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Guide Rod Upgrade

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by firefighter_0039, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. firefighter_0039

    firefighter_0039

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    I was just hired as a police officer and started carrying my glcok23 gen 4 off duty all the time now. she is bone stock and i was thinking of some upgrades and need some feedback. I was looking at Tungsten Guide rode and a 3.5 trigger kit are they truly worth it. I shoot Hornaday tap 165 plus p out of it
     
  2. Bruce M

    Bruce M

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    Never hurts to check with the department in case they have some rules regarding modified guns. Some departments, especially some with Glock Armorers, have rules against some weapon modifications. Part of that is because some modifications prove to be statistically less reliable.
     

  3. JBnTX

    JBnTX Ruckmanite

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    Spend your money on ammo and trigger time.
    Your Glock is fine right from the box.

    The more you shoot it, the more reliable it proves itself
    and the more proficient you become with it.

    You can't beat reliability and proficiency.
     
  4. firefighter_0039

    firefighter_0039

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    back ups are free game as long as it's .40 and we have talon for our rounds
     
  5. barth

    barth six barrels

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    I have a Ghost Rocket 3.5 short reset connector, factory springs
    and a Tungsten guide rod on my G27.

    I love the Ghost Rocket connector, except the short reset takes some getting used to.
    You can get a Ghost 3.5 drop in, without the short reset, if you want.
    Both reduce the trigger from ~6 lbs to ~5 lbs.

    The guide rod is just for looks and really makes no difference I can tell.

    I'd shoot a case of ammo out of the gun before considering any modifications.
    If then you still long for a little lighter, crisper, trigger?
    Try several 3.5 connectors and see which one you favor.

    As for the Tungsten guide rod?
    Well, it's shinny - LOL!
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2012
  6. EL COLONEL

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    Get you some mepro light night sights and plenty of practice ammo ..... :wavey:
     
  7. ZekerMan

    ZekerMan ZekerMan

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    This is good ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
     
  8. kamonjj

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    Check out big taco guide rods. They use the factory springs. I hear nothing but good things.
     
  9. lyodbraun

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    I put a Lone Wolf SS RSA in my Gen4 23 and did not like it at all, went back to the stock set up much better and alot less recoil with the stock setup... I think I will be putting it in my wifes G19... LOL