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Glock 42 availability?
« on: January 21, 2014, 01:27:53 AM »

Hey everyone, just curious to know if anyone knows if the new 42 is out for sale yet? Just recently heard about this from a buddy and wanted to take a closer look at it. Anyone know of a dealer near Danbury with one in stock? And what prices it will go for? Thanks all!
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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2014, 03:09:09 AM »
There supposed to be in stores Thursday.


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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2014, 10:02:00 AM »
It was just released at SHOT, so don't go around annoying gun shop staff by asking if they have seen them yet.

My understanding is they should be available for order today, I've got a G41 in the cue, and the range has ordered at least (4) G42's that I know of.

I'm going to check today, and see if we can get an update on actual availability.

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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2014, 10:38:30 AM »
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I've got a G41 in the cue,

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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2014, 11:19:11 AM »
I may have to do the tour looking for a 41

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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2014, 04:04:19 PM »
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It was just released at SHOT, so don't go around annoying gun shop staff by asking if they have seen them yet.
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So, how exactly are we supposed to determine if a store has them?  My thinking is if I ask my LGS if they are getting them, they would know if they were getting them, right?  If they aren't, then I could ask to order one, right?  If an LGS can't take being asked about availability of a gun, do you really want to buy something from them?  I say, no!

Not trying to be argumentative, but it just seems bizarre that an LGS would be opposed to answering a question about availability, as this can lead to a sale.  Getting upset about answering that question could cost that store a customer.  It generally takes 5 new customers to replace 1 lost customer and in CT, those 5 new customers may be hard to get as social media brainwashes our youth into believing guns are bad and if you want a gun you are bad.  I would think it much easier to answer the question and support that potential customer as much as possible in hopes of making that potential customer into a repeat customer.

On that note, if someone see's a G42 let us all know where they are so we don't have to ask  :P

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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2014, 04:08:14 PM »
There's going to be large demand, I'd guess. If you're not a dealer or friends with one, you're going to be out of luck for a while.

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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2014, 04:20:54 PM »
I wouldn't assume that anyone knows when, and how many they will be getting.

The minutes the SKU hits the systems, many of the orders will be on back order by default (simple supply/demand)

Similar to the M&P Shield (9) when it came out, very elusive creature.... what ever was released to the distributors was quickly eaten up.

Calling around asking if someone has something, hardly makes you a customer.... walking into a store, asking if they have it, and dropping a deposit down, or paying in full for the next one that comes in.... that's what makes you a customer.

It was just released, and I'm sure it will be a hot seller.... so I'd get ready for a wait, and or visit your LGS who you've established a relationship with, and have them place one on order.  If you are an instant gratification type, then visit/call every shop and see what's available.

We've got several of the G42's on order, I'll post what if any are available once they arrive (assuming that the shop ratz don't grab them all).  I did this when we had a few 9mm Shield, they went in seconds.

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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2014, 04:30:21 PM »
Thanks again for tipping me off to the Shield back then! You guys getting any R51's? :)

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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2014, 05:02:31 PM »
Not sure Steve, I'll check.... nobody seemed aware of the SHOT releases, so I'm glad I mentioned the G41/42 to the owner.

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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2014, 05:30:48 PM »
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Not sure Steve, I'll check.... nobody seemed aware of the SHOT releases, so I'm glad I mentioned the G41/42 to the owner.

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I will be snagging a 41 when they get in stock. I have been waiting for a 45 long slide for a long time to sleep next to my other long slide Glocks in the safe.

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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2014, 05:35:32 PM »
lol at the glock fanboys


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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2014, 05:47:45 PM »
Ask the dealer, that's what they are there for, to answer customer questions.  Dont ask a dealer????  LOL
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Re: Glock 42 availability?
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I wouldn't assume that anyone knows when, and how many they will be getting.

The minutes the SKU hits the systems, many of the orders will be on back order by default (simple supply/demand)

Similar to the M&P Shield (9) when it came out, very elusive creature.... what ever was released to the distributors was quickly eaten up.

Calling around asking if someone has something, hardly makes you a customer.... walking into a store, asking if they have it, and dropping a deposit down, or paying in full for the next one that comes in.... that's what makes you a customer.

It was just released, and I'm sure it will be a hot seller.... so I'd get ready for a wait, and or visit your LGS who you've established a relationship with, and have them place one on order.  If you are an instant gratification type, then visit/call every shop and see what's available.

We've got several of the G42's on order, I'll post what if any are available once they arrive (assuming that the shop ratz don't grab them all).  I did this when we had a few 9mm Shield, they went in seconds.

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Agree 100%.  Don't call around, go in and be ready to put down funds ;D

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Re: Glock 42 availability?
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lol at the glock fanboys

2008 called, it wants its over sized .380 back.

^still on the fence about the 42 (but a .380 that shoots like/accurate/reliable will surely be a force in the battle of the .380 carry guns, fan boy or not) but a forty-one will be in my stable for sure..... not sure that I care what you think about "glock" fan boys.....



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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #15 on: January 21, 2014, 06:13:33 PM »
What is the Glock 42 going to do to the availability of .380 ammo?

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Re: Glock 42 availability?
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What is the Glock 42 going to do to the availability of .380 ammo?
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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2014, 07:01:24 PM »
either way how someone feels about 380....  I still don't want to get shot with it......  it will do its job fine if needed.....

however... I wont carry a 380, I carry a 50GI  ;D
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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2014, 07:39:25 PM »
I see a lot of .380's at the range, way more than I would have ever guessed.  I'm going to check it out either way, just like any Glock fanboy would!


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Re: Glock 42 availability?
« Reply #19 on: January 21, 2014, 07:57:08 PM »
Glock needs to chamber the 42 in .380 magnum! AKA the 9mm.  :laugh:

 

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