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Old 02-04-2013, 04:28   #21
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OK... OK... I'll snap some pics tomorrow and post.
Looking forward to it...
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Old 02-04-2013, 08:55   #22
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tagged and waiting on a pic of that bad boy !
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Old 02-04-2013, 08:56   #23
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I like the Gen 2 g17 so much that I got an extra one for my son and smothered it in grease to preserve it for him when he turns 18 . The Gen 2 G17 is the best Glock of all time in my opinion.
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Old 02-04-2013, 09:57   #24
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I'd love to have a gen 2 G17! Congrats and let er rip, I would say that is one fine shooting pistola!
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Old 02-06-2013, 16:08   #25
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Old 02-06-2013, 17:13   #26
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Very nice! Looks immaculate.
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Old 02-06-2013, 17:15   #27
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i got a 17 gen 2 today looks like new the recoil spring and guide are not captured is that stock for a gen 2
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Old 02-06-2013, 19:16   #28
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i got a 17 gen 2 today looks like new the recoil spring and guide are not captured is that stock for a gen 2
The earlier Gen 2's had separate guide rods and springs and then shortly afterwards , they had captured springs/rods.
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Old 02-06-2013, 21:48   #29
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i got a 17 gen 2 today looks like new the recoil spring and guide are not captured is that stock for a gen 2
Yeah it's okay. Early ones were uncaptured. You can shoot it like that or pop in a new captured one. I put a new spring in one of mine and set aside the original parts.
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Old 02-07-2013, 08:34   #30
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Congrats on a great pistol.
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:21   #31
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Nice pics! A 2nd Gen G17. I used to have one before I converted it to 3rd Gen. I bought it in 1989.
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:30   #32
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I'm a Gen2 Glock guy as well.

I was lucky to find a very early G19 gen2 (11/1989)
It also has the non captured RSA.

Your G17 is very clean. Nice find
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Old 02-07-2013, 14:50   #33
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Dang, she sure does look purty cherry. Now, go shoot the heck outta her!!!

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Old 02-07-2013, 19:11   #34
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Dang, she sure does look purty cherry. Now, go shoot the heck outta her!!!

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That's right - it doesn't even look broken in yet.
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Old 03-11-2013, 20:37   #35
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So I just picked up a 2nd gen, that also looks like new. What "upgrades" do you all recomend? somthing to be improved upon, or was there a safety issue witht he stock format?

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Old 03-11-2013, 20:58   #36
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does clock do the upgrades for free. how does one set up a upgrade with glock
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Old 03-11-2013, 21:13   #37
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There are way too many of these firearms out there for something as common as a 17 to ever be anything really collectable in most of if not all of our lifetimes. The difference you would ever get for an unshot example would be negligible campared to a well maintained example to all but the hardcore collector. Keep all the tools, the box, paperwork, etc...then...

Shoot it...enjoy it. These aren't safe queen by any means.

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Old 03-12-2013, 05:27   #38
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There are way too many of these firearms out there for something as common as a 17 to ever be anything really collectable in most of if not all of our lifetimes. The difference you would ever get for an unshot example would be negligible campared to a well maintained example to all but the hardcore collector. Keep all the tools, the box, paperwork, etc...then...

Shoot it...enjoy it. These aren't safe queen by any means.

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THIS, I do not see why you would not want to shoot it. I understand not carrying it to keep the finish in its original form but shooting it wont hurt it. Just clean it after shooting go on. Nice finds btw guys...
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Old 03-13-2013, 19:33   #39
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I have a Gen2 that I bought in 1992 or 1993. I shoot it. I've also put Warren Tactical sights and a dot connector in it. It's probably worth about what it was when I bought it--maybe a little more with all the panic buying.
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Old 03-13-2013, 20:07   #40
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Love my Gen 2 Glock 17. Bought it brand new in April 1993 (had to look at the paperwork!) It's a keeper
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