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Re: Polymer 80 build

Post by Combat Controller » Sun May 13, 2018 2:01 pm

Any update? How's it shooting?
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Re: Polymer 80 build

Post by Jered » Mon May 14, 2018 12:05 am

How long did that take you, because it looks pretty easy.
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Re: Polymer 80 build

Post by Rich Jordan » Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:41 pm

I picked up one of the full size Glock P80 second gen frame kits, and a lower parts kit. It'll be a while (the garage is a furnace in the summer so its likely a fall project) but I'm going to set it up to use with a Mech Tech CCU to build a 9mm carbine. I really don't have a use for a 9mm pistol unless at some point that turns out to be the 'right' CCW for me (and it won't be a Glock, I tried those) but I miss my old roommate's Marlin Camp 9. Such a nice range blaster, 9mm is relatively cheap, and Glock magazines are cheap and easy.

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Re: Polymer 80 build

Post by Rich Jordan » Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:15 pm

Midway USA is having a 50% off sale on some of the Polymer80 pistol frames; $75 instead of $150: Here

Also Glock slides and parts kits here and here though not as big a sale on those.

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Re: Polymer 80 build

Post by ShooterScott » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:41 pm

Rich Jordan wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:38 am
Thanks. I'm regretting all the more not buying one or two of the kits last year when a site was clearancing them.
100% this. I had a chance at an insane price and am really kicking myself for not buying the product.
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Re: Polymer 80 build

Post by slowpoke » Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:36 pm

ShooterScott wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:41 pm
Rich Jordan wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:38 am
Thanks. I'm regretting all the more not buying one or two of the kits last year when a site was clearancing them.
100% this. I had a chance at an insane price and am really kicking myself for not buying the product.
Those were the gen1 versions. Looks like the current gen2 is quit a bit better with a metal rear rail instead of cutting a rail out of the polymer. Incidentally, what polymer do they use for these? They say to NOT use acetone, so i’m guessing its not nylon, but they dont say what it is.
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