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Old 09-15-2011, 04:10 PM   #11
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I would always carry an extra mag. Many issues associated with semi auto handguns lie in the mag. Yes, Glocks are beyond reliable, but just in case.

I ordered a package from Glockmeister. It came with sights, steel guide rod, extended mag release, extended slide stop, a 3.5 pound trigger and a grip plug. Not a bad deal, and I installed everything myself in about 20 min.
Got a link if it's still available? Thanks!
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Old 09-15-2011, 05:30 PM   #12
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My advice is to the shoot it first because you might find you like it as is. Personally I pull the slide back to release it so slide catch isn't an issue. Don't find the mag release to be awkward at all. I'd consider the 3.5 trigger connector and steel guide rod if you don't trust polymers (then again you bought a glock). If it ain't broke...

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Old 09-15-2011, 07:13 PM   #13
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Sent you a PM. I also would shoot a bit before you start to switch stuff out. In the PM I gave you the link to the Tactical Kit for the G26, sorry. I also gave to the main page link, so sift through the site and find the one for the G19. I forgot what gun the post started with .

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Old 09-15-2011, 07:48 PM   #14
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I have had a glock for 10 years, i have found out tht it really doesnt matter wat internals u switch out on a glock its still gonna b the same glock.. I have a 31 tht ive switched out alot of things and About the only thing tht u can tell a difference with after u switch it out is a different trigger and thts only because u can adjust the slack in the the trigger pull.. But all in all a glock is just better left how it is cause its still gonna shoot the same

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Old 09-19-2011, 02:34 AM   #15
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Easiest things to slap on are a Guide Rod Laser...and some custom billet rear plates & floor plates
Glock Pistol Accessories
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Glock 19 is the best Glock model in my opinion. It's the perfect size.

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OK here's the deal, don't get the square mag release for reasons already mentioned it will also poke you on the side with an IWB holster. Good advise to shoot it for a while then you start to realize what you really need if anything at all. Upgrading sites might be one of the first things to consider, you want to be able to hit what you intend to shoot, so a light may be another consideration especially if it's your home defense weapon. I consider these the necessities then later get the niceties. Holsters are like a pair of shoes you'll end up with more than what you need but you can only use one at a time.
Congrats on your new gun, you made a great choice.

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Congrats on the Glock!

As others have said, shoot it first. Then, with all these suggestions in mind, if there's some way you think it could be improved, you'll know what to do.

A couple of thoughts on the trigger. Some police departments are required to use extra-heavy trigger connectors. Sometimes referred to as "New York triggers," the pull on these is around 8 lbs. I don't know which departments require it, so check it out on your own. If you have one of these, then you might like the stock trigger connector, which I believe is 5 – 5.5 lbs. Or you might, as someone suggested earlier, like the 3.5. Or, since they're inexpensive, you can collect 'em all!

If you do want to use it for self-defense/home defense, keep in mind that some courts might consider a lighter-than-stock trigger to be the kind of modification that would make a gun more dangerous and you more liable. Check laws in your area.

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