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4 pin 3 pin kits work on Gen 4?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Simplejack, Jun 14, 2012.

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  1. Simplejack

    Simplejack

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    I only see 3 pins on my Gen 4, so why do the kits I see have 4 pins? Because of the extra pin if you use the backstraps?

    I don't use the backstraps, so can I use a kit for the 3 pin Gen 3 kits? are the pins the same specs?
     
  2. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    For starters, a Gen4 frame is the same width as a Gen3 frame, so the trigger housing pin is the same size. The extra pin is longer to accommodate the modular backstrap and will be too long for the Gen3 frame.
     

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    if you done use the longer pin just cut it down and have a spare pin:whistling:
     
  4. beagbox

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    Yes the gen 3 pins will fit the gen 4..