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Custom work? Slide cuts? Porting? Glock gunsmiths? Who who who?

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by pangris, Dec 11, 2004.

  1. pangris

    pangris Moderator

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    I see pictures of Glocks that have been fully worked over and look like they spent some time under the mill/drill press. Who to go to for the work? Please clue a soon to be unlimited shooter in...

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    I already have a G "24" that is set up for USPSA limited/limited 10, i.e. Caspian slide, KKM barrel, hardchromed (that will have to be redone :()etc etc. I'm thinking I might cut it up to make it an unlimited/open gun, the dot, tungsten, porting (hybrid?:))etc.

    That said, do many people shoot a .40 in unlimited, or should I just get a 34 and start fresh with a 9mm? I could easily and happily keep the 24 for USPSA.

    Paul
     
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    Custom Glock Racing I did it first. Millennium Member

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    I can do all that. Let me know if you need anything.
     

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    Without a doubt... You are already on the list. Just looking to do some comparison shopping :)
     
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    I like the 24 a lot and am still riding the fence on using it for unlimited. It shoots really soft, is very accurate and cuts a nice hole. Won three certificates with it in competition class. The Florida guys have a really good recipe for it. With a little aiming fluid, they might talk...........
     
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    If I were you, which I'm not ;f, I'd just buy a Carver Hunter mount and whatever type of red dot floats your boat and turn that G24 into an unlimited gun. If you skip all the cutting you can just remove the mount and red dot and you'd still be set up for USPSA.

    Just food for thought.
     
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    Good food at that :)

    Just wondering how much all the crazy porting helps ^8

    I really didn't want ot have to reload for .40 as well. Argh!
     
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    Ammo would be a big issue for me. I don't reload, and .40 is expensive...

    The porting and all that stuff looks cool and all, but I'm at the point with my shooting that porting isn't going to help me against guys that are shooting in the 40's.

    When I get to the low 50's then I might consider paying Matt to hack on my G17 but until then I'll invest my money in ammo so I can work towards getting into the 50's!

    I kind of look at it like it's similar to getting a pair of track shoes for a kid that can't walk yet.

    Now if money is no object then go for it!
     
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    money is always an object, sorry to say...

    You are correct though, it isn't the gun, it is the shooter.

    I'm willing to be I could get the most whiz bang IPSC open 1911 with self guided bullets and Dave S would still beat me senseless with a bone stock G26.

    Hence... Trigger jobs, good sights, and ammo. You nailed it.

    Paul
     
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    Solid approach; if I wasn't dedicating my 34 to UL I'd do that as well. I think that Hunter is only a hair over .5" higher than the regular one but it will definitely clear any irons you'd want to leave on. Another cool deal from BobbyC. :)
     
  10. Custom Glock Racing

    Custom Glock Racing I did it first. Millennium Member

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    I would suggest not building from a 24. The longslides are ready cycle really slow and have troubles cycling with light minor loads at times. They also have slower transitions with all that wieght out at the end.

    The cheap way to go is with a 17C and Optic of choice.
     
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    CGR, such a gun could be used in USPSA open class as well, eh?

    As far as the porting goes - do most people do more porting than stock with the "major" 9mm?

    Paul
     
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    Custom Glock Racing I did it first. Millennium Member

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    Ues an GSSF unlimited gun would also work for Open. Comps are more effective than ports but also more work to set up. If I was going to do ports only I would have 2-3 pairs. One mid barrel like the factory and 1-2 sets outside the slide.