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Old 01-30-2013, 02:39   #21
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Congrats, you made a great choice in the G26. I use the factory extended slide stop for 10 years and its still running great. The GAP floor plates are also a good addition. For sights............


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Old 01-30-2013, 02:42   #22
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OP, you can get custom slide cover plates too like these,

http://shop.mobileweb.ebay.com/searc...0&isNewKw=true

I want the Punisher one but not sure on any legal percussions if you ever had to use the gun and that being used against you....
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:03   #23
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Welcome to GT.

You'll love the 26. It's a sweetheart.
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:16   #24
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i have a G26 and love it i bought the pearce extensions but took them off once i got use to it i perfer no extension and tru-glo TFO are the way to go they look the same in the day light and at night
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:18   #25
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This is the one I have.

I sometimes teach newbie women with it, and they've never mentioned a pinch, and they seem to like the 26 with that particular extension. I use it some, no pinch, but also prefer to carry without an extention, and just curl my pinky under.

In general with guns and mags, sometimes a mag fits tight to the bottom of a gun, sometimes the mag fits loose. All my Glocks seem to fit fairly tight or snug, not loose. But if the fit was loose, maybe that creates the opportunity for a pinch.

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Old 01-30-2013, 06:43   #26
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:07   #27
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I have a G27 and use the GAP floor plates on the mags. They don't provide a pinky rest but are great for added control.
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:11   #28
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Congrats on the new G26, and welcome to GT!
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:14   #29
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:12   #30
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+4 on the GAP floor plates! http://concealablecontrol.com/about.html
They aid both draw and grip of the sub-compacts.
The wife has a 26, also. We have them on all 12 magazines for the subbies.

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Old 01-30-2013, 09:46   #31
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Awesome, thanks for all the advice! I will def look into it
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:32   #32
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Hey guys!

I'm new to the forum and just picked up a Glock 26 afew days ago. I had an XD40 for about 2 years and just never felt extremely confident with it. I could hit the target just fine but could never get a tight group. Picked up my buddy's Glock 34 and pretty much shot 5 rounds through the same hole! lol Needless to say I am proud to switch and say bye bye to my XD!

Haven't had a chance to get out and shoot it yet but I did rent one from the gun shop and put 50 rounds through it. It had an extended mag +0 for extra grip and if I wasn't careful where I put my pinky finger, I got pinched where the mag meets the grip. Are there any other extenders that dont pinch? I would like to get some tritium sights on it at some point after I've put acouple hundred rounds thru it. Also are there any mods/upgrades you guys have tried and like?
Congratulations! I love my G26. As far as the pinching with the mag extension... go to Lowe's or Home Depot and tell them you need small black O rings. Put the O ringall the way down the outside of the mag and make it flush to the top of the extenstion. Should fix the problem. As far as mods... all I did was add the Pearce +1 extension... put a grip plug in the bottom of the pistol grip... and I changed out my slide cover plate with an aircraft grade aluminum one with a custom emblen on it. I thought about tritium sights too, but just haven't done it. My G26 is my EDC gun. You'll love it!
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:36   #33
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Congratulations! I love my G26. As far as the pinching with the mag extension... go to Lowe's or Home Depot and tell them you need small black O rings. Put the O ringall the way down the outside of the mag and make it flush to the top of the extenstion. Should fix the problem. As far as mods... all I did was add the Pearce +1 extension... put a grip plug in the bottom of the pistol grip... and I changed out my slide cover plate with an aircraft grade aluminum one with a custom emblen on it. I thought about tritium sights too, but just haven't done it. My G26 is my EDC gun. You'll love it!
That o-ring idea is pretty clever- well done.


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Old 01-30-2013, 12:40   #34
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I pine for a set of BIG DOT sights...
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:50   #35
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Gotta go with the GAP floorplates http://www.tacticalsight.com/enterpr...ock-p-175.html

And the XS Sight Systems Big Dot tritium night sight. I use just the front, and it is the way to go!
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Old 01-30-2013, 16:26   #36
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Enjoy your new G26. I continue to believe that it is about Glock's best effort. I have Big Dots on one and Truglo TFOs on another and like each set but I suspect sight preference varies alot from one person to the next.
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Old 01-30-2013, 16:38   #37
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#17 O-ring form hardware store around the magazine body will fill the gap and prevent finger pinch.
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Old 01-30-2013, 20:22   #38
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I'm with you on the pinch -- thought it was just a girl thing.
Got the o-ring at Home Depot, now there's no problem. Love my new G26. Pierce extension is nice too. Might get a couple more.
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Old 01-30-2013, 20:37   #39
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Welcome to the forum! Try the GAP baseplates, they work really well on the subcompacts. The O ring is a #17 and can usually be found in the plumbing section where the washers for faucets are located. They are cheap too!
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Old 01-30-2013, 20:55   #40
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I also just put a Glock 26 Gen4 on layaway today. I doubt if it is there long because I am not very patient when it comes to something new. Thought I better pick it up while it was right there in stock, after the way all guns are flying off the shelves right now. This will be my first concealed carry size(compact gun).........already have ordered the Scherer Mag Grip extensions....
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