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Good deal for this Glock?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by jbailey8, Nov 14, 2012.


  1. jbailey8

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    I was in a pawn shop and saw a Gen 1 Glock 17 with the eagle stamp and the letters "npv" stamped on the frame and barrel. Now, from what I understand, this means it was made in Austria. They were asking 400 for it, but the price is marked out and now they are asking 375. The guy says they've had it for 3 months with little interest. Is it worth spending the money? I mean, help me convince my wife. Lol
     

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  2. stolenphot0

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    I will skip my usual sarcasm and say BUY IT. Just do it. Figure out the explanation to your wife later, I understand the need to agree on purchases. BUT this is a Gen1. Good luck coming across another if you pass this one up.
     

  3. jbailey8

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    Will do!
     
  4. Finestkind

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    I would have walked out with it.

    Finestkind.
     
  5. kodiakpb

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    Roanoke, VA huh? I'm calling the pawn shops in the area right now to get it. You better hurry up.



    j/k
     
  6. jbailey8

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    It's done. Just waiting for the call. Delayed as usual!
     
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    edit: Ah, I see you got it. Good for you and CONGRATS!!

     
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    The letters STD are stamped in it. Just gotta figure out which year this is.
     
  9. kodiakpb

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    I'd be concerned how it was transmitted then
     
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  10. stolenphot0

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    its diseased :rofl:

    May 89 I believe
     
  11. jbailey8

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    I think they call them STIs now? Lol Maybe I should clean it thoroughly when I get it home, just in case.
     
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    just remember not to lube it too much, that will give the barrel the drips.
     
  13. jbailey8

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    Turns out it's a Gen 2. :(

    They had it listed as a Gen 1.... Kinda sucks, but oh well.
     
  14. jbailey8

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    I'm no Glock expert so I didn't pay attention to the grip before buying. Silly me. Now I guess I'm on the hunt for a Gen 1. :D
     
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    Where IS this Pawn Shop? I would buy it ASAP...!!! What is the name of the shop and what city is it in? I wonder if they have a website and have it posted online...
     
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    Gen 2 is still worth that.
     
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    Nothing wrong with a good 17gen2!
     
  18. jbailey8

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    Here are the pics of my recent purchase. I've done a light cleaning on it and noticed that the guide rod has a significant bow in it. I still haven't fired it so I'm not sure how it fires. All the innards seem to be original.
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    Congrats.
     
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