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G35 or g24 or g17l

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by DAG55, Jul 28, 2012.

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  1. DAG55

    DAG55

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    Thinking about adding a new Glock to the family.I am trying to decide on one of the three I listed in the title.just thought i would ask for your input.always interested to hear what you guys think and why. right now I am leaning towards the G35.My current glock family members are
    GEN 4 17
    GEN 4 19
    GEN 4 22
    GEN 4 23
    GEN 4 34
    GEN 4 21

    I recieved my GSSF coupon last week and now must increase my family.
     
  2. dkf

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    The G24 gets my vote of course I would get a .357sig barrel for it also.
     
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    kashdaddy Glockaholic

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    I would think the G17L since that is the longest walking cane of them all - lol
     
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    kashdaddy Glockaholic

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    cheaper on the ammo as well for the 9mm, better follow-up shots.
     
  5. Njanear

    Njanear Nagant-ophile

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    If you are planning on using the GSSF certificate towards it, only 1 of the 3 you mention is eligible: the G35. The G17L/G24/G24C group is NOT part of that program (or the LEO/Homeland program).

    Just thought I would point that out for you. :wavey:
     
  6. Bruce M

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    Sort of answers that question rather decisively...
     
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    Never thought of that as a use for a 17L, so I guess it isn't completely useless!:rofl:

    That being said,:upeyes:, even though I've never owned one, and probably never will, I can see the usefulness in owning a G35. It has the ability for caliber change out to 9MM, for shooting on the cheap, the .357 sig, for whatever reason you deem to have that caliber over the 40, the ability to shoot with it in competition, and lastly wouldn't be intolerable as a carry, or nightstand firearm! IMHO of course!
     
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    Same length as the G24...
     
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    Gen 4 Glock 35 gets my vote.
     
  10. DAG55

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    Thank you i did not realize that.being new to glock firearms I learn someting new everytime i log on to this site.I do not post often but read and try and learn from all the experience Glock Talk can provide.thank all of you for your help and sharing your wisdom. hopefully some day i can contribute.
     
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    since so far you are the only G24 vote besides adding the 357 sig option any other benefits to the G24 over the g35
     
  12. avenues165

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    I totally vote for the G24. My first and only Glock is a G24 and I LOVE it!!! I have purchased a 357 sig barrel for it from LW that runs perfectly. With a hot 357 sig loading I sometimes feel like I have a hybrid gun, somewhere between a pistol and a rifle. I often shoot steel from 100-125 yards with it. That 357 gets there in a hurry and really smacks the steel. It has very little drop at 100 yards.

    Keeping all of that in mind, if you are looking for versatility, the G35 is probably the best selection. With either the G24 or G35 you can run .40 s&w, 357 sig, or 9mm with a barrel change. If you run 9mm you will also need G17 mags. I stressed about an aftermarket barrel's reliability, but my LW 357 sig barrrel for my G24 has ~1,000 to 1,500 rounds through it with no incidents at all.

    I have gone G24 and G23. Eventually I will add a subcompact, probably a G26. A G35, G23, G27 would be a good family. A G24, G22, G27 would also be cool.

    Good luck with your decision!
     
  13. dkf

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    Longer barrel so possibly a smidge more velocity, slightly longer sight radius. Probably won't mean much of anything in accuracy though. I think the G24 just looks cool.
     
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    I'd go with the G17L.