Gun Report

Glock G17 9mm

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GUN TESTS GRADE: A-
The Glock G17 ran without malfunction throughout our tests, and we think its performance did nothing to lower its standing among the latest DAO pistols.

Glock G17 9mm

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Recreational
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When a round was chambered, the extractor would protrude from the right side. We thought it was easier to feel the extractor than it was to see it bulge with the naked eye. Mechanical indicators be damned, treat all guns as if they are loaded.
The Glock pistol has been a success because of its reliability, and thanks to stable pricing, relatively low cost. Simplicity is another reason sales remain strong. For example, pulling back the slide and lowering the latches (shown directly above the thumb) freed the top end. Reinstalling was simply a matter of putting the slide back on to the frame.

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