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G19 problem or not?

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by ggwash21, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. ggwash21

    ggwash21 Junior Member

    Apr 25, 2005
    At the range this afternoon and i slammed home a fresh magin my G19 and the slide slammed home and it has done it about a dozen times since this afternoon. Is this a problem or what? The G19 has less then 300rds through it. whats your guys take on this? Also i tried this evening to just slamm the bottom of the gun with my hand and that also triggers it to slam home.
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2010

  2. JohnHoliday


    Oct 19, 2008
    If you "slam" the magazine it, it will more then likely close. Not a problem, most glocks (and a lot of other guns) will close if you hit it hard enough.

    I wouldn't count on this happening every time, and become dependant on it closing, but it's not abnormal.
  3. ggwash21

    ggwash21 Junior Member

    Apr 25, 2005
    Ok, I kinda thought I didnt know if it was suppose to happen or not thanks
  4. ChrisJn

    ChrisJn "Old Bill"

    Dec 30, 2008
    Baldwin Co, Alabama
    I have a G22 and G27 with thousands of rounds through them and have never had this happen. I know you said only 300 rounds through your 19 but still you might want to try a new slide stop lever.
  5. Blaster

    Blaster Hunc tu caveto

    Feb 2, 2000
    Completely NORMAL!
  6. ggwash21

    ggwash21 Junior Member

    Apr 25, 2005
    Yup talked to Glock this morning and he said it was normal and i had nothing to worry about....
  7. Trey83


    Feb 28, 2010
    My 37 has done the same thing a few times in its first 100 rounds. I am also glad to hear this is nothing to worry about.