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Hello, PDX suburb n00b (wants advice on Glock 27 and 22 conversion kit vs reloading)

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I'm new to this site but not new to guns.

Have been shooting rental Glocks (27, 23, 19, 26), and am considering buying a Gen4 27 and a 22 conversion kit for practice (as opposed to reloading).

I want to make shooting a serious hobby and save money like I would by reloading (without the chance of KB due to my lack of experience).

Anyone have experience doing that with Glocks (or similar weapons)?

Thanks for any advice.
 
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Glocks dont like lead rounds in stock form, but you can get another barrel for about 100$ not sure about the price of a conversion kit but I have about 200$ into my reloading setup, i got lucky and found a cheap kit on craigslist, and i can load pretty cheap but 22s are still cheaper, but i do reload for many weapons so in my case it was the better approach to take
 
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Welcome, Thomas.

I guess since you've been renting and shooting the different models, there is a reason why you want a 27. But it seems as though if you're going to be buying specifically for a shooting hobby, a larger frame handgun would be more comfortable for long periods of shooting. Yeah, they make those grip extenders...

But good luck in your search! (I've been thinking about a 27 for CCW purposes.)
 

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