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Cracked Slide Old G20

Discussion in 'The 10 Ring' started by Tazz10m, Jul 31, 2012.


  1. Tazz10m

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    Last night i was looking at the front of my G20 considering a flashlight mount for it and low and behold i noticed what looked like a horizontal crack in the guide rod hole "lobe" that's just under the barrel hole in the slide. So, of course i pulled the slide off and got out a magnifying glass and sure enough, several horizontal cracks on each side of the hole and the lobe was even bent in a bit. I also noticed a dent in the bottom of the lobe where it must have contacted either a large rock or concrete floor. I'm not going to blame this on anyone but myself because i can remember dropping the gun before and i've even watched a customer drop it at a show once... so... my bad. And so, also, yeah, it DOES happen... and it easily can have enough force to crack it exactly like it's cracked. At any rate, i obviously need to replace the slide... *sniff*... I already called Glock and left a message, but, i have to ask; What is the "fast track" best way to get a new slide that will fit and work with this old frame? It's one of the original low serial number G20's. I'm so bummed.
     
  2. Angry Fist

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  3. oceanbob

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    wow.that sucks....I have an older Gen2 as well. Same exact frame as the new models. Including the G21. You could pimp it out with a lonewolf bare slide and just swap out the internals.

    Good luck finding something...

    Be well

    Bob
     
  4. Taterhead

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    Heartbreaking. Sorry that happened.
     
  5. The Pirate

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    That would be a bad day. I feel for ya. I'm sure it'll be fixed before you know it though.


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