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Old 05-19-2017, 12:03 AM   #1
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Looking for gun value should I part with this 42.....

Test shells were fired 5/22/16
It has Trijicon Trinium HD sights (orange),
Steel guide rod w/10% decrease from Galloway Precision,
Ghost Edge 3.5# connector,
Frame plug,
Both magazines contain MagGuts spring & follower( 7 + 1 )and Pearce pinky extensions.

It runs 100% without issues.
The negative IMO is the slide is Black Cerakote and I'm not a fan of Cerakote.


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Old 05-19-2017, 12:23 AM   #2
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New OEM retail is $380 + S&H. If you really wanted to sell it an individual may offer $250-$300?


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Old 05-19-2017, 09:28 AM   #3
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personally, I wouldn't sell that gun.
agreed on the $300 or so , value.

its a workhorse
simple to operate
reliable
very , very concealable

IMO, you can never have too many guns
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Your right. At the time I got it I way overpaid ($480.) yeah, thanks Bass Pro. And put another $300. In parts on it. Considering I have a G42 without issues I should be thankful. I been considering carrying the G19 but it's not as easy to conceal.





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personally, I wouldn't sell that gun.
agreed on the $300 or so , value.

its a workhorse
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IMO, you can never have too many guns
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with that being said, this weekend you need to go out and bond w your 42 , rekindle the spark in the relationship
let her know that you are sorry for considering dumping her by running a couple hundred rounds thru her!
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Old 05-19-2017, 08:06 PM   #6
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Lot of money to dump into a 42 that does not need better sights, or "different" trigger...since it is a SD pistol.
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Lot of money to dump into a 42 that does not need better sights, or "different" trigger...since it is a SD pistol.

Not trying to start a big debate, but all Glock's need better sights. Unless it's a special edition or comes with Glock's night sights. IMHO. I personally broke the plastic sights on 3 different Glock's.
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Agreed, I can't imagine anyone that honestly likes the factory sights. Two guns I recently worked on had the rear sight off to one side and actually overhanging the edge of the slide. I asked the owners "how do you shoot this".
As far as changing the connector- this had a huge improvement, much more so then the bigger guns. This came with a 6# trigger. A 6# trigger on a tiny light gun has you pull off target. Now at just under 4# the groups are 100x better.
I am not into bling on my firearms, I'm into what makes them function better and believe all the changes I make are improvements.
So I don't see why someone wouldn't want a self defense firearm to be more accurate and have sights that are more easy to pick up, more so in low light.
Sorry if this kicks off a debate.


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