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Posted: 7/29/2012 1:51:06 PM EST
It doesn't seem to be because it was the 17th patent or because it holds 17 rounds.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:52:23 PM EST
Grenade was already taken.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:52:51 PM EST
Yup, 17 rounds
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:53:21 PM EST
Glock made (or makes) other things before firearms, models 1-16 maybe?

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:53:47 PM EST
because it was too awesome to be called the glock 1
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:54:20 PM EST
Originally Posted By mjohn3006:
because it was too awesome to be called the glock 1


This.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:54:25 PM EST
17th patent is my understanding.
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:54:37 PM EST
Because that's what Gaston Glock's net worth (in millions of dollars) was at the moment he developed the idea.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:54:49 PM EST
Originally Posted By PeculiarSatyr:
It doesn't seem to be because it was the 17th patent or because it holds 17 rounds.


It was Glock's 17th patent. It also happened to hold 17 rounds.
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:55:04 PM EST
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:55:29 PM EST
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Glock 7 was taken...it was the porcelain version. Very costly.

ETA too slow


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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:55:31 PM EST
Originally Posted By jhereg:
17th patent is my understanding.


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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:55:32 PM EST
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It was Gaston's 17th attempt at making a pistol, and at that point he said, "Fuck it! I'll just tell people it's perfection."
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:55:52 PM EST
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Grenade was already taken.



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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:55:55 PM EST
The 1 signifies it's the plastic version of the Glock 7

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:55:59 PM EST


.17 caliber.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:56:05 PM EST
Originally Posted By jhereg:
17th patent is my understanding.


This. Anyone who says it's because it holds 17 rounds is wrong.

Otherwise, why the hell would they call the Glock 21 the Glock 21, and not the Glock 14?
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:56:23 PM EST
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Yup, 17 rounds


Another reason why you check people's answers. It was the 17th patent ....not 17 rounds....

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:56:41 PM EST
17th patent of the company.

It would make my G34 more interesting, however.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:57:57 PM EST
Originally Posted By cedjunior:
Glock made (or makes) other things before firearms, models 1-16 maybe?


This.


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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:58:34 PM EST
I challenge someone to find Glocks 1-16th patents.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 1:59:16 PM EST
Because the Glock 7 cost more than you make in a month.
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 2:03:38 PM EST
the 17 criteria it had to meet for military use didn't have anything to do with it?

In 1980, the Austrian military announced that it would seek tenders for a new, modern duty pistol to replace their World War II-era Walther P38 handguns.[7] The Austrian Ministry of Defence formulated a list of 17 criteria for the new generation service pistol:
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5.All actions necessary to prepare the pistol for firing and any actions required after firing must be done single-handed, either right- or left-handed.
6.The pistol must be absolutely secure against accidental discharge from shock, stroke and drops from a height of 2 meters onto a steel plate.
7.Disassembly of the main parts for maintenance and reassembling must be possible without the use of any tools.
8.Maintenance and cleaning of the pistol must be accomplished without the use of tools.
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 2:03:55 PM EST
I hear Glock's 7th patent was actually a curtain rod.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 2:05:29 PM EST
Originally Posted By PeculiarSatyr:
I hear Glock's 7th patent was actually a curtain rod.


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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 2:05:58 PM EST
That's how many fingers were lost during the R&D phase.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 2:06:20 PM EST
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Gaston Glock is a huge fan of both Jethro Tull and Rick James. They both had songs titled "17" so it was only fitting.

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Originally Posted By PeculiarSatyr:
I challenge someone to find Glocks 1-16th patents.


This was # 3. It bankrupted him when it turned out to be defective. Luckily his black family found him living as a bum and took him back in. He went on to invent the Glock pistol.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 2:09:51 PM EST
Is there any method at all to their numbering system?
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 2:09:53 PM EST
why is my Glock 22 a .40 cal? the clip doesn't hold 22 bullets?
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 2:13:42 PM EST
Call Gaston and ask him.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 2:14:45 PM EST

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why is my Glock 22 a .40 cal? the clip doesn't hold 22 bullets?

Didn't know Glocks used clips.....
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 2:58:59 PM EST
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Grenade was already taken.



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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 3:02:07 PM EST
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Originally Posted By PeculiarSatyr:
It doesn't seem to be because it was the 17th patent or because it holds 17 rounds.


It was Glock's 17th patent. It also happened to hold 17 rounds.


This, it was his 17th try at making the gun. It's in the book.....
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 3:05:13 PM EST

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Is there any method at all to their numbering system?

They are numbered by order of introduction.

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Because the first 16 blew up?
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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 3:08:25 PM EST
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Originally Posted By vengarr:
Originally Posted By PeculiarSatyr:
It doesn't seem to be because it was the 17th patent or because it holds 17 rounds.


It was Glock's 17th patent. It also happened to hold 17 rounds.


This, it was his 17th try at making the gun. It's in the book.....


So the 7th try could have been porcelain?

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 3:08:55 PM EST

Originally Posted By armoredsaint:
why is my Glock 22 a .40 cal? the clip doesn't hold 22 bullets?

Glock fortay's actually have 22rd. clipz now.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 3:10:03 PM EST

Originally Posted By vengarr:
Originally Posted By PeculiarSatyr:
It doesn't seem to be because it was the 17th patent or because it holds 17 rounds.


It was Glock's 17th patent. It also happened to hold 17 rounds.

This, the earlier Glock models were the knife, the shovel, and a camping stove, among other things.

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I is actual the glock 11 in hexadecimal
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17th patent.

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So 17th try at making gun or 17th patent?

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 3:19:43 PM EST
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Grenade was already taken.


I was going to post this!

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 3:21:20 PM EST

Originally Posted By PeculiarSatyr:
So 17th try at making gun or 17th patent?

Patent.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 3:24:31 PM EST
Because Q is the 17th letter in the alphabet.

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Originally Posted By PeculiarSatyr:
So 17th try at making gun or 17th patent?


It was his 17th patent, so he called it the Glock 17. All subsequent models were numbered in the order they were introduced after that.







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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 3:36:37 PM EST
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Originally Posted By GLOCKREAPER:

Originally Posted By Bassgasm:
Is there any method at all to their numbering system?

They are numbered by order of introduction.

Nope.

Glock 22/23 were introduced before Glock 20/21.

Numbering is based on when they started design. Glock stopped design of 20/21 to bring 22/23 to market fast. Hindsight says it was a smart decision.

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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 4:33:42 PM EST
Originally Posted By jhereg:
17th patent is my understanding.


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Link Posted: 7/29/2012 4:39:14 PM EST
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glock_17

In 1980, the Austrian military announced that it would seek tenders for a new, modern duty pistol to replace their World War II-era Walther P38 handguns.[7] The Austrian Ministry of Defence formulated a list of 17 criteria for the new generation service pistol:

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It was Glocks 17th patent.
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