Should I carry a 1911 or a Glock?

Should I carry a 1911 or a Glock?

It is simpler to use than the 1911, and once the trigger is mastered, is just as accurate in combat. Glocks can fire tens of thousands of rounds without malfunction or damage, and are more corrosion-resistant than the 1911. It is also less expensive, on average, than the 1911, and fits small-statured shooters better.

Is a 1911 Good for concealed carry?

It’s slim for its power level, an important dimension for both comfort and concealment. When properly built, it’s also remarkably accurate, and its trigger system and grip shape adapt well to a broad range of hand sizes. The 1911 is not seen as often in holsters as polymer-framed, striker-fired pistols.

Is a 1911 safer than a Glock?

I can see the argument that a Glock has a “safety trigger.” But the 1911 has a grip safety. It seems to me those factors can even out. Bottom line is that if you don’t pull the trigger on either gun, the gun will not go bang. Also, there is the history of the 1911 design.

How is Glock different from 1911?

The 1911 is an all metal (usually steel) single action pistol using a firing pin. The Glock utilizes a steel slide and barrel, while the frame is space age polymer with metal inserts for stiffness. it uses the “Safe action” trigger system and a striker.

Is the Glock 21 accurate?

For many, the Glock 21 is the quintessential high-capacity, . 45 caliber combat pistol. It has proven reliable, accurate and indestructible. With a 13+1 capacity, it provides easily accessible firepower in a proven caliber.

Are 1911s as reliable as Glocks?

The 1911 is an extremely reliable pistol. I believe this to be in favor of the weapon having less “mechanical” parts than that of a Glock. The 1911’s solid frame-work also adds to the overall reliability, after-all, it is made almost completely of inferior metals.

What is the purpose of half cocked 1911?

Contrary to popular belief, the half-cock notch on the hammer of the 1911 is not a carry location. Rather, it is a passive safety to keep the hammer from striking the firing pin should the single-action notch on the hammer or the sear-engagement surfaces fail to maintain their intended relationship.