This is to allow for the same magazines to function in the same gun regardless of whether the magazine release button is installed on the left or right side of the frame. Early Glock pistols were shipped in the iconic “Tupperware” boxes but Gen 1 Glocks produced and sold in Austria shipped with the case preformed for ammunition storage with these compartments later being removed for importation into the United States. Why do most people choose Glock over the other quality brands out there? Gen 4 Glocks had all sorts of issues coming out the gate due to an under-tested recoil spring assembly, leading to failures to feed and eject. Many of Amazon’s best-selling flight stick controllers are selling out after the release of Microsoft Flight Simulator. I'd usually only carry an OEM barrel, but I would trust a Bar-sto or KKM barrel for EDC if I can put 500 to 1k rounds through it without many stovepipes or failures. And the G23/22, especially the gen 4s are actually pretty smooth shooters when it comes to 40 caliber pistols. Just got a small shipment of new 9mm Glock pistols, the 43 super compact, while they last. If you’re looking to for a different model, check out our Glock 17 vs. Glock 19 comparison article. They have a brand that is sold around the globe. It seems this “needless” Glock has sold more than 100,000 guns in the first six months; not bad for a pistol the “experts” said no one really wants. A lot of distributors are wiped out but retailers have them. Glock released the Gen 4 in 2010. Remember most Glocks are still being imported from Austria. No doubt they sold out what they had, but there is no excuse these calibers are so limited. The word is that "allegedly" Ammo AZ has Glocks on their shelves at regular pre-pandemic prices of $529+tax. Out of all the striker fired handguns on the market, I think the VP9 is one of the best in terms of comfort and ergonomics. Here's a thread on how to pick them out. No one but Gaston knows the exact number, but there are millions in circulation. Let’s just agree to disagree. In addition to changes in the grips’ overall dimensions, Gen 4 Glocks now have a more aggressive texturing, which is a lot different from Gen 3 RTF (rough texture frame) grips that have uncomfortable needle-like checkering. Be the first to write a review! Since the first Glocks were originally designed for the 9mm which has a weaker recoil compared to the .40 S&W, the recoil guide rodand recoil spring rated for 9mm recoil are considerably weaker against the snappy recoil of the .40 S&W. Buy Your GLOCK Pistol Online or Visit an Authorized Dealer Today! Out of the box, Glocks come with four interchangeable backstraps from which people with bigger hands could choose to customize the overall width and feel of the grip. Item currently sold out. Glocks are made for responsible adults who can handle not putting their finger inside the trigger guard and ripping a round through their leg/ass. Short supply is a better description, but pretty close. I did a Goggle search about a month or so ago. Same reason why 1 upgrades cars every 2 or 3 years. Key point: Changes in frame and grip dimensions have resulted in several complaints about generation 4 Glocks. I’ve always had a dislike for plastic guns. They’re both Glocks. Glock 40 Gen 4, Semi-Automatic, 10mm, 6.02" Barrel, Modular Optics System, 15+1 Rounds Only 10 years later, by 1992, the Glock Gun 17 pistol had already sold well over 350,000 pieces with 250,000 sold out in the United States only! 1. Who wouldn’t want the latest and the greatest of anything. The. A slide and spring assembly could get a bit pricey, but there should be some out there. Are you in CA? They’re chambered for the same caliber too, and except for the latter version having a stamp on the slide that says Gen 4, they look and feel the same. They’re still out there. This is no longer my question after reading the success story of Gaston Glock. That was a long time and many Glocks ago, so there must be 10 million (plus or minus a couple of million) out there by now. This GLOCK 17 Gen4 CO2 blowback replica features the same enhanced grip texture that it’s firearm counterpart does. Catalog. Experience the Accuracy and Safety of GLOCK Pistols. How about you? Where can I buy a Glock?? And, even of you buy it, the forced serialization of ammunition will drive retail costs up by an estimated 500%. I own several Austrian made Glocks and just purchased my first USA made Glock 26 Gen 5. Author Topic: GLOCKS ARE SOLD OUT EVERYWHERE (Read 6837 times) 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. They're reliable and shoot straight. The Glocks that you can't find are very likely to appear on many lists of banned guns. According to Ayoob, they’re easy to maintain, and shooters can transfer their skills among various calibers. Before you buy, let’s examine the common reasons why people choose a Glock over other pistols. With the slightest changes in the overall dimensions of the frame and slide, a somewhat smaller trigger group has to be used. Quick View. I think it’s a subjective thing as I personally don’t care too much about Glock aesthetics. Each GLOCK pistol was designed and engineered to respond to our customers’ needs. No holds on a phone call, must come in to the shop to purchase! Glocks are popular. The G48 Black, Glock's new compact-size Slimline pistol - Chambered in 9mm the G48 features a compact Slimline frame and a black slide with an nDLC finish. Because the Gen 4’s grip is thinner, it logically follows that the frame and slide have to be thinned out a little as well. Re: GLOCKS ARE SOLD OUT EVERYWHERE « Reply #30 on: April 26, 2016, 10:41:14 PM » Quote from: wolfgang2000 on April 26, 2016, 04:21:18 PM. So Glock fan or not, read on to learn a little bit more about the polymer dynamo that changed the world of handguns. Let me tell you why I WILL carry my Glock to Congress. Ergonomics leave much to be desired, and TBH I can't seem to hold one properly. These recoil springs are much different from the old springs as they’re captive (meaning the user wouldn’t have to worry about losing the spring when they field strip the gun as it’s attached to the guide rod). If you wish to give as a gift, we can give you a gift certificate. CharliesHammer, Oct 1, 2020 #23. That was the model I wanted. jeff-10, Sep 14, 2019 #5. zaitcev Member. Why are Glocks popular? Comparing Gen 3 and Gen 4 slides, we noticed that there are slight differences especially in stress points where some of the slide’s walls are longer and thicker. Why are people buying guns? Rated 5.00 out of 5 $ 158.95 Read more; Beretta 92 FS 9mm $ 1,049.95 Read more; Magnum Research Desert Eagle .44 … Glock … Both are enticing offers — but even if I had money to spare, I’m not sure I’d want one over the other. No tactical shotguns to be found anywhere. Take the GSSF Coupon route and that will give you access to the Blue Label inventory. As long as the finish is corrosion-resistant, I’m all for it. Item currently sold out . OUT OF STOCK (13) GLOCK 17 GEN5 9MM Pistol 17R FSS F. OUT OF STOCK (2) Glock G21 G4 45 US 13R FS ... Glock is covered by a limited one-year operational warranty. As I’ve advised elsewhere: gunbroker and then getting it shipped to an FFL. Why are Glocks so popular? Street price… about 300.00. VIEW FULL WEBSITE. In addition to changes in the grips’ overall dimensions, Also on the grip, Gen 4 Glock pistols now sport a. Obtaining the greatest accuracy for target engagement was the decisive reason for the development of the GLOCK 34 with its extended barrel, longer slide dimensions and elongated distance between sights. The company, Gen 4 Glocks also come with grips that are relatively thinner compared to all previous generation pistols. Hormones aside, it depends on why you carry. HK did a great job making the VP9 melt into your hand so it feels natural. So, what does all this mean? The original GLOCK 17 pulled duty as a service pistol for the British army and countless police agencies throughout the world. Even their site wasn't selling parts for a while. ? It's honestly a great option. Read on to find out more. Yeah. Hold one, and you'll understand. He begrudgingly allowed them to be sold to civilians but set up a tiered pricing scheme to make non LE people pay a premium for the priveledge of owning a Glock. Out of the box, Glocks come with four interchangeable backstraps from which people with bigger hands could choose to customize the overall width and feel of the grip. They said they had just gotten 3 of them in the day before. Gaston Glock, GEN5 GLOCK 19X, Why GLOCK is the handgun of choice, GSSF, GLOCK Sport Shooting Foundation, Massad Ayoob, GLOCK TALK, g43, g43x, g19, g17 vs g19, g17 gen5, g17 gen4, glock long slide, g19 gen3, g26 gen3, glock models, glock 9mm, glock 45, glock … Another new feature that distinguishes Gen 4 pistols from previous-gen Glocks is its finish. 3,851,018 Customers Since 2003. Should be able to find a G23 or G22 for about $350 on Right now 9mm is all the rage and there are tons of 40 S&W 4th Gen Glock trade-ins out there. Overall it's really cool to be able to shoot 3 different calibers out of one gun with only swapping out a barrel, magazine (only for 9mm), and MAYBE a different RSA weight. Glock is still producing and may produce more with the raise in demand. I promise to always stand strong for our 2nd Amendment rights. While there are some firearm owners who steer clear of Glocks, most fall in love with the durability, ease of use and reliability of these pistols. U could always get a 23 and a conversion barrel ‍♀️. This highly-accurate pistol has found widespread use as a competitive pistol for IPSC and other shooting sports, but is also a mainstay in many SWAT teams. I would call all the dealers once every 2-3 days. No matter which GLOCK pistol you choose, it will deliver on our promise of safety, reliability, and simple operation, all at an affordable price. To fit the new beefier recoil guide rod, Gen 4 slides have to have a bigger cutout portion in front. 2. Not only is the magazine release bigger on Gen 4 Glocks, they’re also designed to be reversible out of the box. Some would argue it's a smart marketing strategy, or the all-black styling that makes Glocks so popular. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the practical reasons why that is so. As the grip and frame profile is now a little slimmer, Glock had to reshape the slide’s internal design. Gen 4 Glocks had all sorts of issues coming out the gate due to an under-tested recoil spring assembly, leading to failures to feed and eject. The company uses a newer salt-bath ferritic-nitrocarburizing finishing processwhich Glock aficionados refer to as Melonite. If you’re in the same situation I’m in and you’re torn between any previous generation Glocks and their Gen 4 counterparts, read on. That's how things are here in CA with the 17s and 19s, the only 2 9mms that are legal in Commiefornia. Why are Glocks so overpriced? Here’s why I switched my Glock 26 Gen 4 to the 5.. and maybe you should too. Appliance Shortage: Why It's So Hard To Buy A New Refrigerator These Days Some shoppers looking to buy new fridges, freezers or washers have been finding themselves out of … So I just got lucky. I went to pick it up the day I called. And 357SIG with only a barrel swap. But to what extent? Instead of $20 a box of ammo, you'll spend $100 a box! We like to think it's more based on performance and reliability. He said he would sell me a couple but they wouldn't be cheap He also had $300 Mosins to sell me and overpriced ammo. This means a Gen 3 recoil guide rod will not fit in a Gen 4 slide unless you use one of the.