In a previous article I wrote – how to keep your family safe – I covered my Glock 26 and Glock 17. I’ve gotten several requests to do more in-depth reviews of the gear that was discussed. For this article, we will go into a little more detail regarding the Glock 17, the modifications I have made to mine, and the reasons why. My personal Glock 17 is the Talo Edition with fiber optic sights. I’ve used several different handguns in the past—those from Kahr, Kel Tec, Springfield Armory, and several 1911s—but Glock has impressed me over those for several reasons. What I consider the best attribute of the Glock handgun is its simplicity, as it was originally built for combat, not precision shooting.

My Glock 17 is my primary CC gun, and honestly, if you wear the proper belt and a decent holster, it carries really nicely—even under a tee-shirt.

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