Glock 43x Glock 43/43X "His & Hers"

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  1. alhovde

    alhovde

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    Just completed my Glock 43/43X his and hers project. The entire concept started with the purchase of a bone stock Glock 43X.

    If anybody is interested to see a build parts list/range report, sound off.

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    For starters, can you guess which one is "His"?

    :cheers:

    -Al
     
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    I think that is very noble of you to make sure your significant other has such a nice setup while you take the plain jane!:D
     
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    I have a 43X on order through my local shop and am getting ready to build a 80% 43.
     
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    :laughabove:

    I see what you did there!
     
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    That's awesome. It was my original plan to do the same, but I found a complete 43 lower for a steal online, had to grab it. No 10 day waiting period (Washington State) due to the frame transfer as "other".

    Big Tex Outdoors was the source for the 43 frame (with internals).
     
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    My SS80 frame and jig will arrive today and the lower parts kit in the next few days. Just trying to decide on what slide to get to complete it.

    I'm really hoping that my local shop gets the 43X in soon.
     
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    Plenty of options with G43, G43X, G48, or an aftermarket upper.
     
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    The biggest decision for me right now is whether to get a stripped slide and try to find all the parts at a decent price or to buy a complete slide ready to go. I don't need a MOS or RMR cut slide since I don't plan on using optics. Yes the thought of a 48 slide has crossed my mind no matter if I use it on a 43X or the SS80 frame.
     
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    Are you a member at Marine Gun Builder forum? If not, check them out because they usually have links for flash sales and different online deals for builds. Plus, they know their stuff on P80 and SS80 builds.
     
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    Our "His and Hers" was a 42 and 43. Both USA models with Ameriglo sights.
     
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    Yes I am a member at Marine Gun Builder forum. Their videos and tech tips are top notch and a great help.
     
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    The stripped slide will probably provide the most options for you.

    When I was building my wife's 43 from leftover/spare parts, I had to purchase spare slide components. Bought everything OEM on Ebay (of all places), but no **** they have some of the best prices and free/fast shipping. Haven't been burned yet.
     
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    I have been keeping an eye on eBay but it seems like people are price gouging right now.


    UPDATE: I found a complete OEM slide and lower parts kit at Big Tex Outdoors. Everything will be OEM except the frame.

    Now for my local shop to get the 43X in.
     
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  15. GlockyQ

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    I really like the G43X-G43 hybrid. If I can get a G43X slide, I will get a G43 frame to build one just like that. :)