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After your post I looked for it and found that people say that it is illegal for civilian import for geneva convention reasons. Dont know if this is true but I camt find one for sale on line but I only looked for like 5 min
 

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If I'm not mistaken, that's the .380 GLOCK. Law Enforcement can buy it here in the US, and as far as we can find there is no laws against that law Enforcement person from selling it to you.

I'm no lawyer so don't take my understanding to be the gospel.

Furthermore, two more issues I would take into consideration. I too wanted one until I found out it was the same exact size as the G19. Secondly, now that GLOCK is expanding and will be manufacturing firearms here in the USA, I would guess that they would be able to start getting around some of the import issues they currently have. They will probably have the .380 available in the US before too long.
 

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the glock 25 is the compact size .380, and the glock 28 is he subcompact .380 (same size as the 19/26). they are made for markets where military calibers are illegal for civilians to posses (like in brazil & italy for example)

they are also delayed blowback operated, rather than recoil operated, like other glocks. this means they recoil as much, if not more than 9mm glocks. not to mention, they fire a weaker round than than the 9mm glocks despite being the same exact size. they don't have enough importation points to be imported in to america.

there is no valid reason for someone in america to want to own one, except maybe for collection purposes lol :)


i have heard of a few people that own them in america, but i'm not sure how that would happen considering the import restrictions.
 

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After your post I looked for it and found that people say that it is illegal for civilian import for geneva convention reasons. Dont know if this is true but I camt find one for sale on line but I only looked for like 5 min
It's not Geneva Conventions. The gun don't score enough points on a ATF checklist due to the round. I wish anyone luck in finding many 380s that are imported. They just don't score enough points on the list.
 

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Changes and features made to Glocks to comply with the BATF rules:
- all models are imported with a cheap click-adjustable rear sight that is replaced at the factory with the stock sight
- target (grooved) trigger added to compacts & subcompacts
- target grips added to all models (required for the subcompacts)
- due to their caliber, .380 autos (G25 & G28) do not score enough points to be imported
 

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Changes and features made to Glocks to comply with the BATF rules:
- all models are imported with a cheap click-adjustable rear sight that is replaced at the factory with the stock sight
- target (grooved) trigger added to compacts & subcompacts
- target grips added to all models (required for the subcompacts)
- due to their caliber, .380 autos (G25 & G28) do not score enough points to be imported
Ahhh, that is what I was going to try to look for thanks Don. Do you by chance know the minimum score for import? I can't seem to remember off the top of my head. At this point any number I threw out there would be a guess.
 

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Never mind I blew up the paper and saw it. 75 points thanks again Don
 

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the glock 25 is the compact size .380, and the glock 28 is he subcompact .380 (same size as the 19/26). they are made for markets where military calibers are illegal for civilians to posses (like in brazil & italy for example)

they are also delayed blowback operated, rather than recoil operated, like other glocks. this means they recoil as much, if not more than 9mm glocks. not to mention, they fire a weaker round than than the 9mm glocks despite being the same exact size. they don't have enough importation points to be imported in to america.

there is no valid reason for someone in america to want to own one, except maybe for collection purposes lol :)

i have heard of a few people that own them in america, but i'm not sure how that would happen considering the import restrictions.
LE can get them but like you already stated I see no reason too. I know I could get one if I wanted to do the paperwork but why? Outside of posting a picture of it and saying Lookie what I have. Not for me
 

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Well, I learned something new today. I too always wondered what the criteria was and why certain weapons are not imported. Thanks guys.
 

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Yep and when you go through all that trouble and hassle, and 6 months later GLOCK is selling them in the US, it will be all for not.
 
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