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Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by njFFRescue, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. njFFRescue

    njFFRescue

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    Hi all

    I just purchased a brand new Glock 19 Gen 4.

    While it is my first pistol of my own, ive shot many many Glocks (rentals and friends) over the years. I've also taken several safety and pistol courses.

    I got my glock home today and was field stripping it/ toying around with it and I had a bonehead move on my part due to all the excitement.

    I seated the RSA, but not fully and racked the slide.

    I ended up with the barrel sticking out the slide and the end of the rsa sticking out. The slide also was about 1/4 inch away from being able to lock back.

    I dry fired a few times and racked it back and forth. Eventually I was able to free the slide. (I also had the mag in - doh!!!)

    I did a once over and it seems like nothing was damaged. The gun racks fine, dry fire no problem.

    Is it possible I could have screwed something up permanently?

    Thank you very much.
     
  2. stolenphot0

    stolenphot0 RTF2 Addict

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    should be fine. happens to all the glockies. ;)
     

  3. 8th ID

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    Don't worry about it. No harm.
     
  4. Ocean_glocker

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    with a title like that I had to read... I'm certain you aren't the only one who hasn't done that.

    Now on the other hand if your Gen 4 19 works flawlessly, then (apparently) you'd be the only one. :)
     
  5. Zeroskillet

    Zeroskillet MIA 305

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    whats an RSA? I think I've done what you say. Was your guide rod and spring sticking out with you slide "stuck" ?
     
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    SCC just me

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    If you would have twisted the rsa a few turns. It would have fixed itself
     
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    SCC just me

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    Recoil sring assemble ( RSA )
     
  8. GUN FREAK83

    GUN FREAK83 NRA member

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    same thing i heard
     
  9. Butch

    Butch RetiredDinosaur CLM Millennium Member

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    :rofl:








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    :rofl:

    On a serious note, I wouldn't worry much OP, you're gun will be fine.
     
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    Never mind making a mistake. Being able to recognize that you are occasionally stupid is a valuable personality characteristic which will enable you to make fewer mistakes in the future.

    English
     
  13. njFFRescue

    njFFRescue

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    Butch it looked a bit like that but the barrel was out a bit.

    To all,

    Thanks! I was so worried I had screwed something up in the first hour of owning it.

    I finally got it all cleaned up and lubed.

    Now - off to the range!

    I'll have a range report for you all later this week.
     
  14. FL Airedale

    FL Airedale Dog Breath

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    You didn't shoot anyone or even shoot your walls. I think you're not an idiot.
     
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    lethal tupperwa

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    Butch, have you been cleaning with Viagra?
     
  16. stolenphot0

    stolenphot0 RTF2 Addict

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    that was my first though when I saw his title too. I was expecting a ND post, glad it was only an over-excited RSA
     
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    :wow: i don't know why thats funny, but i almost sprayed my lcd with coffee:rofl:
     
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    :rofl::rofl: