Your "duty weapon" over the years?

Discussion in 'Firepower!!!' started by msw, May 5, 2012.

  1. USMCMP5811

    USMCMP5811 Administrator Staff Member

    Because in my opinion, They suck and are prone to failure just like the locking blocks of the Barrettas. Once again, That's MY OPINION. Just like it is of your opinion that they are great reliable weapons. As I said in my earlier posts, There are a lot more instances of Glocks blowing up than any other weapon out there with Barettas coming in second for catistophic failures. I've also acknowledged that the S&W sigma series were pieces of shit and notorious for double feeds and jams.

    I get it, You like glocks and they work for YOU. More power to you. Through my experiance and research, glocks Don't work for me so, I've found another weapon system that works for ME.
  2. 7costanza

    7costanza Supporting Member

    Jimjam I see the Air Force found a great use for their Glocks....

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  3. Delta784

    Delta784 Guest

    Berettas have failed with factory ammunition (even the low-pressure NATO FMJ round), which is fact, not opinion, because the US Armed Forces had problems with their M9 pistols;

    However, I challenge anyone to post a real, verifiable incident of a Glock having a catastrophic component failure resulting from the use of factory ammunition.
  4. JamnJim18

    JamnJim18 Guest

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  5. USMCMP5811

    USMCMP5811 Administrator Staff Member

    Glocks have had failures with "Factory ammo"

    The reason why the glocks blow up is because of a poor design in the ramp to the barrel that leaves the case unsupported. Glock has somewhat aknowleged this through their "Next generation" glocks


    THIS, isw what causes the glocks to go Ka-Boom.

    I'm sorry but, I'll take my S&W 4006, fire all the "Crappy" ammo I can find through it, maybe, and I mean MAYBE have a misfeed one in a blue moon that's easily corrected by a tap, rack, and bang over possably becoming permantely disfigured by a glock. But, to each their own.
  6. LawMan3

    LawMan3 Moderator Staff Member

    Oh boy, this debate is starting to remind me of the great hat vs. cover discussion. Carry on gents...:D
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  7. USMCMP5811

    USMCMP5811 Administrator Staff Member


    Now pick up your F'in COVER!

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  8. Hush

    Hush Moderator Staff Member

    I think that would go back to the bullet setback issue which would be factory, albeit defective, ammo combined with the dreaded "unsupported chamber"

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  9. topcop14

    topcop14 Subscribing Member

    Enough of this Glock Suck, Glocks are Great Shit.

    Long Guns.
    Remington 870
    Ruger Mini 14
    Bushmaster Ar-15
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  10. mpd61

    mpd61 Federal Auxiliary Police

    M48 Mauser
    Remington 700
    M1 Garand
    Marlin M60
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  11. Deuce

    Deuce screw you...


    Mmmmmm Blue Mooooonnn....
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  12. justanotherparatrooper

    justanotherparatrooper Pissin' in liberals cheerio's for 40 years :) Staff Member

    but heres USMCMP5811's beer
  13. sgthoskins

    sgthoskins Teufelhunden

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  14. USMCMP5811

    USMCMP5811 Administrator Staff Member


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  15. Sgt Jack

    Sgt Jack Subscribing Member

    1996-1998 Saugus Aux PD Glock 19 9mm
    2003-2008 Unarmed Community College Pd
    2008-Present 2nd College Sig Pro SP2340 40 Cal
    2005-Present Part Time Non Civil Service Town Gig Glock 23 40 Cal/ Ar 15 Patrol Rifle.
  16. Foxy85

    Foxy85 MassCops Member

  17. Goose

    Goose The list is long but distinguished. Staff Member

    You too, eh? I should have paid $200 less and gotten a Walther P22.
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  18. Goose

    Goose The list is long but distinguished. Staff Member


    You did WHAT to your mother's chicken??
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  19. justanotherparatrooper

    justanotherparatrooper Pissin' in liberals cheerio's for 40 years :) Staff Member

    It wasnt pretty!
    ....and yes there are pictureso_O
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  20. mtc

    mtc High Priestess Staff Member

    Brings a WHOLE new meaning to the term "chicken fawker" !!
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  21. sgthoskins

    sgthoskins Teufelhunden

    Friends don't let friends buy Walthers.
  22. Goose

    Goose The list is long but distinguished. Staff Member

    Sadly, it probably would have been more reliable than the Mosquito. I would have been better off waiting a couple of years and getting the conversion slides that they now sell.
  23. sgthoskins

    sgthoskins Teufelhunden

    Oh I am in no way saying the Mosquito is a quality firearm. Just saying that I'd have to think long and hard between Ketec and Walther and after a long consideration I would probably just carry my hockey stick.

  24. NEPS

    NEPS MassCops Member

    Can't remember the models of some, but:
    1st employer, 1985 to 1987(?) S&W .357 revolver
    1st employer, 1987(?) to 1989 Ruger .357 GP 100 revolver
    2nd employer, 1989 to 1991(?) S&W .38 revolver
    2nd employer, 1991(?) to 1993 Glock .40 auto
    3rd employer, 1993 to 1997(?) Glock 9mm auto (personally owned)
    3rd employer, 1997(?) to 2006(?) S&W .40 auto
    3rd employer, 2006(?) to present Glock .40 auto

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