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Old 03-21-2012, 20:00   #1
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So whats the consesus on this Glock carbine?

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MechTech Carbine Conversion Unit.

There wasnt much said about them on the very short threads already searched on this kit from a while back and I was wondering if there is any new current info?

My friend just bought a KelTec Sub 2000 but it felt rickity and the grip was splitting when you inserted the mag and the safety button works in the opposite direction than usual. I didnt like it.

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Old 03-21-2012, 20:15   #2
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It's not legal here in Washington, if I'm correct. Otherwise, I'd love to own the kit.
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Old 03-21-2012, 20:16   #3
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Looks like a blast,.........I think the basic "upper" is like <$400?
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Old 03-21-2012, 20:20   #4
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Old 03-21-2012, 21:20   #5
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Old 03-21-2012, 22:04   #6
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The grip looks like it really sucks, especially in the lower pic.
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Old 03-22-2012, 06:57   #7
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Hey BAC, they make it for 1911s.

OP, I had one in .40, bought it with a 2nd gen 22 frame installed. I shot it a few times then sold it. My version was a railed top and skeletonized stock. Accuracy was ok, granted I didn't shoot it a lot, but it was noisy, like an AR with a squeaky buufer spring.
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Old 03-22-2012, 09:33   #8
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My guess is that converting the pistol into a carbine will work at least as well as converting a Corvette into a pickup truck...General Firearms Forum
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Old 03-22-2012, 09:39   #9
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I agree with Bruce M; get the right tool for the job.
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Old 03-22-2012, 10:13   #10
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I registered my G20 and P14 with CA DOJ with a hope that a decent carbine upper would come along.
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I agree with Bruce M; get the right tool for the job.
What's wrong with this one?
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Old 03-22-2012, 18:17   #11
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I picked up the 1911 version over 15 years ago. It's a lot of fun, not too useful for anything in particular.
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Old 03-22-2012, 18:26   #12
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Didnt cowboys carry a 44 SA pistol and a 44 lever action to extend their range and consolidate the ammo they carried?

Didnt Navy SEAls use a pistol caliber carbine (HKMP5) for accurate shoulder fired CQB shooting?

My wife and kids could probably shoot a Glock carbine better than a 12 gauge shotgun for self defense?

I dont get the negative mindset for a Glock carbine?

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Old 03-22-2012, 18:53   #13
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Didnt cowboys carry a 44 SA pistol and a 44 lever action to extend their range and consolidate the ammo they carried?

Didnt Navy SEAls use a pistol caliber carbine (HKMP5) for accurate shoulder fired CQB shooting?

My wife and kids could probably shoot a Glock carbine better than a 12 gauge shotgun for self defense?

I dont get the negative mindset for a Glock carbine?
It may be a reliability issues, or an issue with saddling a Glock frame with something it was never made for. Just speculating, though...
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Didnt cowboys carry a 44 SA pistol and a 44 lever action to extend their range and consolidate the ammo they carried?

Didnt Navy SEAls use a pistol caliber carbine (HKMP5) for accurate shoulder fired CQB shooting?

My wife and kids could probably shoot a Glock carbine better than a 12 gauge shotgun for self defense?

I dont get the negative mindset for a Glock carbine?
Yes. http://www.justrightcarbines.com/JR_..._Products.html
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Pssst, pay attention, mine is a Just Right carbine, not a TD.
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