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    Great info Boomer now as a reward we all insist you buy youself a bunch of ammo and go sling some lead as thanks to Gaston

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlweems View Post
    The actual prototype G17 was originally referred to as the P80, but as Vol said, it was officially named the Glock 17 due to being the 17th patent by the Glock company. Prior to making pistols, they made entrenching tools and plastic training grenades for the Austrian military. They also made shower curtains and other items.

    The P80/G17 was designed and produced in response to the Austrian military holding trials for a new pistol.
    Gaston Glock originally called it the G17 after its patent. The P80 designation was given to the pistol by the Austrian Military.
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    Great post Boomer,It has some very good info.
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    Great post! Was just about to ask what the gen differences were when I noticed this thread. Thanks!

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    Thanks again for the comments guys. I need to ad the pictures back to my photobucket account. I didnt realize that I had deleted them off the post when removed them to my account.
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    Just thought I'd let everyone know who might be interested that I got the pictures put back up. And again, thanks for enjoying my thread.
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    Thanks for getting them back up!
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    Thanks, Boomer... great reference!

    And a nice shot of the 3rd Gen Glock 17L... I recognize them right away since I got mine...
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    Alright, the pictures are now updated.
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    Excellant info, and history for a Glock newbie......like me!

    Thanks!
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