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    My new Open Carry piece.

    Glock 19 and blackhawk holser for open and conceal carry better then my old piece. lol



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    Sweet.....now load the extra magazine.
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    Nice....I would say that is a step-up from the Hi-Point!
    "When seconds count between living or dying, the police are only minutes away."

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    i would say 50 or 60 steps up :-D
    i would rather run out of blood, breath and life. and die fighting. than run out of ammo , and die with my pants down -Tom Scantas

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    haha ya less then 1000 round gen 2 glock

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    So, just out of curiosity, why a Gen 2 Glock and not a gen 3 or 4?

    I imagine price has something to do with it, hmm?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FMCDH View Post
    So, just out of curiosity, why a Gen 2 Glock and not a gen 3 or 4?

    I imagine price has something to do with it, hmm?
    I can't speak for the OP, but many do not like the placement of the permanent finger-grooves on the Gen3/4, and many don't have a use for a light rail on a pistol (esp. on a carry gun). My personal G19 is a Gen 3, but it has had the fingergrooves removed and the backstrap reduced so it points more like a 1911 and looks closer to a Gen 2.

    Arguably the best all-around defensive 9mm on the market. LOVE mine. Congrats!
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    Kind of ironic you posting this. A new acquaintance of mine just showed me a Hi-Point for the first time. The Glock is definitely a giant leap up! Congrats on the new piece

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    Quote Originally Posted by G20-IWB24/7 View Post
    I can't speak for the OP, but many do not like the placement of the permanent finger-grooves on the Gen3/4, and many don't have a use for a light rail on a pistol (esp. on a carry gun). My personal G19 is a Gen 3, but it has had the fingergrooves removed and the backstrap reduced so it points more like a 1911 and looks closer to a Gen 2.

    Arguably the best all-around defensive 9mm on the market. LOVE mine. Congrats!
    yes no finger groves and short rails for the slide.
    Also got the g19 becuase there was no g18 instock =P lol i wish
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    Quote Originally Posted by bwboley View Post
    becuase there was no g18 instock =P lol i wish
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    I picked up a new RIA at Mary's last weekend. I ran 400 rounds of ball through it on Sunday afternoon, it did very well.

    Going to have it dehorned and tuned, then leave it pretty much stock.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Mainsail View Post
    I picked up a new RIA at Mary's last weekend. I ran 400 rounds of ball through it on Sunday afternoon, it did very well.

    Going to have it dehorned and tuned, then leave it pretty much stock.


    RIAs are pretty decent 1911s. I have two and I love them!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mainsail View Post
    I picked up a new RIA at Mary's last weekend. I ran 400 rounds of ball through it on Sunday afternoon, it did very well.

    Going to have it dehorned and tuned, then leave it pretty much stock.
    They're reliable, functional and go bang when you ask them. What's not to like?

    While I enjoy bells and whistles, they add to the cost and aren't necessary in a self-defense tool.

    The RIA 1911 gets the job done.
    You will not rise to the occasion; you will fall back on your level of training. Archilochus, 650 BC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grapeshot View Post
    They're reliable, functional and go bang when you ask them. What's not to like?

    While I enjoy bells and whistles, they add to the cost and aren't necessary in a self-defense tool.

    The RIA 1911 gets the job done.
    Really, if I ever have to use it, I'll be much happier with the $400 RIA sitting in the evidence room than my $1000 Sig.

    I dropped it off at the smith today for a trigger job and to have the extractor adjusted (it was throwing empties back into my face from time to time). He's also going to break the sharp edges and give it a good going over.

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    sadly i had to sell my RIA a few months back for auto repairs i was looking at the Kimber Pro covert II, wich is pretty but i loved the RIA's $399 pricetag through centerfire arms much more than the Kimbers $1,500 price tag. great buy! well worth the $$
    i would rather run out of blood, breath and life. and die fighting. than run out of ammo , and die with my pants down -Tom Scantas

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