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How Rare is a GLOCK 17 Made in the USA? Please help

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by Bigd6943, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. Bigd6943

    Bigd6943 In the all year rain state Active Member

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    So exactly what the title says.

    How rare is a Glock 17 me in the USA NOT in Australia like they have been forever?
    I picked one up the other day from a member brand-new in the box never fired. After looking at it closer when I got home I still did not catch it until the next day and was like wow what is this I thought I had just gotten ripped off. I have done a little research and it seems like not many have been sold in the US except to employees. I'm not sure how old the articles are I am reading so any help would be much obliged.

    Thanks all NWFA 4 Life
     
  2. Stick

    Stick Eugene Member

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    I believe you mean Austria.
    And I have no idea on the other
     
  3. bruzer

    bruzer Grants Pass, OR Well-Known Member

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    I see a post started back in August 2012 about USA made Glocks on the Glock Talk website. Does not look like they are rare. But it will take the Glock USA plant a few years to catch up to the Austria made Glocks.
    Good luck and stay safe,
    Mike
     
  4. Allfat

    Allfat Marion County Active Member

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    "G'day mate, throw another shrimp on the barbie"
     
  5. iamme

    iamme Lane County Well-Known Member

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    US plant has been open for some time now, there's nothing rare about them
     
  6. Bigd6943

    Bigd6943 In the all year rain state Active Member

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    Yes it has but From what I have read most all of the US made Glocks get shipped overseas and not sold in America.
     
  7. Bigd6943

    Bigd6943 In the all year rain state Active Member

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    America Merica
     
  8. iamme

    iamme Lane County Well-Known Member

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    Unless it's changed, all the slides get shipped back for finishing, then come back and get assembled and sold. I've seen plenty of US guns. When they first came out all the issue was "omg they're not Austrian and suck", then since people have tried alot to pass off as rare.
     
  9. Bigd6943

    Bigd6943 In the all year rain state Active Member

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    Nice thanks for that. That is what I was looking for :thumbup: So I have a RARE Austria / US Glock 17 YESSSSSSS. lol Thank