02-03-2009, 09:33 PM
Join Date: Jan 2005
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I agree. One of my Glock 19s is 10 years old and works likes day one. HK is my nicest pistol. Glock is what I use to save my life.
Originally Posted by 3erdriver
KelTec are fickle the first 2-300 rounds, then they work like clockwork, if you had issues it was the ammo.
As HK's go, I like them. I had a USPc, but I don't put them on par with Glock's/XD's, not because of quality or accuracy, but for reliability. I did a test with my G19: how many rounds can I put through it without cleaning it before I get a problem. I quit the test after 2000 rounds, because it was still firing and I was scared it would take hours of cleaning to get the internals looking nice again. If you try and do that with an HK it will fail after 6 or 700. I look at HK like a Ferrari, great performance if you keep it tuned right, whereas a Glock is like a Toyota/Honda...nothing flashy, but it does exactly what you want it to time after time and runs forever.
You never just throw a gun in your pocket. You will end up like Plaxico. A safety can just as easily be click off in a pocket as a gun without an external safety can go off. When you pocket carry you use a holster designed to go in your pocket. They generally have a lip that's designed to get caught on your pocket so that when you draw the holster stays in your pocket and allows the gun to draw free.
I carry a gun in my pocket every day (without one in the chamber)
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