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New Glock 22 Gen 4 Inside Frame Defects

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by corbon1, May 11, 2010.

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  1. corbon1

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    I bought a NEW Glock 22 Gen4 40S&W and have not fired it as of yet but have found some unusual chips ( defects ) on the inside of the POLYMER
    frame in the area of the where the spring compresses when shot or slide is pulled back to lock open.

    Does anyone else have these markings (defects) on their frame? Please sound off if you do. Has anyone contacted Glock about this problem ? If so what did they tell you ?
     

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  2. rlee560

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  3. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford mmhmm

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    It is normal, Glock is aware of it, it does not affect operation or get worse with use.

    It looks like the search database is being rebuilt and/or not working properly at the moment but there are threads about it.
     
  4. corbon1

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    Did you say it gets worse with use or it does not ?

    Thanks
     
  5. rlee560

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    It will not change with use.
     
  6. chukb

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    that would probably bother me.....
     
  7. jeepen101

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    Mine is the same way,Glock said its ok,So keep GLOCKIN!!! :dunno:
     
  8. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford mmhmm

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    The metal that is showing through in places wasn't even covered in the first couple generations. It's crappy cosmetics on the inside of the gun, and nothing more.
     
  9. Sheepdog Scout

    Sheepdog Scout Behind you!

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    Who knows?
    My Gen4 has them too.

    Not to be an butt hole, but does no one know how to use a search engine?
     
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  10. fuzzy03cls

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    Another "problem" that's totally normal....Hooray
    My Gen 4 22 has it & has not gotten any worse. Just shoot the gun & try to be happy about it.
     
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  11. Ruffus

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    Maybe if they put the search window where someone could find it, it might help!!
     
  12. l8apex

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    Looks normal..
     
  13. glocknbruce

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    ive seen other threads on this, and honestly, that is pretty crappy.....I know glock is a no-frills type combat weapon that is mass produced, but that just looks cheap.....
     
  14. l8apex

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    I hear you, however it's common on polymer based frames including but not limited to HK, Smith Wesson. Gotta go to a steel or aluminum frame to not see this.
     
  15. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford mmhmm

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    See post #3 in this thread for irony. You don't even need to search for it.
     
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  16. SargeMO

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    It's a rubber gun, not a Colt SAA. Ignore its little uglies and just shoot the hell out of it.
     
  17. vmann

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    i dont believe in my 20 years of glocking i have ever seen one that didnt have that to some degree...its normal and not a defect....
     
  18. As long as it dosent split into 2 pieces you are fine, there is wear and tear and accidental scratching of frames and slides all the time even a few new guns have had a little marring or a scratch, maybe it happened at the dealers place or where ever, as long as it works
     
  19. brushy bill

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    Rusty Shackleford is correct. Attached are some pics I found on this forum when researching same issue with my new Gen 4 G17. It has exactly the same marks as yours. Apparently the Gen 1s didn't even bother to polymer over the insert. It bothered me at first, for now, I'm looking at it as a non-issue.
     

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  20. fifty2you

    fifty2you Bad guy

    Just got mine and same thing