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Old 04-29-2013, 23:30   #1
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Finally picked-up a New-in-Box handgun for myself (wanted a never-before-fired one for *years*).

Went for a G17, and picked-up a G20 two months later (both Gen3).

Found this site thanks to a co-worker whilst investigating some issues I've noticed about the G20.

Mainly, that the OEM Guide Rod jumps down a knotch *every* time.
The after-market LaserMax guide-rod I picked-up is doing it, too.


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Old 05-06-2013, 19:38   #15
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Welcome, Pardner. Never-before-fired? The factory shoots two rounds and sends one of the shells with the gun. But I know what you mean, I've shot wheel guns for the first 30+ years, then a Ruger semiauto for 10-12, and got my first Glock last month (G23 gen 4). Smooooth. Maybe I've been missing something...
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By the way, I'm deep in the heart of Texas too.
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Welcome, Pardner. Never-before-fired? The factory shoots two rounds and sends one of the shells with the gun. But I know what you mean, I've shot wheel guns for the first 30+ years, then a Ruger semiauto for 10-12, and got my first Glock last month (G23 gen 4). Smooooth. Maybe I've been missing something...
Yes, yes. Maybe NBFATT (Never-Been-Fired-A-Third-Time) would be more accurate, but I like acronyms that spell things (NIB).

As for wheel-guns, I'd like to look at a few, but I would really like a break-action revolver.

Something I could tweak and have it *throw* the casings out if it flung-open.
(Apparently this is quite hard to find....go figure)
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My revolvers all have hinges on the wheels to fall out to the side, with center rod to eject the shells. That beats having to grab a hot barrel; maybe that's why the break-opens are scarce. I've got reloaders and bianchi strips and I can reload a pistol in 3 seconds, but my new glock 23 has a better idea--13 rounds and a fast mag drop to cram another in with 13 more in 2 seconds or less. It's just better.
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