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    Glocks New Gun

    I saw the new glock the other day. I was at a trade show whereGlock was showing the new Glock RTF (I think that was the name).
    They have applied a stipling to the frame, and have changed the cocking serations on the slide to a cresent shaped design.
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    do we have pics of this new beast?

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    Haven't seen or heard anything about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ram Rod View Post
    Haven't seen or heard anything about it.
    Me either.

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    found this over on ar15.com

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    Yup that’s the one. The grip adheres well to the hand. I think the slide serration change was purely cosmetic, but it works as well.
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    I like it! Of course, except for the toenail serrations. I would buy it.

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    I admit to some curiosity about the supposedly shorter trigger reach. That's my main criticism of the Glock design.

    I don't give a flip about the new texture or the curvy serrations. Pointless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Barham View Post
    I admit to some curiosity about the supposedly shorter trigger reach. That's my main criticism of the Glock design.
    I didn't know that was supposed to be an improvement. As you can tell, I haven't heard much at all about this. That's my only complaint about a lot of guns, the longish trigger reach. It's a common issue of comfort for me. Of course, if you have bear paws like JeffWard, you'd be looking to extend the reach.

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    One of our guys who went to the same trade show said it had a shorter trigger reach. I hope so.
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    I can't wait to get my hands on one!

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    I spoke to one of the guys at Glock today on an unrelated issue.

    After talking business we talked about the RTF. The trigger reach is the same. They did however change the front sight. They have narrowed the blade and changed the depth of the set screw.

    Good change for us old guys.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BeefyBeefo View Post
    I didn't know that was supposed to be an improvement. As you can tell, I haven't heard much at all about this. That's my only complaint about a lot of guns, the longish trigger reach. It's a common issue of comfort for me. Of course, if you have bear paws like JeffWard, you'd be looking to extend the reach.

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    when does this come out and which models will these changes be on?

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    Hopefully they will make a spot on the new Glocks for an M203

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    Don't really care for the new serrations on the slide,,just my opinion,,
    G30 is next on my list

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    Quote Originally Posted by JONSCH View Post
    when does this come out and which models will these changes be on?
    Frst one will be the G22.
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    lol id like a longer trigger reach but then again id like a .357mag glock lol i have really big hands and looooonngggg fingers

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    That is a thing of beauty! I will keep my eyes open for it. Any further information on it such as cost?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Barham View Post
    I admit to some curiosity about the supposedly shorter trigger reach. That's my main criticism of the Glock design.

    I don't give a flip about the new texture or the curvy serrations. Pointless.
    I have a G23 that I love Mike but that is one of the reasons I don't EDC it. I have small hands and it is awkward for me on the draw. I have to consciously force change in grip to reach trigger properly. I have same problem with big wheelguns (L and N frames). Just another reason I draw with five in the wheel (J-Frames) They are the only serious SD guns that really fit my hand.

    I also carry a Ruger Bearcat on walks around home area (now you know how little my hands are!)

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