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#6309810 - 05/24/16 02:46 PM 80% Glock pistol lowers
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Has anybody seen these yet? I was at SHOT back in January and a little outfit called Polymer 80 had a little table-top booth set up in some obscure part of the exhibit hall. I was intrigued by them and quickly ordered a pair of these for delivery within a couple of weeks. Well they never came within those couple of weeks and I forgot about them until they arrived in the mail last week. I quickly got to work milling out and drilling the frame. Took my time on the final fit and finish and voila, I have a couple of cool looking Glocks. I did one up as a G34 and the other as a G17. I am heading to the range after work today if the weather holds and will report back with my results.


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#6309866 - 05/24/16 03:22 PM Re: 80% Glock pistol lowers [Re: FishCharmer]
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Never heard of them, but interested in your results. Pretty cool looking with the integrated magwell. I dig the grip and flat beavertail as well.

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#6310213 - 05/24/16 07:32 PM Re: 80% Glock pistol lowers [Re: FishCharmer]
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Just got home from the range. Fired 100 rounds between the two. Both ran fine with no failures. There's a sharp edge at the bottom of the trigger guard near the grip that is uncomfortable for me. It rubs on my middle finger up . I might have to round that off for my taste. Other that, they seem to operate just fine.

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#6310237 - 05/24/16 07:47 PM Re: 80% Glock pistol lowers [Re: FishCharmer]
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You have any contact information on how to get those? What is the $ savings from buying a complete pistol?
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#6310273 - 05/24/16 08:24 PM Re: 80% Glock pistol lowers [Re: FishCharmer]
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There's no savings. I checked ebay for complete Glock uppers and plain stock uppers are going for $500 alone LOL. It is cool to build these though and they look pretty cool. Having no serial number on the frame feels a little sketchy to me but I guess that's the point.

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#6310302 - 05/24/16 08:45 PM Re: 80% Glock pistol lowers [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
You have any contact information on how to get those? What is the $ savings from buying a complete pistol?

www.polymer80.com/Polymer80-80-Pistol-Frame-V1-Black_p_1788
$150 for the lower
$90 for LPK
$350 for complete upper
Costs about $100 more than a factory Glock
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#6310312 - 05/24/16 08:54 PM Re: 80% Glock pistol lowers [Re: TexFlip]
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Thank you both.

I'll have to pass, then. Last thing I have time for is standing at the mill with it costing me money.

The pistol looks very cool, though! up
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#6310369 - 05/24/16 09:38 PM Re: 80% Glock pistol lowers [Re: FishCharmer]
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Cool idea but kinda pointless if you can buy a factory Glock cheaper

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#6310951 - 05/25/16 11:47 AM Re: 80% Glock pistol lowers [Re: RCINTX]
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Originally Posted By: RCINTX
Never heard of them, but interested in your results. Pretty cool looking with the integrated magwell. I dig the grip and flat beavertail as well.


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