Joined: Dec 24, 2002 Messages: 9,760 Location: Washington state. 0 0. Thread Tools. I have owned a Glock 26, a Glock 42, a Sig Sauer P232, a Sig SP2022, a Smith & Wesson Shield 9mm, a S&W Bodyguard .380, a Bond Arms .45/410 hand cannon and others, including the XD9 Subcompact. But Springfield buying it, slapping their name on it and bumping the price up to $500? If I want to carry a .45, the the Glock 36 is the answer. glock came out with the best pistol using (POLYMER Corrosion resistant). Overall length is 8.02 inches for the original or 7.95 inches for the Gen 4 as the backstrap is a tad shorter on the Gen 4. The XD is the better pick due to capacity and better grip - once you get over the sc models then it's a toss up and really just personal preference I have a Glock 19 and a XDsc9mm and really like both of them. With the 19 I was constantly cutting my hand on the magwell while inserting mags. Buy, Sell, and Trade your Firearms and Gear. Striker-Fired Subcompact Pistol ... XD Sub-compact 3" compare . I used to think the Glock 26 was the optimal subcompact (double stack). I have both, XD9SC and G26, both are quality guns but i carry the G26 because i can conceal it better OWB. Glocks have fewer parts, no unnecessary features and a much longer history of legendary reliability. I have an XD9 Subcompact and have shot a G26 (only 10-20 rds or so). I would appreciate any advice you have. 1400 flawless rds and counting. Actually like the Glock 30 and 19. Or what other subcompact gun do you like? AR15.COM is the world’s largest firearm community and is a gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types. I was set on buying a G26 until I held it in my hand. Did not care for the grip at all. What an accurate gun right out of the box. The Guy Wanted to compare Glock 26 to the xd 9 I have both a glock 26 and the Springfield XD9. Thread Tools ... Glocks or XDs, then the subcompact models. I can tell you that the XD9 subcompact is a great weapon which I feel you can't go wrong with. Handgun Search; Tabletop Compare; Contribute; Contact; Glock . I picked up the XD on Monday, and have put around 80 rounds thru it already. Striker-Fired Subcompact Pistol . compare . Here, we are comparing three of the top manufacturers of the polymer frame handguns. I like cats. Really like it…. In my opinion, the Glock is not the pistol they were 10 or 15 years ago. And now every one copy's glock. I have an XD9 Subcompact and have shot a G26 (only 10-20 rds or so). RELATED: Smith And Wesson’s M&P Shield 9mm Gun Review. Those two things are the most important for me. The pistol comes with both. Springfield Armory XD-S Mod.2 9mm. I would get a Kahr CW9 before either of the 2 mentioned but then again thats just me. Three fingers meaning middle ring and pinky. http://www.usgalco.com/Holster4Heroes.htm, Second Media Corp., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. All I know is, I never ever have my Glocks brake down on me. This is a discussion on P320 9mm Sub Compact vs Glock Gen5 G26 vs Gen4 Glock 30s within the P250, P320, & P320 X-5 Pistols forums, part of the SIG Sauer Pistols category; Need some advice. I have a glock 23 and love it but I just bought the xdm 3.8 9mm as my carry gun. Shoot both because this is one where hand size does matter. I own 2 of the 3 I mentioned. 19 ounces seems to be the general weight. Can I get your opinions on which you like better, which you prefer or think is better. Looking at a new carry gun. Glock 26 vs Springfield XD9 subcompact Discussion in 'Firearms' started by Jonas Salk, Sep 7, 2009. Good luck. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)-The Glock 26 Gen 5 has been out for some time now, but after nearly a … For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. He's had a chance to shoot and familiarize himself with my GLOCK 26, but he hasn't had the same opportunity with the XD. Which one & why? The G26 was definitely a bit smaller, and I shot it decently for my first time. Buy Now GLOCK 26 Similar in size and weight to the small-frame snub-nose revolvers it has replaced, the GLOCK 26 fires the popular 9 mm Luger cartridge with minimum recoil and more on-target accuracy at a fast rate of fire. FMarlon, Jun 15, 2004 #1. pax Member. I have a G26 and love it! I just recently had this same dilema....and holding both for hours on time I went with the XD 40 SC. XD9 SubCompact vs Glock 26? Compare the dimensions and specs of Glock G27 Gen4 and Springfield XD MOD.2 Sub-compact 3" dairycreek, Aug 4, 2008 #8 If your looking for a good looking pistol. You must log in or register to reply here. Does anyone have experiences with either or both? Compare the dimensions and specs of Glock G26 Gen5 and Springfield XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact. I don’t have a dog in the “Glock vs. Everyone Else” fight, but I like the subcompact XD better in the hand than the Glock 26, and not just because it’s about 6 ounces heavier and therefore better able to … The Glock 26 is a subcompact 9mm firearm also known as the original “Baby Glock.” This weapon has been around for well over a decade, and was originally intended for concealed carry.To this day, it is still one of the most popular Glocks for concealed carry.. The Glock Safety System, tabbed trigger and about 6-pound trigger pull, of course, are standard, as are Glock sights. The Springfield XD 3″ in 9mm is far and away my favorite subcompact 9mm. Had my xd40sc for over 2 years and never regretted it once. Messages: 5,777 Likes Received: 517. My dad is presently shopping for a subcompact 9mm carry pistol and I think he has narrowed it down to either the XD 9mm subcompact or a GLOCK 26. Shot the 26 first. Thanks. I don’t have a dog in the “Glock vs. Everyone Else” fight, but I like the subcompact XD better in the hand than the Glock 26, and not just because it’s about 6 ounces heavier and therefore better able to manage recoil. I have since held a Sig P365 and it looks like the game has changed. VS. Springfield . The G26 was definitely a bit smaller, and I shot it decently for my first time. G26 Gen5. I really like my PX4 Storm subcompact. The Glock 26 is a Hair Lighter in weight, The XD has a Better trigger as the glock has that springy trigger and the XD is More Like a 1911, Very Crisp. If you can't afford a Kahr P9 the how about a Kahr CW9, same exact size/weight as the P9 only it has a standard barrel as opposed to a polygonal barrel in the P9, and comes with only one … For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Picked up the XD subcompact 9mn. Xd Subcompact Vs Glock 26. I've fired roughly 150 rounds through it and it has been perfect. The g27 is a good gun as long as it fits your hand size well. Buy, Sell, and Trade your Firearms and Gear. I do prefer the way the XD feels over the Glock, and the Glock's trigger would take a little getting used to for me. I purchased it a couple of weeks ago now and have had it at the range twice. A great gun for that price. Who is neither tarnished or afraid. I have narrowed it down to these two guns. I never tired that but an IWB just didn't work for me. But of course everyone is diferent. VS. Glock . AR15.COM is the world’s largest firearm community and is a gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types. Went to the range with a friend that has the G 27, and shot his. I am currently debating between purchasing a Glock 26 in 9mm or a Springfield XD Subcompact in 9mm. Like others have said the one that feels better is probably the best choice. Fan boys on both sides. 942 0 16. Both Guns are Very Fine Pieces and Both are of Very High Quality Workmanship. Both Guns are Very Fine Pieces and Both are of Very High Quality Workmanship. In 1995 Glock began production of the models Glock 26 and Glock 27. The Guy Wanted to compare Glock 26 to the xd 9 I have both a glock 26 and the Springfield XD9. Look at every pistol out their now. My personal favorite in 9MM caliber is the CZ PO1, much better than the G26.. Both are pretty much the same subcompact pistols with the only difference between them being their calibers — the former is chambered for the weaker but faster 9mm while the latter is chambered for the stronger but slower .40 S&W.. A year later, both pistols were introduced in the US and … The same place had an XD9sc and that felt perfect in my hand. Have they fixed that issue on the newer ones? IF I want a shallow magazine, it gives me that option. XDs are literal trash. Did a lot of internet comparisons and all and that really got me nowhere. We want to show you the review on these polymer frame striker fired handguns. Compare the dimensions and specs of Glock G26 and Springfield XD Sub-compact 3" Initially I was positive I was just doing lip-service and the Glock would be my choice, after all I hadn't shot often, but I had been shooting my dad's service Glock since I was 13. G26 Gen5 . One of them I just don't like. What about the Glock finish? Some don't. The Glock 26 Gen4. G26 Gen5. I've heard the XD finish wears off pretty easily. My last five purchases have been my first five polymer-framed pistols. Let us know what you decide. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Joined: Dec 24, 2006 Location: Tulsa Rating 100%. The person I sold the XD to carries it in a shoulder holster. Thread Tools ... Glocks or XDs, then the subcompact models. 5 years ago. A benchtop look comparing and contrasting the baby Glock and the Springfield Armory XD subcompact. If you're talking concealed carry, it's hard to beat 10 (or 12) rounds of 9mm in a package that small, and a decent grip as well. Put pearse extensions on all my mags and added a CTC Laserguard. They made the best way for a pistol to work, And Corrosion resistant, tougher than steel and still 86% lighter. A forum community dedicated to Springfield Armory XD and XD-M series firearm owners and enthusiasts. I could only get about two fingers instead of three on the grip. Source(s): https://shrinks.im/banQz. glock came out with the best pistol using (POLYMER Corrosion resistant). Jonas Salk, Sep 9, 2009. The Glock 26, which offers 10-round capacity, is the Glock we would recommend if you want to be able to carry more rounds with you. I had the same question recently and have decided on G26/27. Firearm Discussion and Resources from AR-15, AK-47, Handguns and more! It is up to you to decide this one I think. Can I hit you up for hints when I get my XD next week? The Glock 26 is a subcompact 9mm firearm also known as the original “Baby Glock.” This weapon has been around for well over a decade, and was originally intended for concealed carry.To this day, it is still one of the most popular Glocks for concealed carry.. A side-by-side comparison between the Springfield XD Subcompact and the Glock 27 Subcompact, both .40 caliber pistols. The Glock Safety System, tabbed trigger and about 6-pound trigger pull, of course, are standard, as are Glock sights. From hunters and military members, to competition shooters and general firearm enthusiasts, we welcome anyone who values and respects the way of the firearm. Glock 26 vs S&W XD9 3" vs Kimber Ultra Carry II Discussion in 'GSSF' started by jimithing60089, Dec 1, 2011 . My Glock 26 needs a magazine extension due to my little finger hanging off the bottom. I am on the fence but leaning more toward the Glock because of size and weight. Glock 26 vs S&W XD9 3" vs Kimber Ultra Carry II Discussion in 'GSSF' started by jimithing60089, Dec 1, 2011 . vs. Springfield . The Glock 26 wins hands down for me. Jonas Salk Member. Very glad I purchased it as it will be my main ccw when I get my permit here shortly. If your looking for a pistol that works right 100% every day, Glock is the master. I own a G17 and love it but the G26 wasn't for me. They are both great. Today I was at Cabalas and they just got the Glock Gen5 G26. Of those the only two that I found truly concealable — no printing at all — were the Bodyguard and maybe the Shield. XD9 3" Subcompact or Glock 26? If your set on striker fired pistols, I would definetely check out U-Tube as you'll get some thorough reviews. XD9 Subcompact 32 vote(s) 47.8% Glock 26 35 vote(s) 52.2% Thread Status: Not open for further replies. i voted for the glock cause when springfield had the audacity to mark specific parts of the grip to show me how, when, or where to grip, and to inform me that was their marvelous improvement, i had to laugh. I carried the Glock 26 for years. Easy to work on.Easy to up grade. We’re also showing what the similarities and differences are between them. Thread Tools. I like the way it feels way better then the XD. having both the glock 19 and the xd9 and xd45, couldn’t see the improvement with their mod 2. still enjoy both the glocks and the xd’s. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Jan 2, 2012 #1. First: Because the original XD was the HS2000 and sold for $200. Look at the cops, 90% of them use glock, And are military. I personally carry the XD9 subcompact more than anything else. 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