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Back to the dark side.....

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by GeorgiaRedfish, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    Right behind you...
    I am a 1911 guy through and through, but since I can barely see the sights I am not a very good shot with it. So I bought a GEN4 G17 blue box, and guess what I can see the sights, and I can group my rounds again. This gen4 is sweeter than my old 3rd gen g19 I had. As a 1911 guy I hated how when i pointed the G19 naturally it would point skyward, the G17 doesn't give me that effect. I also like the MBS, I have bigger hands and on the 3rd gens and 1911s my hands are fighting for real estate, but no more. I am glad to have a gun where I can see the sights, and one that fits my hands. It does eject a few of the brass back towards my head, I was reading the thread where they are talking about polishing the ejector (I believe), I may try that later. My only plans for mods on this beauty is a TLR-1, holster, extended slide release, and maybe a metal rear sight. Thanks for looking:
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    Tupperware in a Tupperware
     
  2. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    Right behind you...
    Also for all those debating 3rd gen vs 4th. I like the grip texture and trigger better than the third gen, and I love the backstrap system. So there you go.
     

  3. stolenphot0

    stolenphot0 RTF2 Addict

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    One of the most important parts about using a gun, seeing the sights. Glad you found something you are comfortable with again. Enjoy it
     
  4. Beanie-Bean

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  5. FLSlim

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    Glad you like the gen 4. From an old LA redfish chaser, I would say you are splitting time between two loves. I relate to the eye thing though. I must be one of the few that actually like the silly Glock sights (plastic will even do). For older eyes they are very easy to pick up. For 1911s, I need a bold front sight (I like FO or NS) and black rear to really be able to focus on the front. Black-on-black; forget it!
     
  6. Zertek

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    Glad your happy with your new 17...
     
  7. PrO...

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    Oh,that's how you stack Tupperware! Welcome back!
     
  8. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    Right behind you...
    Ya I figured I would just stack it after I washed it in the dishwasher.

    Thanks for the comments fellas. I shoots like a dream, plenty accurate, and plenty reliable.
     
  9. bac1023

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  10. Folsom_Prison

    Folsom_Prison Brew Crew

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  11. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    Right behind you...
    Well semi torture tested my new glock. I locked open the slide, found the nastiest little mudhole (with rotten leaves), swirled it around good, stuck a mag in her, and she shot ever last round without a problem, and grouped well while doing it. Even had rotten leaves fly out of it.