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Just got my first Glock!

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Gthirty9, Apr 2, 2010.

  1. Gthirty9

    Gthirty9

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    I picked up a G39 with a lightning strike trigger and a 3.5 lb connector. I want to hear from people who have G39s or know about them. What accessories do i need? Where do you all get your .45 GAP and how much do you pay for it? Any reputable sites to buy from. This is my first gun so I'm a complete newb. Anything will help. Thanks guys!
     
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    Giggity-Giggity Giggity-Goo!!!

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    +1 on taking a class.. you will be surprised on what you will learn.
     
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    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Congrats! Welcome to GT:wavey: Be careful with that 3.5 connector. I have one on my G29 and it's ALOT lighter than all my other Glocks. Being as this is your first one, then you may get used to it, but if you do, you'll think the factory trigger on the other Glocks you shoot sucks.
     
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    Luckily my buddy who introduced me to the Glock Side had 3.5 connectors on both of his Glocks so I'm pretty used to it already. Still can't wait until I can shoot it. I live in a small town and the gun shop doesn't have any GAP in stock! They said they will get some on Monday. Lets hope so:steamed:
     
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    good luck on finding resonably priced available ammo.
     
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    Don't rain on the parade. The boy got his fist Glock!
     
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    I knew what I was getting into when I bought it. I'll still take that luck though.


    Thank you. I'm pretty pumped about it.
     
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    Nicko GTDS FOR LIFE

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    Welcome to the wonderful world of Glock Gthirty9. :wavey:
     
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    :welcome: and congrats.
     
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    Congrats and welcome. Like others have said consisder some classes. Good luck.
     
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    Very generally, how long of a process is it to learn to reload to the point where I would feel comfortable shooting my own? I'm pretty low on funds after buying the G39 so any reloading equipment will have to be a while down the road I'm sure. How much is all the needed equipment?
     
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    While we're on the subject, I wanted to know what you guys thought of the deal I got on it. It came in the box with all all the accessories plus a box of speer gold dots and a lightning strike trigger with a 3.5 lb connector. I paid $580. I know its not a super great deal, but I am 20 and it was the best FTF deal I could find.
    It has only had 200 shots fired and it looks brand new by the way
     
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    Congratulations! Enjoy!:wavey:
     
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    You don't need any accessories to your Glock. Night sights would be about all I would add.

    What is this "Lighning Strike" trigger and how is it better than the way the gun came from the factory?

    If you're new, invest in more ammo and training classes rather than all the bells and whistles.

    Glocks earned their reputation for reliability under the worse conditions with the guns the way they were when they came from the factory.

    Any departure from factory stock is a coin-toss in terms of reliability in my opnion.

    Try this for ammo availability:

    http://glocktalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=11229926&postcount=1
     
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    Heres exactly what it says on the website:

    CNC-machined from 2024 aircraft aluminum with Rockwell 70 hardcoat

    Tightly-held tolerances remove trigger slop and free movement for smooth, consistent trigger pull

    Reduces length of trigger pull 50%

    Drop-in installation; requires no modification to gun

    Trigger face uses a wider trigger safety and contoured edges...easier on finger than factory trigger

    Doesn't alter factory pull weight

    For competition use only

    And thanks a lot for the GAP post link! Very helpful stuff.
     
  20. Glock39Pirate

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    I'm not familiar with the trigger you have but do know that you made an excellent and fun choice by getting a 39. I love mine and wouldn't trade it for any other Glock model. Mine is used 99% as a CCW and the other 1% I shoot it at the range. I buy my ammo at ammunitiontogo.com, they usually always have GAP in stock, if they don't they'll have it in ASAP. They ship it quick and I haven't had any probs with them. Fine choice my friend.:wavey: