Gen 4 wear

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  1. BobGlock1923

    BobGlock1923

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    DD112503-1E10-429C-BFEC-1866C78C3FAC.jpeg I recently got a used gen 4 Glock 23 and the gun is in great shape but there is some unusual color wear in the finish on both slides in the same spot. I was wondering what would cause this. I was thinking holster wear. Any help would be great
    Thanks in advance
    Bob
     
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    ‘Could be. All my pistols are used so they have finish wear. The key is to go with a quality manufacturer, like Glock, that surface treats the metal components so even if the finish is worn, the pistol is less prone to rust.
     
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    By chance can you post a pic with better lighting to get a better idea of what we are looking at. Looking at the serial number it might have the good frying pan finish... have tried cleaning the gun?
     
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    I would add that I have seen a lot of Glocks that look like that since my first one in 1993. A wipe down of oil usually gussies em’ up.
     
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    F892D8A1-644E-4A0A-B310-445DB5669EAF.jpeg Here is a pic with better lighting it’s not to bad and doesn’t affect the functionality at all. I have given it a full cleaning and oil
     
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    Seems like it might have been carried in a thumb snap duty holster.
     
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    Are you talking about how the area at the serrations is a lighter color ?
    If so, some people have, don't know if it's excess salt or acid coming off their hands.
    Could be that the previous owner had a high content and always racked in that same place.
    I've seen blued guns that were handled by such people, show rusted hand prints a few days later after being handled by them.
    That's why you wipe down guns before being put up.

    Just a cosmetic thing on your Glock.
    As stated above, oil it up and forget about it.
     
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    Thank you all for your reply’s . I was hoping I was right and it was just cosmetic.