Do I need a G30sf ?

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  1. zeme05

    zeme05

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    I currently own a Gen2 G23, Gen3 G26 and Gen 3 G21sf. I am sold on the Glock platform. I have my CCL and currently carry the G26 and ocassionaly the G23. I like the way the G21 shoots but just too big for CCW. How large is the G30sf compared to the G26? The G30 seems to be popular and kinda hard to find. Where is the best place to find one?

    Thanks Zeme05
     
  2. hogarth

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    The G30 and G30SF are almost exactly the same size as your Glock 23, but thicker.
     

  3. Scott30

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    You know you NEED a G30. Do not fight the urge, it is useless. Just go buy it and be happy. Absolutely the softest 45 ACP that I have ever shot. Surprisingly accurate as well.
     
  4. GLOCK MONSTER

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    I JUST PICKED UP MY GLOCK 30SF AND IT FEELS RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRREAL DAMMM GOOD !! MY OPINION THE FRAMES ON MY G23 AND G30SF ARE ALOMST ALIKE BUT THE G30SF IZ A LIL MORE CHUNKY (IT`Z A MONSTER) & I FRIGGIN LOVE IT !
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  5. den888

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    The G30 is just thicker and feels heavier (fully loaded) than a G23. I think a G23 would be easier to conceal than a G30 due to it's thickness.
     
  6. hill billy

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    when has need ever been part of the equation? :supergrin:
     
  7. McCallTx

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    I recently purchased a g30, I had a hard time choosing between that and the g19 as my first glock a few years ago, i was very comfortable shooting both. I went the the g19 due to ammo cost, but there is something about a .45 I like. Get one, you won't regret it. I do feel that the 19 is slightly more concealable due to the width of the g30sf, it would definatly make a bigger hole however.
     
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  8. Jayzod

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    Yes you need a G30. Get the normal G30 or the SF version that part is your choice. Put em both in your hands and pick the one that fits or feels best. Their is a reason their are hundreds of posts about the G30 on Glocktalk it's a great carry gun and most will tell you they love it, that is if they have one that has never FTRTB. :whistling:
     
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    I,for one, 2nd. this mentality......Makes perfect sense to me.. Get the G30sf............:wavey:
     
  10. FLGlockster

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    I think the answer is a YES!

    Here yer go...

    http://www.topglock.com/category/872-Glock_45acp.aspx

    https://www.gunsamerica.com/Default.htm
     
  11. Culture Warrior

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    The G30 is a brick in my opinion. I would stick with the G23 or 19.
     
  12. beforeobamabans

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    +7.75 ozs. vs G26. If you are used to carrying the 26, you will more than likely find the weight and width of the 30 objectionable. If you didn't have a 45, I'd say sure go ahead and get a 30. But since you already have the 21 and a two superior carry options, it really doesn't make any sense unless you're just out to build the collection.
     
  13. faawrenchbndr

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    A good holster and belt make carrying the G30 great.
     
  14. ravenkeeper98

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    Mitch Rosen for me on the belt and holster. With the extra thickness your only choice to conceal well IMHO is to only go with IWB. I have carried G30 and more recently G30 SF for little over 3 years. Now I don't even notice it at times, actually forget it is there. Even sitting while driving with it just past 3 O'clock.
     
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    That voice in your head is saying. . . . "Get the G30SF. Get the SF. Get the SF! You know you want it. You deserve it. You've earned it. Get it. Get it, now!"
     
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    I used to carry a G23 and/or a M&P40c and now my EDC is a 30SF. I couldn't be more happier, as faawrenchbndr said, with a good holster and belt you won't feel the difference. My recommendation is a BeltMan belt with Crossbreed SuperTuck holster, together they make the heavy gun feel like a small lightweight pistol. Honestly I feel with the above combination my Ruger LCP .380 is heavier in my pocket than my 30SF on my side.
     
  17. zeme05

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    Thanks for all the response guys. I have trimmed my collection to Sigs and Glocks. I just bought my 6th Sig a p228 to complete the Sig p series. It is now time to buy my 4th Glock. I am trying to stay with 9mm,.40 and .45 to limit my calibers. Looks like the G30sf is going to be in the que. I appreciate the suggestions on holsters too. I am reloading the .45 for about $10/box so when I make the purchase next week I will have plenty of ammo. Forgot to mention i have a .40 to 9mm barrel for my G23 so it kinda serves as a G19 also.