Glock GEN4 Advice

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by John NYPD, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. John NYPD

    John NYPD NRA Life Member Millennium Member

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    Father gave me some good advice 40 years ago.

    Never buy ANYTHING its first year out.

    I think this might be great advice for the new GEN4 Glocks.

    Anyone else agree?

    John
     
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    mr peas

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    here we go again
     
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  3. Dingus

    Dingus

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    I disagree 100%. I bought one of the very first of the following Glocks, and have been 100% satisfied:

    G30--May 1997
    G34--May 1998
    G37--September 2003
    G38--February 2005
    G39--February 2005
    G19RTF2--October 2009
    Gen4 G17--January 2010
    Gen4 G19--August 2010

    Gen4 G26--hopefully in time for Christmas 2010
    Gen4 G38--sometime in 2011
     
  4. JaPes

    JaPes Rimfire 1010101

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    VT RAIDER

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    I disagree... My Gen 4 G17 has been most awesome!!! The people I know have had no issues with their Gen 4 Glocks (2 x G19 and 2 x G22)... Mine has been so good that I am in the market for another one, just need to figure out which one...
     
  6. cowboy1964

    cowboy1964

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    In general that's good advice, especially with big ticket items like autos.

    But a $500 gun that's already been out for 20+ years and is just undergoing some minor revisions? Don't worry bout it!
     
  7. deeHKman

    deeHKman "It Is Written"

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    I do not a agree at All 1000% wrong ...i have had 2 since July never a issue...just yesterday i was talking to two of my dealers about when how i liked the gen4 and when others might be out....i would like a .357sig in the g19 size..no dis-respect but things have changed alot in manufacturing these days...there are plenty of threads with data to back up what i say..plus they have been out long enough for many thousands sold...dealers are selling them around here when they hit the shelf...
     
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  8. KaPPaBaLL

    KaPPaBaLL MemberScratcher

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    gonna step on some toes here.. lol rofl
     
  9. fmfdocglock

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    Sound advice.
     
  10. glockoneninerx1

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    Dissagree. I bought a new 1st gen G27 just the other day. So far, I've been completely saticefied with it.
     
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    I have to disagree also. My Gen 4 22/23 perform flawlessly. Getting ready to get the 17.
     
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    zigzagg321 clever quip

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    And remember the GT rules... If your 4th gen Glock malfunctions..its NEVER the gun, its ALWAYS either the ammo, the shooter, or an incorrect technique of said shooter.
     
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    I have an early G17 Gen4. Clean with Ballistol, lube with Gun Butter and shot 124gr with NO PROBLEMS.
     
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    Jowe Crow Corvidae Companion

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    Disagree.


    Where's the popcorn?




    :whistling:
     
  16. John NYPD

    John NYPD NRA Life Member Millennium Member

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    Don't get me wrong.... it's perfectly fine to disagree.

    Because we need you guys to help Glock find and fix all the small annoying problems that pop up the first year.

    Its almost like you guys work for Glocks R&D dept.

    Glock fixes it and then guys like me buy perfect products in the 2nd year of production.

    John
     
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  17. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    And it's guys like you that make us think you work for Springfield or S&W.:rofl:
     
  18. deeHKman

    deeHKman "It Is Written"

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    Perfect is a word i have never used in a Manufactured product...there is simply no such thing.....People like DanntR is the only reason i even use this forum....plus if one goes against a Glock Armorers Advice with many years of experience they are not the brightest bulb on this Forum...
     
  19. John NYPD

    John NYPD NRA Life Member Millennium Member

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    Your a funny guy Danny. But who is Us?

    Or is Us = YOU

    I'm thinking you might really work for Glock...Only Kidding!!! I know you don't have time for that.

    I know you spend all day/night working up that GlockTalk Thread count with useless information and wise ass comments. Hey soon you will be up to 33,000 WOW Keep up the good work!!!!!

    Because we all know you must know so much about Glocks having such a high thread count(32,633). Oh and your a Certified Glock Armorer..Me too....But I don't brag about it.

    I just see about 10 million 124gr +P Speer Gold Dots get pumped through Glocks every year!!! But 10,000,000 will never compare to your high 32,633 thread count

    :innocent:


    John
     
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  20. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    I'm a retired commercial property manager and musician. I managed 13 shopping centers in three States and have drummed in over 2,200 performances at Mill Mountain Theatre, an Equity venue in Roanoke. I'm a Certified Glock Armorer and re-certify every 3 years. I've been a GSSF competitor since 1999. I know my Glocks and I know my ammo. I've never bought a new 9mm Glock that would run on my light competition reloads, but after a 200-round break-in with American Eagle 124-gr, all my 9mm Glocks function 100% on my reloads. I'm talking about Gen1, Gen2, Gen3 and Gen4 9mm Glocks. I've owned Glock in .40S&W, .45ACP and .45GAP. The three GAP's are my favorite for carry and competition, but I'm back to shooting 9mm in competition because of ammo costs. I reload on a Dillon 550B.

    I finally replaced the recoil spring assembly in my 1996 G19, and after only 75,000 rounds. I shot 200 rounds of American Eagle 124-gr yesterday to break in the new spring.

    I am also licensed for Armed Security in the Commonwealth of Virginia. That's my story!