Posted July 4, 2015 3:00 pm by Comments

By Robert Farago

GLOCK 19 (courtesy The Truth About Guns)

I own a GLOCK 19. That one. In terms of caliber and cool, it’s not a patch on my Wilson Combat X-TAC Commander. But my GLOCK’s a great gun. It’s got plenty of capacity, never-say-die rugged reliability and excellent ergos (for me). That said, a stock GLOCK in an inside-the-waistband holster? No thanks. Here’s are three GLOCK “must-haves” that make Gaston’s gat, um, perfect . . .

1. A better trigger

If a handgun’s trigger is gritty or sloppy or too heavy or too long, if it doesn’t break like the proverbial glass rod, you’ll always be fighting the gun. (Most likely pulling your shots.) Yes, you can overcome a mediocre trigger with skill and practice – just as you can play classical music on a beat-up piano. But achieving that final measure of accuracy – where you’d dare shoot a bad guy between or behind innocents (if you had to) – requires a gun with a superior trigger.

Unlike FN and Walther’s polymer pistols, a standard GLOCK doesn’t have a great trigger. (You could say that people who own various caliber GLOCKs because the trigger’s the same on all of them are making a virtue out of a vice, but I …read more

Source:: Truth About Guns

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