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HELP FrankenGlock won't run.

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Bushflyr, Aug 27, 2004.

  1. Bushflyr

    Bushflyr ʇno uıƃuɐɥ ʇsnɾ Millennium Member

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    Well, FrankenGlock is finally assembled, but I still can't get it to cycle. It's got 3 9/16" holes in the top and 2 more plus a 1/4" hole in each side. I've got a 13# ISMI spring -5 coils, and a reduced power striker spring, so no unlocking problems. I haven't tried to run it on a full mag yet but it should still strip the rounds ok. My question is what's the best thing to do now? Clip more coils or drill more holes? Or, is there something else I should be looking at? I don't reload yet and this is an experiment in cheapness (all the parts have been "garage sale") so I'd like to keep the solutions in the same spirit if possible. :)
     
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    One more pic....
     

  3. Custom Glock Racing

    Custom Glock Racing I did it first. Millennium Member

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    Define wont run. From the looks of it the comp is too heavy and barrel too long.
     
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    It short strokes. The trigger resets, but it stuffs the case back in the chamber. The barrel and comp are an old Accumatch set I had lying around for my G24. (Hence FrankenGlock) and a G22 slide that I couldn't pass up. I realize that with the short slide and long barrel the comp swings through a longer arc, but I was hoping to get it running anyway. Originally this was going to be a 9mm conversion, but I figured since I had the barrel lying around anyway I'd see If I could make it work.

    As an aside, the Flatliner comp was pretty worthless from a recoil reducing standpoint, but worked fine on my 24 with the stock spring. Now, after I added the side ports, it levels the gun better, but requires a 13# -3 to cycle.
     
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    I believe the comp is taking too much recoil and not allowing the slide to move back.
     
  6. Bushflyr

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    You have a stunning grasp of the obvious. ;f How do I fix it? I guess I could tap and plug the side holes, but at that point the comp goes back to being a muzzle weight.
     
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    Shorter barrel, shorter/lighter/different comp.
     
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    Yikes put that thing away, you're scaring the children!
     
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    Yeah, I'll agree with the shorter barrel.
     
  11. Bushflyr

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    Thanks all, I guess I'll try some S&B ammo then, if that doesn't fix it, it becomes a 9mm. :cool: