Glock 17 - What maintencnace after 5000 rounds.

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  1. runcible68

    runcible68

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    I've owned my G17 for ten months. So far I've put 5000 rounds through it. I've cleaned it after every range evolution. What maintenance is indicated at this point?. Detail strip? Should any springs be replaced?

    Thanks in advance!
     
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    I would detail strip it and clean it.
     

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    Bren NRA Life Member

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    Definitely clean it. Otherwise, you aren't even a tenth of the way to worrying about anything.
     
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    i really wouldnt worry about a detail strip now.
    at this point if it aint broke, dont fix it.
    :thumbsup:
     
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    Just routine clean and oil. No need to replace anything.
     
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    Thanks for the info! Appreciate it!
     
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    Detail strip it for fun.
    I'd get a couple of the following(not that you need them, but just in case you do). Trigger spring, recoil spring assembly, trigger pin, slide lock and spring(2 parts). All in all, about $30. I have over 8000 rounds through my used 19 with no mechanical failures. There is, however, a first time for everything. Be prepared.
     
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    WinstonSmith lovebirds

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    :thumbsup: This is very good advice. One of the best features of a Glock is the simplicity of design. Anyone can detail strip and replace parts, so you should learn how.

    Glock customer service is excellent and they will usually fix your gun for the cost of one-way UPS overnight shipment.... but it's still cheaper and faster to fix it yourself... and it is lots of fun!!!! You will be proud of yourself for understanding your weapon thoroughly.

    I suggest the Ptooma Complete Glock Reference Guide as a source of info on how a Glock works internally and how to disassemble and reassemble.
     
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    I change recoil spring assembly every 5.000 rounds and do the detail strip and cleaning every 2.500 rounds.