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Gen 2 Glock 19 Slide can not be removed

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by webb3201, Jan 5, 2010.

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  1. webb3201

    webb3201

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    Hello all,
    I loved my gen 3 G19 so much I picked up a nice used gen 2 model as my backup. I have been wrestling with this thing for an hour and I cannot get the slide off of the frame to clean the pistol. I have take my G26 and G19 (s) apart about a billion times, but this one will not cooperate. After I disengage the trigger and pull the release controls, I get about a half an inch movement before the slide stops. I can reset everything, fire the pistol, feed the pistol. Anyone know what could be the issue here?
     
  2. cyrsequipment

    cyrsequipment Angry

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    I had this trouble when I changed out the trigger parts., work the trigger a few times (even though it won't move much) if it is that problem, it will eventually work free... if not, sorry.
     


  3. greenLED

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    If else fails, you'll have to remove the backplate and then the firing pin. (I just went through something similar.)
     
  4. beatcop

    beatcop

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    Used to have some NY1 triggers cause a similiar prob...I think the old solution was: retract slightly, pull takedowns, then pull trigger as the last step.
     
  5. elde

    elde Lifetime Member

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    Probably correct....it has a NY trigger. Disassemble as you normally would but keep the trigger pulled back as you remove the slide.
     
  6. webb3201

    webb3201

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    That worked perfectly. Thanks much! Note, I have not been able to take this one to the range yet so I have not pulled the trigger. In dry firing, it feels about the same as my stock G19. How would I confirm the NY trigger?
     
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2010
  7. beatcop

    beatcop

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    I just googled it and found this quote:

    "The gun is now completely disassembled. If you want to go the de-luxe route (and blow the $0.25 budget. I know I did...), replace the standard 5.5 lb trigger connector with a 3.5lb one. It looks almost the same, but has a small minus sign stamped near the top. There is also a + marked one, refered to as the 8lb connector, and two alternate trigger springs , refered to as N.Y 1 and N.Y.2 that can be put in the gun instead of the original at this point if you want a heavier trigger pull for some reason."

    I loaned out my armorers manual, so google is it for now.

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    PIC of NY-1 (green)

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    NY-2 (orange)