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EXO finish - is it worth it?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by scosgt, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. scosgt

    scosgt

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    My local shop has a Glock 27 with the EXO finish. Sure looks nice. I find myself lusting after it.
    It is worth it? Durable?
    Price is $589.99 plus tax.

    It is Gen 3, not 4
    I prefer the 3, no issues.
     
  2. Luminary

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    the glock finish is fine but the exo finish sure looks badass. 2 finishes are better than 1?
     

  3. TSAX

    TSAX USAF Vet

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    To each his own, there a quite a few people here satisfied with their EXO's. Id say if you like it get it. It will cost way more to add an aftermarket finish/refinishing job to have that bi tone look or you could try one if those do it yourself taking off the black and making it silver/shiny type look







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  4. barth

    barth six barrels

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    The Talo EXO guns have the slide and barrel Fail Zero nickle boron finished.
    That's $200 if you have it done separately.
    Barrel alone is $125.
    It's a deal if you want the finish.
    I have one with 3500+ rounds and I like it.
    It cleans very easily and still looks like new.

    Does It run any better?
    Nope.

    Is there any major advantage over the factory Tenifer?
    It's suppose to be a self lubricating finish developed for the military.
    But I still use Militec-1.


    I think at the end of the day it's mostly cosmetic.
    But for me? I'm glad I have one.
    [​IMG]

    As for a Gen 3 G27?
    They are just flat sweet.
    Super reliable.
    And with just additional barrels and mags you can run 9mm, 357 and 40.

    Take it from me, I know - LOL!
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  5. Folsom_Prison

    Folsom_Prison Brew Crew

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    I think Barth has a valid point! Personally I find the standard Glock finish works fine for me. For the price of an exo I think your getting a good deal, just price Aftermarket finishes, such as the NP3 ECt.

     
  6. Glock40man

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    I agree with Barth. But, I like mine.:supergrin:
     
  7. Bill Lumberg

    Bill Lumberg BTF Inventor

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    If you like the looks more, then it's worth it. If you're concerned about durability, then no, it's not worth any more than a stock glock.
     
  8. ChicagoZman

    ChicagoZman

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    Mine (27) was about $40 more than a stock 27 with Glock fixed sights but came with Ameriglo i-dot Pro sights (GL201). I figured I was saving $50 or more on the sights alone and the finish was free.
     
  9. LongGoneDays

    LongGoneDays Misanthropical

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    I think they look neat but prefer at least the slide to be black for conceal carry. Definitely better than having to buy your Glock, then send it off to someone and wait 4 weeks while they charge you $$$
     
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    I am considering getting this done on my new G17. Is it pointless to just get the slide done? I would like to keep the barrel black for cosmetic reasons.