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The funny way things work.

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by barth, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. barth

    barth six barrels

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    I got $60 from my Dad for my B-day and decided to do the only responsible thing I could do.
    Get a fifth barrel for my Glock G27!

    Owning handguns and being on multiple forums I’ve learned that some things work in funny ways.
    1) You would think dealing with the manufacture directly would always be the best way to go.
    I’ve found that usually it’s not.
    Generally I can get products from a third party cheaper, and faster, than the manufacturer.

    Case in point; Storm Lake Barrel from Storm Lake takes 4-6 weeks and costs $160.
    Same Storm Lake barrel, from MidwayUSA, costs $140 and is in my hands in 1 week.

    2) You would think that manufacturer’s would properly list parts that fit in specific models of guns.
    Truth is lots of Glock parts are interchangeable across models.
    What does this mean?

    A Storm Lake G27 standard length 3.47”, from Storm Lake costs $160.
    If you want an extended one for the G27 @ 4.16”, it costs $175.
    Thing is, a G23 standard barrel @ 4.02”, costs $160, and will drop in a G27.
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    These two facts combined mean I’ll have an extended Storm Lake barrel
    for my G27 in one week and save $35.

    Isn’t life grand?
     
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2012
  2. moishlashen

    moishlashen Senile Member

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  3. pizza_pablo

    pizza_pablo USN Retired

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    Things that make you go "Hmmm".