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New glock owner question.

Posted 05-26-2012 at 15:02 by frankemp

Originally Posted by mykidzrule View Post
Hey everybody. I bought a new g19 gen4 and went out and shot it today. It shot great. My question is when my slide locked back after the last round in the mag, i dropped the mag, put in a new one and slapped it in. when i did this the slide went forward and chambered a round. I did this a few times. So i tried it without any rounds in the mag and nothing happened. The slide didnot go forward. Is this because the mags are new or is it something else. Thanks. New glock owner. New to glocktalk.
My kids rule me too. Great choice on the G19. Not sure about the automatic-slide-release upon insertion of a fresh mag. Not supposed to do that.
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    it will not chamber a round if the mag is empty
    Posted 05-27-2012 at 07:18 by first glock 26 first glock 26 is offline
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    Glocks (and many other autos) will chamber a round when the fresh magazine is inserted with some force or speed. Glocks have always done that for me, so much so that I have to pay attention because when it doesn't happen it surprises me and I'm actually slowed down in the reload.

    I noticed that we have carried very similar handguns...insert smiley.
    Posted 03-19-2013 at 12:56 by Hugo R Hugo R is offline

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