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Old 03-23-2013, 1:55 AM
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Which one do you shoot better? The G17 grip throws me off but the reset on the M&P sucks... Apex kit would fix the M&P but I did shoot a gen4 G17 and loved it..


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Old 03-23-2013, 2:06 AM
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Find a range that your able to rent guys and try them out .. Then make up your mind what ever fits good in your hands will be your choice
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I put the M&P in my hand it felt awesome love the look of glock but kind eh of the feel in my hand
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I put the M&P in my hand it felt awesome love the look of glock but kind eh of the feel in my hand
You get M&P.
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Think I will and then get a Glock 21
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Think I will and then get a Glock 21
Mmmm, try the G26 too.
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The gun picks you. You don't pick the gun.

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Like others have stated, the M&P fits better in my hand than the Glock. My M&P 9 trigger reset is like an Easter egg hunt, maybe not that bad, but you get the idea.
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Old 03-23-2013, 7:06 AM
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Which one do you shoot better? The G17 grip throws me off but the reset on the M&P sucks... Apex kit would fix the M&P but I did shoot a gen4 G17 and loved it..


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Like others have stated, the M&P fits better in my hand than the Glock. My M&P 9 trigger reset is like an Easter egg hunt, maybe not that bad, but you get the idea.
Personally I think the "reset" is overrated (IMHO). However S&W has listened to their customers and newer M&Ps have a more tactile reset "click" - as stated before, nothing that an apex kit cant fix. I did drop the Apex kit in but primarily for a smoother and shorter trigger pull, the "reset" issue was just a side benefit which I honestly dont even notice when shooting.

Another thing to consider, which caused me to waste a ton of money before actually using it. The Glock grip angle and slide bite was a problem for me. After trying a grip force adapter all my glocks now wear them.

Any problem you have with a pistol can be overcome with training. That being said, if you dont like shooting it then theres no reason to buy or keep it. I needed to wait until this year to get rid of the ones I dont want or shoot (due to the 5 pistol PPT transactions per year) but Ive gotten rid of those and only have "shooters" in my safe now.
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I made my decision easy and bought both.
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Old 03-23-2013, 7:26 AM
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g19 if you dont want to spend any money on a trigger. i have my glock polished down to a 4lbs pull on stock connector and well everything. Its a very clean break. the m&p trigger is super slopy. do get the kit that will get rid of that slop is about 250$. Yes i know there are other trigger kits for it but none of the others have the travel adjustments that you will need. with that said both are nice i would take the glock every day. leave s&w to revolvers.
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Old 03-23-2013, 7:57 AM
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I prefer the Glock 19 Gen 4 after running M&P's almost exclusively for over 2 years.
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I chose m&p 9 because it felt better in my hands, has multiple backstraps and standard rifling.
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G19.....Why?

One word: Trigger

I've shot both and cannot stand the lack of a solid sear reset on the M&P
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Old 03-23-2013, 9:27 AM
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If my LGS had the M&P in stock I probably would've gotten it, but I ended up getting the G19. I like the Glock but the M&P just felt so much better in my hand. You might also try the Sig 229 or 226 but it does cost more. As others have said, go to a range and rent both and see which one shoots best for you
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Get the one that you shoot better groups with. I know for the M&P you can drop in the hard sear for a better trigger pull (4 lbs., $40), and the Reset Assist Mechanism ($40) for a more Glock-like reset.

After you get either one, look at getting either Warrens, Trijicon HD's, or Ameriglo Hackathorn sights to replace stock sights. Stippling also helps with recoil mitigation. Did it last night myself in 5 hours.

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1911 9mm, wait what?!
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4th Gen Glock 19 first choice.. follow by M&P pro.
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Both great side arms. That makes the recommendation easy.

Get both, test, drill and train. Until you can't do it wrong. Good luck and have fun.

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I held an M&P 9 at Gray Ops training last week, and it felt sweet. Sweet, until I squeezed that vague trigger. Still interested, but I'd fix that trigger.
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Turners just unsold me lmao! Told me the GLOCK is easier to take apart and proven! So guess Ill leave my deposit on the GLOCK for god knows how long before they ship! I put a deposit on the Remington 870 express tactical $379
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Turners just unsold me lmao! Told me the GLOCK is easier to take apart and proven! So guess Ill leave my deposit on the GLOCK for god knows how long before they ship! I put a deposit on the Remington 870 express tactical $379
Can't go wrong with a Glock. ANd nice second purchase.
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When my brothers were at Front Sight academy this past weekend or 4 days.... they only two guns that actually "broke" were Glocks.... No making a statement, just saying.
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If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times: You CAN'T judge a gun by how it "feels in your hand", you have to actually SHOOT it. So many people, including me once or twice, grab a gun at the counter, fall in love & buy it. After they actually shoot it, it turns out its just not for them. I absolutely loved the feel of Sig's, M&P's & XD/XDm's, until I shot them. Inversely, I also used to HATE the feel of Glocks until I put a couple hundred rounds through one. Now everything else feels like crap to me, and like said above, the gun chose me.
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Drab is correct.

I found plate racks and a timer to be the best indicator (for me). I hate how a Glock 17 feels in my hands...in fact all Glocks! But I can mow down a plate rack with the 17. So I have one 17 and a 21sf. I did have the trigger re-done on both guns though. Almost 1911'ish!
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Both are good guns, but given the choice I would take the Glock 19.

Good luck finding one now, though.
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I have both. The M&P is my favorite. Hands down.

The trigger on my M&P is much better than the one on my Glock. I don't get all the trigger hate on the M&P. Just shoot the darn thing and enjoy it.
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The deciding factor for me in choosing an MP9c rather than a Glock 19 was trigger reach. Without twisting my hand into a very unnatural grip I simply cannot correctly position my finger on the trigger. I'd like to try a Gen 4 Glock, but of course here in Calif. that isn't a practical and cost-effective option. If you have small hands, the MP9 is really the only choice.
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