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Old 11-29-2010, 16:02   #151
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Just today! Add one more RTF2

G23C with gills NGDXXX born on 3/04/10
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Old 12-06-2010, 13:45   #152
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Got a couple of the RTF2,s only one with gills..RTF2 G17 prefix NUT...Wish my 19 had the gills I really like the look but when I decided to go grab one all the had left was the straight serrations...grabbed in anyway as I love the rtf2.
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Old 12-06-2010, 18:57   #153
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Glock 22 rtf2

I am going to start saving for a Glock 22 rtf2. I can't wait to get one. They still have them at GT distributors in Austin, Texas.
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Old 12-09-2010, 23:50   #154
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Three new RTF's in this family

G17 W/Gills NXV*** Born 11-23-10
G19 W/Gills NZL*** Born 01-06-10
G22 W/Gills NHY*** Born 06-15-09

The Toy Store had six more 17RTF2's left today. All with gills from november
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Old 12-10-2010, 03:17   #155
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Got a couple of the RTF2,s only one with gills..RTF2 G17 prefix NUT...Wish my 19 had the gills I really like the look but when I decided to go grab one all the had left was the straight serrations...grabbed in anyway as I love the rtf2.
The funny thing about the Gills, they are cut back-wards! You grip more positively pulling forward.

No big deal, you still can pull the slide back, I carry one, a Glock 19, my problem? not sure if I can call it a problem, my hands and feet do not sweat, so the RTF2 finish is the way for me to go. But it is too rough! Took skin off.
I had to take it down with a file (just enough to still grip well, the side on the outside, I had too dremel, it was pulling the shirt)

Looks like a pro G19 now.
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Old 12-10-2010, 08:18   #156
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The funny thing about the Gills, they are cut back-wards! You grip more positively pulling forward.

No big deal, you still can pull the slide back, I carry one, a Glock 19, my problem? not sure if I can call it a problem, my hands and feet do not sweat, so the RTF2 finish is the way for me to go. But it is too rough! Took skin off.
I had to take it down with a file (just enough to still grip well, the side on the outside, I had too dremel, it was pulling the shirt)

Looks like a pro G19 now.
All it took for me to tame my 3 RTF2's was a light sanding with 400 grit sandpaper. I cannot imagine using a file and dremel? Why not just buy a Gen 3?
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Old 12-10-2010, 09:02   #157
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Got a couple of the RTF2,s only one with gills..RTF2 G17 prefix NUT...Wish my 19 had the gills I really like the look but when I decided to go grab one all the had left was the straight serrations...grabbed in anyway as I love the rtf2.
Ive got one with same prefix!
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Old 12-10-2010, 12:42   #158
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I picked up 3 new RTF/Gilled 17's today born on date of 11/23/10 prefix of NUW red label box and sequential serial numbers.

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Old 12-11-2010, 19:05   #159
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G23 with gills NYVxxx
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Old 12-13-2010, 10:53   #160
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I just picked up one. A G17 with a 11-16-10 born date. That surprised me. I thought they were done with shark gills
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Old 12-13-2010, 19:10   #161
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I have recently bought a 17 and 19 rtf2 with gills. My 21sf rtf2 no gills. All are my favorite Glocks.
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Old 12-28-2010, 13:42   #162
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I have a G17 RTF2 that I use for IDPA. I really like the secure feeling of the grip.

Just curious how much the texture wears down over time. I am hoping it does not change very much. I would be bumming if after a few thousand rounds, the grip changes a lot and becomes too slick.

I do not carry the RTF2, so the only handling is during shooting.

If anyone has a few thousand rounds through their RTF2, I would appreciate feedback on how the texture is holding up.
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Old 12-28-2010, 18:44   #163
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G17 W/Gills NUV*** Born 08-16-10
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Old 12-28-2010, 20:13   #164
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My EDC is a G19 with gills (PED serial #). I just didn't see this thread until now because I never browse this section of the forum. j

EDIT: Oh Brianr34, I have quite a few thousand rounds through my gilled G19 RTF2. The texture is definitely smoother than when I first got it, but it is still holding up great. As a matter of fact I just shot it in the pouring rain a few days ago and it was great!

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Old 12-30-2010, 13:53   #165
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You guys made me do it again. I just got off the phone with Ed's Public Safety. I put in an order for a G17 rtf2.

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Got it. NST - G17 rtf2 - June 17, 2010
Blue label w/ 3 mags - rtf2 w/ fish gills - gray barrel
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Old 12-30-2010, 18:00   #166
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The G17 RTF2 is very nice. I only own one handgun and it is a G17 RTF2.

I have been trying to talk myself into buying a G34 for IDPA and sell the RTF2. The RTF2 texture is just so nice, it is hard to give it up.
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Old 01-09-2011, 22:54   #167
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Scored a used LE turn in G22 RTF2 NVXxxx with the fish gills and night sights a few months ago. One of 10 available, so I got to do my own handpick and landed one that is spotless. I think the gills are superior to the straight edge serrations and actually prefer them. Dead balls accurate gun. First round out of the gun was a bullseye at 33 feet.
Looking forward to a little mix and match of the slide with a Gen 4 22 and an OD 22 that I will have in the near future. At least for some photos.
The way the Gen 4 shoulda been IMHO. Woulda been nice to have the new frame grip with the fish gills.
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Old 01-10-2011, 03:45   #168
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All it took for me to tame my 3 RTF2's was a light sanding with 400 grit sandpaper. I cannot imagine using a file and dremel? Why not just buy a Gen 3?
I had bought it already. Carry it every day, NVExxx.

Left the 5 lb connector in, crisp release. TruGlow sights, great. Leaving the rough outside, pulls on shirt, when carrying, the only part that needs to be left alone, the back strap.

On a draw, gun stays still! No slip, which the Gen3 tends to do, the Gen4 main spring? not fixed yet!
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Old 01-10-2011, 14:20   #169
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G17 and G22, both RTF2 Sharks...
G17 RTF2 / NUUxxx / 03/10/10 TFD
G22 RTF2 / NBMxxx / 04/06/09 TFD
G23 RTF2 / PEXxxx / 05/14/10 TFD
G19 RTF2 / NEX..T /
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Old 01-11-2011, 15:18   #170
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I saw a brand new G17 RTF2 With gills at my local gun shop. If anyone is looking for one, Send me a message.
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Old 01-13-2011, 13:10   #171
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...... Has any one noticed? the crescents are backwards! You get more grip going the opposite way? Unless I am backwards?

Shoots like a dream, carry and IDPA, no malfunctions of any kind, love it!

Yeah, until just now, I thought I was the only one who noticed this - Good call! (Someone at the factory must be cross-eyed.) Purchased my 3rd. gen. G-19(RTF2) on Nov. 1st of last year. The witness cartridge envelope is stamped April, 2010. The serial number is, 'PEDxxx'.

Don't really care that the serrations are backwards. I really like the RTF2 finish; so, of course, it's already being changed.

Shoots like a dream! 1,500 rounds through it, so far, all without the slightest hiccup. (Not counting the crappy, 'Zone 3' sights the shady dealer talked me into buying.)

I don't see myself ever owning another 9mm Glock; but, I definitely like this one. Sure glad I didn't fall into the, 'Gen 4 hole' too.

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Old 01-14-2011, 07:00   #172
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New member that lucked out!

I thought the guy at my local gun shop was just using a sales pitch.
I bought a Model 23 RTF2 with the curved serrations because I thought it looked cool and it was actually cheaper than the Gen 4's I was comparing it to. I wanted a 23 to match my issued 22. The sales guy said he couldn't give me the LEO discount that they normally give but he did throw in an extra mag. I didn't realize what I'd gotten until I stumbled across this thread.
Mine is Model 23, red label with NZP prefix.
I really, REALLY like this pistol.
Ordered a 27 yesterday and seriously considering trying to locate a Model 22 RTF.
I'm really enjoying all the new (to me) info I'm finding on this forum.
Thanks guys.
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Old 01-14-2011, 15:45   #173
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...... Ordered a 27 yesterday and seriously considering trying to locate a Model 22 RTF. I'm really enjoying all the new (to me) info I'm finding on this forum. Thanks guys.
I held a brand new 3rd gen. G-22(RTF2) w/ slide scallops in my hands this afternoon. It is a flawless pistol. The dealer is selling it for $520.00 + the usual fees. It's a very busy gun shop; but, if you're interested here's the information.

http://www.dunkelbergers.com/

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Old 01-14-2011, 20:18   #174
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G17-RTF2 serial perfix NPB born on date 01/12/10
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Old 01-15-2011, 07:15   #175
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I held a brand new 3rd gen. G-22(RTF2) w/ slide scallops in my hands this afternoon. It is a flawless pistol. The dealer is selling it for $520.00 + the usual fees. It's a very busy gun shop; but, if you're interested here's the information.

http://www.dunkelbergers.com/

Thanks for the info but I'm gonna have to save up a little before I make

anymore "additions".

I've got a local dealer that's been great to work with too.

Thanks again though.
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