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Custom Rails on my G26 for Weapon Light

Discussion in 'Sights, Optics and Lasers' started by GLOCKTOMETRY, May 17, 2011.

  1. "Haters Gonna Hate"

    Looks good to me. I would say you have yourself a side business if the mod works out.
     


  2. furioso2112

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    I have wondered why Glock has not put rails on the subcompacts. Nice work - way to jump in and do a nice mod. Can you design a user-friendly template for the rest of us, that we could stick on our 26/27/(30s?) and cut to a certain depth? I'd pay something for that and shipping would be cheap - no need to pay to ship frames back and forth, owners to be without guns, etc.
     
  3. RustyDaleShackleford

    RustyDaleShackleford Giblet Head

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    Looks awesome!

    That bugs me so bad. They absolutely should put rails on the G26 and G27. Everybody says there's no room, and there's no reason to have a light on a subcompact, anyway.

    But there's absolutely enough room and enough of a need, especially with how small they can and are making lights and lasers these days. One of the GT ads shows one about the size of a quarter!
     
  4. GRT45

    GRT45 Transform & Win

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    The G30 45ACP subcompact has a factory rail on all pistols manufactured after mid-2005 (G29 10mm too). If I owned one of the subcompacts without a rail, before making the mod I would want to hear from Glock, Inc. why none of the subcompact pistols have a rail except the beefy G29/G30. I wonder if it affects structural integrity.
     
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2012
  5. Great work man. I would love a rail on my g26. I have the viridian c5l mounted to my hk p30 and love it. I definitely recommend it.
     
  6. wdg710

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    Nicely Done! Excellent work .... must be a tight fit to stay secure. Gen 4's should have came with rail.
     
  7. comsubin61

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    Very nice work. Maybe glock will do it too now. Got it glock guys? :dunno:
     
  8. Genin

    Genin Designated Left

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  9. tonyparson

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    Very nicely done... And welcome to Glock Talk..
     
  10. C0untZer0

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    I have this obsession now about creating a long-barreled Glock, like a G17L, and I was thinking that to shoot a long barreled pistol like that - you'd need to use your left hand to hold it like a rifle.

    A setup like this could be used for that.
     
  11. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Looks great,........I'm just concerned about the frame.
    Lots of material removed, that area flexes a great deal when fired.
    Now with the extra weight of the light combo,..........:dunno:

    Damn fine execution with a seemingly impossible task! :thumbsup:
     
  12. GunHo198

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    That is fantastic! But I'm too scared to do it!,,:wow:
     
  13. powder86

    powder86 SHOOT SAFE!

    awesome... i want my 26 to be like that... when i get one.
     
  14. fullhouse

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    I don't own a 26 or 27 but congrats on a very good job. :cheers: