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Regular frame Glock 20 or Glock 20SF?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by sbmohr75, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. sbmohr75

    sbmohr75

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    I recently rented the regular frame Glock 20 at my local range and shot really well with it and really enjoyed it. Thus, now I MUST have one. However, the grip did feel a bit bulky to me, especially the "hump" at the bottom, which is the reason I believe it points high for me.

    Some time ago, I had a Glock 21SF, which I sold shortly after acquiring (got an offer I couldn't refuse). The thing that stands out most about that pistol is how comfortable I found the short frame grip (didn't shoot it much).

    So, I am torn between the regular frame and short frame Glock 20. There are no short frame glocks available to rent locally, so I cannot do a side by side comparison. Honestly, I shot so well with the regular frame that I am hesitant to get the SF despite how comfortable I remember the grip being. From my experience, just because a gun is comfortable doesn't mean you will shoot it well and vice-versa. For example, the HK P30 is very comfortable to me, but I shoot the Beretta 92fs much better even though it is not as comfortable.

    Do you think that since I shoot the regular frame well, I should just stick with that, even though I really do find the short frame much more comfortable? Is it conceivable that I might not shoot the SF as well due to the different grip? Do those of you that have shot both find that you improve with the SF or Gen 4 grips?

    Thanks!
     
  2. 33rdglock17

    33rdglock17 Boosh

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    Well the 20sf is going to be identical to your old 21sf so if you liked that better I'd say go with the SF


    And I totally know what you mean about comfort =\= accuracy. I too think the p30 is one of the most comfortable grips but I can't shoot that thing to save my life. I have a p64 9x18 that I hate to shoot because it hurts so much, but is a complete tack driver
     
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  3. Glock40man

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    Sounds like you better go with the SF.
     
  4. orangeride

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    Find a gen4 g20. You can configure it how you want.
     
  5. sbmohr75

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    Where can I find one? They seem to be no where to be found. Also, are the triggers the same on the Gen 4's?
     
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  6. plouffedaddy

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    They're currently blue label only but that'll change next year. The triggers are supposed to be the same with the '.' connector and the redesigned trigger housing but I actually think it's better (crisper break).
     
  7. Giggity-Giggity

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    I couldn't tell much difference between the 20 and the 20SF. However, I could definitely tell a difference between the 29 and 29SF.

    I have a regular 20 and a 29SF.
     
  9. 10mmbob

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    I have a Gen. 3 20, and a Gen. 3 21sf, and I can definitely can feel the difference. I have bear paws for hands so the 20 doesn't bother me in the least. One doesn't feel better than the other, just different.
     
  10. sbmohr75

    sbmohr75

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    I just got an idea--I could buy a G20SF and a used Gen 3 G21 with the regular frame.

    I was planning to buy a complete Glock 21 upper anyways so that I could shoot 45 ACP. However, it seems that I could get a nice, used Gen 3 G21 for about a hundred bucks more than it what it would cost for just the slide.

    Now the big question is: are G20 and G21 slides completely interchangeable with G20/21 regular and SF frames?

    If so, I can experiment and keep the frame I like better and sell the other frame for $150 or so.
     
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  11. Opie 1 Kenopie

    Opie 1 Kenopie Regular Guy

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    Yes. Completely interchangeable.