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Two Guns
05-18-2012, 20:23
I have never been a big fan of the 40 S&W round.I got rid of my last 40 last month because I have just not been able to shoot the 40 very well compared to my other calibers.
As of this month I no longer had a 40 or a Glock. But yesterday I made a trade for a Glock 23 with a co worker.I can shoot this gun better than any 40 I have ever shot.I like it so much I shot 850 rounds out of it the first day I had it.
I am now going to use it in my Defensive Class this summer and I am going to use it as my Primary Carry Gun.
I am in love with a 40 for the first time ever.
I am a happy man!!!!

bac1023
05-18-2012, 21:11
Congrats! :cool:

gumbee
05-18-2012, 21:12
Congrat's. 1st gun I bought in retirement and will never give it up, it's that good.

G26S239
05-18-2012, 21:20
Congrats. I like the 40, I have more ACP and more 9mms but I still like my 40s.

Folsom_Prison
05-18-2012, 21:21
Congrats!

brisk21
05-18-2012, 21:37
Thats good! I have a Gen4 22 and I don't shoot it as well as my Gen 3 17. I even prefer the Gen 4 grip. I can shoot the 22 fine, but I certainly can't hold as tight of groups with it. Could be the gun, not the caliber though.

Firebob2917
05-18-2012, 21:38
Congrats love mine also

Wyoming
05-18-2012, 23:09
Congratulation! I enjoyed reading the "happiness" in your post.

There is nothing like owning a gun that you can just shoot and hit what your are aiming at to put a smile on ones face.

rilkil23
05-18-2012, 23:34
Love my G22 but would have gladly chose the G23 if it were the same price and condition of the G22 I bought used. Enjoy.

carbuncle
05-18-2012, 23:37
Congrats, I love my G23!

Glock40man
05-18-2012, 23:47
Congrats!:cool:

chrisbritt15
05-18-2012, 23:50
I have a Gen 4 23 and absolutly love it, Congrats

4TS&W
05-19-2012, 00:08
What can I say... I grow on people.. :)

Seriously though, I don't know if I would have used the .40 much if I hadn't first experienced it out of the g23. It's a really great way to launch the 10mm kurz, or the 40 short & weak.. lol

Wolfdad
05-19-2012, 00:11
Congratulations, the G23 is a fine pistol; very versatile also, like the G22, but easier to carry.

jprj
05-19-2012, 19:44
Welcome back to the club. :2gun:

barth
05-19-2012, 19:54
Never let a good gun go - LOL!
If you feel the itch? Just get more guns!

a good gun makes me happy!

ctfireman
05-19-2012, 21:00
Sweet! I'm a fan of the .40 & the G23.

GLOCK17DB9
05-19-2012, 21:01
Congrats of the G23 and enjoy!:supergrin:

Two Guns
05-19-2012, 21:14
I see a Glock 27 in my near future.

mrsurfboard
05-19-2012, 21:44
I see a Glock 27 in my near future.

You may want to shoot that first otherwise you may come to hate the 40 again.

Hour13
05-19-2012, 21:53
Congrats, there's something about the 23, the perfect Glock IMO.

If I get my hands on a RTF2 G23, that'll be the Glock I keep for life.

If you ever get a chance to shoot an H&K USP in .40, go for it! A fantastic gun for the caliber.

Steel Head
05-19-2012, 21:59
Nice:wavey:
G23 is my daily carry.

Rodman24
05-19-2012, 22:14
I realized that I haven't been shooting my 40s for the past few months. I've been really enjoying my Gen4 26, which became my EDC.

So today I took the 22 & 23 to the range. I forgot just how much I love them. I'm putting the 23 back in rotation.

byf43
05-20-2012, 05:33
The G23 is a fantastic pistol!!!!! Congrats!!

A good friend (US Capitol Police officer) was issued a G22.
I have the G23.

He shoots my G23 a LOT better than he shoots his issued G22.


There's nothing 'wrong' with his G22, btw!!

Aceman
05-20-2012, 06:02
Just out of curiosity, what other guns didn't you love?

But if G23 works for you - great. I expect to own one one of these days too. cool size, great price, really reliable, .40, and convertable to 9mm very easily. Hard to hate on it.

MK34_Techrep
05-20-2012, 06:17
Congrats, Luv my G22 Gen 4 ,, put another 200 rounds out the barrel yesterday,,it's a great gun,,enjoy it...

DaBurna
05-20-2012, 18:59
Did I read that right?!!! 850 rounds of .40 thru your G23 in one day?! Wooooow!!:wow:

Lol!! Well I'm glad you're back in the Glock Forhtay Club!!:cool:

By the way, would I adopt me as a nephew?! A guy who blasts almost 1k rounds of .40 S&W down range for the helluvit must be "Papa Roll The Dough"! :tongueout:

Out of curiosity, did u run the 850 straight, no cleaning?