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G26 Finger Pinch with extended mags

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by ctkenc, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. ctkenc

    ctkenc

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    I have a 4th Gen G26 on its way to me, including some of the Extended mags that let my little finger fit on the grip instead of under it.
    Recall that when I once had this set up before, the mag "pinched" my hand :crying: .... anyone else have this problem and a solution for it ?
    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Nov 1, 2012
  2. JBS

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    Some use a #17 O-ring around the bootom of the mag. You may need to double check that number.
     


  3. ctkenc

    ctkenc

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    Thanks ... sounds like a good idea; I'll try that.
     
  4. ctkenc

    ctkenc

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    No, a G26 4th gen
     
  5. JBS

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    I was confirming that it is a #17 O-Ring
     
  6. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Very lightly bevel the top edge of the G26 baseplate.
    The edge is rather sharp, causing the pinch between it & the grip.
    Use sand paper or a small file,..........it's a free fix. :cool:
     
  7. maknwar

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    Had the same issue and just switched to the gap base plates. No more pinching.
     
  8. ThinkMud

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    just use a knife and "carve" off the sharp points on the front top of the baseplates, make it sort of rounded instead of pointy. i do that to all my extended baseplates before I even shoot them now. You could use a file or sand paper too.
     
  9. Gregoire G

    Gregoire G Silver Member

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    I have this problem with my G27 and Pearce grip extensions. I have been using adhesive tape on my llittle finger where it gets pinched.
     
  10. Globetruck

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    Just shot a G26 and G27 with the pierce extenders. For some strange reason, the G26 tore up my pinkie and left a blood blister.
     
  11. Providence

    Providence

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    I have had a problem with my pinky getting pinched when shooting my 26 gen 4. I'm glad to see this thread. I thought I just had wimpy fingers! I've tried tape, but I'll try the "o" ring and sanding the edge.
     
  12. LiebeGlock

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    Thanks for posting this thread, I have the same issues with my Gen 4 26. I've just been learning how to move my pinky quick when doing my reloads.
     
  13. RonS

    RonS Millennium Member

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    You getting pinched during reloads or while shooting? I have a recent G26 Gen 3 and three 12 rounders and have put several boxes through it so far. No pinching and my hands aren't all that tough anymore.
     
  14. LiebeGlock

    LiebeGlock

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    Mine happens during my IDPA matches when I am reloading. It didn't happen with my gen 3... only happens with my gen 4. I have noticed it (sometimes) even just putting the mag in before I shoot.
     
  15. AGAF

    AGAF On a Journey

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    Have a 2004 G26 Gen 3 with the Pierce +1 extension and have never had this problem.....
     
  16. shooter1234

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    Just do some pushups, and you'll be ok. Try switching to Murphy's or Guinness. Maybe drop the mixers for the liquor as well. Get rid of the shaving cream too. :)
     
  17. shooter1234

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    I'll call the waaabulance. :)