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New Glock 38 .45 GAP Gen 3

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by dwoods15, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. dwoods15

    dwoods15

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    So what does everyone think about the Glock 38? Found one at my local LEO firearms dealer for $414.00 and couldn't resist buying it. Any good experiences to share about it? I've never had a .45 and am excited to hit the range soon. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1358626377.639485.jpg
    Bottom right of picture. The others are G26's...
     
  2. Slug71

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    Have shot one once and looking for a OD model myself.

    I love the way they shoot. Far nicer than the G36 I had. Ammo can be hard to find but most dealers I have asked(which didn't have on their shelves) said they will carry a few boxes for me. Usually not a problem to find ammo online either but most reload.
     

  3. dwoods15

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    Thanks! That's great stuff.
     
  4. G26S239

    G26S239 NRA Patron

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    Looks nice. Congratulations.
     
  5. TSAX

    TSAX USAF Vet

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    Congrats, I really like the G38.





    :50cal:
     
  6. skyboss_4evr

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    I LOVE my G38. Congrats on a great pistol!!

    Shhhh, I hear GAP-O-PHOBES coming!
     
  7. tonyparson

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    Congrats on your new G38. I sold mine and I regret It to this day. I plan on getting another one soon.
     
  8. Sheepdog689

    Sheepdog689 NRA Life Member

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    My Gen4 19 has been living in the safe ever since I bought my 38. The only gun I carry off duty now is my 38.
     
  9. Zertek

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    One of Glocks finest.......
     
  10. bac1023

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    Congrats on the G38.
     
  11. G19ftw

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    My G38 and G39 have been amazing.
     
  12. dwoods15

    dwoods15

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    Does it help to have a stronger recoil spring since the stock one is not as strong as my double recoil spring on the G26? It seems a lot easier to lock the slide back on the G38 than others.
     
  13. G19ftw

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    Leave it stock, my Glock 38 has functioned 100% with everything I've fed to it.
     
  14. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    My G38 is the most accurate Glock that I've ever owned and shot. It has the same recoil spring as the G19-G23-G32.
     
  15. wacopolumbo

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    While I prefer the 39 in GAP, the 38 is a great pistol. You'll enjoy it. They are great shooters.
     
  16. dwoods15

    dwoods15

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    Thanks for all the raving reviews. I'm happy with my purchase.
     
  17. ca survivor

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    Congrats, were you able to find ammo?
     
  18. dwoods15

    dwoods15

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    I haven't looked yet. However I've seen it at Wally world a few times.