The Complete Guide to GBB Glocks: Brands, Slides, Upgrade Potential, etc!

Discussion in 'Gas Powered Guns' started by MP5User, Oct 7, 2014.

  1. Guges Mk3

    Guges Mk3 Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    If you are building a G17 from scratch...you better have about 800.00.

    Otherwise...use a TM and start from there for 1/2 the price for a fully built good G17

    You will not see any good guides, much less being one out there. This isn't a video game with programmed specs for each virtual part. Real life parts varies, skill of the maker varies and thus...there needs to be a base from building something else to work from.
     
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  2. SF7

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    Im not to worried about how much it will cost this is something i have wanted from the start.im having trouble trying to find a tm glock to start from thats why i was going to buy parts to build one.
     

  3. Guges Mk3

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    The parts are "seasonal" in nature and they will vary. There are that many parts maker out there and that is why I suggest you mod a base gun rather than trying to source and building from scratch.

    But, if you must...just get it from Asia...that is the only place you can find all the parts in one "region".
     
  4. SF7

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    Are the we guns able to take tm parts
     
  5. Guges Mk3

    Guges Mk3 Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Not all, some and some you can modify with a file.
     
  6. -Spitfire-

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    What's your budget... if it's not super high, get a WE gl*ck and upgrade from there. A ground up build isn't practical in airsoft, and is often impossible.
     
  7. -Spitfire-

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    Yes. From what I've seen they're fully compatible. This is actually the one case where WE is preferable to KJW, as the KJW isn't completely TM spec. The TM will be slightly better, especially out of the box, but it's also a more expensive option, as most people upgrade it to a metal slide [stock slide is plastic].
     
  8. SF7

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    Well this is aomething im going to be buying alittle here alittle there i figured out qhat im doing now i found a tm pistol then im juat going to strip it and frame swap and then a new slide i might post aome pictures once its done
     
  9. Guges Mk3

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    If you look on Hop-Up there is a TM G17 there New in Box
     
  10. -Spitfire-

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    I'd take precautions. Hopup tends to have scammers.
     
  11. Guges Mk3

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    That there are and thus look for the validity of the references and look at the history of the items sold.

    If a seller has a Vouch of 30, but nothing in items sold. That is a major red flag.
     
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  12. kazuchan

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    What's kind of blowback housing and hammer housing/ casing hold the hammer group i can find to upgrades for We g18/23/26 ? Because I remember it's off spec than original TM.....
     
  13. Guges Mk3

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    The 18 is a Flat Top BBU
    The 23/26 is not.
     
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  14. G18c-User

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    Once upon a time, I wasted away many hours reading forum posts and watching youtube videos about GBB G18cs with the goal of building one from scratch. After coming across some document I made for myself a few years ago, I've decided to post all the information I have gathered about TM G18cs here. A lot of it is probably outdated and useless but whatever.

    This Doc is of the parts I almost settled on purchasing (from spring 2018) (mostly guarder stuff)
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Z9pzh6S2rqTydZbE1bbz6Rngp0e5DKNDDKnoocvgcF8/edit?usp=sharing
    I made this Google Doc compiling prices of each part of a TM G18c (to build one from scratch). I last touched this doc in summer of 2018
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1n7JW7wVmhKDyS6_LurOCYYNUTIN6s_3mgNVLmAzeSEw/edit?usp=sharing

    This Thread on the Airsoft Canada forum (Sorry mods if Im violating anything, feel free to delete) was really useful and probably re-iterated alot of info that is already on this thread:
    http://www.airsoftcanada.com/showthread.php?t=140496
    This thread specifically discussed G18c Slides:
    http://www.airsoftcanada.com/showthread.php?t=119445

    Parts websited I'd saved over the years:
    Rainbow8, a vendor in HK, seems to still sell a lot of replacement TM G18c Parts. IDK anything about their reliability or reputation.
    https://www.rainbow8.com/collections/glock-18c
    Impulse 101 also still seems to exist. IDK anything about their reliability or reputation.
    https://impulse101.jp/en/387-glock-series
    Alpha Airsoft also still seems to exist. I remotely remember custom gbb builder Knuckles GSM used them to get parts.
    http://www.a-airsoft.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=65_82
    GBB Central still has some G18c parts. IDK anything about their reliability or reputation.
    https://www.gasblowbackcentral.com/pages/g-series-upgrade-parts


    Here was a really cool G18c that has long since not been available.
    http://www.airsoftglobal.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=17193

    Sorry to the Mod that had to read through this and delete anything I'm not allowed to share. I basically only opened this account years ago to share and learn info about TM G18cs.
     
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  15. G18c-User

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