glock 17 gen3 or gen4???

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glock 17 gen3 or gen4???

Post by silent joe » Wed Nov 14, 2012 8:35 pm

Buying a glock 17 for a suppressor host,should i buy a gen3 or gen4,or does it matter.thanks in advance.

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Re: glock 17 gen3 or gen4???

Post by tsands974 » Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:38 am

I prefer Gen 3, they are solid- the earlier Gen 4 models had some reliability issues that turned me off. Here is my Gen 3 17 for reference, excuse the poor lighting and quality.

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Re: glock 17 gen3 or gen4???

Post by silencertalk » Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:44 am

I would get G4 - I overheard some Glock employee discussing that early reliability problem, and I think it was just a spring and they fixed it a long time ago, and have sold millions of guns since.

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Re: glock 17 gen3 or gen4???

Post by flashmc » Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:22 am

I prefer the Gen3 RTF2 G17 over any other G17. The grip texture means no grip tape necessary.

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