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Glock 22 Vs. M&P .40

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Posted about 6 years ago

 

I was just wondering (based on facts not opinions) what is the better gun? The G22 (Glock .40 cal.) or the Smith and Wesson M&P .40?

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Rate This | Posted about 6 years ago

 

What fits in your hand best? Start there and then ask about accuracy with different loads, magazine capacity, safety features, etc. Both are good weapons, I personally prefer my Glock 35 over the G22 and I will probably pick up either a G23 or 27 for a backup soon.

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Rate This | Posted about 6 years ago

 

Both are fine weapons, however the S&W can in no way match the Glock's reputation at this point. It will take time for it to prove itself.

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Rate This | Posted about 6 years ago

 

GTS197 said:

Both are fine weapons, however the S&W can in no way match the Glock's reputation at this point. It will take time for it to prove itself.

Bam, just what GTS stated, the Glock has taken the LE weapon world by storm and its so impressive to LE that I think its gonna be #1 for quite some time.

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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

I was a huge Glock fan and would never have thought of switching until my Dad bought a S&W M&P .40 and I had a chance to shoot it.  Trigger pull is much smoother than the Glock and it just seemed very high quality.  When I had the opportunity to switch, I did and I have been very happy with my M&P and bought the M&P .40 compact version as a backup.

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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

The S&W M&P is a great firearm. However, you can't beat a Glock for LE application. Then again it all depends on the individual. The M&P is almost identical in design to the Glock aside from the frame. I prefer the Glock reset trigger over any other trigger. It's what I have trained with and what I'm used to. The Glock is also very accurate among other thing's. I will say this, the S&W M&P is more comfortable to hold then the Glock.  

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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

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I will say this, the S&W M&P is more comfortable to hold then the Glock.  



Agreed.  And the interchangeable backstraps allow you to customize it to your hand size.

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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

I'm partial towards the glock, but the M&P does have its benefits, such as the interchangable grips. I do favor the trigger reset on the glock, as well as the weight. From those I know who have the M&P, they love it. They did have a lot of trouble finding a good holster for a reasonable price for the M&P. Holsters for the glock are everywhere.


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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

My department uses the G22 (Glock .40 cal.) and I can say it's a great gun! I had a bad exp. with the s&w 40. the firing pin broke on me , luck for me at the range and not on the street!

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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

Austin PD just went with the M&P 40 as their standard issue.  I have several friends on APD, but haven't had a chance to get their take on it.

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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

A county in south GA ( which will go nameless) has switched to the M&P.... I've heard alot of problems coming from them about it.. But hey, its a fairly new gun, and they all have their problems in the beggining. Even Glocks did


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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

Here in oklahoma I havent heard anything bad about the M&P everyone that has one loves them. I carry the glock 22 for now I'm  going to be switching for the glock 21sf when I get the money. Next choice would be the M&P.  I had a SW Sigma 9MM when going through the academy and the damn gun broke. Glad it was on the shooting range and not on the street. Thats why I dont want to mess with S&W again. Glocks are too powerful at this point you cant go wrong with them. Another thing about glock is, holsters are easy to find. My PD got the Springfield XD and had to wait along time for holsters to be made. Glocks you can simply go to the store and pick one up!


 


GLOCK ALL THE WAY

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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

You're comparing to apples to oranges and asking which is better...


My question, though, is why just those two guns? Why not also look at the Springfield XD?


 


FYI, I own a G22 and an XD...and I cannot pick one over the other, they both have their pros and cons.


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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

Riot says ...



You're comparing to apples to oranges and asking which is better...


My question, though, is why just those two guns? Why not also look at the Springfield XD?


 


FYI, I own a G22 and an XD...and I cannot pick one over the other, they both have their pros and cons.



I own a G35 & an XD-45. Both are GREAT guns.

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Rate This | Posted almost 6 years ago

 

You have to go shoot and see which is better.  However, if you are asking about gun and gun matience stuff, it is hard to beat the Glock.

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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

The first hangun I bought was a smith&wesson m&p .40. I only had the gun for six months before the finish started to rust. I cantacted S&W and they said that they were having a problem with the finish holding up to the weather in the coastal states. I traded the S&W in on a GLOCK 22. I have had the glock over a year and have not had a problem with it thus far.

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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

Whenever I go to the shooting range, the only gun that I use is a Glock... no matter the model. Although I have never held a S&W m&p .40 before...


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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

I feel the M&P is a bit more comfortable in the hand compared to the glock.  Glock, however, has been around for a while and is more reputable in the LE world...at this point.

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Rate This | Posted over 5 years ago

 

MRA56 says ...



The first hangun I bought was a smith&wesson m&p .40. I only had the gun for six months before the finish started to rust. I cantacted S&W and they said that they were having a problem with the finish holding up to the weather in the coastal states. I traded the S&W in on a GLOCK 22. I have had the glock over a year and have not had a problem with it thus far.



S&W and many others use traditional polished bluing on their weapons. All the glocks that I've seen use a different type of bluing, which stands up a lot longer is hot/wet/humid climates.


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