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G 30 S in Gen 4?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by im413, Jan 27, 2013.


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  1. im413

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    I noticed the new Glock 30S is built on a Gen 3 SF Frame. I would think they would have used a Gen 4 one. Any word on why?

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    I would bet since the 30S uses the 36 slide and there isn't a 36 Gen4 yet...that is the reason...will they make one???...who knows but they will have to engineer (which may or may not be a simple process) a Gen4 G36 slide to make a Gen4 G30S which would be my top choice...if not, I may just get a G30 Gen 4 as I prefer the larger magazine release and the pattern of the Gen4 frames...plus the 3rd magazine...

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  3. crash_gsxr750

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    That and if I remember right the G30S was kinda done for the LAPD and gen 4's are not legal in California

    Only gen 3's are grandfathered in
     
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    that may be true but the "G30S" has been a combo made for years by end users just called the G30 Recon...GLOCK just got around to making what many users already made...I'm glad they did...

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    My guess is they wanted it to work....:whistling:
     
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    +1.

    I have a well worn police buy back Gen 3 G21. Shoots anything and never complains. I also have a Gen 4 G19 that is having FTE issues. My FFL is looking for a 30s for me. I am happy it is the Gen 3 SF.
     
  8. maddawg

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    if they would have i wold'nt have one on my hip as i type,the gen 3sf frame is glock perfection