glock 30s review

Will a Glock 30 Gen 4 with a 23 lbs. You might consider the G30S for its .45 chambering, as many folks prefer to have fewer large-caliber rounds rather than more smaller-caliber rounds on their hip. when not at the range. Carried one for years. Your text looks like the days of acoustically coupled 300 baud modems and someone playing disco music in the background. I have tried but cant make myself like the Gen3’s of any size, the texture always feels slippery in my hands and the grip is a hair too wide. At about 8 ft. my first round was a bullseye…practical accuracy is definitely more than adequate. The result is not so short as, say, a G26, but the fact that this is a .45 may mean that some folks will desire the full grip provided by the 10-round magazines to help with managing the recoil impulse. It’s a double-stack .45 so it has a meaty grip that fills the hand. by Andy Rutledge | Jul 30, 2018 | Blog | 22 comments. While I was tempted to get the Vickers G19 it would be impractical for me as I have many pre ban standard cap mags for my CZs. The primary features are the slimmer slide width (1” as opposed to 1.12”) and lower slide-assembly weight (it’s a full 3.5 ounces lighter than the G30 slide assembly) and with the SF frame, the 30S has a slightly shorter trigger reach and overall grip radius as compared to the plain G30. I expect that some will find the G30S grip to be more comfortable than that of other Glock models, owing to the additional girth. My EDC is an older G30 that is bone stock and it is a bit bulky but a fantastic gun. I’m looking forward to carrying the G30s…..Happy shooting. No problems ever (I’m probably past 500-1000 rounds now). And that’s not a glib platitude, but a fact based on prolonged experience. The recoil spring is of the captured dual-spring variety. Really, If I could have only one handgun I can’t beat the versatility of this piece. Compared to their less-capacious brethren, the 13-round magazines significantly increase the profile of the pistol; however, they are only slightly harder to conceal as backup magazines. After those, I stood up and took my shots in a variety of ways from 10-12 yards: slow single shots, rapid strings of 4 or 5 shots, double-taps after bringing the gun up from a low ready, and even a few from the bench again. good gun. My complaint about the G30s is one that affects some users, that being that the angle of the grip pushes my trigger finger down into the trigger guard and attempts to wear a hole in my finger, and it is uncomfortable to shoot. What company makes the grip sleeve that you are using on the G21 mag? I owned an original G30 before the 30S was released and in 2014 I sold my G30 in order to get the G30S model. Sights: Plastic, Dot in a U Most comfortable IWB I’ve owned. First two times I shot it I’d get a blood blister from the dippy mag joined with the short grip. [Certainly “not” Glock!…]. I swapped the OEM for trijicon and they are great. “Your”! http://us.glock.com/products/compare?g1=g29&g2=g30s, I’ve never held the two to compare, because although I’m allowed to buy a G29, the G30S is not safe enough for us mere mortals in Kalifornia. Thanks for the great review! Heh. Your email address will not be published. I will hold it for you and keep it safe in my safe. Quickly followed a friends advice and installed a trigger upgrade. I’ll admit I’m not a Glock fan but if there was ever one I’d consider, it’s this. I really wanted the 45 since my employer gives me unlimited 45, but had to settle with what was comfortable and I know I am very accurate with the 40. I had a HK USP .45 for CC if I thought I might be someplace where I was more likely to need the extra firepower, just in case. And I NEVER had a failure with the 1st gen. 9 or 40. Bought a G30 waaaaaaay back after seeing the write-up It’s very functional for fighting/self defense but anyone who competes with one will want to improve it. She shoots the 30S better as well. The first and last reason to consider a Glock pistol of any variety is the simplicity and reliability. These reviews have helped. The G30 Gen4 is the standard .45 ACP, also 10 rounds, and the G33 the hot little .357 SIG gun. Appendix carry with an IWB holster; I could wear a T-shirt and shorts and no one would know I was armed. (This is a reader gun review contest entry, click here for more details — enter by December 19th!). I have shot thousands of rounds without any issues. I have large hands and it feels good in my hands- although I prefer the 10 rounds mags versus 9 for extra purchase. It is well-suited to rimfire practice for those who own Glock centerfire handguns and equally well-suited to beginning shooters or those who enjoy informal target shooting and small-game hunting. Carry without a holster that covers the trigger is not recommended by anyone. It has a trigger safety, a striker block, and a drop safety. Your email address will not be published. They all shoot well but I like the 30s best of all…smaller than the 21 for carry and nearly as accurate, especially with the pearce grip extension and a modified G21 backstrap added to fit my oversize hand. It shoots softly, experienced NO mag pinch ruining 10’s or 13’s. Thank You.Which gun have You used the first time? With 10 rounds in the magazine, you have tons of firepower at the ready. Great carry gun. Glock 30S Review. It’s hand made of kydex and sturdy. Thanks. Good review. The G36 width slide on the Gen4 G30 would be nirvana, but as it is the standard slide is just too wide, it works ok on the G21’s I have handled but feels weird for a smaller gun. The Glock 30S is a slightly downsized version of the G30. Its compact design and simple operation allow smooth drawing in a 45 Auto caliber pistol that fits the hands of almost any user. Even with the medium backstrap on my Gen4 Glock 22 (supposedly same circumfrance as the Gen3 grip) I still feel a lot more confident with the texture. The price may be a bit high for this pistol. View Tag Cloud. Awesome sights! I also had a G30 before going to the G30s, and for the same reasons. Now the trigger is just like my 1911. I use the 10 rounders and the oversize It's a little on the heavy side for my taste in a small gun. I own both 30s and a 30 Gen3 with the tenifer finish. 1/14/2013. Its my winter, heavy coat pocket EDC. I carry my G43 during the warm months because it’s an excellent edc when you wear shorts and t shirts. Since I am medium framed and over 6ft. I’ve never found another model that comes close to the comfort and concealability. . Except for the fact that it’s chambered in .45 ACP, the Glock 30S is perhaps my all-time favorite pistol. I have been carrying a Glock 30S for the last two years after retiring from 30 years in LE via southern California. I tried the s&w mp shield 45. Recoil is more than the others- but not bad- the darn thing just works. In its latest incarnation, the Glock 30S is slightly smaller and lighter than the original Glock 30. Nice review, Nathanael! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. However, this new thin-slide Glock 30S tipped the same scale at only 20 ounces. Why Glock, a different grip/mag from all you other guns? ©COPYRIGHT 2020, THETRUTHABOUTGUNS.COM ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. For this review I took it to the range with a box of Herter’s 230 grain brass-cased ammo, slapped an 8-inch target on a cardboard box, and took my first three shots from a bench at about 10 yards. However, when compared side-by-side with other versions of the GLOCK 30 (which I was able to do when buying) the difference is significant. I got wise an wore a Band-Aid on my pinky until I just gave up and gave it to my brother. It only goes off if the trigger is pulled. As with comfort concerns, one can contour the frame to allow for better purchase of the support-hand thumb to assist with recoil management. Barrel Length: 3.77″ It's a great shooter, but can be a handful after a couple of hundred rounds. I realize that this is an older post that you made, but if you are still looking at this thread I would ask you to give the 30S another try. This was not great shooting, but hopefully it will be good enough if it ever matters, and it is consistent with my skill level. Granted, my wrist is held together with parts harvested from other areas of my wrist, but it was just wasn’t pleasant for me to shoot. Great gun. They received the ban saw treatment. Sleeker and lighter is the way to go in a gun that will be tucked inside your waistband or hanging off your belt all day. With these magazines you have the capacity of a full-size GLOCK .45 available for your 30S. At the time I ordered mine the g30s wasn’t on their website as an option. I am an old Marine and grew up on 1911A1’s. Recoil The typical, extended-looking magazines are 10-rounders, allowing for 11 in your gun. GLOCK 30S The GLOCK 30S pistol successfully combines a short frame (SF) with reduced grip size and a slimmer slide (S), with the powerful 45 Auto round. My father also uses one for his 23. I do find it a bit thick for summer carry- until I lose some weight. Had a 30s, eventually sold it and bought a 30SF. Comfortable to carry and packing 10+1 rounds of .45 ACP, the Glock 30S is the latest member of the Glock line-up. Have one, and a SIG P250 compact in 9mm and .45. There’s slack, then a little take up (as the trigger cocks the last little bit of the striker) then a fairly clean break and some smooshy overtravel. That’s a 1/4 pound of weight reduction. Required fields are marked *. I’m confident with it out to 50 yards. What many people wonder is whether the small frame, the lighter weight, and the huge.45 ACP bullet come together to make such a beast of a pistol that most shooters will cringe at … I will probably never carry the gun as a CCW. Furthermore, the 13-round magazines made for the full size .45 GLOCK models will fit in the G30 models, and aftermarket grip sleeves can be used to provide a full, comfortable grip (13-round magazines not available in states where the Constitution is seen as expendable). The concealed carry craze has swept the U.S. and everybody wants a piece of the action. Also, with a light/laser combo and a 13-round magazine the 30S becomes a very potent home defense pistol. I hit the net and did some DIY research, and found several successful undercut techniques that will not affect the integrity of the G30S. When I was at the LGS counter I had the G30S, G30 G4, and a Larry Vickers G19 G3 in front of me. Works for my 60+ year old eyes. I could never get it to run. It is possible to have an unintended discharge but this is no different than any other glock made. That said, the G30S is in no way harsh or uncontrollable. To* your….. comment, . I will carry either my 30s or G19 in the winter. Being a South-Paw..been hard to find a shoulder holster for my 30S..looking for leather rig but not at expensive price..they have for the 30 but the 30 and 30S is two different sized slides and I don’t want a loose gun in a holster it’s not made for..any lefties out their to chime in on a dependable but not cheaply shoulder rig..thing is I wanted a .45 acp Glock but in a sub compact size and at the time I thought I’d have a nice selection of goodies..not.Can’t carry in leggings because just feels uncomfortable. And it never will be, under our current repressive regime. There are a few things to keep in mind when purchasing a holster for your Glock 30.. Concealment. The trigger pull itself is fairly unique, it doesn’t feel anything like a DA or SA, and is the same for every shot. I carry all day, everyday even at home and hardly realize it’s on my hip at 3:30 position. It is a word which is synonymous with accuracy, simplicity, and dependability. Out of the box (which is GLOCK’s usual foam-lined, hard-plastic offering) the 30S comes with two 10-round magazines that extend past the bottom of the grip and have a built-in grip extension. Neither could anyone else. While I could have just saved money and bought the G30S, I like the features of the Gen 4 such as the wide mag release, improved grip texture, shorter LOP just like the G30SF, and modular back straps. I shoot it pretty well for a novice. Is recoil painful and how Much Is it compared to the Beretta 92?Is the slide easy to rack and Is the grip confortable.Thanx to all. Snagging the trigger going in our touching the trigger taking it out requires 5 to 5-1/2 pounds of force to break over and fire. What about those of us who live behind a “gun rights iron curtain” or the East Berlin of the U.S. in states like NY? Full disclosure: most of the pistols I review are new to me and my review is about first impressions. The circumference of the receiver, or the back strap, offers increased comfort and control. There is a thriving market for GLOCK aftermarket pistol accessories and modifications. Good luck, and I hope you have another try. Your random Capitalization and enthusiasm Makes this really Hard to Read, man. OVERALL * * * * 1/2 I’ve had my G30S for the better part of a year now and have carried it frequently. STIFF springs included. Tried the 23gen4 with the small grip, that was gone. A couple of days ago, I was at Eagle Sport looking for a 45 acp to add to my arsenal. The 30SF (Short Frame) only differs in that the front-to-rear grip profile is diminished. Review of the Best Glock 30 Holsters. of reciprocating mass in contrast to the standard g30 slide. 1. I love this gun. The 30S slide has the bull-nose contouring at the muzzle port, but otherwise is like any other model. I think with the slide release he was just referring to the trapezoidal ones such as Sure Touch and Aro-Tech. My test sample never went back—I sent a check to Glock and bought the darn thing. The 30S also has an accessory rail, so you can stick a light and/or a laser on if you like, though it might stick out past the muzzle. It was to be the first of a series of compact Glocks in .45 ACP. I recommend putting night sights on if you’re going to use it as a carry gun—if you have to face bad guys in the proverbial dark alley a quick and bright sight picture may save your life. It is is a year-round gun as it is small enough to be a valid option for summer concealed carry, especially with the 9-round magazine. I plan on getting one for my Glock when it arrives. Somehow, no matter how thoughtful that sentiment may (or may not) be, the thought of not being able to claim my prize still stings…hold on a minute, I need to wipe the condensation off the window again so I can see what freedom looks like for those on the “other side” of the iron curtain…. The G29 Gen3 has identical overall dimensions as the G30S, except the G29 is 9mm shorter, 75g heavier when loaded, and delivers 1.5-2x the muzzle energy. That may be the only reason I wont get one right now. Tags for this Thread.45acp., concealed, concealed carry, glock 30, review. It is a project gun, of sorts. I love the gun. Safety wise, it it a DA only, or have a manual safety? It’s not like I doubt the Glock reliability or anything I just wanna know. Being the owner of dozens of holsters of various configurations, I have a tendency to go back to sticking them in my belt. I would guess that it has quite a bit more recoil than the Berreta 92 as it is a lighter pistol. With those, the G30 was uber reliable. I’m with Captain George. The Glock 32 .357 SIG is often praised for its accuracy (like my .338 Ruger Precision Lapua rifle). It shoots better than I do. Overall length: 6.96″ Virtually every after-market manufacturer on earth makes replacement parts and accessories for Glock pistols and if you are of a mind to replace or augment components you’ll have the widest range of options from which to choose. For those who speak Glock, the 30S is a Glock 30 SF frame with a Glock 36 slide.. I had a Taurus 111 millenium pro in 9mm . So you might consider carrying the G30S for its easy concealability (it’s a bit smaller than a G19). It’s just feels so good in my hands and the trigger pull is so smooth compared to the others. Its style is found in looking exactly like what it is: a good, reliable pistol. I can easily hit milk jugs at 50 yards and for fun routinely tag silhouetes at 75. It just works for me. I really like the idea of the Glock 30s but can never for the life of me figure out why they didn’t put it on a Gen4 frame. I like the .45 I will look into a IWB holster also. What is this little beast? Instead of simply buying an aftermarket barrel, you’ll need to buy a whole new slide as well. It’s a possibility, but it seems dependent on how grip and hand size interact with the gun and magazine, so I can’t predict how it will be for anyone. The 30S looks like a great EDC, but does it come with the pinch like the 36? As I mentioned in the review, I had some pinch with the 9-round magazines, none with the others. Tried one on the local range and after 50 rds only 3 fliers. The first time I picked up a Glock 30 pistol some years ago I noted that it felt like I was holding a potato. My best groups were with the Glock, even though I just get my third finger on the 10 round magazine. With all due respect to the venerable, beautiful, and often very expensive 1911 design, guns like the GLOCK 30S are guns for the people. Having Glocks, as well as a few different models of Handguns, i’ve found the Taurus PT-145, [in .45 caliber, Double Stacked, in the handle,heavier, thus, more Accurate, than their PT – 745, 6 shot] to be a better, extremely, small, lightweight, and comfortable in the hand,more reasonably priced, and without the extended grip, due to a 10 shot magazine!… I’m deducting a half star for the lack of caliber conversion barrels. I use Alien Gear OSW & ISW holsters. Enjoyed the review, well done. I love my Glock 30S, and I’m really not a Glock guy. As an added, but unintended bonus, a Glock 19 safely fits most inside / outside the waistband holsters designed for the Glock 30S (but not vice versa). The Glock 30sf is a compact pistol chambered in 45 acp. This is an outstanding self-defense pistol. Out of the 12 HGs in my stable this other than a Dan Wesson Valor will be my only and first Glock that I own, the rest are CZs. Note that aftermarket barrels for the G36 will fit the 30S slide. The GLOCK 30 Gen4 in the 45 Auto offers excellent out-of-the-box precision paired with the ballistic quality of this caliber. This is especially useful for shooters with small hands. While I prefer the G30 Gen4 grip, I find the Gen3 grip of the 30S to be adequate, and for those who wish to modify it, there is no shortage of aftermarket options. Carol, I believe the Glock 30s is chambered for .45 ACP, the manual that came with the pistol will tell you. I started out with a S&W scandium alloy frame .357 for EDC. . http://us.glock.com/products/compare?g1=g29&g2=g30s, http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_8IcO1ehweFs/RxLcnKJ8iwI/AAAAAAAABfY/5UDu5V_DEaM/s1600/Glock-Microstamping.jpg, http://www.glockmeister.com/X-Grip-Magazine-Adapter-for-GLOCK-20_21-Mags-in-29_30/productinfo/XGGL29-30/, http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2015/01/daniel-zimmerman/gun-review-beretta-92-fs-compact-l/9mm. Then I moved to the People’s Democratic Socialist Republic of New York with their ridiculous gun laws so I pawned those firearms before the move. I couldn’t be happier. Whether it’s Herter’s aluminum-cased nylon-jacketed rounds or Blazer brass or Federal Hydrashocks or Hornady critical defense, it eats them all. Finish: Black Despite its simplicity and reliability, customization is a Glock’s best friend. Accuracy (****) Glock’s most powerful—and compact—handgun is a mix of old and new technology. Any idea if the reliability problems from the Glock 36 are translating to the 30S? The Glock 30S is a compact .45 ACP that was designed with law enforcement in mind. Comparing the 30S to other variants of the G30 (like, say, the G30sf), it might seem that the thinner slide is just a gimmick: losing about 3.5 ounces and 1/8 inch off the slide may not seem significant on paper. I’ve seen some skateboard tape style strips for sale online that enhance the traction for slide manipulation. My favorite is an old police Glock 17 Gen 2. This is about as comfortable as it gets to carry 10+1 in .45, and there are a lot of holster options available. The Gen4 design of this small easy-to-shoot package combines a shorter trigger reach with a great magazine capacity. Im new to glock but im a big 40 and 45 guy and the glock 30s is the best feeling one I have ever owned. These 3 guns all fit well in my hand. Shooters may find that some magazine configurations suit them better than others. Believe me, it will probably take 8 to 12 weeks from the time you order to receive them but is worth the wait. tolerable. But they were all lemons. floorplate is OK for my average sized hands. I don’t think I’ve had a failure yet from this gun. Within a few days they got back to me stating they had changed my order to the 30s. The .45 ACP round has a bit of a punch as compared to 9mm and any .45 shot from a compact, polymer frame is going to deliver a bit of pop. performance and reliability of this platform make it all I find that I shoot the 30s better. Yeah…but the It’s a Glock. When I owned the USP .45 there was more real estate on the slide to grab hold of and it just seemed easier to rack the slide despite the double captive recoil spring of the HK. I also carried the 30s for a time before going to the G19. Never could reliably hit the broadside of a barn with a 1911. So I selected the g30 holster and sent them an email stating that I needed for the g30s. For more maintenance advice, see this article on maintaining your Glock. They’ve been around since the mid-80’s. The Glock 44 is an interesting handgun, and I have enjoyed firing it a great deal. They clustered close to each other (see below). Glock 30S for Law Enforcement. In addition to the 10-round magazines that come standard with the various GLOCK 30 models, GLOCK also makes 9-round magazines that sit flush with the bottom of the grip and provide an even smaller profile (these were scarce for a while, but now seem to be readily available). But if I’m choosing between carrying anything but just my J frame to the Dollar Store, and I want one of my .45’s, this takes it everytime. You are right about the Glock factory extended slide stop/release it is quite carry safe and reliable like most things Glock makes. Civilians, army, and police trust their Glock with their lives, and with good reason. The 30S provides reliable firepower in a compact, accurate and affordable package that conceals easily and shoots well. Try a lefty for a glock 19. I have read of G30 G4 owners that have made their FrankenGlock with this combination and reported reliability. Price: $545-600 ($550 via Brownells). The Glock 30S is built like every other Glock pistol and the frame has Gen 3 styling. Hi guys. GLOCK officially introduced the 30S in 2013, but it has existed much longer. Try and OC drop-in Trigger with contoured Safety ($40 – $55) – I have on in my range toy G19- love it I also replaced the cheapo recoil assembly with a stainless steel and it works very well to reduce the recoil. I chose The Skimmer and love it. Glock 30S: Defining a Subcompact It works for me. guide rod spring fire a Federal 165 grain bullet in .45 ACP? Had to get an Extra Power striker spring. Although recoil is somewhat on the heavy side, I consider the recoil acceptable as it is a trade off with a light pistol that is easier to conceal and carry. The G30s is an awesome tool. The .45 ACP-chambered Glock 30S (i.e., 30 Slim) is a variation of the Glock 30SF (i.e., 30 Short Frame). The two rounds are slightly different, and although the GAP may fit into the chamber of an ACP pistol, it is different, and the fit is such that it could cause problems. Not bad, just more robust than most. Mastro, 500 is a little bit under 100,000 though…. It is a light weight pistol with a ten round ammo capacity. I would get a 45 if they made ’em g2. Glock pistols have plenty of fans in the United States, and I admit to being one of them. in SOF…yes that old 8-] This is a good review of a very No finger grooves. I ordered the only pocket holster I could find online for the 30s from Alabama Holster (www.alabamaholster.com). Shot both 30sf and 30s I carry the 30s, after carrying a xds45 either g30 is a dream to shoot. They were ideal ccw. If you plan to carry concealed, simply buying a concealment holster isn’t enough. Love my 30S. Nice write up! Note, however, that unlike some Glock pistols the G30S does not have a reversible magazine release. X-Grip: http://www.glockmeister.com/X-Grip-Magazine-Adapter-for-GLOCK-20_21-Mags-in-29_30/productinfo/XGGL29-30/. The one thing that has made a big impact on its felt recoil is adding a heavy tungsten guide rod. I can’t recall a single failure out of the hundreds of rounds I’ve put through it. IMO the 30s is the best pistol Glock has put on the market. Still have it. I have tinkered with all my Glocks, but I have tried to leave my 30S as stock as possible because I carry it often enough. I also have a 21 and I can’t tell a difference in recoil between the two. I don’t remember it as being harder to rack than other pistols. 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