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G17 gen4 trigger problem!

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by venenoindy, Mar 8, 2010.

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  1. venenoindy

    venenoindy

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    I recently got a G17 gen4 and I did the .25 trigger job and I might polish my trigger bar a little too much, went to the range and after 100rds it would not release the striker (please be patient as I dont know terminology very well). I was able to remove the slide and notice that the plating came off on the very edge of the trigger bar, the question is should I have a local armorer look at it or send it back to Glock?
     
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    I forgot to mention that the trigger bar is different form gen3 and gen4 so there is no gen4 in stock anywere.
     

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    Don't shoot the gun until you get it fixed, it's unsafe.

    Either, but taking it to a local Certified Glock Armorer would be cheaper if all they have to do is replace the trigger bar. If you over-polished other areas it could get pretty expensive.

    I don't know if they'll cover this under warranty service since it wasn't normal wear and tear or a manufacturer defect.

    Even if the Gen4 trigger bars were in stock, you don't know if the trigger bar is the only problem, other parts might be over-polished contributing to the problem. It's best to let a Certified Glock Armorer look it over, replace parts as needed, and give it the green light.
     
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    Buy a new trigger bar, install it and leave it alone. After a few thousand rounds, it will have worn in a bit and correctly mated itself to the other parts it contacts. The thousand round trigger job is far better than the 25 cent shortcut.
     
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    Butch RetiredDinosaur CLM Millennium Member

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    Did you lube it?

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    Did you contact Lone Wolf or Glockparts (.com) to see if they have a trigger bar for you?
     
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    Where? Where the bar depresses the FP safety plunger, where the bar slides down the connector, or where the sear at the rear of the cruciform hits the striker?
     
  7. venenoindy

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    i did lube it, I call everybody and no one has it.
     
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    Your Dremel tool privileges are hereby revoked!

    Get you a new piece and leave it alone. Lube and a few thousand rounds will smooth that bad boy up.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Seriously! Shoot more, MESS WITH YOUR GLOCK LESS!
     
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    How are the trigger bars and connectors different from gen3 to gen4? I thought they were the same, just a different housing.
     
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    leason learn, I never do anything to my Glocks unless an armorer takes care of it. I will take it to a local armorer and go from there.
     
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    Sorry to hear...

    Yeah, I tend to agree with the others...leave it stock. If it busts, its covered under warranty.

    Monkeying around with a firearm is not wise. Don't polish, dremel, or otherwise screw-with the thing.
     
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    ....yup, kind of like the guy that is a backyard mechanic, I made a great living fixing their mistakes:rofl:
     
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    Before giving up, there is one easy thing to check. The one thing I can think of happening to cause this is an overbend to the connector. If the trigger is going all the way back, but never encountering the increased pressure indicating the break is near, that would be the indication that the trigger bar is not hitting and sliding down the tang on the connector -- it's just sliding past it. You can go to http://www.ghostblock.com/c=ojrj4BeQ3ItN5uCUoH4HohBLi/category/istallationinstructions/ and they give a quick test about half way down the page for the proper bend angle. It wouldn't have been too hard to bend it while polishing.

    Anyway, good luck whatever you decide.
     
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    Crap happens, contact Glock.
     
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    The G3 trigger bar works in a G4 Glock.
     
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    The Gen 4 has a bigger dimple/bump under the birdshead. It rides against the side of the slide.

    That is the only difference I notice on the Gen 3 vs 4 trigger bar.

    If you have a GSSF match in your area contact the range that put on the event and ask them who the Glock Armorer was at the event, he may be local.
     
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    Here's an interesting thread on the subject of the .25 trigger job-> http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1068027