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Gen4 G34 parts swapping with Gen3 G17 extractor

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by firstg19, Jan 28, 2013.


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  1. firstg19

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    Can I swap out a LCI Non-Dip Extractor from a Gen3 G17 (production date is around 2007) with a Gen4 G34 with the dipped extractor? Do i need to switch any other parts? I'm thinking about trying to take this to the range tomorrow and test it out.

    I ask b/c i have a gen3 g17 that runs great with everything. My G34 is running into issues (erratic ejection to the face) with the same ammo that the g17 runs fine with.
     

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    I took a non-dip extractor out of a 2008 Gen 3 G23 and put it in my 2011 Gen 4 G27 and I've had no hiccups with it at all.
     

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    good to hear, I'm hoping the same goes for the 9's. I would like to try this out today at around 10am. I'm going to probablys work on the parts swap here in about an hour.
     
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    You can swap the 9mm extractors, no other part swaps necessary. Btw, my 34 also needed the non-dipped to be 100%:thumbup:

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    well the older extractor did not fix my problem, so I am guessing this is not an extractor problem. I have all the updated parts. I may try going with a lighter aftermarket recoil spring.
     
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    Yep... sometimes the Gen4 9mms need a lighter recoil spring or hotter ammo. Good luck!
     
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    just ordered the jager gen4 guide rod and the 13 and 15lb ISMI springs. I'll let you all know how it goes. I normally would not do this for a glock, but since the 34 is meant to be a range gun only, i'm willing to tinker with it. Especially since this is already a replacement gun from glock.
     
  8. firstg19

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    i also have the white sound depresser plunger on had to try out.
     
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    The extractor has to match the spring loaded bearing.
    LCI extractor must have LCI SLB, non LCI extractor uses the non LCI SLB.