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Bowie Glock 19

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Glockman67, Oct 15, 2004.

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    I REALLY dislike most of the chopping done on the slide--with the possible exception of the nose-bevel--which looks like the factory noses of a G26, G30, G34, etc. Come to think of it, the grip surgery doesn't do much for me either!
     

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    nor the stippling on the slide cover plate.

    gman67
     
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    Interesting, in a technical sort of way.

    But it mainly seems to me to be an exercise in mental ************. The photo with all the necessary "kill-man" accessories arranged around the gun sort of proves that theory...;Q
     
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    Goodness... the Thought Police got me again!;f

    Let's try this: an exercise in self-flagellation....;)
     
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    If you would ever use one of the Glocks/XD that Bowie has worked on you would understand. My .02
     
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    Okay, I'll bite.

    Aside from the reduction in grip size, which I admit might indeed work for me, what else about the gun is that special?

    From what I see, the material removed from the slide and frame is not significant enough to really affect the way the piece hides/carries. Correct me if I'm wrong.

    Anything else?
     
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    That is the best looking grip reduction I have seen. The rounded trigger guard and slide looks good too. None of it is necessary but if you have got money to burn...
     
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    That covers it pretty well.

    I wouldn't spend the money for a lot of the modifications he did.

    I don't see how rounding the trigger guard "Reduces one snag point" at least not a snag point for drawing the gun. He goes through a lot of trouble to round things that don't really need it, claiming it reduces snag point and makes the draw easier, then he puts an extended slide release on it?

    I haven't tried a G19 with a grip reduction, so I can't speak to them.

    All in all looks like he put a lot of handwork into it and did a very nice job. I just don't know if there is that much value in it.


    Lowtech,

    I'd love to try a gun he has worked on and see if it really is worth it.
     
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    Great way to mess up a perfectly good firearm.

    A G19 is not a weapon that lends itself to extensive useful modifications. With the exception of a $.25 trigger job, and maybe better sights, it's best left alone.

    If you want to piss away good money modifying a handgun, get a 1911.
     
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    LOL!!! You articulated my thoughts almost to the letter, Prof...;)
     
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    Where the F*** were you when I developed my 1911 affliction?
     
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    I was probably busy installing a beavertail grip safety and enlarging an ejection port!