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Squeaky Recoil Spring

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by MBZ, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. MBZ

    MBZ

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    Just to possession of new G17 Gen 3.
    When manually pulling back
    slide before dry firing I
    sometimes notice a squeaky noise
    coming from the recoil spring.
    Otherwise works fine.
    (Haven't taken it to the range yet.)
    Is this normal for a new G17?
     
  2. G26S239

    G26S239 NRA Patron

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    Yes. No need to worry.
     

  3. Butch

    Butch RetiredDinosaur Millennium Member CLM

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    It'll stop with use....and a little oil helps....it's rubbing on the bottom of the barrel.




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  4. TKM

    TKM Shiny Member Lifetime Member

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    Just another ball of mud.
    It's not safe to listen to the springs without hearing protection.:whistling:
     
  5. SJ 40

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    Not to worry it's normal. SJ 40
     
  6. Gperfection

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    Nothing to worry about. That said, I have found that if I put tiny drops of Militec-1 all the way down the guide rod, use compressed air to distribute it and blow off the excess, it gets rid of that squeak. I only do it once and it will last the life of the spring.
     
  7. rimshaker

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    Lock the slide back to expose the plastic rod. Use a q-tip to spread a tiny amount of gun oil all around the rod. Should be good to go after that.