Truck pistol? until then youre just another retard with a bloody stupid justification for regarding a life taker as a toy (it doesnt cut steak, paint walls, open beer bottles, babysit your child. or using a shoulder holster. The Glock 40 is an extremely accurate gun and extremely useful for long distance shooting situations. That doesn’t detract from how well the gun performed, but it does put it does make it questionable as a truck gun contestant. youre asking this as a private citizen that believes they have a god given (sorry constitutional right) to shoot people? It is the biggest AND SMOOTHEST shooting gun I own (ok maybe the rimfires are lighter, but you get the point). This is on my list: shotgun first then this beast. Why I Chose the Glock 27. June 28, 2019 by TJ Ramsey Leave a Comment. Hence the truck pistol. Just ran it through an IPSC stage and did some accuracy groups with it, and it’s a pretty slick piece. I shot its older, littler brother the G20 as my first entry in my truck pistol series – and found it wanting. The lack of an option for night sights that would co-witness and a threaded barrel (why not add another ½” at this point) would give it a five-star rating. FOR JUSTICE!). ‘a take down function on the trigger….’ oh nice!!! Browse new and used Glock 40 for sale at Guns.com. I generally find them just okay for the job. The hefty, 40 ounce loaded Glock 40 may not be suited to everyday carry, but it makes up for this in power and accuracy. what the fuck are you testing by dry firing a glock…… or any other unloaded (aka dry firing) semi automatic pistol you think is useful? Glock 30 SF – A shortened G30 frame creates a smaller grip profile on the Glock 30 SF (short frame) model. The Glock 35 Gen 4 offers the same features as the other Gen 4 models, but you get the only Glock .40 caliber model has that is MOS (Modular Optic System) configuration. clicking…. Editor’s Review. It’s as big as a truck, that’s why I thought you were calling it a truck gun. I feel sorry for you. Get maximum flash and firepower for your Glock with these 40-round translucent polymer magazines from ETS—complete with their ergonomic baseplates, designed for easier handling, lightning-fast reloads and will work with all double-stack 9mm Glock models. Operation: Double-action I felt the Glock 40 would be the most accurate of Glock’s 10mm Auto pistols due to its relatively long barrel length of six inches. Required fields are marked *. Some have 9mm conversion barrels. Where did you end up getting your elevated sights? How good are those “agencies” at fulfilling their “mandates” if there are really 40,000+ “gun-related deaths” in the U.S. every year? It is the mainstay of American law enforcement, and may even see some favor in our Spec Ops community. I dry fire for practice with Glocks and other guns. I own a couple of STI’s and carry one every day. Don’t get me wrong. delete you buzzwords then speak english…. Hey guys, first time poster here (well today i wrote 3, this being the last) anyway. removing the casing…. I purchased a new Gen 4 G19 recently because you can’t own enough Glocks and it has a noticeably smoother trigger out of the box than my Gen 3. I love this thing. any other questions for the sole person here who carries a firearm FOR HIS FUCKING JOB EVERY DAY rather than because its cool and legal? (Photo: Kasev Sundar) I took Glock’s Operator Course from May 8-9. The big G40 is one of the guns on my future shopping list. On the cross draw, I have a couple of rigs for some of my longer revolvers and you are right, that might be the ticket here for when I’m in the truck. I’ve had two Glocks blow up (a 21 Gen 4 and a 43) so you think I would be leary. They don’t even get to claim partial success at a crime scene like firefighters do when they showed up at a fire in time to “save the foundation”. If you wanted something a little easier to conceal than the Glock 19, or perhaps have small hands, the Glock 48 seems meant for you. It’s a lot easier to aim precisely when you have more than three feet of distance between your sights. By the way- in Wisconsin there is a minimum barrel length of 5.5″ for legal handgun hunting. The Glock 40 Gen4 MOS is a great gun, used extensively by both military personnel and the police. Not sure what it is thats wrong with you but you need to grow up and get a life. If you have used a Glock 17 or the newer Gen 4, or if you would like more knowledge of them, please leave a comment below. “Even considered a G20SF due to it being the only single stack out there…”. The G40 is just on the other side of that limit. stop being a troll and go do something useful… like get a job you filthy hippie. Grab a AMMUNITION MANUFACTURER RELOADING MANUAL LIKE THE ONE HORNADY PUBLISHES AND READ THE “FINE PRINT” CAREFULLY. BECAUSE IT HAS TO IN ORDER TO GENERATE ITS SIMILAR “CHAMBER PRESSURE” IN A LARGER CASE WITH MORE VOLUME TO PRESSURIZE. click…. The Glock Operator Course that I was to take in a few days however would soon show me that there were features of this gun I still did not fully understand. I was fighting the gun, and I felt like it was all over the place. The raised dots, the material itself and the finger grooves gave me a solid lock on the frame. I’m about to buy this firearm and planned to get a RMR next week for it. From 10yds standing you’re punching the same hole over and over. It is a night and day difference between the factory trigger on an older G17 and G21 and these two newer versions. Using the Canik TP9 Elite Combat, we tested the Vortex Viper, US Optics DRS 2.0 Enhanced, and the Riton Optics X3 Tactix PRD. GLOCK nailed this one. putting the casing back…. I do a bit of leatherwork and I mocked up a few holsters for the G40 MOS. no? My supply included HPR, two different Hornady loads, and some DoubleTap ammo. I finally got my hands on the much heralded GLOCK G40 MOS, the six-inch, optics-ready 10mm juggernaught.I shot its older, littler brother the G20 as my first entry in my truck pistol series – and found it wanting. I doesn’t compare to my .460 S&W Mag 10.5” but its great for light work. As a result of taking the Glock Operator Course, my knowledge in operating the Glock 40 vastly increased. Looking for a Glock 40 for yourself? You don’t specify the RMR model — but from the picture it appears to be a dual illuminated — which gives a subset of the following: 13.0 MOA Amber Dot (RM03) What the hell happened that you had 2 fall apart on you? Glock 19 vs. Glock 23. Recently picked up the G40. Indeed, given the similarity between the various Glock models, much of this review (except the kB! I had a harder time getting used to the ergonomics and trigger than you did. I’ve done 4″ K-frame IWB and OWB. The real difference is in magazine capacity. searching for likewise saved to bookmarks. Glock 30 SF – A shortened G30 frame creates a smaller grip profile on the Glock 30 SF (short frame) model. But just think of the effect of producing this artillery piece from CC! Your email address will not be published. Gun Review: Glock 40 Gen4 – A 10mm Long-Slide Red-Dot Big-Bore Hand-Cannon. This guys is a complete troll, uses the n-word and just about every other obscenity available. The dot was too big to be accurate. This decision to continue using 10mm Auto weapons was influenced by the now late Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel Jeff Cooper, founder of Gunsite Academy and the “modern technique of the pistol”, who stated that the 10mm Auto was the most effective defensive ammunition available for handguns. In fact, the day after finishing the Glock Operator Course, I tried firing my 9mm handgun to see how it felt, and firing my 9mm handgun felt almost like firing .22 caliber pistol. Moving up to 10mm and getting my first Glock since the first gen I carried nearly 30 years ago and then subsequently, quickly swapped for a Sig to carry instead… the first Glock (a 23) did not fit well in my hand and slipped too much. The 10mm GLOCK still didn’t point naturally. The ability to carry a lightweight polymer frame pistol and still put 15 rounds of 10mm down into the breadbasket at reasonable handgun hunting distance makes this a powerful tool indeed. If you wanted to add a reflex optic to your Glock, you need a model like this. I’m not new to guns as far as shooting goes. This Glock 17 Gen 4 Review is based on my own experience and the experience of many law enforcement agencies all around the world, to include some military units. I have a recently produced G21 and G19 that have triggers that are every bit as good as the complete trigger replacements I have in a couple of my earlier guns other than the feel of the trigger pad itself. I saw first hand how people in Comunist Countries Live!!!! But yet a PIECE OF SHIT NON-RECOIL-ABSORBING MUZZLE FLIPPING JUNKPILE THAT “KICKS” WITH MILD 9mm is a DREAM PLATFORM FOR “MASSIVE” 10mm POWER? The relatively long six inch barrel (nine inches overall) makes the Glock 40 better suited for distance shooting. (empty) WHY? Neither are summer carry. And forums have been rife with this sort of info and i even saw an article about glock claiming not to shoot the hard cast in the g40? The Diamondback Firearms .308 Winchester-chambered DB10 pistol ups the power curve over AR-style large-format handguns while still keeping a more compact profile than a rifle. They didn’t co-witness the RMR’s dot with the stock sights. I own a couple of STI’s and carry one every day. It doesn’t have to be an auto at all. The large frame is already hard to conceal; that runway-length slide makes it almost impossible. Same magazines as any other G20. You’re such a loser. At one time or another, I have owned all three of these excellent handguns, but never in the Gen4 configuration. Barrel 5.31 inches Accuracy * * * * ya know…. The Glock 20 handgun has an overall length of 8.07 inches, compared to 8.04 inches for the original Glock 17. Overall * * * * If you are so offended by this site why don’t you try to save an iceberg, I heard they might be melting away. Ever wonder why Pennsylvania long rifles had such long barrels? Glock 48 Review The new Glock 48 has been specifically designed to be the “Canadian Glock 19,” but the end result is an interesting handgun that should be of great interest to Americans as well. The GLOCK 45’s best quality, perhaps, is that it wasn’t inherently designed for the concealed carry market. The trigger reset is exceptional. Let’s dig a little deeper and find out what makes this gun so special. Gun Review: Glock 40 Gen4 – A 10mm Long-Slide Red-Dot Big-Bore Hand-Cannon. Im going to purchase a glock 40 Gen 4 it really caught my eye, Do not own any Glocks this will be my first, Do have a Ruger SP 101 with a 4.25 barrel on it, Best 357 Ive ever had, Looking to be about the same ballistic wise but 15 rnds VS 5, I cant hardly pass this one up, I hope it shoots as accurate as my SP 101 does. Nevertheless, when I purchased the Glock 45, I also threw in a 1000 round case of Blazer 115gr FMJ 9mm. The Glock 23, which is more compact, is also chambered for .40 S&W. ESPECIALLY IF THERE WERE ANY SUCH THING AS A .40 +P or +P+ LOAD. AT 25 yards, the most accurate round, for once, was not the Double Tap. The Glock 40 10mm MOS won’t replace my S&W .460 Hunter with Leupold scope but it was supposed to. Glock could reinforce the polymer frame and design it with a rotating takedown lever / pin like Sig and a bunch of others use. I could definitely see this as a truck gun, or for backwoods self defense. ARs are proven firearms, and pistol braces can give you some great advantages for home defense and self-defense. The G40 Gen4 (10mm Auto) featured in this review is the slight exception and comes with wider adapter plates to accommodate the increased width of the G40 slide. Otherwise, you … ive done revolver dry fire drills for years…. I am over six feet tall and weigh over 250 pounds so I can carry my 7 1/2 inch barrel – Super Redhawk .454 Casull in months when I can wear a jacket or coat; but, who knows when our country might go to hell requiring all of us to carry powerful firearms that hold more than six shells for personal protection. I suspect the 6.6″ barrel is actually easier to deal with than the long slide on the G40MOS that covers its 6″ bbl. The model 40 is a 10MM, six-inch barreled, and comes with the largest frame Glock makes is a real powerhouse as semiautomatic handguns go. If you’re looking for a relatively inexpensive hunting gun, it would be hard to go wrong with the G40. Haven’t fired it with this on it yet. However, doing a reliability check on a 9mm Glock is almost a waste of ammunition. If you have used a Glock 17 or the newer Gen 4, or if you would like more knowledge of them, please leave a comment below. This was primarily because the 10mm Auto is a caliber that is not frequently used in today’s firearms market. Taking anything up to black bear, I’d be confident with this gun out to 50 yards with any of the rounds I shot. Barrel Length: 6” Thanks. I read a review of the 17L and the writer tested it with the 115 grain Cor-Bon JHP’s and they averaged 1,502 fps. However, the Glock 40’s large size and the power of its ammunition do carry some drawbacks. They instead chose .40 S&W pistols as their standard service weapons since the .40 S&W round was the same caliber as the 10mm Auto but with lighter recoil due to its smaller length and lower amount of gunpowder in the cartridge. The firearms farrago included a pack of base plates. The full 6-inch barrel improves muzzle velocity, and it is designed to be the perfect weapon for the hunter, outdoors person, or sport shoote r.. I have many other handguns but the G22 and G40 are my favorites. It was all user error. And their 33 round factory mags are abundant and inexpensive. During distance-shooting exercises at Glock’s Operator Course, I was able to keep a tight grouping and hit the bullseye of my target with almost all of my rounds. Just get a 4″ .357 or .44 and call it a day! in reality if youre sitting there going through all this shit in a firefight… youre fucking dead) being told to get behind cover, field strip, reload, slap, rack, and attempt to fire again… im gonna throw that fucking uselesd piece of metal (sorry, plastic) at the bad guy and run…. You’re going to want it as handy and close and as quick as you can get it because apparently you’re not a good enough shooter to be “lethal” with anything “less”. And at 5’10″/155# I don’t have any folds or overhangs to hide it. From the kneel, I was shooting regular 3- to 3.5″ groups with anything I fed it. so far I’m very happy. June 28, 2019 by TJ Ramsey Leave a Comment. The pistol weighs 38 ounces EMPTY. That was all I needed to hear and I have never regretted it. The Glock 21 and Glock 30 share the same magazine. It is simply that good. 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