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Customized Glocks

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by RedneckRampage, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. RedneckRampage

    RedneckRampage Newberg Well-Known Member

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    First off, I'm a HUGE Glock fan. For the last few years I've carried a Glock 23, well pretty much always, for the last 5 years, besides when I thought I'd switch to a 1911, which ended quickly. Lately I've been "bored" with my Glock. It's a perfect "tool", plain, simple, cheap, works perfect...but I want more out of it. I'm thinking about doing some "bolt on" custom work, not to add function, cause it functions exactly how I want it to, but to give it a little more style.

    After looking on line, my idea so far is -

    Stainless pin kit
    Stainless take down lever
    Stainless slide stop lever
    Stainless mag release
    Stainless barrel

    Eventually I'd like to buy a stainless Lone Wolf slide. I want to get a 9mm conversion barrel, but it bothers the heck out of me, when the slide says "23" and ".40", and I'm shooting 9mm. The Lone Wolf slides are plain, so it won't bother me!

    What do you guys think?

    Let's see pictures of your Glocks that you've put your touch on!
     
  2. TapRackNGo

    TapRackNGo PNW Well-Known Member

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    Buy a threaded barrel and suppressor. It's the only way to make it less boring.
     
  3. Reno911

    Reno911 Hillsboro Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Stippling makes them a little more comfy and grippy. This frankenglock is what I used to compete with. I no longer compete, so it's mainly my go to range pistol. Main things added were the ghetto mag well, trigger bar, and larger mag release.

    Oh and I used to have a 23 and I still have the extended 9mm conversion barrel. PM me if interested.

    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1421080129.383180.jpg
     
  4. CJ1089

    CJ1089 Aloha, Oregon Marveling at the world.

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    Have several Glocks and shoot them often BUT....

    When you put lipstick on a pig, does it really matter what shade it is?
     
  5. SynapticSilence

    SynapticSilence Battle Ground, WA Well-Known Member

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    I've had Glocks but always move away from them. I've since discovered the Walthers. The PPQ and P99 have exceptional triggers and accuracy, fit your hand like a glove, and look great. I also have a PPS and it's also great. That said, if Glock's your thing, dress that puppy up and take it out to dinner.
     
  6. claybreakerjaker

    claybreakerjaker SW WA Member

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    I think Glocks are capable of being very good looking guns. They're well suited to a "classy tactical" treatment. Frame stippling , ie...Bowie tactical concepts, grip plugs, TI pin kit, new sights.....a lone wolf slide.........all good functional upgrades that have the ancillary benefit of looking BADBUBBLEGUM!!! I say pull the trigger. I Just ordered a gen 4 G35 FDE. It's getting a Ghost connector, lone wolf 6" barrel, some heinie's, and maybe a trijicon RMR
     
  7. FlexFit

    FlexFit Tanasbourne Member

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    Upgraded parts

    • Trijicon 3 Dot Night Sights – The white dots are nice and crisp during the day and transition to a nice green glow as the light gets dimmer.
    • Talon Rubber Stick On Grips – Rubber stick on grips improve the grip in wet conditions and are very comfortable. If you get the Pearce grip frame insert listed below put that in first and then put on the Talon grips.


    Glock19_Left.jpg

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    Moving target at 10 yds

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  8. BlindedByScience

    BlindedByScience Vancouver WA Well-Known Member

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    I have three Glocks, a 21, a 23, and a 26. All three of them have the same mods; Lone Wolf extended take down lever, Lone Wolf extended slide release, Meprolight Tritium sights (three green dots), and the factory 5 lb connector. That way, no matter which one I grab, they have roughly the same sight picture and the same trigger. That's pretty cool.

    My G21 has a KKM extended threaded barrel so I can run my Osprey on it. My G23 has a Lone Wolf conversion barrel; it's 9mm, also extended and threaded. With the right piston, it runs the Osprey just fine. It's also a lot of fun to shoot with the can; very, very little recoil and it's quiet, to be sure. The conversion barrel has been 100% reliable and very accurate; it's easy to recommend. I did opt for the version that doesn't have Wyle E Coyote on the top....the one I got is plain. The fact that is says "G23 - .40 Cal" on the slide doesn't seem to matter when its putting rounds on target.

    I've never even thought about the 'bling' factor with the Glocks. They strike me like a fine tool; the beauty is in the simplicity and reliability. I'm OK with that.
     
  9. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    It works just like you want?

    So what? Your gona fix it, till you break it? ;)
     
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  10. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    The only non-stock things on my EDC (Gen "3.5") G30 is Trijicon tritium 3-dot sights, Pierce mag extensions and grip plug.

    I seldom use the slide stop (for anything), the mag button works for me just fine, it's amazingly accurate, it's comforable in my hand, and it runs like a fine sewing machine. That ain't boring. ;)
     
  11. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    I have 2 g20s. One has a 'tactical' length LW slide and a 5.25" barrel. The other has the 6.6" LW barrel and the long slide.
    Still looks like a glock though
    Lol @claybreakerjaker saying you can make a glock good looking:D
    Don't get me wrong,glocks are fine tools and what I cc.
    But good looking?
    I got the slides to experiment to see if the LW barrels were more accurate than the glock bbls,not for looks.
    I really not sure I gained anything and you can be sure you will eat the cost if you decide to sell.
    Everyone thinks all used glock top out at $500 used,no matter what improvements.
     
  12. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    Is it true that if you play with your Glock too much, You'll go blind? :s0123:

    Wait? You need to be blind to buy a Glock?
     
  13. Reno911

    Reno911 Hillsboro Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Best Glock mod. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1421211547.473707.jpg residue!
     
  14. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    You need a Glock-strap.
     
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  15. Homebrewer

    Homebrewer Gresham New Member

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    Maybe you should try this.

     
  16. claybreakerjaker

    claybreakerjaker SW WA Member

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    there's just something s3xy about a well done up Glock. It's def not a les Baer or any other finely crafted work of functional art......but a sharp looking tool type of s3xy.
     
  17. IheartSig

    IheartSig Beaverton Diamond Supporter Diamond Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    Here's one of my 19's a little dressed up
     
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  18. claybreakerjaker

    claybreakerjaker SW WA Member

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    image.jpg I'm going this direction with my g35
     
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  19. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    One set of Hogue grips and a 3.5 lb disconnector.

    Beauty IS as beauty DOES, Forrest! ;)

    Not saying all or some these doo-dads don't work or help, but in my experience the more we mess with a well-balanced machine the less reliable it usually becomes.

    My G21 is a heartbreaking, widow-making 100% reliable killing machine, and it seems to fit that role as-is.
     
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  20. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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    Thats sexy.