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What is the empty area in the grip for? You can see what I am talking about here:


When I look at it, it looks like it is designed for something to clip onto/into it...

(Orignal photo stolen from Overkill's thread - thanks Overkill!)
 

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Ok - never seen a magwell in person before - is it something that is recommended? Also, will it work if you have Pearce grips on your magazines?

And is it possible to get something to plug that hole if you don't want to use them? I don't like the thought of something snagging on that (while carrying) or stuff getting in there. Or is that not really an issue?
 

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[evil-don]Cocaine stash. Cops get so excited over the gun that they never think to search said gun for coke. What do you guys use yours for?[/evil-don]
 

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I keep a $20.00 dollar bill in mine! That way if I run out of ammo I'll have enough cash on me to get more and keep the fight going :?
 

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skygun9 said:
I keep a $20.00 dollar bill in mine! That way if I run out of ammo I'll have enough cash on me to get more and keep the fight going :?
That's great! :lol:
Emergency ammo fund.
 

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I thought thats where the batteries were supposed to go
 

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ichy_trigger said:
I thought thats where the batteries were supposed to go
Ooh is that for the "movie version" where you can hold the trigger down with an empty chamber and it will go 'click click click click'?
 

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C.H.Luke said:
Pistol lanyards are still popular in some militaries & European countries like France.
They especially like them, as the pistol will not hit the ground when they raise their hands in surrender....
Hahaha, you just reminded me of a conversation I had about a French assault rifle that fires white flags :D
 

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Wait, yours has a hole in the end of the grip?

Send it back to Springfield, I'm sure they'll replace it free of charge.

:wink:

But seriously, I keep my mayonnaise in there.
 

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:twisted: i usually keep a couple doobies stashed in there
just in case :twisted:
 

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"usually keep a couple doobies stashed in there
just in case"

Since you must roll your own, what velocity floor gives you your preferred impact?
 

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Its a place to put your Barney bullet and seal it in with bubble gum. Then when the SHTF, you can chew the gum to calm your nerves while you load the Barney bullet for yourself!!!! :wink:
 

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Buryin money! :roll:
 

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I don't know if SA has plans to offer it, but there are some rather odd attachments that use that little hole on Glocks. Usually it is some type of shoulder stock. I also saw an attachment that would allow you to put a glock on a AR15 type rifle. Wierd stuff, if you look over on Glock Talk I am sure you will find some picture of what I am describing.
 

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From http://www.glockworld.com/glockfaq.htm :

#24 - WHY IS THERE A HOLE AT THE BASE OF THE BACKSTRAP / GRIP?
This is the hole through which a lanyard or rope is attached in order to secure the firearm to its owner? The lanyard hole in Glocks originated as part of a combat or military requirement. This requirement was dropped with the introduction of the subcompacts (Glock 26/27s have no lanyard hole).

Lanyards were originally used to prevent U.S. Cavalry officers from losing their sidearms (revolvers), while mounted on their chargers (horses). The lanyard would attach securely from the sidearm to the officer's epaulets or saddle.

Some SWAT team officers run a bungie cord though the lanyard hole in their autopistols and attach it to their tac vest. Until recently, the U.S. Army was requiring MPs to use lanyards on their M1911A1s.

Some shooters used a lanyard (a length of bootlace tied through the hole in the frame and around their belt, with the slack tucked into my waistband) while engaged in hunting or hiking and other strenuous movement or exercises.
-hype
 
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