Glock 17 Will a G17 upper work reliably on a G22 lower?

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  1. Adam Thiel

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    The question says it all. I see that someone here is selling a G17 complete upper, and I was curious if it would work on my G22 lower. Thanks.
     
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    If you put a Glock 17 slide on a Glock 22 receiver, you will also need to change out the Glock 22 trigger housing and ejector for a Glock 17 trigger housing and ejector. You will need Glock 17 magazines as well, but you probably knew that.

    _The Complete Glock Reference Guide_ published by Ptooma Productions has a useful section that covers interchangeability between Glock models.
     

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    I've put a G17 slide on top of my G35 frame (same as a G22) and fired hundreds of rounds without changing the ejector and never had a problem.Ken
     
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    I guess if it works for you it's your prerogative, but I would use the trigger housing and ejector that is designed for the caliber and pistol I'm shooting (322 for 9mm, 1896 for .40S&W and .357 Sig, accoring to the Ptooma guide).
     
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    Why change the trigger housing? It's the same. Just change the ejector if you want to truly convert all the way to 9mm.
     
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    Also, for another $100 you can have a complete Glock 17. I don't see the attraction with the uppper.
     
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    Thanks for all the advice.