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First two days of owning a G30SF........

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by JTSmith, Oct 15, 2011.

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  1. JTSmith

    JTSmith Œgfdrïńëçł

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    .......... and my opinion of Glock has been shattered. 4 times in 83rds the slide did not completely cycle. Tried both factory 10rd mags with both PMC and Federal 230gr FMJ's. Didn't matter. What the hell Glock???
     

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    mrsurfboard The Anti-Glock

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    After all of these recent fail threads, I'm loving my FN more and more :)
     
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    Here we go again.....
     
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    What kills me is that I've owned 6 different Glocks since 2003 and all have ran like a top. This is the first time I have had one fail in any way.
     
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    Yep and if I would have taken the time to do the proper research, I would have skipped out on this gun. I NEVER buy anything on impulse, and the ONE time I do it bites me in the butt. Heck I always thought the only Glock to avoid was the G36?

    Guess this is a totally different animal than my friend's G30.
     
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    mrsurfboard The Anti-Glock

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    Let's see, G36s, G30s, Gen 4s, the Glock list of perfection is growing.
     
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    My Gen 3 Glock 30 sf has never failed me and keeps on trucking
     
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    Anything other than 2nd and 3rd gen 9mms are mediocre at best.
     
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    Isn't this what break in is all about?
     
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    Skadoosh Tap Rack Bang

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    Sadly; sitting around whining about it won't fix it. I suggest maybe calling Glock Monday. Accidents can happen, you just have bad luck.
     
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    I must be the luckiest Glock owner on earth:
    a. I had a 23 that somehow managed NOT to kaboom
    b. I have a 36 and a 30sf that run like tops
    c. I have a Gen4 19 that hasn't had any problems at all.
    It must be all the clean livin'.....
     
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    I have a Gen4 17 that has been pretty good. Super reliable, with the only complaint being the occasional brass to the face. Probably ran about 500rds through it before I had a Glock armorer swap the RSA and ejector while I was at a GSSF shoot. No more brass to the face and it's still running smooth after about 300 rds.


    Back to my rant, the G30SF was throwing brass in my face too. .45ACP brass to the forehead was a little more aggravating than 9minimeter brass. Lol
     
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    Due to the fact that there is only text and no tone on the internet, I have no idea if you are being sarcastic or not.
     
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    It won't fix it, but it sure makes me feel better to vent until I can call them. And I don't have bad luck. Apparently, you did about as much research on this gun as I did. Lol
     
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    mrsurfboard The Anti-Glock

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    Yup, Glock was designed for 9mm and it seems anything other then that has issues.
     
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    Maybe, but my 29 was perfect. My bro-in-law bought it from me and I still shoot it occasionally. Still running smooth.
     
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    My G30SF is great! sorry to hear about yours.

    Matt
     
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    Sorry to hear it... very frustrating to have a brand new gun malfunction sounds like a real problem which I'm sure you can get fixed
     
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    21Carrier Until I Gota 29

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    Mr. Surfboard, you are the definition of a troll. Samuse, the 10mm guns are perfect, I never hear of issues with GAPs or .357Sigs, and the .40S&W Glocks seem pretty solid as well. In fact, the ONLY Glocks that have consistently had problems were the Gen4 9mms, the G36, and the G30SF. Whatever, trolls. Why do you guys spend so much time on a Glock site?

    OP, is your gun failing to feed, or just failing to return to battery? I can't really tell from the picture. If it's failing to return to battery, but the round appears to be lined up correctly, it could be due to the trigger bar rubbing under the slide. There are two places that you can clearance to fix the problem. First, make sure you have the -1- trigger bar, not the -1. Then, if you have the -1-, you can clearance the area on the side of the trigger bar cam (upward extension that depresses the safety plunger) where the slide is rubbing. If that doesn't solve it, try taking a bit off the top of the trigger bar cam. Let me know the details on the problem, and I'll try to help you better.
     
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