Want long slide .45, but I have a 20SF.....

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  1. Steve_in_SEMich

    Steve_in_SEMich

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    So my choice is a not 6" Model 41, or buy the long slide conversion from Lone Wolf w/all the guts. Slightly cheaper than a complete gun and I get the 6" barrel, HD night sites, etc..

    Has anyone done this or do any of the more experienced Glockers suggest an alternative?

    Thanks,

    Steve
     
  2. fasteddie565

    fasteddie565 Combat Diver

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    What do you hope to accomplish with the long slide .45 that you cannot do with a 21 Slide on your 10mm?

    I truly understand the "Have" factor, meaning you just want to have it, but if you have a specific purpose in mind, that may help.
     

  3. Steve_in_SEMich

    Steve_in_SEMich

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    The longer slide/sight radius helps with accuracy when shooting 25/50 yard targets. And I need all the help I can get! I originally bought the 20SF to use the frame on a 10mm Mech Tech carbine upper (and it's a blast!). Ended up liking the 20SF very much and with the widely adaptable platform and a bazillion accessories available, I've decided to expand my Glock experience. So, as long as the Lone Wolf 'upper' will function reliably, I'd like to give it a go.
     
  4. harold63

    harold63 I'm not retired

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    I looked into this, before, when I was checking out conversion barrels for a G35, but this conversion wouldn't work on a G41. With 3 mags and a slide ready to go on your frame, you're at approx $500, if you assemble everything, and that's with OEM plastic sights. Night sights could get that to $600, but you would have a true Glock LS length .45 acp (on your receiver, of course). Night sights on a G41 will prolly put it over $700. I have the 41 and the sight radius is plenty long enough for longer shots, but it isn't a true LS length Glock. You're not going to be able to let $$ be a factor, here. Which do you want, more? I personally think the idea of a LS Glock .45 acp is pretty cool.
     
  5. bac1023

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    The 41 is not a longslide anyway.

    The 17L, 24, and 40 are the longslides.
     
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    And the 35

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  7. harold63

    harold63 I'm not retired

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    I think that's why he said "a not 6" G41" in his OP.
     
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    harold63 I'm not retired

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    The G35, like the 34 and 41, are a little shorter than the Glock 'longslides' (see post #5).