Below is a post I wrote for Springfield Armory’s blog, “Armory Life” a few months ago. I’ve been a bit busy of late (all positive reasons) and writing has been at the bottom of the priorities list. As things start to settle back into a routine here I will be putting out more posts.
I bought my first polymer-framed pistol (a Glock 17) in 1989. Between comparing the Glock’s 22 ounces in weight to my Browning Hi-Power’s 35 ounces, (the difference in capacity being 17 and 13 rounds, respectively) I figured the upgrade just made sense.
Fast forward 10 years and I’m looking to replace/upgrade from my full-sized 1911 in .45 ACP. I already had a Glock 30 as an “off duty” gun, so I figured I would get a pistol that would use the same full-sized mags interchangeably with a pistol I already owned.
I’ve had that Glock…
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