Is there something wrong with me?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by SIERRA SIX, Jan 25, 2010.

  1. SIERRA SIX

    SIERRA SIX

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    For some odd reason the RTF stuff doesnt do it for me at all, either does the Gen 4's...I find the average run of the mill Gen 3 Glocks to be the best.

    Does anyone agree or disagree? Lets discuss...
     
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    Dalton Wayne Epic mustache Millennium Member

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    I agree with you 100%
    Regards DW
     

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    I don't like the feel of the RTF frames myself either. I was looking at one a few weeks ago after I got out of the range area and I asked the dude where his Gen 3 stuff was and got that puzzled, "Why do you want a Gen 3 when the Gen 4 is right here" look. lol.
     
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    Good to see my fellow Floridians are in agreeance!
     
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    i agree 100%. i will stick with the gen 3
     
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    ... 1000% Agreed

    Glock's advertising it the RTF good because of extreme conditions where Gen3's grip can be slippery. I guess they are speaking about combat situations for police where they have to use their guns in adverse weather conditions (rain, sleet, ice).

    The gen3 is more "hand-friendly", but that's me. :whistling:
     
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    Also I must add...I dont know what it is about the gen 4's, but the frame looks like grey cardboard...
     
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    "new and improved" is often neither. However, if a company doesn't keep pumping out new products, their core audience doesn't have anything new to buy.

    Just look at how many people post "please tell me what Glock model to buy next" - it has nothing to do with their need or function, it's just like stamp collecting for them. "hey, I have 43 different models of Glocks, several have Austrian proof marks too!" -to which all the other enthusiasts ooooh and aaaaah in reverence.

    RTF and Gen4? there are so many people on this forum frothing at the mouth to get them that the folk at Glock HQ are most likely patting themselves on the back saying "see, they'll buy ANYTHING we pump out!".
     
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    I also prefer the 3rd. generations. Now, if I could just get that freakin innertube up over the grip I'd be doing fine!
     
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    i like the 1st gen. Feels the best in my hand.
     
  11. beforeobamabans

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    The Gen4 does a couple of important things for Glock as a manufacturer. First, it apparently addresses a significant warranty claim expense on the 40 cal single recoil spring. The Autopistol article all but says as much. Secondly, these design variations are there to please their commercial customers, not you. Competitors have been taking share from Glock with some or all of these features and they needed to fight back. Finally, if the Gen4 is well accepted, it will allow Glock to spread it throughout their product line and reduce production SKUs. This is a good thing for any manufacturer, disrtibutor and dealer because you will have fewer items to inventory and you will turn that inventory faster. What SKUs will be eliminated? Well, for starters, you don't need SF variants if you introduce Gen4 20,21,29&30. You also don't need RTF2 products. So, if you like any of these Gen3 variants, I would highly suggest you procure one soon.
     
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    Agreed... Palmed one of the new RTFs... Not so much... I guess I could get used to it, but I don't wanna....
     
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    Agree, I like the looks of the Gen 3 better myself. I know I'm still pretty new, but I just do. And don't start me on the OD. But that's my personal preference. Safe shooting.
     
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    I'm like my Gen3 stuff better as well.
     
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    Agree with the 3 Gen.:cool:
     
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    What size tube are you using? The 1-3/8" is a bit too tight. For Glocks I use the Bell 24" Universal inner tube that fits widths 1.75 - 2.125", about $3 at WalMart. Also, I turn them inside out because the inside of the tube has a smoother finish.
     
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    i have never heard of this does it make it grip better in the moisture does it slip at all the tube
     
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    Sorry, I am not in agreement.... I like them all, but prefer the RTF2

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    Im sorry, Im not in agreeance. Even before the RTFs were out I was using hogue grips on my Glocks.
     
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    the removable backstraps just look so flimsy to me..