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Posted: 10/30/2004 5:38:58 PM EDT
I was thinking in buying a glock 21 for $500 used with 3 hi-cap mags. It's in good condition. I don't know much about them. I would like to know what to look for and if its a good deal?

Thanks
Link Posted: 10/30/2004 11:43:29 PM EDT
Not an especially good deal, but if its like new then get it.
Look for slide peening where the locking block hits it.
If its severe, its been shot a lot.
Rust, barrel bulge, cracks, the usual stuff.
Link Posted: 10/31/2004 3:53:10 AM EDT
Welcome to the boards!

What generation is it?
How many rounds have been through it?

Unless it's a Gen 3 with only 100 or so rounds through it I don't think $500 is a good deal.  It's an okay deal at best but I can pick up a NIB G21 for $499 at my local shop here in Virginia Beach.

Wait, I just saw you are from NY so maybe this is a pretty good deal...?  Esp with 3 "normal capacity" mags.  Find out a little more about the condition first.

BTW - I love the G21 even though it's a big handgun!
Link Posted: 10/31/2004 4:49:44 AM EDT
$500 is expensive.  I have seen some 3rd generation G21s with night sights going for $400-425 on the EE.
Link Posted: 10/31/2004 4:53:46 AM EDT
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