Ok, I guess I'll keep the G31.

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  1. TN.Frank

    TN.Frank "Don't Tread On Me!"

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    Since I've got all this ammo I loaded up AND since 357 Sig is a heck of a good Wood Caliber I guess I'll just hang onto the G31. I'm still going to sell the G33 though because I need funds to pay some bills but between my Shield 9, G19 and G30s I think I've got EDC/CCW pretty much covered.
    There Rocky, you can't say I didn't hang onto the G31, LOL.
    Ya'll have an awesome day, I'm going to go sweat at work because the A/C went out last week and the landlord won't fix it nor will my boss so we just suffer with a couple portable A/C units.
    Talk to ya' soon with another vid about the G19 Lord Willing.
     
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    I’d personally sell the Shield and keep the 33, but that’s me...
     
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  3. weblance

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    Agreed
     
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    me three. the G33 is a perfect carry gun.
     
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    Conversion barrels make Glocks great. Keep what you have and make them work for you. That’s what I’m doing.
     
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    Agree keep the 33
     
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    IMHO, the g31/22 is one of the better do all glocks if you have the
    extra barrels to shoot 9mm, 357sig and 40s&w, I keep one close
    most of the time.

    All I change is the barrels and mags, have even used 40 mags to shoot
    9mm and 9mm mags to shoot 40.

    Like the guns so much I have two, a g22/3 and a g31/4 and extra
    barrels to complete two packages, almost, still need one more 9mm
    conversion barrel.

    The barrel I use for trail and just fun shooting is a six inch LW 40s&w
    barrel, does 1250 fps with 180gr bullets/boolits.

    Will probably get an extra frame and chop it down to a g23 or g27.
     
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  9. TN.Frank

    TN.Frank "Don't Tread On Me!"

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    The Shield is just so easy to carry because it's so thin. The G33 isn't any easier to conceal than my G19 with the +1 magazine base plates attached and with the G19 I get more rounds than with the G33. The G33 is the one out of the bunch that I can do without because I have all the other bases covered with the Shield 9mm, G19, G30s and G31.
    At least I'm keeping something to shoot all this ammo I have loaded up,LOL. I really didn't want to have to pull all those bullets to reload into 9x19mm rounds.
     
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    I have a G22, I bought a G31 barrel straight from Glock, cheaper than aftermarket, and I have 2 good calibers in one gun.
     
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    I'm not trying to talk you into, or out of anything, BUT with the 9 round(flat)magazine in your 33, its MUCH smaller in the grip(which is where a pistol prints)than your 19, and I would definitely rather have 9+1 of 357sig in the G33, compared to 8+1 of 9mm in the Shield. The G33 is roughly the same size as the Shield, just slightly thicker.
    Just sayin'
     
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    TN.Frank "Don't Tread On Me!"

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    I totally understand what you are saying but something needs to go so I can get some cash to get a couple things to finish equipping the pistols I'm going to keep and put some money in the bank.
     
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    C'mon Frank. Be honest with yourself. You live in the desert. The nearest woods are 400 miles away. Living in southern AZ you need a woods gun like you need a 32 foot cabin cruiser... The biggest threat you'll see in the desert is a Gila Monster or a Rattlesnake...a .22 LR with rat shot will kill a friggin Lizard.
     
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    Keep the 33 it can be a .40 s&w a 9mm Luger or a .357 sig
    It’s so versatile
     
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    TN.Frank "Don't Tread On Me!"

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    We have woods in Flagstaff about 145 miles away or roughly a 2 hour drive. We use to go camping on weekend trips there all the time.
     
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    Is your 33 Gen 3 or 4? I'd consider buying if Gen 3. Stupid Commifornia.
     
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    TN.Frank "Don't Tread On Me!"

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    Nope, it's a Gen4. I really don't like the mag release on the Gen3's even though that's what I'm stuck with on my 30s because they never made a 30s Gen4.
     
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    That’s one of two things that have kept me from buying a 30s - the mag release and the texture.
     
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    TN.Frank "Don't Tread On Me!"

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    There's a mag release button that you can buy for the Gen3 Glocks that looks more like a Gen4 but you need to do a relief cut to make it fit and I'm just not that ambitious right now.
     
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    That’s the downside of Glocks, used they don’t bring much money used.