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".40" vs ".40 SW" text on Glocks

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Lightsped, Sep 27, 2004.

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  1. Lightsped

    Lightsped peon

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    When did Glock go from the ".40 SW" text on the slide to ".40" text on the slide?
     
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    I don't know an exact date, but I suspect it's when Gaston decided he didn't want to advertise a competitor on his product. The .45 ACP and .357 SIG also now read just .45 and .357.

    You will note,though that the .45GAP is proudly displayed (and also, I suppose, to keep people from trying to load .45 ACP in it :) )
     

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    There doesn't seem to be a pattern. My G-23 s/n SLxxx is marked .40 SW, while a friend of mine has an older G-23 s/n RPxxx that is only marked .40.

    Frosty
     
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    Not that it matters much, but the 45 is marked .45 AUTO, not just 45. You're right, by taking off the .45acp, they removed Colt's name.
     
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    Dani_dad Glock for Food

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    I thought it had something to do with Smith & Wesson not being able to claim .40 anymore. I dont know where I heard that, but thats what I heard.;g
     
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    It is a pettiness thing with Gaston. It is really quite small minded for a person in his position.