posted on Jun, 3 2010 @ 03:45 PM
I posted a while back about my super stupendous new Glock 34, well I shot it for the first time this past weekend, and it really was super stupendous.
Perfect function, astounding accuracy, and awesome 18 round capacity.
The problem was that the blocky grip profile slayed the joint/knuckle at the base of my thumb after just 2 mags. Now I'll admit that I was shooting
9mm +p+ loads (I have a sizeable stash of Federal 9BPLE), but even so, I can still feel it nearly a week later. The SigPro I shot side by side with
it felt like a .22 with the same loads, I could have (and did) shoot that gun all day.
So I hung my head in shame and admitted defeat. Sold the Glock for a (small) net loss, and picked up a new SiG P228R yesterday as its replacement, a
gun I happened to have 4 spare magazines for. The timing was perfect, allegedly these are the last of the P228s, and I got one with the short trigger
and factory installed Trijicon nightsights.
That weekend turned into something of a shooting trip all round (as opposed to a family vacation) - with a trip to J&G in Prescott to peruse their
selection of $350 AKs not to mention their incredible cheap combloc ammo mountain. Also found a new gun store up there with a new FN SCAR-L on sale
for $1400, all because of a minor blemish on the tan plastic furniture.
Cool moment of the week was when we walked out of J&G alongside a mom and her 2 very cute teenage daughters, one of the daughters was heard to say
"oh mom, I think Dad's going to LOVE it !!", you've gotta love living in the US. Still embarassed about the Glock though, me and my wussy hands,