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Old 05-03-2012, 05:31 PM
Oaklane Oaklane is offline
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I picked this up Sunday at a local show, traded a Glock even up for it. It had the mag saftey removed when I got it and was absolutely filthy. I was able to get to the range today with it finally and while it was plenty accurate, it was giving me fits. I didn't do a complete tear down when I got it and paid for it today. The trigger wouldn't reset with out a little nudge forward on the trigger. When I got home I took it apart and couldn't believe the crud that was in there, cleaned it all up good and it works great as I can actually hear it resetting now, never paid attention earlier. Anyways it's a keeper regardless Had Hogue rubber grips on it which quickly came off for a set of Herretts I had laying around. Gonna shoot it more and then decide if I wanna do any up grades to it. It's nothing fancy but I think for a Glock I did ok
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:15 PM
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I think so too.
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:24 PM
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You should be arrested for grand theft.
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:58 PM
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You did well! Enjoy your new HP.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:20 PM
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Excellent deal, gun looks like new.
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Old 05-04-2012, 02:36 PM
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Looks like a keeper to me!
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Old 05-04-2012, 04:20 PM
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Oaklane,

Love your Hi Power. Nice grips too - lost of good figure and grain showing.

I am nominating you for the Firearms Hall Of Fame.

You are the first person ever to find a good use for a Glock...
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Old 05-04-2012, 04:55 PM
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Oaklane,
You are the first person ever to find a good use for a Glock...
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Old 05-04-2012, 05:45 PM
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Burgs!!! and these are actually one of the nicest sets of Herretts I've had!! I'm gonna get to the range again on Tues., but I think after pulling the trigger and cleaning all the crud out, I'll be good. I need to call Browning with the SN, I'm thinking it's early 90's
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Old 05-04-2012, 05:50 PM
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Nice score & trade, Sir! You did well.
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Old 05-04-2012, 06:35 PM
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I think you did very well, and I bet that you never regret that transaction. It would be a no brainer for me, but I am not a Glock person, but obviously am a BHP person....duh.
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Old 05-04-2012, 06:49 PM
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nn = '99

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Old 05-04-2012, 10:02 PM
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Oaklane,

Love your Hi Power. Nice grips too - lost of good figure and grain showing.

I am nominating you for the Firearms Hall Of Fame.

You are the first person ever to find a good use for a Glock...
Hahaha couldnt agree more with Burgs! Way to wheel and deal for a sweet gun!
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Old 05-05-2012, 05:30 PM
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I looked up the SN on their website, it was made in '93
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Old 05-05-2012, 07:27 PM
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I looked up the SN on their website, it was made in '93
Looked like NN on my phone...admittedly that was @ the Beach Boys Concert last night . Though, it still looks like NN on my computer now...it's actually NX?
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Old 05-05-2012, 10:03 PM
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Looks like NN to me also.
Damn computers!
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Old 05-05-2012, 10:54 PM
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You can pick up a nice used Glock anyday for under $500, my last G21 was $400 out the door.

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Old 05-06-2012, 01:42 AM
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I'm hittin' the red "REPORT POST" triangle.

Swed said the G word!
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Old 05-06-2012, 10:30 AM
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Yes its NX
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Old 05-06-2012, 04:11 PM
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An '89 forged-frame MKIII, sitting forlorn and forgotten among some Glocks and Springfield XDs. So sad. I had to do something, so I bought it.
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Old 05-06-2012, 05:00 PM
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Sweet!
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Old 05-07-2012, 05:45 PM
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OIF2, that MKIII seems to be parkerized, like the MKIIs. I guess it's a transitional model. My blued '89 "Vigilante" has all the traits of the MKIII (including a firing fin safety) but keeps the tiny sights of the old model.
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Old 05-07-2012, 06:56 PM
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You got it for only one Glock! Score!!!!!!!
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Old 05-07-2012, 08:32 PM
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...traded a Glock even up for it....
Well played indeed!!
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:02 AM
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Got it to the range again for 150rds this morning and it ran perfect. After taking the trigger out and cleaning all the crud out, I could feel the trigger resetting when shooting. This one is spooky accurate and I shoot it better than any Hi-Power I've ever had. I've never had one with the Mark III sights so that I'm sure is part of the reason, I can actually see them!! 30yrs of welding makes me not see those little sights so well I was gonna order a set of slim Navridex grips for it, but I shoot it so well, I may just leave it. I've been carrying it around the house in a CZ 75 IWB that I had Steven Kelley make me and it fits pretty close but I'm gonna end up getting one made for it. A few more range trips to make sure I've got the bugs worked out and I can see this becoming the one I grab the most for carry.
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