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Old 11-25-2011, 04:01 AM   #11
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Man I'm so excited for you that it's your first
Firearm. My first pistol was a 1911. BEAUTIFUL. And expensive pistol, I never ever thought I would buy a glock. I bought a glock... It's the best money well spent pistol for that price... SO AWESOME!
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I always wait a year or two for any new product glitches or manufacturing issues to be sorted out, cars, firearms, or computers. Unless you really, really want the different sized back straps, I would say stick with the proven and reliable Gen 3 Glocks.

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Amen 1911Jeeper.
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I dont have any hands on with a gen4, but looking at them i "myself" would stay with the gen3. I dont like the little changes that they made
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I have run countless thousands of win white box through my g4 17. 0 jams or mals. I have dumped about 600 into upgrades springs trigger barrel etc.. gen 4 is the way to go.

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I always wait a year or two for any new product glitches or manufacturing issues to be sorted out, cars, firearms, or computers. Unless you really, really want the different sized back straps, I would say stick with the proven and reliable Gen 3 Glocks.

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Gen 4 has been out a year. And you never wait a year to buy a computer model unless you want something that's out of date.

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I have run countless thousands of win white box through my g4 17. 0 jams or mals. I have dumped about 600 into upgrades springs trigger barrel etc.. gen 4 is the way to go.

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I agree, no issues whatsoever with my 23Gen4. I did get the free upgrade RSA but never had a problem with the original. Also the stock extractor/ejector kicks out the casings strongly and not back into my face. My only upgrade in six months is an extended slide lock.
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