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Florida Highway Patrol Takes Delivery of GAP's

Discussion in 'The Bull Dawgs Club' started by DannyR, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    The first of 1,670 Gen4 G37's and 1,670 G39's have been delivered to the FHP. Training of FHP trainers starts real soon. They will use Safariland Holsters & Mag Carriers, Surefire and Streamlight lights. Troopers are being given the opportunity to buy back their service .40 caliber Beretta's and G27's.

    Bravo, Florida!:wavey:
     
  2. thegriz18

    thegriz18 Paper Killer

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    Nice. Any news as to when the Gen4 37's will be consumer available?
     


  3. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    Probably as soon as Glock completes the order to the FHP. I'm guessing 4 weeks.
     
  4. glock37gap

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    how soon after the gen4 g37 becomes available will the gen4 g38 be out? any one have any info?
     
  5. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    There is no info yet, but perhaps around August 2010.
     
  6. glock37gap

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    i already have the g37 (gen3 of course) but i've been waiting to get the g38 and was hoping that the gen4 would be available this year. thanks
     
  7. thegriz18

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    I'm anticipating the Gen4 models of all Glocks, but my buddy has G4 G17 and I'm not knocked over with it. I don't think that it will make me replace my G3 G23.
     
  8. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    Glock will soon be releasing a lighter dual recoil spring assembly for the Gen4 G17. I like the one mine came with.
     
  9. glock37gap

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    are the gen4 glocks having problems? i sure hope not i'm really looking forward to getting the gen4 g38. are the recoil springs too tight or something?
     
  10. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    A few shooters have experienced problems with the Gen4 G17 due to it's stiff recoil spring and cheap, underpowered ammo. There have been no problems with the Gen4 G22 and I expect zero problems with the Gen4 GAP's.
     
  11. obxemt

    obxemt Chaplain of CT

    Good for them! I'm sure they'll be glad to see the Berettas go. I know I'll be glad to turn mine in. :steamed::rofl:
     
  12. Dave Williams

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    It must be awesome to work for an agency like FHP that issues a BUG. At my place we can't even use dept ammo to qual with our BUGs, have to supply your own.

    Great setup FHP!

    Dave Williams
     
  13. tampashooters

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    FHP does not issue a BUG. Troopers carry their own, after approval and qualification. The 39's will be carried by BOI personnel. Alot carry the 27, and I know one who carries a 29.
     
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  14. thegriz18

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    Does anyone know what load FHP is going to use? That is the real question.
     
  15. tampashooters

    tampashooters Shellback

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    Speer Gold Dot Bonded 200gr JHP.
     
  16. Njanear

    Njanear Nagant-ophile

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  17. CPG19

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    great news ! hope there will be more agencies using gap
     
  18. Slug71

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    No pics yet? :crying:

    Anyone know if the slide thickness will be/is narrower, more in line with the G26/17/19, compared to the Gen3s? IMO thats the only draw back to GAPs.