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Old February 8th, 2016, 07:16 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Time to hang up my Glock...

I did some comparing between the first IDPA classifier I shot in August to the second and most recent one that I shot yesterday with my M&P 9L.



It confirmed my suspicion that the Glock is more accurate at distance (20+ yards), but to be fair I was shooting a 2008 production M&P 9L with the unpopular twist rate. A tax return funded Apex barrel may close that gap.

I also found that with the M&P my splits are dramatically quicker and my follow up shots much more accurate. Ergonomics matter.

M&P total time: 87.65
Points down: 29

Glock total time: 106.80
Points down: 40

Both pistols are wearing Dawson Precision sights. There are, of course, some other factors that make this very unscientific but I'm happy with the results.

The M&P is the clear winner here. I'll be shooting my first USPSA match with it later this month.
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Congrats! Let us know how you make out with the Apex. I'm considering one myself.
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Old February 8th, 2016, 11:10 PM   #3
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Congrats on the improvement with the M&P 9L. Keep us updated.
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Old February 9th, 2016, 02:56 PM   #4
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The fairy tale that a Glock is more accurate than an M&P has yet to be proven to me.

IMHO, they are equally and impressively accurate. This is by personal experience, not something I read from a keyboard commando.

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Old February 10th, 2016, 04:18 AM   #5
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The fairy tale that a Glock is more accurate than an M&P has yet to be proven to me.

IMHO, they are equally and impressively accurate. This is by personal experience, not something I read from a keyboard commando.

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Mine is a laser out to 20 yards or so. After that I get the dreaded vertical stinging. I have a 1:10 twist barrel on the way that will hopefully resolve it. The difference wasn't ever really that large, though. Maybe a couple inches at 25 yards.

It'll probably just end up being a placebo to keep me happy
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I did some comparing between the first IDPA classifier I shot in August to the second and most recent one that I shot yesterday with my M&P 9L.



It confirmed my suspicion that the Glock is more accurate at distance (20+ yards), but to be fair I was shooting a 2008 production M&P 9L with the unpopular twist rate. A tax return funded Apex barrel WILL close that gap.

I also found that with the M&P my splits are dramatically quicker and my follow up shots much more accurate. Ergonomics matter.

M&P total time: 87.65
Points down: 29

Glock total time: 106.80
Points down: 40

Both pistols are wearing Dawson Precision sights. There are, of course, some other factors that make this very unscientific but I'm happy with the results.

The M&P is the clear winner here. I'll be shooting my first USPSA match with it later this month.
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For reference, my experience has been G22 G3 with 180gn FMJ and M&P full size with 180gn FMJ. Both bone stock top to bottom. Both same bullet and load data. Both were impressive.

YMMV depending on caliber, weight and twist.. I can only attest to the above.. thats my limit.

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For reference, my experience has been G22 G3 with 180gn FMJ and M&P full size with 180gn FMJ. Both bone stock top to bottom. Both same bullet and load data. Both were impressive.

YMMV depending on caliber, weight and twist.. I can only attest to the above.. thats my limit.

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Old March 7th, 2016, 12:56 PM   #10
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Progress report:

Shot my 2nd match of the year. (got 5th overall and most accurate at the last one)

Start out with a TERRIBLE stage. If it could go wrong, it did. I ended up recovering and taking 1st overall.

Here's the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJE_jtQ-rYo
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