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What to check in a new Glock

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by ylide, Oct 6, 2004.

  1. ylide

    ylide

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    This weekend I came so close to getting a Glock 22. (Glad I waited but more on that later)

    So, I asked two very knowledgeable friends what too look for in picking out a new Glock.

    To which one replied: "look for 5 things. The letters G-L-O-C-K” He then looked at a Glock very closely and said “Yep this one’s good”

    Now I know Glock makes great pistols, but since parts are made by machines, and some machines can induce slight variation. For example machining bits get smaller as they are used, so machined parts will be slightly larger as the bit nears the end of its life

    With that in mind, and knowing that the barrel and Slide are still made of metal, surely there are at least a few things to check (in addition to looking for the 5 magic letters)

    Thanks,

    Now here is why I am glad I waited. Later that day I got to shoot a Glock 21, and all I can say is Sweet! It is very accurate and the larger grip was great. Now I want a 21.
     
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    hapuna Trusted Member

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    The best check is to see how fast you can blow 100rnds downrange??? :)
     

  3. Glock-N-Fun

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    If you can compare several together,look for the lightest and smoothest trigger pull,look for a smooth breech face,a snug slide to frame fit,and a barrel hood that has minimal movement when pushing it downward when lockup in battery.
     
  4. ylide

    ylide

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    Glock-N-Fun,

    Thanks for the tips.
     
  5. Glock-N-Fun

    Glock-N-Fun

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    Yo welcome,good luck.
     
  6. rescue51

    rescue51 Fire Captain

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    I loved my G22. I miss it too. ;g
     
  7. AUG

    AUG Millennium Member

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    Slide to frame fit on a glock?

    You have got to be joking.
     
  8. Glock-N-Fun

    Glock-N-Fun

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    Why would i be kidding when some will very more than others,a glock with a slide to frame fit on the tighter side is a better candidate for a future trigger job,via slide movement when pulling the trigger.
     
  9. AUG

    AUG Millennium Member

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    If you say so.