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gen 3 vs. gen 4 mag release

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

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  1. kalifornia

    kalifornia

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    im wanting to pick up another gun. I have to switch my grip just a tad to reach the gen 3 mag release. Im wondering from the guys in my position if you can reach the gen 4 release without having to switch your grip.
     
  2. Magsz

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    Have you tried the Tangodown or Factory Glock extended releases?

    They make operating the generation 3 catches a heck of alot easier.

    Having said that, due to the shorter frame and the longer contact surface area on the generation 4 release, i have found the gen 4 guns to be exceedingly easy to operate.
     

  3. kalifornia

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    I just read that the new release works on a pivot is that true and can you pivot the release from the rear of the button?
     
  4. Magsz

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    Erm...

    No, it does not pivot. You DO need to press more towards the front of the mag catch (towards the muzzle) to authoritatively release the magazine.
     
  5. G23Gen4TX

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    The mag release is the biggest improvement on the Gen 4 guns. So much easier to use than the Gen 3 mag release and true to Glock it's a very simple and efficient design.