GUN G34 or G17L?

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  1. spankaveli

    spankaveli OT Supporter

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    Why should I pick one over the other, besides the obvious (to me) slide/barrel length difference.

    I'm looking for a piece for home/range and I'm trying to decide between one of these or a tactical XD9. I will probably, however, end up getting the XD and a Glock so which of the Glocks should I go with? :o
     
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    Glock 34
     
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    Why?
     
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    Cause they're cool.
     
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    Glock 34 if you ever plan to shoot IPSC or IDPA or similar.

    Otherwise, I'd get a G17L. They're hard to find though.
     
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    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    What makes the 34 better then the 17L?
     
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    That's what I want to know. :o
     
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    Extended mag release and slide stop from the factory, fits in the IDPA box.
     
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    Regular ole Glock 17
     
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    I guess that answers my question. :o
     
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    Artyboy Necessity is the excuse for every infringement of

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    The Glock 17Ls come with the same shit the Glock 34 has. Extended slide release, extended mag release, adjustable sights, and 3.5# connector. Only difference is the slide/barrel length.

    Good luck finding a Glock 17L though. Only one on gunbroker and one on auctionarms that I found with a quick search. LA Reloaded Supply called his supplier when I asked him and they didn't have any 17Ls in. It's a limited run pistol and I kind of wish I bought it instead of a 34 when all the stores around here had one.

    http://www.remtek.com/arms/glock/model/9/17l/index.htm
     
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    get both and sell the one you don't like as much.
     
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    I don't have that kind of dispensable income. :hs:
     
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    Well damnit. :o
     
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    G34, the 17L is too damn long.
     
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    a la sgtar15 :hsugh:
     

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