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Glock's New OD Green Run - Test Market?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Roger G23, May 6, 2013.

  1. Roger G23

    Roger G23 Glock Guy

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    Do you think Glock is reconsidering their decision to discontinue OD green pistols?
    What else would be the explanation for this "limited run"?
     
    Last edited: May 6, 2013
  2. QNman

    QNman resU deretsigeR Silver Member

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    Lipseys did a "limited run" before... sold like hotcakes on Mothers Day. I have one.

    FWIW, the "new" OD is really FDE. The "old" OD was more greenish.
     


  3. doodi1

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    Was it a Gen. 4 run of OD or the Gen. 3?
     
  4. Roger G23

    Roger G23 Glock Guy

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    Are you serious? I'm going to get a FDE gun when they advertised OD Green?
    I'm gonna start banging my head up against the wall now.
     
  5. Roger G23

    Roger G23 Glock Guy

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    Both. But more Gen3's.
     
  6. SJ 40

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    The pictures in the add were FDE as they showed Gen 4's and the reason. I suspect was because no Gen 4's had ever been produced in OD before and they wanted to depict them in color other than black.
    Glock still uses the OD color on their field knifes,which I recently picked up. The good news is current field knife OD matches my 2005 G 22 OD. SJ 40
     
  7. Roger G23

    Roger G23 Glock Guy

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    I ordered a G19 Gen3 OD Green as advertised. If I receive something different, I'll be returning it.
     
  8. SJ 40

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    Breath easy, I don't think you have a thing to worry about. SJ 40
     
  9. Roger G23

    Roger G23 Glock Guy

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    Oh good. Deep breath in......exhale.
     
  10. bentbiker

    bentbiker NRA Member

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    When they announced the discontinuation, they supposedly also announced that they would be willing to make limited runs of pistols for anyone ordering a minimum of X pistols. I don't remember what X was reported to be, but it was a quantity that could only be met by a distributor, or very large agency or dealer.
     
  11. Roger G23

    Roger G23 Glock Guy

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    Thanks. So we continually see these "runs" throughout the indefinite future?
    Making the OD Green less rare. Less of a future collector's item?
     
  12. tstone

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    I was hoping that this was a test run since I missed out on a OD 19.
     
  13. JBP55

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    OD Green is not a rare pistol, they are just less plentiful than black Glocks.
     
  14. MSims

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    2 of my friends ordered the OD and recieved them and they are nothing close to my original od they look just like my FDE... They decided to keep it anyways since they dont have fde or od...
     
  15. kodiakpb

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    This is from the recent Glockmeister run? That seems to be a little quick to have received them already.

    Pics please
     
  16. SJ 40

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    Suspect they could be from the recent run of FDE,which isn't close to OD. SJ 40
     
  17. 9mmdude

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    And when OD Green Glocks were for sale by Glock they didn't sell very well. Once they announced they were discontinued you could not find any.
     
  18. Roger G23

    Roger G23 Glock Guy

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    Isn't it funny? Whenever you can't get something, everybody wants one.
    OD Green Glocks
    HK P7
    That hot chick who's already taken.
     
  19. INEEDMILK

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    Yea sorry. I don't know about you Roger, but I want that hot chick regardless of whether shes taken or not.


    Its not like my dick turns off once I see her wedding band.
     
  20. Roger G23

    Roger G23 Glock Guy

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    I thought it was just me.
    Thanks. now I don't feel so alone. :rofl::rofl: