What does "SF" on frame mean?

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  1. mikeashurst

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    I bought a Glock 30 gen 3. The slide is marked "Glock 30". The frame, on the ejection side, has a marking of "SF" on it. What does that mean?
     
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    SF = Short Frame. The trigger reach is shorter than on one that is not SF and the same as a gen4 without a backstrap.
     
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    Many thanks for your reply.
     
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    Not the same as the Gen 4 but very close. Gen 4 is a tad shorter.
     
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    Don't tell me that. I wish my SF trigger reach was shorter, but I don't want to buy a new gun.
     
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    It's a small difference, but it's there. I don't have the measurements off the top of my head but they are on the net somewhere and I've personally measured with a micrometer as well.
     
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    Short frame about 1/8 of an inch
     
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    Actually it stands for "Still Fat".


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    It means it was shipped to San Francisco.


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    J/K, it's for "Short Frame"


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    Thanks for the serious replies!
     
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    "Slim Frame" or "Short Frame" - reduced trigger reach for those of us whom God blessed with stubby fingers.

    I think the Glock .45 SF has about the same trigger reach as the .40 and 9mm, but to me it still feels longer. One reason I went with the .40 cal.
     
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