First time buyer

Discussion in 'General Firearm Forum' started by grady, Jul 2, 2012.

  1. grady

    grady New Member

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    I am purchasing my first weapon and I chose the flock 23. I am trying to get different opinions before I purchase it
     
  2. jrlusmc

    jrlusmc Member

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    It's freaking awesome!
     

  3. grady

    grady New Member

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    What's a good price
     
  4. jrlusmc

    jrlusmc Member

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    Where ya from? New or used? I have a good handle on prices around me but it seems to vary a bit else where
     
  5. grady

    grady New Member

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    Philadelphia
     
  6. jrlusmc

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    Ok new or used? Gen 4?
     
  7. jrlusmc

    jrlusmc Member

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    If I can't help someone else here will I am sure, from Rhode Island here
     
  8. grady

    grady New Member

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    I'm looking for a new one
     
  9. jrlusmc

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    Around here new gen 4 is about 550, that maybe msrp but not positive, lightly used around here 450ish
     
  10. SeventiesWreckers

    SeventiesWreckers Load Bearing Wall

    You might look into a local range/gun store where you can rent one to shoot, & get a little friendly instruction at the same time. It really is the best way to experience options, & see what is out there, how it shoots, etc.
     
  11. jrlusmc

    jrlusmc Member

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    +1 to this also
     
  12. grady

    grady New Member

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    Ok thanks I'll keep searchimg
     
  13. savage07

    savage07 New Member

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    What caliber is available for the Glock 23?
     
  14. The Glock 23 is a compact .40 S&W. Each model number is a different size and caliber. Go to the Glock website to see the list of all the models and calibers.
     
  15. GAgal

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    Welcome to the Forum grady! I hope you enjoy yourself here.
     
  16. dwcfastrice

    dwcfastrice Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporting Member

    Welcome to the forum. I'm from the philly area myself. Most local gun stores have the glock 23 at around $600; some for more, some for less.

    If you want to try one out, head to French Creek outfitters in Phoenixville. Good customer service and they have several glock rentals to try before you buy.

    HTH
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  17. grady

    grady New Member

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    Thank u is it true u can get interchangeable barrels
     
  18. jrlusmc

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    For the 23 yes, a .357 sig or 9mm I do believe
     
  19. dwcfastrice

    dwcfastrice Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporting Member

    Yes it is. There are several companies that make conversion barrels for the G23.
    I have a Lone Wolf 9mm conversion barrel that allows me to shoot 9mm out of the same platform I carry for defense.
    You can drop in a factory .357 SIG barrel as well or grab one from LWD or KKM or Storm Lake.

    The advantage of the aftermarket barrels is the better chamber support and the ability to shoot "plain lead" bullets as opposed to the jacket rounds (FMJ) required by Glock. It has to do with the unique rifling inside the GLock barrel.



    Shoot me a PM (no pun intended) if you have any questions about recommended dealers in the Philly area.

    Also, did you check out the PA meet and Greet thread (aug 12)?
    https://www.glockforum.com/forum/f8/official-pa-meet-greet-5519/

    HTH
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