Is a Glock 35 worth it?

Discussion in 'Glock Forum' started by VCMike, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. VCMike

    VCMike New Member

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    I have been thinking about adding a full size Glock to the safe and just wondering is a 35 worth the extra or should just stay with the 22? I am going to use it for target shooting mostly. I have held and dry fired but never shot one and have not found a range that has them for rent in our area. Thanks for your opinions.
     
  2. jfirecops

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    You know this has nothing to do with worth and everything to do with want. :D

    If for target shooting or maybe a comp, then yea. They have adjustable sights and most, but not all, come with a 3.5 trigger instead of the 5 from the factory 5.5. It also will have the ported slide in case you want to ported barrel, some can be found with the "c" barrel already installed.

    So worth really comes down to how much you want it. Just from my own experiences, whenever I wanted one gun but bought another because it was more practical or a little cheaper, I ended up with both. I had a G34, and it was fun to shoot, I just didn't shoot it much so I traded it for my G26.
     

  3. DVCguns

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    I don't think so. The G17/G22 can do everything the G34/G35 can just as well and conceal better.
     
  4. 40caljim

    40caljim Active Member Supporter

    If its for target shooting, heck yeah its worth it. I've had my G35 for 8 years and its still a blast to shoot. The reduced trigger pull and adjustable sights are just icing on the cake. The G35 is a shooter and will cut ragged holes in the paper all day long. I have since turned mine into a USPSA open gun with red dot optics and competition trigger, and too many other parts to mention. But I can return her to stock configuration in less than 30 minutes. If you are going to use it for CC than the 22 might serve you better. But thats why I have two Glocks, the 35 for play and the 23C for
    serious carry work.
     
  5. VCMike

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    That is the problem, It is all about want!!!:confused: I was trying to get enough people to talk me out of the additional cost of the 35. I agree if I buy the 22 I will end up with both (which isn't all bad). I already have a 23 and 27, I just think I need a full size one. There has to be a reason to go to work everyday!!!
     
  6. jfirecops

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    You are in the wrong place to get talked out of buying a gun. :D

    Just a hint, my three-year-old has bought me a gun for Christmas every year since conception, and before that the dog bought me one. You might want to look at becoming a multi-year GSSF member if your not already a member, you can get one new Glock each year at a discount price. A G35 is only $507 through a GSSF dealer and it comes with three mags
     
  7. Levelcross

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    The only way it is not worth it is if you have to swim with it and all of your ammo. Never too many guns
     
  8. VCMike

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    Our Kids have grown up but the dogs and Santa still give us gifts every year. I am pretty sure a new 35 (unless I can figure out a way to talk myself out of it) will be in safe before long. I am a multi year GSSF member but have not found a dealer in the San Diego area.
     
  9. jfirecops

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    Have you called GSSF to get help finding one? They are great about that and not as busy this time of year.

    You have a dog, and Santa, and if all else fails, buy it and hand it to the wife and say, "Look what you bought me for Christmas. I Love U! U are the best wife ever!!" I have used all of the above and lived.:D Get what you want or you'll never be happy. You know you want it. If you can't find a dealer in your area, Ed's Public safety, http://www.edspublicsafety.com/gssf.html, will sell to people in some states and then ship it to your FFL. If not them, there are others that will. Where there is a will, there is a way. You know you want it.
     
  10. VCMike

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    The best Christmas line is "It will be the worst Christmas ever if Santa doesn't bring a Glock 35 or whatever it is this year" It won't work this year as it is too late. Last year it was an M&P 15-22!!! I convinced Santa we would be losing money with how cheap the ammo would be compared to .223 or .308!!!;)
     
  11. jfirecops

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    I pulled that one a couple of years ago.
     
  12. jlw

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    While I can shoot the 34 fairly well for pure accuracy, I run the 17 better for speed. In fact, I may end up selling or trading off my G34 at some point due to this although I have no immediate plans to do so. It is expendable if something else comes along.
     
  13. shuban

    shuban New Member

    There should be no problem.
     
  14. KeenansGarage

    KeenansGarage Hiding in plain sight....

    Since you already have the subcompact and compact, get the 35. It shoots great, and like mentioned above, has the lighter trigger and larger mag release, etc. If I had a go-to gun that was not CC, then I would pick up my 34!
     
  15. Birddogyz

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    If you are going to be target or comp shooting then get it. I have the 34 and love it. the extra barrel length will improve shot groups. If you plan on shooting in any GSSF matches, why handicap your self. The main reason to get it is because you go not have it. I use the G22 for CCW, my G20 I carry while hunting as a back up.