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Old 08-29-2013, 11:55   #1
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Hi all from Johannesburg, South Africa

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I'm a total noob to the Glock family, as I just recently bought my 1st G17. I must say, I simply LOVE this weapon, I cant wait to get out to the shooting range on weekends and pull off a few rounds, a like a kid in a candy store springs to mind I hoop to learn lots from the old "guns" out there!
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:57   #2
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Old 08-29-2013, 16:50   #8
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Old 09-06-2013, 18:58   #14
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Hello! The G17 is a great platform. Grab some 33 round glock OEM mags! Stay away from promag, and scherer. Not sure if scherer is still around though.
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Old 09-06-2013, 19:02   #16
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Just curious, can you buy a FA sear and selector slide cover plate switch in South Africa ? You can't here.
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Hi, from South Carolina.
I never fired a Glock until I went to work (about 10 years ago) for an armed security agency. Then I had to qualify, and re-qualify quarterly, with a Glock .40 cal. We used the model 22 and model 27.
I learned, very quickly, to appreciate the Glock design, as well as its accuracy and reliability. [They will eat anything in their caliber!] My aging hands now have a keener appreciation for the 9mm round, and I think you will love your model 17. After you've fired 50 rounds or so, give us an update on your love affair!
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Welcome. Its awesome to see people from other countries on here that can use and enjoy guns.

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