Need a little help- New to Glocks

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by nicksdad, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. nicksdad

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    Hi Folks,
    I have an opportunity to purchase a used 30 along with the box, original paperwork and two 10 round magazines for $500. The seller doesn't seem to know much about this particular pistol so I was hoping someone on here might help me out. This particular model does not have a rail but, judging from the pictures, seems in excellent condition. (I assume earlier versions did not have a rail)Also everything appears to be stock.ie..sights, grip etc. I understand that there may be several generations of this pistol and was wondering if there is anything specific I should be aware of or stay away from.
    This isn't my first pistol as I have been reloading and shooting for 30 plus years. I'm looking for another CCW in the current environment and this model has caught my eye. Thanks in advance -Steve
     
  2. Brad55102

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    that price seems a little high.
    $450 would be a fair price.
     

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    tedwhite Millennium Member

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    $500 is too high. It's a used weapon. All Glocks come with two mags. $400-450 is the range.

    I you do get it, post some clear pics and many of us will be able to identify the generation.
     
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  4. nicksdad

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    Thanks for the price analysis but that wasn't my question. I was asking about potential issues with an older glock 30. in my neck of the woods the price is ok. I don't bicker over $25 if it's something I want.
     
  5. Scott30

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    A G30 is an excellent choice if you can afford to feed it.
     
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    The 2nd Generation 30's did not seem to have any problems. Just the 3rd Gen 30SF from a few years ago seemed to have some problems. If you want that pistol, grab it before the .gov banners grab it.
     
  7. nicksdad

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    $500 is the norm for a used Glock these days, look how
    high some dealers are getting for new one's.

    No different then mag price's or ammo price's.
     
  9. nicksdad

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    My thoughts exactly.
     
  10. HKLovingIT

    HKLovingIT Resident Evil

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    Only thing I've heard of is some trigger bar issues and failure to return to battery reported by some Gen 3 30 SF owners. The one you are looking at should be solid. Post mania price for it seems about the going rate or better at the moment. :wavey: