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What does Glock Recommend?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by 153, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. 153

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    With all the calls and pistols they recieve with weak ejection issues, I am curious as to which 9 m/m ammo Glock uses to check function at the factory.

    I have read the specs in the manual, but was wondering if the folks in GA use a specific brand and or bullet weight.
     
  2. SCSU74

    SCSU74 St. Cloud Proud

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    124g of whatever, the last casings in mine were CCI
     

  3. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    If you send a Glock to Smyrna with a problem, Glock uses the same ammo you reported using when the problem occurred. They have skids of ammo, every caliber, every weight, every new ammo manufacturer.

    When test firing pistols, they use whichever is at hand at the moment.
     
  4. shadowman024

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    124 grain or try speer lawman i thought it was hotter than usual
     
  5. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

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    Two of my Glocks came with CCI Aluminum Blazer cartridge cases. The last one came with Remington brass cases. From what I know of Glock, Inc. they go out for bid on factory ammo and buy the cheapest lot of whatever ammo for the factory to use. The mere thought of Glock, Smyrna using duplicate ammo to whatever the customer is using in order to fix a pistol is ....... ludicrous! (Glock, GmbH would never approve of any such maudlin sentimentality. With Glock, Inc. it's always the, 'bottom line' that counts.)
     
  6. 8th ID

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    My 2 Gen4 G19's came with CCI Blazer Aluminum cases.
     
  7. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    Arc,

    I've been there, September 2011. I've seen the ammo stores. Trust me, it's real and they do. The 100 meter indoor range is also real.
     
  8. Tango 1Zero

    Tango 1Zero Millennium Member

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    03/2012 Gen3 G19 came with CCI Blazer Aluminum cases.
     
  9. barth

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    I know it's a 40, but for what it's worth;
    2011 Gen3 G27 came with two CCI Blazer Aluminum cases.
     
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  10. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

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    I knew you'd say that, Danny; and I am NOT doubting you, personally. Yes, I believe that multiple skids of varied ammo brands do exist at the Smyrna factory; but ALL OF IT is whatever Glock, Inc. could obtain at a given time and at the lowest possible price.

    Believe me I've been doing business with Glock, Smyrna for a number of years now, too. If I honestly believed that the factory put that sort of care and concern into its everyday pistol repairs, I'd seek psychological counseling. (I'm, also, certain that I'm far from alone in this opinion.)

    I've done business with Smith & Wesson, and Strum-Ruger for almost half a century. There is, utterly, no comparison between the customer service provided by either of these companies, and what goes on everyday at Glock, Smyrna - Utterly no comparison!

    (Can you imagine begging S&W or Ruger for a UPS pickup slip? Depending upon moon phase, though, at Glock, Inc. usually even crying won't help!)
     
  11. Pn2

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    They say after hearing and in a "I don't care, I have to listen to you thats why I am on the call" attitude.

    - Send it in and we will check it out,
    = which address do I send to
    - the one on the website
    = do you give any return number
    - no, just write a letter what the problem is
    = Will you sned me a shipping label
    - You pay the shipping to us and we will ship back

    Sorry, had to say it, didn't have a rude customer service call in a long time :supergrin:
     
  12. Tiro Fijo

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    How many limpwristers did they have on retainer? :supergrin:


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  13. Pn2

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    How many limpwristers did they have on retainer? :supergrin:


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    None, they were all trained by Tiro Fijo :yawn:
     
  14. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

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    Took me a moment, but, that's actually funny! :thumbsup:
     
  15. tgmr05

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    They use 9mm loaded to 10mm. That way, any limpwristers are killed off by the recoil, cant have any limp wrist shooters at glock, plus the extra power covers up any mechanical problems.

    You can do the same, but really only glock technicians should attempt this. If a 10mm blows out your puny 9mm, glock can attribute it to you being stupid, if you are not simply vaporized by the awesomeness of a 10mm type load being shot out of a 9mm.

    So, to summarize, if you have a problem with your weak 9mm, you can try to load it up to 10mm, where if you limpwrist, you die. If you are simply new and not really cool enough or knowledgeable enough, the 10mm will vaporize your new puny 9mm shooting self and you will die.

    If you are cool enough and knowledgeable enough, then the 10mm loadings will fix everything, because every shooting problem can be solved with the awesomeness of the 10 mm.

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    How funny, all the people in clear denial of Glock's problems blame cheap ammo yet Glock test fires with bottom barrel ammo.

    At this rate Glock will soon be telling customers that it's normal to have to cycle the slide by hand after each round.
     
  17. Tango 1Zero

    Tango 1Zero Millennium Member

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    I fired almost 300 rounds of aluminum case Blazer in my new G19 no problems. Still had the copper grease in the gun just a couple of drops of mobil 1 oil and off to the range.
     
  18. Tiro Fijo

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    Blazer is certainly not 'bottom barrel' ammo. The problem with it is that Glocks have a 'stepped' chamber and usually steel & aluminum cases don't work well with that format. So much so that H&K advises against using steel or aluminum cases in their guns for this very reason. It's also why the Germans stopped using stepped chambers in 1941-42 when they switched over to steel cases.
     
  19. GThirtyTwo

    GThirtyTwo Amor patriae

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    I took a tour in Smyrna today.

    Mine (2012) came with CCI Blazer Aluminum, and that was what I saw in person.
     
  20. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

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    :shocked: Whoa! Me thinks you're on a roll. That's some of the best internet BS I've ever read!

    'Stepped chamber' - Huh! What, the heck, is a, 'stepped chamber'? At some point during the past 50 years I must have missed that one. :headscratch:

    Are you, by any chance, referring to a chamber with a cut shoulder as opposed to one with a beveled shoulder and leade area? The, 'cut shoulder' that Glock uses has absolutely nothing to do with whether or not aluminum or steel cases can be used, safely, in either a Glock or H&K pistol. That's just plain nonsense!

    The problems with steel and aluminum cases derive from: (1) chamber pressure and failure of many S & A cases to contract after firing as well as brass; and (2) the failure of many European and ComBloc steel cartridge manufactures to adhere to SAAMI specifications.

    Modern American-made aluminum pistol cartridges are 100% safe to use in a Glock. I don't know how many dozens of cases of Blazer Aluminum I've run through my Glock pistols; but I do know that, however high my own round count may be, it's only a small percentage of the huge number of Aluminum Blazer rounds that Glock, Inc. in Smyrna has used over the past 10 years!

    The real reason, 'Why' the Germans stopped cutting shoulders into the front of their bottleneck cartridge chambers during the latter years of the war is because the steel cased ammo they were forced to use had OAL dimensions that were often grossly out of spec; and a cut shoulder only complicated things.



    :devildance:

    (You really are a tricky little devil; aren't you! I love the part where you tell about the WWII Germans and their use of steel cases in '41 and '42. That's not just good internet BS - It's great internet BS!) :thumbsup: :thumbsup: