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Old December 13, 2012, 01:54 PM   #1
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Glock 24... ?

I always hear about the 22/23, 26/27 and the 25/28 why they are not important in America, but I never hear anything about the Glock 24. Just like Glock 34? Anyone have experience with the Glock 24, how is the recoil with the longer barrel:?
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Old December 13, 2012, 02:07 PM   #2
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I... never hear anything about the Glock 24. Just like Glock 34?
The G24, like its 9mm cousin the G17L, is too large to fit within the IDPA "box" for legal competition. Glock shortened the slide and barrel to create the IDPA-legal G34 & G35. Since the G24 has less market potential than the shorter-barreled and otherwise similar G35, it was dropped from production.

(Unlike the G24, the G17L is reportedly built not only as a purpose-built "race gun" but also for a European military force that continues to buy them, so it is still produced sporadically. OTOH no large-contract buyer for a 6"+ .40S&W Glock has apparently surfaced.)
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Old December 13, 2012, 02:13 PM   #3
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I used one twice a week for five years. I glued a syringe plunger to the frame just behind the trigger as a trigger overtravel stop.

I found recoil with the stock 17 pound spring snappy, so I used a Wolff 24pound recoil spring.

I liked the trigger well enough, but disliked the grip angle. I bought mine new for $500 and sold it five years later for $500.
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Old December 13, 2012, 02:17 PM   #4
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There's not much difference in recoil between a 24 and a 35 or 22. The frames are the same and the slide cut out's keep the weight of the slides close.
I had an older gen 2 24 that wasn't very impressive. I much preferred the 17L.
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Old December 14, 2012, 09:47 PM   #5
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I like mine.

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