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Glocks Can Be Custom Pistols Too!

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Most of you that know me from around the Net, know I am a 1911 fanatic. So a few may be surprised I own a Glock. While Gaston's creation will never have the same place in my heart as anything from the mind of JMB, there is no denying they are viable self defense tools. I think anyone that is serious about self defense, should be familiar with the Glock manual of arms.

This pistol started out life as a stock 10mm G20. Dane Burns then performed one of his grip reductions. This took the butt down to G29 length. He also got rid of the silly trigger guard hook and reduced some of the thickness on the sides. The effect of all this grinding, is to make the biggest Glock frame feel more 1911 like. I have pretty big hands and I still find the G20/21 frames just a little too big. While this type of customizing absolutely voids the Glock warranty -- I don't really care. :grin:

I also had Dane install a set of the fabulous Heinie Straight Eight sights. The connector was changed to the 3.5# version and a NY 1 trigger spring was added. An extended slide stop is to be installed as well. The pistol takes G29 10 rounds mags or the 15 round G20 hi cap mags. I am going to have Dane grind on G21, but leave the butt full length. This will give me a swap top .45 that will work with on either frame and the 10mm will work with either frame as well.

Who said Glocks can't be custom pistols too? :cool:


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Hello. I, too, was not a big Glock fan and probably won't get any more of them than the G26 that I carry every day. I much prefer the grand ol' master's P35 and 1911, but then the G34 does look interesting.....

Hello, and thank you, sir. I'll darned sure look at it, but today (gun show in Dallas), I spent quite a bit. In fact, I spent too much!

Hello, and no problem whatsoever on the name thingy. I've sure been called worse.

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