Glock 19 Finger Grooves - How Reduce or Remove

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  1. alky350

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    I love my new 3rd gen g19, but i have big hands and the finger grooves have to go. im looking for PICS of g19's with removed or reduced finger grooves. if you done it before, please share your tips. did you use a dremel? :laughabove:
     
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    I did it the easy way...traded it for a 2nd gen without the grooves.

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    i thought about that, but i like my gen 3.
     
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    mcmoyer Got Wood?? CLM

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    There are posts out there where folks have indeed done the job with a dremel or the likes & have done a very nice job. Hopefully someone will chime in.

    I have the same problem you have...big ol hands & the grooves get in the way.
     
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    couldnt wait, did some more searching and decided to use a dremel. made a big difference, feels WAY better.

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    This one looks really good, mad skills.

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    I'm 6'7" and have rather large hands. I actually prefer the Gen 3 to the Gen 2. As strange as this sounds, though I don't like the feeling of my hand being wedged upwards by the finger grooves, it gives me much more controll. I am a whole lot faster with my Gen 3 Glocks and they do not shift at all, even when applying less grip pressure.
     
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    That last one looks good enough to be factory. Mad skills indeed.
     
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    1. with masking tape, mask off area around finger grooves that you dont want to remove

    2. insure weapon is unloaded, check again, then field strip

    3. place empty mag in frame, put mag and frame in a vise

    4. take a strip of 100ish grit sand paper and shoeshine stroke the finger grooves away a little at a time

    5. take some 400 ish grit sand paper and repeat


    this is a 5 dollar, 20 minute job max
     
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    That looks like it came from the factory that way.

    I have one question. . . .

    What effect does removing the finger grooves have on any warranty, on the pistol?
     
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    None.
     
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