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Old 2 October 2016, 07:38
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I'm hearing a lot of the agencies that are receiving the 17M really like them.
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Old 2 October 2016, 08:05
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We carry the 22, which I'm finally warming up to. I bought a 27 and I find it pretty useless. I'm probably getting rid of it and getting a 23.
I carried one for a while (the G 27) and while I sold it, it was due to my abandonment of the caliber, not the pistol itself. I have a G 26 that I have and carried just last night. The subcompact has its utility for uniformed officers, in the form of a BUG that is easily concealed in your vest and takes your G 22 magazines. Keep the G 27 and buy the G 23. Ammo prices for 40 S&W are falling into the toilet.

A quick cursory check of olfactory sensors indicates little if any derogatory aroma coming from your avatar when it comes to complaining of the "muzzle flip" like some who shall not be named.
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Old 2 October 2016, 08:25
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I picked-up my first Glock 17 in 1989. It has several thousands of rounds through it. I still fire it for sure and it has never had a single failure. After reading this forum, it is time to pick up a Gen4 17.
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Old 2 October 2016, 08:34
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Are folks still needing to adjust (mag springs, etc) their .40 Cal Glocks for use with a Tac light?

referring to the known intermittent FTF problems with attached lights.
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Old 2 October 2016, 10:46
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Are folks still needing to adjust (mag springs, etc) their .40 Cal Glocks for use with a Tac light?

referring to the known intermittent FTF problems with attached lights.
AFAIK, that was supposedly an issue with GEN3, but has not been a problem with GEN4. I carried a GEN3 G22 with a tac light, and never had any issues.
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Old 2 October 2016, 13:43
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Are folks still needing to adjust (mag springs, etc) their .40 Cal Glocks for use with a Tac light?

referring to the known intermittent FTF problems with attached lights.
I don't know what generation my G22 is, but I have no issues shooting it with a TLR-1 on it. I train with it, qual with it, etc. It's not getting any hard use but the only time the light comes off is when I'm dressed for court. No issues with either the gun or the light.

TFG: The 27 doesn't really fulfill any role for me. Any time I could conceal that I could also conceal a 23 I think. I'll play around with putting it in my vest but I don't think that's going to work. I think it would be very noticeable. I actually carry a G43 with a +2 mag and spare mag. .40 S&W is shootable, it's just that 9mm is shootabler.

My G26 doesn't really fit any role now either but I love that fucking gun.
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Old 2 October 2016, 17:44
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Good point on both your accounts. From what little info that is out there, it did seem to be hit and miss on individual weapons. Sure, all of those were .40Cal's, but plenty of folks reported they didn't have issues.

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Old 4 October 2016, 22:57
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Who will be the first agency/unit to adopt Glock MOS or another optics platform? I'm guessing there's some testing going on somewhere.
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Who will be the first agency/unit to adopt Glock MOS or another optics platform? I'm guessing there's some testing going on somewhere.
There are already untis that have adopted optics capable glocks
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Who will be the first agency/unit to adopt Glock MOS or another optics platform? I'm guessing there's some testing going on somewhere.
Saw a Phoenix PD officer a couple of weeks ago with a Glock MOS set-up
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Old 12 October 2016, 10:16
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Added one of these to my Gen 3 Glock 17. Really like it. Had to do a bit of filing to get it to fit, and smooth out the rough edges. Put about 200 rounds down range this morning with it on. Works well.

http://gripforceproducts.com

Little better purchase in the hand, and little more control. Also added a plug to the opening of the end of the grip. The replaced the plastic guide rod/recoil spring with a Stainless Steel one. Little bit less muzzle flip with the bit extra weight in the front.
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Old 12 October 2016, 10:37
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Added one of these to my Gen 3 Glock 17. Really like it.
I use Grip Force adapters on my issued G19 when deployed. It is a great mod.

I own a bunch of Glocks, in various levels of customization. As a minimum, EVERY Glock owner should install a grip plug and swap out the factory sights. Before anyone takes issue with that and spotlights their ignorance, go study the Glock schematics and learn why those mods are mandatory for the smart Glock owner, unless your primary use for the Glock is as a paperweight or you are a range-only shooter.

Also highly recommend the Vickers slide stop, but the OEM slide stop is okay.
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Old 12 October 2016, 10:43
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Funny you mention the Grip Force Adapters, just ordered them last week but haven't used them yet. All my Glocks are Gen 4 so they come with the back strap however they prevent the use of a plug which is why I wanted to try the GFA.
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Old 12 October 2016, 11:26
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I 'like' the 19, but I shoot really well the 17 with a chopped off grip (to 19 size). And concealed it doesn't print as bad, either. To me that is the best of all worlds in a handgun. Since I get sweaty palms I stippled it. It's as ugly a football bat, but it shoots really, really well.
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Old 12 October 2016, 14:18
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Funny you mention the Grip Force Adapters, just ordered them last week but haven't used them yet. All my Glocks are Gen 4 so they come with the back strap however they prevent the use of a plug which is why I wanted to try the GFA.
I run my GEN4s without the additional backstraps, so I can still throw in a plug. Have you tried the Grip Force without a backstrap in place?
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Old 12 October 2016, 14:21
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I run my GEN4s without the additional backstraps, so I can still throw in a plug. Have you tried the Grip Force without a backstrap in place?
There are plugs out there that work with the backstraps.
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I run my GEN4s without the additional backstraps, so I can still throw in a plug. Have you tried the Grip Force without a backstrap in place?
No not yet, I'm possibly getting a new 17 this week and one of the two pac will be for that but I'll probably throw the other on the 19.
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Old 12 October 2016, 14:36
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I don't know what generation my G22 is, but I have no issues shooting it with a TLR-1 on it. I train with it, qual with it, etc. It's not getting any hard use but the only time the light comes off is when I'm dressed for court. No issues with either the gun or the light.

TFG: The 27 doesn't really fulfill any role for me. Any time I could conceal that I could also conceal a 23 I think. I'll play around with putting it in my vest but I don't think that's going to work. I think it would be very noticeable. I actually carry a G43 with a +2 mag and spare mag. .40 S&W is shootable, it's just that 9mm is shootabler.
My G26 doesn't really fit any role now either but I love that fucking gun.
But do you carry the G 26 in uniform? I would think not. At least you put some cogent thought and testing into it.

I liked the extra punch of the .40 over the 9mm, especially since I don't hold the trophy wife's poodle and can handle such violence. But as I abandoned the 40, more because of adapting the 10mm, I sold the G 27. It was good pistol and I carried it often.
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Old 12 October 2016, 15:03
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If it were practical, I'd carry the 27 as a backup. Maybe I'll get another holster and verify that I don't like the 27 inside my vest before getting rid of it.
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If it were practical, I'd carry the 27 as a backup. Maybe I'll get another holster and verify that I don't like the 27 inside my vest before getting rid of it.
Running into the same thing with 17/26. Would like to have a backup I can feed from my duty belt but there is no good place for it.
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