Davidson's Glock 45

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by 2thdrglock, Jan 27, 2020.

  1. 2thdrglock

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    Trying to talk myself out of picking this up this week...not succeeding. Cerakote, laser stippling, Ameriglo bold NS.
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  3. 2thdrglock

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    My guy has it for $740

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    MikeG36 Have Gun Will Travel

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    Not my cup of tea but I hope you enjoy it.
     
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    Fugly


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    If it’s what your heart desires, buy it.

    Life’s too short not to.
     
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    Nope. Why not get a G45 and have the work done on that one? It'd probably be less expensive and not us fugly as Rocketman stated.
     
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    If you are trying to talk yourself out of buying it, I will be glad to help. Let me know.
     
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    No doubt it’s a very competent handgun. Do they offer it in black?

    We trudge on.
     
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    It's not the color or the appearance I really care about, it's the grip texture. After cerakote they laser stipple it. Way different feel than stippling a polymer frame without the cerakote as I'm assuming many of you know. I have not seen this specific treatment on a non-two tone pistol. Educate me if I'm missing it. Interesting how many reacted to just the esthetics! Kind of like politics?

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    Certainly agree with the above. The thing is a tool (and probably an excellent one) so ascetics are entirely secondary. We had stippling done on our G21 and found it to make a huge improvement in the grip feel. Our counsel is grab it while you can.

    We trudge on.
     
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    I think everyone is trying to help you,but think very hard before you buy.
     
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    I have little experience, so please share. Anything about it besides the appearance that would keep you from liking it? I don't have connections at this point to know who would be reliable to contract out work like cerakote and laser stippling. I can replace sights, that's not an issue.

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    All I ever do to a Glock is better sights and OEM extended controls. To me a Glock is ugly no matter what you do to it, part of it’s charm. If you have to have an other than black frame, I suggest a factory Glock frame, the color will be all the way through the gun, not just a thin coating on plastic. Also, shoot the gun first. If you feel you need grip enhancement simply use one of the stick on kits. They look OK, provide a better grip for some folks and are removable.

    Good Luck!
     
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    With Sights, stippling and cerakote you'll be spending more than what it costs. I really don't see what everyone's issue is, but I like FDE. It's a helluva lot better looking than the other Davidson models.... like robin's egg..... and purple and gold.
     
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    Multiple more viable options for stippling than depicted.

    Dig the FDE

    Disclaimer: I haven’t held it.


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    These custom options tend to lower the resale value ultimately - mostly because there are fewer buyers for it, not suggesting its a quality of the work issue. The more custom, the smaller the niche you need to find for it.

    My point is if you are going a 'custom' route - get exactly what YOU want. If you want Laser Stippled, then Ceracoated, do it. Find the service providers who will do what you want, pick the pattern you want, the color you want. You'll be happier.

    Just realize if you every choose to sell it, it's unlikely you will ever get back what you put into it.
     
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    Thanks for your experienced opinion and I definitely understand that. Same thing with motorcycles, I prefer to buy unadulterated bikes and mostly take off the upgrades before I sell.
     
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    Looks pretty good to me, get it if it calls to you. Another gun is never a terrible thing.

    I have a 19X, so I really don't have much interest in that model, but I can see where some would go for it.
     
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