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Old 02-11-2012, 19:10   #1
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Gen4 Glock owners- if you own one please respond

Hello,

I've seen many, many threads here saying the Gen 4 G19's have ejection problems, and many people saying they work great. My dealer says they work great, and that the issue is history. I tend to think the issue is not as bad as it seems here on Glock Talk, simply because I suspect people are more likely to post regarding a problem gun. Before I purchase my next G19 and /or G26, I'd like to know how widespread the "problem" really is.

Let's do a quick survey. Gen4 Glock owners only please:

1. Which model(s) do you own?

2. Which fits your situation:
A. I have no problem with this handgun
B. I have ejection problems with this handgun
C. I had ejection problems, Glock (or armorer) fixed it, and it now rocks.
D. I had ejection problems, Glock (or armorer) fixed them, but it still isn't right.
3. Notes/comments regarding your situation and your thoughts on this issue.


Selfishly, I know your responses will be useful to me. I hope they will be useful to others also.

Update: Wow. Lots of great responses. Thank you all for responding, especially regarding an issue which has been beaten to death. It's good to see all of these opinions together in one thread.

Overwhelmingly Gen 4 is either not a problem at all... or for those with early Gen 4 purchases, updated parts have resolved the problem. I'm now TOTALLY confident in the purchase and am off to the dealer with GSSF coupon in hand.

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Old 02-11-2012, 19:16   #2
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I had one. I bought a new Gen3, it had bad ejection problems, and Glock eventually exchanged it for a new Gen4 with all the updated parts. The Gen4 was better, but still not right. I cut my losses and sold it. Went with a different brand and all is fine.
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Old 02-11-2012, 19:18   #3
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Gen 4 G19
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Old 06-09-2012, 18:56   #4
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Gen 4 G19
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Old 06-09-2012, 19:51   #5
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G26 Gen4

After some early concerns (a few FTF/FTE with Federal bulk pack 115gr)....

I now have over 1300 rounds with no problems occurring now.

Had a great range session today, shot cheapo 115gr ammo, and everything fed and ejected.

Did a detail strip today too.....everything is looking good!
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Old 01-12-2013, 11:54   #6
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Old 02-27-2013, 11:10   #7
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Gen 4 G19
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Ditto, no problems
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Old 02-27-2013, 15:09   #8
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Gen 4 G26 TFU prefix Test fire date 6/2012 results from 2 range visits.
Remington 115g 50rds: 1 case hit right forearm
Federal AE 124g approx 200rds: 1 case to top of head
PMC Bronze 115g 50rds: 1 case hit right forearm, 1 case hit left forearm, 1 case ejected at 7 o'clock (one handed)
Independence 115g 50rds: zero issues
Remington HD 124g 30rds: zero issues
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Old 02-11-2012, 19:20   #9
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G22 gen4. Had it for about 2 years with zero problems.


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Old 02-11-2012, 19:22   #10
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Gen4 G22, no problems.
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Old 02-11-2012, 19:23   #11
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3 Gen4s and I wish it were more. All perfect.
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Old 02-11-2012, 19:36   #12
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G19 - no problems with old and new internals
G21 - no problems, new internals, is my favorite Gen4
G22 - no problems, new internals
G26 - no problems, old internals
G27 - no problems, old internals
G34 - no problems, new internals, "-" connector
G37 - no problems, old internals

About the only info I can offer up is that I chased down the newest RSAs and the new ejector for the G19, even though the pistol functioned just fine. The older Gen4s didn't have the "." connector, as do the G21 and G22. Basically, I am not fiddling with anything (because they currently work just fine) until something doesn't work properly or just plain wears out from use. Poor G19 rarely sees any range time as of late due to all the problems and part swapping that's been going on. I haven't fired anything through it since swapping out the ejector, but have fired some with the newest RSA. Didn't want the same thing to happen to the otherwise perfectly operating siblings.

Also note that the G21 was probably the best of all the Gen4 models I've bought that felt the best to me, although I'd say that the G34 is very close, but not with the lighter connector. I am thinking of putting a NY1 spring to match it (same config as my old G23 Gen2) so that the trigger reset is a little bit faster/stronger, but basically providing the same amount of resistance as a stock trigger.
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Old 02-11-2012, 19:53   #13
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I own a Very early G17 Gen4 and a G26 Gen4. No problem with either. I shoot 124gr Speer Gold dots, and I clean with Ballistol, and lube with Mobil 1
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Old 12-25-2013, 09:35   #14
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3 Gen4s and I wish it were more. All perfect.
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Old 12-25-2013, 11:13   #15
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Gen 4

Gen 4 model 22- 23 and 27 no issues!
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Old 02-11-2012, 19:26   #16
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G17 Gen 4

Mine stovepipes frequently. The ejection pattern is such that it bops me right in the forehead. Very distracting.

I have about 300 rounds through it, all factory Federal. The armourer at the Orlando GSSF match has changed out the RSA, and indicates a new ejector is necessary.
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Old 02-11-2012, 19:26   #17
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17, 26, and 27 all gen 4. No issues with any of them. Also have a 22 ordered. Buy one with confidence.
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Old 02-11-2012, 19:30   #18
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Gen 4 23c, shoots great, no problems.
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Old 02-11-2012, 19:34   #19
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G19...A. My favorite Glock
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Old 02-11-2012, 19:43   #20
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Gen.4 G19. It has 04 RSA. No issues, but I only have about two hundred rounds through it. Just to be on the safe side, I stored it with the slide locked
back for a week before firing the first shot, and all but fifty rounds were 115 grainers(about half factory virgin load range ammo, and half +p and +p+ carry loads.) The odd fifty were 124+p. I personally LIKE the 115 grainers, but I also stuck with them for break-in because of all the negative press. I figured if it was gonna fail, I wanted to know up front. I would buy again, so long as it is
an updated RSA. My favorite Glock.
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