something that resembles fact to back up anything. Get over it.
     
  24. goose2

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    Reading this scares the living ***** out of me. I guess I will never shoot a handgun or reload.:rolleyes:
    Most of these KB are operator air in reloading or barrel obstruction.
     
  25. jon_in_wv

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    WARNING THE FOLLOWING MAY CONTAIN HINTS OF SARCASM AND DRY HUMOR. EVEN IF YOU DO NOT FIND IT AMUSING YOU DO NOT NEED TO TAKE IT SERIOUSLY:

    KBintheSLC, are you really going to read my posts and mindlessly parrot the Glock-Hating nonsense like the other children here? I said the opposite numerous times and I not ONCE called the Glock a POS or anything else negative. I find it comical that if you mention even ONE shortcoming of the mighty Glock you guys start pouting. You have no sense of humor nor sarcasm. I heard it is a higher brain function. I don't blame you as Glock told you not to laugh. Its ok.
     
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