How are your Gen 3 Glocks holding up?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by chewybaca67, Mar 30, 2020.

  1. Darkangel1846

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    Doing fine. Even my Gen 2 is doing fine.
     
  2. JimmyGxx

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    I've had my Gen 3 G23 for some time and put thousands of round of .40 and 9mm <- conversion barrel > through her with zero issues. She's taken a back seat to my 43x with 15 round mag for daily carry and for walking the woods in mountainous Idaho? I now have my dirty harry Model 29-10 6.5 inch barrel. I could just sit and stare at that damn thing all day.
     

  3. Steady Glockin

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    G33.3 edc for me. It’s holding up very well
     
  4. chemboy

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    I've a gen3 G19 with 18,000 rds that has held up really well. I replaced the recoil spring assembly at 10K, but that's all. One of my favorite guns.
     
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  5. GeorgiaGlocker

    GeorgiaGlocker Romans 10:9

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    My gen 3 Glocks have been flawless.
     
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  6. nitesit(+ an e)

    nitesit(+ an e) Sheepdog

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    I own only one GLOCK and it's a Gen3 34. I have absolutely zero idea how many rounds it's seen. Competition, lots of high round count training, duty carry for several years. It runs perfect with no replacement of parts except Trijicon sights.
     
  7. Jade Falcon

    Jade Falcon WTF EREN?!

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    My Gen3 Glock 22 is holding up beautifully. All stock, even with the same plastic sights it came with (and yes, I know they suck...I'll replace them eventually). When cleaned up and wiped down with a silicone cloth, it looks absolutely amazing....far better than that baked-on finish of the newer models.

    I've got a KKM 9mm conversion barrel for it as well, and it works perfectly.
     
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  8. sonoma

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    I have over 50,000 rounds in my Gen.3 G17.I have broke 2 trigger springs and one locking block.I have around 15,000 rounds in my Gen.3 G34 and haven't replaced anything but the recoil spring on it and the trigger spring while I was detail stripping it.The gen.3 frying pan finish is my favorite and none of my glocks show much wear on the slide.
     
  9. Patchman

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    Pretty darn nicely, thank you.
     
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  10. Toocool45

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    Patchman, i like those 19 models. Early gen 3 2 pin models. Nice!
     
  11. 4949shooter

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    Gen 3 G19 and G22 are both holding up fine.

    Gen 3's are perhaps among the best Glocks ever produced.
     
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    Mine (G23.3) has been awesome since 2014. My go to EDC, it gets carried the most. Zero issues with anything about it. I never really understood why a Gen 4 ships with three magazines. And a Gen 3 ships with two. I'd gladly trade the lame ass Gen 4 grip inserts for another magazine any day of the week. Topic for another day I spose.
     
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    I have been carrying a G23 since 1996 and 7 of those years I had to qualify 4 times a year without a problem. Just shot it on Friday and still operated as well as it did when I bought it..
     
  14. jimcorbin

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    Although I like the feel of my Gen 2 23, the Gen 3 19 and 32 I own are overall better made guns. If I ever get another Glock it's going to be a Gen 5.
     
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  15. Call Me Trinity

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    Have two.
    No issues and no need for later models.
     
  16. surevaliance

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    I’ve shot the shlt out of my G26.3 and it is still running like the day I bought it.
     
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    My G23-3 runs great even when I use it with a Alpha Wolf 9mm conv barrel. It is NOT reliable with a light on it. There are a couple threads on this site addressing that issue. Other than that very happy with mine.
     
  18. Pred8tory

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    Looks happy and shoots satisfied
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    Not my most precise pistol but the most intensively used pistol.
     
  20. gwdex

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    I have a G21SF, Gen 3 which is fantastic.

    Greg