Glock model 25 and 28

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  1. RickJZ

    RickJZ

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    I know that the Glock models 25 and 28 are imported into the U.S. on a very limited basis and available to police forces only. Since in the U.S., the BATFE considers the frame to be the firearm. What if Glock produced frames for the models 25 and 28 here in the U.S. and imported the slide, barrel, mags, and other components. Would'nt it then be possible for Glock to offer .380 acp pistols to the general market. Does anyone have insight into this notion?
     
  2. oly884

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    The more important question is, why?

    The 25 and 28 offer no advantage to the Glocks we have available right now.

    Aside from 'collecting' them, I do not see a reason to own one.

    edit: And I'd much rather see Glock put efforts into their current line of pistols, possibly something new, than to bring the .380 Glocks to the USA. In my opinion, it'd be a waste of resources.
     

  3. mr smithglock

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    why would you even want one? ammo cost is crazy for the 380 and Im pretty sure there is no size advantage
     
  4. tampashooters

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    I agree with the two posts above... Why?

    Plus, there are plenty of super compact mouse .380's flooding the market now.
     
  5. MarkCO

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    Agree with the above posts.

    I am not sure which Glock publication I read it in many years ago, but the .380 Glocks were made for countires where the Mil/LEAs use 9mm and the civilians can not own Mil/LEA calibers. Except for "Collection Completeness" there would be no good reason to have one.
     
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    Wow, NONE of the replies answered the qustion asked!

    RickJZ,
    If they manufactured the frames stateside, then yes, everything would be kosher for them to sell the .380's.
     
  7. Gallium

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    :cool:

    Yes, I noticed that too. Talk about a derailment. :supergrin:

    <waiting to beg borrow or buy my G18C.
     
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    Thank you . It's amazing how folks get off track. I just want it for my collection. That's all! Yeah, there are alot of .380s on the market but...they aren't Glocks.
     
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    Marketing gimmick that would work. Plenty of guys would buy their wives the little .380 that is identical to their 9mm or .40 gun.

    It wouldn't matter that the .380 blowback action probably has just as much perceived recoil.
     
  10. Gallium

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    Maybe the recoil would be less with the *new* double recoil spring setup?


    (I already have space in my safe for one of each, but I won't go Avatar-emo if I don't get one).

    'Drew