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Old 06-25-2013, 21:34   #121
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I change out the sights as soon as possible. Everything else stays stock.
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Old 06-26-2013, 02:52   #122
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Old 06-27-2013, 19:48   #123
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Glock factory night sights. I install them on every Glock I own.

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Old 06-28-2013, 07:11   #124
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Better pay attention to the rear notch width on a OEM spec'd rear if you are adding a Proglo front sight from Ameriglo.
On second thought, I'll stick with Ameriglo CAP sights. Thanks for the heads-up. Overall, I still think Glock's OEM steel rear W/O sight is under-rated.

I heartily agree with adding copious amounts of ammo to every Glock handgun purchase.
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Old 06-28-2013, 07:50   #125
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Metal sights at a minimum, night/fiber if that floats your boat. But definitely get rid of the plastic sights.
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Old 06-28-2013, 08:08   #126
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Old 03-03-2014, 05:06   #127
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Skip the mods and spend the $$$$$$ on training

Only mod to my Glocks are extended slide stop and NS
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Old 03-03-2014, 05:15   #128
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I agree that the best mod for any Glock owner is shooter training. It is a fine pistol that doesn't NEED anything right out of the box. That being said, I know it isn't what this thread is about.

All of my Glock's have night sights from various manufacturers, OEM smooth face triggers for my compacts/subs, OEM extended slide stop levers, and Pearce grip extensions for my subcompacts. I don't even really consider the OEM parts as mods but included them as they don't ship that way from the factory.

I went through my phase of installing OEM "-" connectors in my pistols but have since taken them out as my shooting technique has improved enough that I do not need them and actually prefer the trigger in stock configuration.
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Old 03-03-2014, 05:53   #129
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I know a lot of you guys like to make adjustments to your stock glocks, so this question is for you. If you were only able to make one modification to your glock, what would it be? Would it be sights, trigger mod, stippling, flashlight attachment, etc.? And to be more specific, lets say this glock is going to be your EDC.
Is teaching the owner to shoot a "modification"? Other than that, nothing else really improves it.

No offense, but when somebody posts a "what can I modify on my Glock" thread, it tells me they haven't identified a need and they are wanting to make a change just to be doing it. Those people aren't too bright and Glock is the wrong gun for them.
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Old 03-03-2014, 06:28   #130
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Most important and (only) Glock modification, replace the sights.
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Old 03-03-2014, 07:26   #131
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Is teaching the owner to shoot a "modification"? Other than that, nothing else really improves it.

No offense, but when somebody posts a "what can I modify on my Glock" thread, it tells me they haven't identified a need and they are wanting to make a change just to be doing it. Those people aren't too bright and Glock is the wrong gun for them.
Really? That's a narrow minded thought process if I ever did see one. In your opinion they are fine out the box and nothing else needs to be done to them. Other people would beg to differ.

Why would Glock be wrong for them if they want to modify one? Just because you say so...?

As I see it, it is one manufacture that actually has aftermarket support for them. In full force that is. And nothing is perfect. Not even with addons.

I've never owned a Glock before in my life until about two weeks ago. I bought it for many reasons...

1. It fit my budget.
2. It fit my hands.
3. It was in the caliber I wanted.
4. It fit my Conceal Carry needs.
5. Because it has overwhelming aftermarket support.

Night sites... I dunno they help you see in the night. I would think that would be a benefit to anyone who was thinking about them. Or any sites for the matter that help you see the target better.

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Old 03-03-2014, 07:38   #132
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.25 cent job and 3.5lb connector
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Old 03-03-2014, 08:00   #133
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Better pay attention to the rear notch width on a OEM spec'd rear if you are adding a Proglo front sight from Ameriglo.

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Yes, I have & it works great. About all I use on all my Glocks.


I do black out the white outline on the rear.
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Old 03-03-2014, 08:07   #134
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Steel night sights for sure.
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Old 03-03-2014, 08:16   #135
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Old 03-03-2014, 09:41   #136
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Steel black sights front and back, simple, Dawson Precision.
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Old 03-03-2014, 09:41   #137
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Old 03-03-2014, 17:42   #138
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No offense, but when somebody posts a "what can I modify on my Glock" thread, it tells me they haven't identified a need and they are wanting to make a change just to be doing it.

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Really? That's a narrow minded thought process if I ever did see one... Why would Glock be wrong for them if they want to modify one? Just because you say so...?"
PA30s, I think you missed Bren's point. He's talking about people who want to mod their Glock just to mod their Glock. I think Bren would agree that, if you've identified a shortcoming (ie., a shortcoming to you), then go ahead and take care of that shortcoming.

Personally, I changed out the slide lock lever and the slide lock on my G-30. But it was ONLY after I identified the stock parts as not meeting my personal needs.
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Old 03-03-2014, 20:43   #139
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Night sights. Then get to work on your 1000 round trigger job.
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Old 03-04-2014, 12:31   #140
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Good sights and maybe a little skateboard/rubber tape depending on the model.
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