Johnny Glocks Trigger Disappointment.

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  1. Seaweed02

    Seaweed02 Boatswain's Mate

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    Well I promised someone on the last thread, the one that got closed by the moderator, that I would give an opinion on the Johnny Glocks Combat Trigger. Well I am disappointed to say the least. The trigger kit cost me $360 and It was averaging at 4.10 lbs per a 5 pull average. Well I had mine down to about 4.5 just by doing the 25 cent trigger polish job.

    I did keep his striker spring and safety plunger with spring and just replaced my polished stuff in it along with those things I kept from his stuff. Now my trigger pull is down to a nice 3.6 average out of 5 pulls. Very nice but I did like his flat trigger shoe and would very much like to replace the Glock OEM trigger shoe with that one.

    Well that is my review. For anyone looking to buy one, I say don't do it. Polish the parts yourself and buy some lighter springs.
     
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    What did Johnny Glock say when you contacted then about your disappointment in their product?
    What did they suggest or offer to make you a satisfied customer?
     
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    If you like his flat trigger shoe, I think he uses factory trigger bars so you should be able to use his trigger bar and the flat shoe and it shouldn't function any differently than the trigger bar that came in your gun originally.

    ETA: I know you probably don't want a $360 factory trigger bar with a flat shoe and, if I were as disappointed as I think you sound, I'd ship it back to him. A polished factory minus connector and an Apex or Overwatch Precision drop in kit would give you a flat shoe with a factory trigger bar, leave all factory safeties in tact, and get you down to around 4-4.5 pounds by themselves. You can change out springs if you really want to. For me, the minus connector without any springs is fine and I really don't want a trigger pull less than 4 pounds on a carry or duty gun anyway.
     
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  5. Seaweed02

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    I didn't contact him yet. I may on Wednesday. I'll be busy tomorrow.
     
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    Gfive45, That would be nice if he just accepted the trigger exchanged for a refund. I'll see and let you know.

    Jarrod37387, I was under the impression that he reshaped and filed/stoned certain parts to make his system work together. I'll ask when I call or maybe I'll get a metal trigger shoe with a flat face.
     
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    The only Glock's I've ever seen NOT function properly ever in 27 years, are the ones stuffed with aftermarket parts. Put the OEM parts back in, will function properly, reliably.
     
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    He didn't say it didn't function properly or reliably, he said he didn't get the value or upgrade that he expected for the money. At no point did he say it malfunctioned or didn't work.
     
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    He very well may and it's a good question to ask. I am very happy with my Apex Tactical drop in kit I have in my 19.4 MOS. It goes for around $125 and comes with a few different springs, although, I didn't use any of them, and it has a metal trigger shoe. I'm also very happy with both of my Overwatch Precision Poly DAT triggers (G45 and G43) and they have a polymer flat shoe and go for around 60 bucks if you get the polished trigger bar and 70 bucks if you get the np3 bar. I think they're probably the best value in a trigger out there if you just want a flat shoe.
     
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    Yeah, I didn't imply in this case just stating what I've observed. I said, the ONLY Glocks I've EVER seen NOT function properly in 27 years are ones stuffed with aftermarket parts.
     
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    For ALL aftermarket parts peddled for use in a Glock firing mechanism to get a dainty delicate trigger pull, two rules apply always:
    1. A [what?] and his money are soon parted.
    2. Caveat emptor.
     
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    ive got a g21.4 stuffed with aftermarket parts that never fails to function....
     
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    If you wanted a much lighter trigger pull weight you should have gotten a competition trigger rather than a combat trigger.
     
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    This is Johnny Glock description of the Combat Trigger.
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    Here he explains his triggers.

     
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    That's it itself a good enough reason to call him asap.
     
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    Fair enough, I get that.
     
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    I think Seeweed02 just pick the wrong trigger.
     
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    I didn't want the competition trigger because in Johnny Glocks videos he claims that the Competition Trigger has a pull weight of 2.0 lbs or so. He uses the words, "sub 3 lbs".

    By contrast in the same video, which just came out a few days ago, he says that the Combat Trigger should have a pull weight of about 3.5 lbs. Now this is what I wanted and expected because the man just has so much knowledge that I trusted in his experience. But it didn't turn out that way for me. Maybe when I call him he can tell me what he thinks is wrong.
     
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