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bongfoo
07-24-2010, 11:35 AM
ok i've got a question. i know about the conversion barrels for the glock but they will not convert to a larger caliber (for obvious reasons). my question is can i just change out the slide and barrel of my G17 to convert to a G22? anyone have any inputs? i've checked on glocktalk forums but can't find any info. thanks in advanced!

Quiet
07-24-2010, 1:11 PM
Yes. You can do that.
Remove Glock 17 upper (slide/barrel) and attach a Glock 22 (slide/barrel).
Use Glock 22 magazines when you have the Glock 22 upper attached.

Mstnpete
07-24-2010, 1:37 PM
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f245/amgguy/IMG_1047-2-3.jpg

The upper is a G-17 slide and inards but the frame is a 3 rd generation G-22 40 S&W Frame. From a G-17 upper to a G22 frame works fine.

But from a G-17 frame to a G-22 caliber upper will not work. The barrel locking block is different, the frame on the G22 has 2 pins for the locking block. G17 has 1 locking block pin.
Because of different pressures I would not do it.

Greg-Dawg
07-24-2010, 5:42 PM
Don't you love Glocks?

In addition, the only thing add to your G17 frame is a .40S&W trigger housing with extractor. You'll notice that when comparing the 9mm and .40S&W extractors, you see it bent a bit; don't get me started with the .45ACP extractors.