G29 QUESTION-Gen 4 spring in Gen 3??

Discussion in 'The 10 Ring' started by CometPx4, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. I wen to my local dealer with the idea of getting a second G29 in which i would put in an extended barrel. He had 3 new ones-all Gen 3's on the outside, but the recoil spring was of the Gen 4 type (dual but with the key hold tube etc..)
    all else was gen 3-grip, mag release etc..
    Anyone else seen this?? I passed on it as i was worried about the function. Just wasn't sure if this hybrid set up would effect function.
    Anyone have any thoughts or experience on this issue?
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  3. This is my current setup. When I sent my 29sf into Glock for repair they replaced all the frame internals and swapped out my recoil spring for the new one. It runs 100%, and I swear it shoots softer with the upgraded recoil spring.

  4. My G29SF sports the new style dual spring as well. I really prefer it, softer feel and it keeps the slide off the frame even with my hotter loads. Reason enough to get a Gen 4 G20...
  5. Thanks for the info. I am going to pick one up tomorrow or friday.

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