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Just like I thought....Glock 42

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by mpperales, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. mpperales

    mpperales Happy Valley, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Local ads popping up at $490 and up...

    Scrubs
     
  2. Oklahomie

    Oklahomie Marysville Active Member

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    Buyer's remorse? I hear its the size everyone wanted in the caliber no one needed.
     
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  3. Oklahomie

    Oklahomie Marysville Active Member

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    I think I got that backwards.
     
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  4. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    I think I'd buy one if it was like $100.
     
  5. Snowy Rivers

    Snowy Rivers oregon Active Member

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    MSRP is $467.33

    I will happily sell these at $437.00 including background check
    We have some on order.

    The 42 is basically the 28 that folks howled to get for years but was not legal for sale here due to import laws. Arrrrrgh
     
  6. NWGlockgal

    NWGlockgal Oregon Well-Known Member

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    A few people have found them locally for $399...I think at NWA who sold their allotment out pretty quickly. I don't think I am interested in one, but I will go take a look at one anyway.
     
  7. Snowy Rivers

    Snowy Rivers oregon Active Member

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    These should sell well.
     
  8. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    They are selling,,,to Glock fan-boys
    Glock should have chambered it for 30 Luger w/target sights and sold the 9mm barrel seperatly
    One carries a 380 due to the 'smaller lighter' POU not because it is 'as heavy as a 9mm (but weaker)'
     
  9. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    380 makes a good boot gun caliber but I would never again carry one as a primary. Glock is OK but for a street primary I'm moving back to an all steel single action in 10MM (EAA Witness Elite)

    I've been waiting for years for a gun like this that was reliable, powerful and had real magazine capacity
     
  10. Oklahomie

    Oklahomie Marysville Active Member

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    I hope they make a 9mm version I'd snatch that up quickly.
     
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  11. Snowy Rivers

    Snowy Rivers oregon Active Member

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    10 MIKE is a fine caliber, but the large frame guns are just a bunch to pack around.

    I am moving towards the 5.7x28 FN
    The recoil is nearly nonexistent, and the warp speed of the 40 grain slugs will dispatch most issues. Not to mention the 20 rnd capacity.

    And for anyone who doubts the five seven's ability to stop 2 legged rodents, sadly the Fort Hood shooter used one in his tirade.

    Any more, if it's not light, I aintagonna pack it.

    Snowy
     
  12. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    I'm a big strong guy who is self employed and can dress any way I want, but I totally get it that careers, lifestyles and strength can dictate the weapons.. but a small single stack 9mm that can handle +P is a huge move up in stopping power

    The 5.7 would not be my choice but it's a better choice in about 5 ways from a 380
     
  13. stmcelroy

    stmcelroy Madras, OR Well-Known Member

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    Not true. The 28 is exactly the same size as a Glock 26/27/33 with a slightly modified blow back recoil system.

    42 is a true single stack.
     
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  14. Snowy Rivers

    Snowy Rivers oregon Active Member

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    My reason is simple.

    After my stroke, my right hand was really Effed.
    I can shoot, but recovering from any heavy recoil in a hurry is not gonna happen.

    Straight left handed shooting is possible, and I can do it, but my old head is still programmed to run things right handed.

    I have had to relearn to shovel chow with the left and tend to other chores with that paw as well.

    Such is life for us old creatures.

    Snowy
     
  15. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    No one in their right mind wants to be shot with that caliber, snowy

    If they insist, use the injection button
     
  16. Snowy Rivers

    Snowy Rivers oregon Active Member

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    Ahhhh, I stand corrected
     
  17. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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    I got to fondle one of these this week. As expected, it felt just like any other Glock only smaller. The only other thing that I noticed was that it's kind of big for a 7 round .380 sub-compact. Give me a KelTek or a Ruger any day.
     
  18. LogicBomb

    LogicBomb Grants Pass Active Member

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    the only problem I see is........its a Glock
     
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  19. NWGlockgal

    NWGlockgal Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I stopped by Keiths & NWA today and while neither had them available (keiths had sold out their shipment) they did have one to look at. I kind of liked it. Might make a good back up gun
    and I personally am not into itty bitty guns. I like that it has some size to it.
    Keiths sells them for $419 and at NWA you can reserve one with a price of $399.
     
  20. PuddleMonkey

    PuddleMonkey Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    of course, there's never been a shortage of bubblegums.
     
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