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Old 12-04-2012, 20:26   #21
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I have a Gen4 G19 that has been MALFUNCTION FREE for a couple thousand rounds. I have no idea where my cases go...I'm on the front sight. The ONLY thing that concerns ME (speaking only for myself) is that the thing RUNS!!! And it does with ANYTHING I put in it. I trust it to save my life, if needed.

Have you had ANY actual stoppages? I hope Glock takes care of it for you.
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Old 12-04-2012, 20:34   #22
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expect it to work properly.
I understand your frustration. But did your Glock load ammunition from the magazine? Did the trigger pull release the striker? Did the striker ignite the primer? Did the bullet exit the muzzle? Did the slide cycle? Was the empty case extracted and ejected? Was another round stripped from the magazine and loaded into the chamber? How many times did any of these things NOT happen during your time at the range?
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Old 12-04-2012, 22:35   #23
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Sorry to hear about your issues.

Have you been surfing GT for a while and decided to join yesterday or today so you could post this thread?

Or did you just stumble onto GT while looking for a place to vent?
I actually was stalking Glock Talk prior to my purchase. It seemed that most people were happy with their new Gen 4s and I thought the problem was solved. I am not a Glock hater. I have several XDMs, but wanted a Glock 19 because its smaller and smoother for CC. I also wanted a Glock since it has had such a good reputation as being a solid, never fail gun. I'm not really venting, I just want the new guns to work right and want to warn any perspective buyers that there is still an ongoing ejection problem.
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Old 12-04-2012, 22:40   #24
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I understand your frustration. But did your Glock load ammunition from the magazine? Did the trigger pull release the striker? Did the striker ignite the primer? Did the bullet exit the muzzle? Did the slide cycle? Was the empty case extracted and ejected? Was another round stripped from the magazine and loaded into the chamber? How many times did any of these things NOT happen during your time at the range?
All thoses things did happen. Never FTF or FTE. The only problem is when it ejects, it often hits me hard in the forehead. That is not safe. Nor is it that how a gun should eject spent brass. Imagine you have two guns to choose from. One works great but pelts you in the head with casings, the other just works great. Which would you choose?
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Old 12-04-2012, 22:53   #25
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Has anyone tried to polish the extractor to change the direction of brass ejection? The old time 1911 gunsmiths use to change the direction spent brass was ejected by polishing the extractor.
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Old 12-04-2012, 23:19   #26
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I got one that was born in 05/12 i think (TCCxxx). I have put about 250-500 rounds through and have not gotten any BTF or FTF and have not had (thankfully, and knock on wood!) any ejection problems and ive ran gold dots 124, federal 147 and my own reloads. Eats and digest them all. I love my 19
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Old 01-31-2014, 07:19   #27
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I bought two Gen 4 G19's and two Gen 3 G19's in December, 2013. I wish I had bought four Gen 3 pistols instead. The Gen 3's worked flawlessly straight out of the box. The Gen 4's do not. One is much better than the other, but they both have problems. One will FTF at least once on almost every magazine. The other one does not. But they both send hot brass right back into the shooter's face, or in the case of my wife, down her shirt. I don't know when they were manufactured, but it seems that the problems persist.
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Old 01-31-2014, 08:01   #28
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This is exactly the thread I want... A bunch of people with new Glocks that still have the ejection problem (actually I wish there wasn't a problem). That way when you search for it on the web it is still clear that the problem is still present. Maybe Glock will do something about it.

Don't count on Glock doing something about it. I had to buy a Lone Wolf extractor for my 30sf, because Glock gave me the run around and would not do anything. Ejection problem was solved with the cast extractor over the mim extractor.
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Old 01-31-2014, 09:59   #29
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Gen. 3---19--brass to face, crazy ejection,weak ejection.

Polished extractor----no change

GSSF guys replaced extractor---no change

New plunger spring------ no change

30274 ejector----big change but not 100%

Replaced LCI SLB with a Non-LCI SLB----- now cured for several 1,000 rds.
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Old 01-31-2014, 10:12   #30
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I posted in another thread that Glock advised me that it's a rare issue but it appears that it seems to happen with some 115 g ammo.
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