Glock 30 Gen4 trigger bar issues

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  1. g34gen4

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    I have a new Glock 30 Gen4 with only 100 rounds fired and already having trigger bar issues. Anyone experience a failure to return to battery problem where part of the trigger bar was rubbing on the slide? This is my first .45 Glock and I've never have any issues with my 9mm Glocks. I'm calling Glock tomorrow and I guess it will return to Smyrna for repairs?:steamed:

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  2. Mattkcc

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    I bought a Gen 4 26 Blue Label and when I got it I couldn't believe how bad the trigger was(first Gen 4 purchase). I did some research and learned about the bump they added to the Gen 4 trigger bars. I ordered a Gen. 3 trigger bar and now I have a decent trigger. Not sure if that will fix the failure to go into battery, could be a weak recoil spring. When I get a new Glock I break it in the same way my old department did, clean it and put 200 full power rounds down the tube. If the gun isn't a 100% after 200 rounds then back to Glock.
     

  3. voyager4520

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    That problem happened quite a bit in Gen3 G30SF's, a few G29SF's, and even a few G21SF's.

    What's the marking on the trigger bar cruciform? It may be 4256-1- (extra dash at the end). I've heard there's a new 4256-2 but I haven't seen one yet. The -1- trigger bar fixed it for some people, for some they polished the scratch on the trigger bar down until it stopped appearing and that fixed it, and for others there was no solution except to get Glock to replace the gun.

    Edit: I just saw your other thread with pictures, that's the exact problem I was just describing. The slide will hang up on the trigger bar in that location causing failures to return to battery, particularly when the trigger is held back as the slide returns forward.
     
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  4. g34gen4

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    Mine has the trigger bar #4256-1 without the extra dash. I'll call Glock today and ask about a newer trigger bar. Thanks voyager4520

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    My 29sf test fired 7-2012 is having the same issue, it has the -1 trigger bar. When I called glock the gentleman said they no longer use the -1-.....got a new recoil spring and it seems better so far.
     
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    common problem amongst gen3 G30 owners. I am shocked it still exist with gen 4s
     
  8. Taurus851

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    wow are they really putting the old trigger bar back in the gen 4's? thats stupid
     
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    Yeah? Why is that?



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  10. g34gen4

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    I talked to Glock today and they are sending me a new recoil spring assembly (RSA) for the failure to return to battery problem. Also, I asked him about the slide rubbing on the lower part of the trigger bar. He told me this is a normal issue for Glock 30 and there is no new trigger bar at this time. What next?
     
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    I have been looking at a G30sf but I think I'll probably hold off on that purchase.
     
  12. Larry V

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    Mine was test fired Nov 13th 2012. I have 400 rounds through it with no issues at all
     
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    I know this is an old thread, but I'm hoping to ask about my Glock 20SF that I'm waiting to pick up. It was the last one at Sportsman's Warehouse and the display. While inspecting under the slide, I saw a scratch that was about 1.5 inches. If you put the slide back on, I noticed that it was right about the trigger bar. Which kind of sounds like what the original post was about. It's a Gen3 20SF. New, straight from the factory ( I do no believe that Sportsman's sells used firearms). Should I still take this firearm and test it out? Or just cancel the DROS and get my money back? I'd hate to spend all that money on a new firearm, just to spend more money to send to Glock for repair.
     
  14. Karambit777

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    Mmmm.... That kinda sucks. My 30 is an older gen 3 and has a nice stock trigger.

    Both of my gen 4s have decent triggers , however they are both full size (17 and 21).

    Good to know anyway. Seems like there is always one or more issue when Glock enters a model into gen 4

    Maybe they will make it right
     
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    G30's have always had that bump on the trigger bar regardless of generation. The mags are also very stiff when fully loaded causing significant resistance when racking the slide. Your best bet would be downloading the mags by 1 until the pistol and mags loosen up a bit.
     
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    Bingo!
     
  17. Mike-M

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    Not only have the G30-type pistols always had that evil bump on the trigger bar's firing pin safety arm, ALL Glock OEM .45ACP and 10mmAuto pistols have that bump...for more than 25 years now!

    For those pistols, the Gen3 trigger bar is the same part as the Gen4 trigger bar. That has never provoked the declaration of disaster that the Gen4 trigger bars in other calibers caused. :)
     
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    Resurrecting an old thread here....

    I have a pistol doing the exact same thing. Did the new RSA fix it, or did the trigger bar need replaced too? It’s a gen 4 30.