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Very good start, can't give it to the Glock 19 yet.
Not without a proper quorum ! Lol
 

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had my 19 since '95.Love it, has been my main carry until I recently got a 43X which will replace it.The 43X is awesome.
 

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Glock 17 gen 5.
had my 19 since '95.Love it, has been my main carry until I recently got a 43X which will replace it.The 43X is awesome.
I'm Here in Florida now, they took our large capacity mags away from us in nys.

If I carry ten in nys it's a 45 or a 40.

IMO the advantage of the 9mm is the capacity.

But then again , it only takes one shot,

Congrats on the 43x, sounds like a winner
 

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I don't own a Glock yet but I'm going to buy one my next paycheck. I feel like my best bet is to just go with the proven and beloved gen3. Tons of aftermarket out there for it and it's cheaper. Does anyone think I'd be better off just going for the gen5 19?
 

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Glock 17 gen 5.

I'm Here in Florida now, they took our large capacity mags away from us in nys.

If I carry ten in nys it's a 45 or a 40.

IMO the advantage of the 9mm is the capacity.

But then again , it only takes one shot,

Congrats on the 43x, sounds like a winner
I can still carry the 15 in my 19,retired LE.I carried for years and still do from time to time my S&W Mod 60 with 5 shots so I'm not too concerned about the 10 shot 43x.I do carry a spare with the 43x, the single stack makes it more comfortable to do so.
 

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I don't own a Glock yet but I'm going to buy one my next paycheck. I feel like my best bet is to just go with the proven and beloved gen3. Tons of aftermarket out there for it and it's cheaper. Does anyone think I'd be better off just going for the gen5 19?
What are the differences between the two?
 

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What are the differences between the two?
Gen 5's have an ambidextrous slide lock, one pin locking block, coiled slide lock spring, no finger grooves, interchangeable back straps and a reversible magazine release. The slide is tapered at the front and it has a dual spring captured recoil spring assembly.

Gen 3's don't have an ambidextrous slide lock, they have a two pin locking block, flat slide lock spring and a finger grooved frame with no interchangeable back straps and no reversible magazine release. The slide is flat at the front and it has a single spring captured recoil spring assembly.

The frame texturing is different between the two along with some of the internal parts. I believe that the ejector housings are different too?

That's basically it. Did I miss anything?
 

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Gen 5's have an ambidextrous slide lock, one pin locking block, coiled slide lock spring, no finger grooves, interchangeable back straps and a reversible magazine release. The slide is tapered at the front and it has a dual spring captured recoil spring assembly.

Gen 3's don't have an ambidextrous slide lock, they have a two pin locking block, flat slide lock spring and a finger grooved frame with no interchangeable back straps and no reversible magazine release. The slide is flat at the front and it has a single spring captured recoil spring assembly.

The frame texturing is different between the two along with some of the internal parts. I believe that the ejector housings are different too?

That's basically it. Did I miss anything?
You mIssed plenty, lol, purposely to, you very biased
 

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You mIssed plenty, lol, purposely to, you very biased
The Gen 3's and 4's I'm most familiar with as I own both. I also have a Gen 2.5 G30, which has no light rail. Out of curiosity I looked into the differences between them and the Gen 5's. As far as I know the Gen 2 and 3 are the same except the Gen 3 has finger grooves, a thumb rest and they added a light rail. The Gen 4's are the same as the Gen 3's except for the grip texturing and interchangeable back straps.

Gen's 1 and 2 have no light rails or finger grooves and the grip texturing is different between them. Gen 2's also have checkering on the front and back straps. That's about all I know about the different generations of Glocks. And you say I'm biased? Maybe I am as I don't have Gens 1, 2 or 5.
Although I don't see myself buying a Gen 5. They're pretty much all the same.

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I don't own a Glock yet but I'm going to buy one my next paycheck. I feel like my best bet is to just go with the proven and beloved gen3. Tons of aftermarket out there for it and it's cheaper. Does anyone think I'd be better off just going for the gen5 19?
The way things are now I'd get whichever one was available. Guns are selling just about as fast as they get them in. Davidson's which is a major distributer here in Arizona has 28 pages of Glocks on their web site, each and every one of them is out of stock. It's been that way for months.
https://www.galleryofguns.com/genie/PowerSearchTabView/SearchResultsFirearms.aspx?&mfg=Glock&mdl=All&cat=All&type=Pistol: Semi-Auto&cal=All&rebate=No&com=No&zipcode=86305
 

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My g27 is up north,, I can't remember what generation it is , lol.
Only joking about the bias.
Only preference I have, it's probably meaningless,,,it has to have Austria, instead of USA stamped on the slide
 

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My buddy told me law enforcement or any agency similar, are buying up all the ammo they can requisition for. It's Not to create a shortage purposely.

Then again I really don't know the informations source of reliability.
 

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My buddy told me law enforcement or any agency similar, are buying up all the ammo they can requisition for. It's Not to create a shortage purposely.

Then again I really don't know the informations source of reliability.
That's probably part of it. But I just don't think that the manufacturers can keep up with the demand. I think that people are buying up all that they can in anticipation of the shit hitting the fan. Especially now since the Democrats have full control of the government at least for the time being. I believe that a lot of people are now waking up and are scared shitless about the future of our country and wondering when the government will come for them.

I believe that it was Thomas Jefferson that said: "When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government." Sure there's always gonna' be political disagreements but I've never seen anything like this in my lifetime. Even during the Vietnam War.

We are now engaged in a cold civil war which can only get worse if the Democrats achieve their goals of alienating and demonizing those of us that are opposed to their sordid ideology. There are now discussions about how they can "deprogram" us. What's next sentencing us to indoctrination centers? The first step is silencing our opinions with the help of big tech companies by censoring us. They already have control of the media. This is exactly how the Nazi's started out.

The f'n Democrats are even alienating the military and police against them which can only work to our benefit. After they sent the national guard to protect Biden's sorry ass they were concerned that some of the guard members would try and kill him. You have understand that we are not dealing with rational people. They accuse us of being fascists while employing fascist tactics.

Blacks who for the most part support Democrats are even waking up to the importance of the 2nd Amendment. There is no way in hell that any of them should have had their guns confiscated at a pro gun rally in Virginia. Every law abiding American regardless of race, gender, color or creed shares the same Constitutional Rights. We have to form alliances with them if we are to retain our Constitutional Republic.

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Only preference I have, it's probably meaningless,,,it has to have Austria, instead of USA stamped on the slide
I'm pretty sure that the newest gen 5s are as good as any, regardless of the Austria stamp.
I do appreciate those obsolete totally out of style gen three models, mine have the "Austria" roll mark.
 
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