It started with a g23 and turned into an obsession.

Discussion in 'Introduction Forum' started by Speezly, Aug 22, 2019.

  1. forty5

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    Welcome aboard.
     
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  2. pipedreams

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    Enjoy GT.............:welcome:
     
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    My first and favorite Glock. You need one. I'm also seriously considering a Gen 4 23 LEO trade-in. They're dirt cheap. IMG_20190825_181224.jpg
     
  4. Speezly

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    Something about those gills. I don’t know if I love or hate them, but I gotta have them. My only wish is that they made the RTF2 with front serrations. I have also been tempted to pick up another g23 leo trade in, but since I had no 17 or 22 in the collection, I sprung for the 22 first. Do you prefer the gen 4 over the 3, or just due to the deal on the Leo trade ins?
     
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    I started off with 1 as well :animlol:
     
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  6. Speezly

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    Had to jump on gunbroker to check for one, and sure enough they have a gilled 17 for 650. With the amount of LEO surplus glocks out there, I don’t think I can bring myself to pay 650 for that one.
     
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    They are definitely unique. I like how they look but I can't tell a difference in functionality. For carry I prefer the Gen 4 because the RTF2 texture is like sandpaper on my skin but I will carry it with an under shirt. I've seen some Gen 4 G23s with night sights and one mag in really good shape for $340. I'm not a big .40 fan but that's a hard deal to pass up. I think I could learn to like it.
     
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    That's pretty high. I think I paid $350 for mine around 2009-2010. I don't think it had ever been shot.
     
  9. Speezly

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    you can always get the Lone wolf conversion barrel and turn that .40 into a 9mm! I did this for years before actually buying a 19, just use 9mm mags, and swap trigger housing and extractor for the 9mm versions, but for just range time, the barrel alone will work just fine. There is also the added bonus of adding an 80 dollar Oem g32 barrel into that g23 and firing .357 Sig as well.
     
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    I paid under 500 for the g19 rtf2 that I picked up last week. It was NIB. The one on Gunbroker looks to be NIB or very close to it. The vickers models come with rtf2 but no unique fish gills.
     
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    Welcome to the forum. I am a glockaholic. It started with one glock.
     
  12. jmontgomery

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    That is something I've been thinking about. I have plenty of 9mm Glock magazines, but I have some trigger time on a G22 and I'm open to .40. I've never owned one. Options are nice.
     
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    Welcome to the forum! If you really want to know an obsession, start building some Polymer 80 '23s!!
     
  14. Speezly

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    Classic firearms has a few gen 3 G22’s for under 300. Just picked mine up from my FFL yesterday. LE trade ins, but a Glock is a Glock!
     
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    Sorta like this? B982D8E8-1287-4263-AC54-139E8BBE4FE6.jpeg
    I ended up throwing my g32 upper on the P80 since I think it helps manage the recoil a bit better. I’m deciding between a FDE p80 frame in full or compact and either a FDE coated factory slide or a ZEV SOCOM slide I found for 300 bucks. I really would prefer to just use the factory slide, but new ones are hard to find under 300, and if I’m gonna pay that much, why not get one with fromt serrations and an RMR cut? Love the P80 and haven’t had any issues with mine so far
     
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    Thanks but I'm not really interested in a G22. I do, however, have my eyes in some Gen 4 G23s. I've had full size and subcompacts but never a compact Glock.
     
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    D57313DE-F6EE-4AA5-9ED7-A03C63AF5054.jpeg Welcome ! My 23 gen4 is my favorite Glock of all that I have owned . Accurate and a joy to shoot .
     
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    Welcome. And you are probably at the right place.