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Round off trigger guard: Yes or No?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by hoser45, Feb 7, 2010.

  1. hoser45

    hoser45

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    I'm doing a full grip reduction on my G19. While it's there, I'm thinking about rounding off front of trigger guard. Any pros and cons or is it simply cosmetic? Any and all opinions and feedback appreciated! :upeyes:
     
  2. bentbiker

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    If you or a subsequent owner wants to add a laser, it is better to have it stock, whether the laser is rail or guard mounted.
     

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    Simply cosmetic as far as i'm concerned. I can't think of any purpose other than cosmetics that it would serve. My 19 has a rounded trigger guard, but only because I aquired it that way.
     
  4. Butch

    Butch RetiredDinosaur CLM Millennium Member

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    What advantage would rounding it off give you?
     
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    I like mine stock.
     
  6. hoser45

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    I guess I'm thinking with a full grip reduction including taking off the front finger grooves, the square trigger guard may look a bit large and clunky.

    Anyone out there have a photo of a grip reduction, but keeping the trigger guard squared?
     
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    yeah that's my question. i don't ever touch the front of the trigger guard when shooting.
     
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    I like how mine looks just fine (26). Also it is good strong plastic but plastic nonetheless, are you sure you want to weaken it and possibly wind up with a cracked lower receiver that can't be replaced without buying a new gun, and that could have avoided completely just by leaving it alone -
     
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    This is how I prefer my GLOCKs as well.
     
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    Stock Glocks ROCK!!!
     
  11. Butch

    Butch RetiredDinosaur CLM Millennium Member

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    Kinda like this?

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    I rounded off the trigger guard on my G27 last week. It holsters more smoothly now, and I think it looks better. There is no more practical reason than that, I just like the way it looks. I'm not sure how doing so would result in a "cracked lower receiver", since it amounts to about a quarter of an inch of material from the front of the trigger guard, but I could find no issues after doing mine. I used a rotary tool with a sanding drum[​IMG] to remove most of the material, finished with fine sandpaper.
     
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    TangoFoxtrot OIF 04-05

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    Full grip reduction???? How smalll are your hands, or is this G19 your sons?
     
  14. Jim S.

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    I always round off the trigger guard on my Glocks. Undercut the trigger guard for my finger under the trigger finger, break all the edges, and remove the finger bumps.
    So far my 36 and my 21SF have over 7000 rounds through them without a problem or malfunction.
    I think it is a personal preference and that is the way I like my Glocks.
    Never thought the big chunky squared off trigger guard looked good or served any purpose.
    Don't have a holster issue after changing the frame either.
    The nice thing about Glocks is how easy it is to modify just about anything you may want to mod to make the gun fit you better, feel better, look better.
     
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    Thats sweet. What did you do to get the slide to look like that?
     
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    Speaking for myself, I see more value in putting that time into being at the range than spending it with a dremel taking material off my Glocks.
     
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    Hay sargespd,
    Did you do the grip textureing on you pistol?
    Do you like it? Is it to grippy?
    If not who did it and what did it cost?
    I am thinking about doing this or something like it to the g22 I just bought. 2nd gen
    How does it feel to the new 4th gen RTF glocks?
    thanks
     
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    I love the looks of keeping the trigger guard stock...I find it aesthetically pleasing.

    It's right up there with my pig nose (oink oink!!)
     
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    Howdy,

    I hook my weak hand's index finger on the finger groove on my Glocks. This help's to stabilize the pistol and control the recoil.

    Paul
     
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