Milestone...of sorts

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by jaws48, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. jaws48

    jaws48

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    I just passed the 4000 rounds fired mark with my stock G23. So far I have experienced no problems at all---no FTF, no stove pipes, no breakage, etc. This is the most reliable and trouble free weapon I have ever fired or owned and I would like to keep it that way, if possible.

    My question to the long time Glockers...Is there anything I should do at this point to help assure continued outstanding reliability?
     
  2. MarkCO

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    That is really just getting broken in.

    Detail strip at 5K is my practice, keep oil and lube out of the striker channel, don't over-oil.
     

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    Youre getting to the point when you need to change out your Recoil Spring Assembly.
     
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    Replace the recoil spring /guide rod with a stock replacement unit, clean and lube as per instrutions, then start on the next 4K.
     
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    It's nice to see someone that actually shoots. I always laugh when someone posts that they have 75 flawless rounds through their G23. Even better is the guy who claims he has had his gun for two years and put 400 rounds through it with no problems. I put a couple hundred through a gun the first time just because I'm excited. Every gun I own has a round count in the thousands. So in a long winded way I'm saying congrats.:supergrin:
     
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    like marckco said, just keep it clean..dont worry about the recoil spring..they last a long time...
    :wavey:
     
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    It is a miracle you have not had a KaBoom yet. Buy a new one and send me the old one, I can properly dispose of it for you. :whistling:
     
  9. Trench Sweeper

    Trench Sweeper On the day of your birth death began stalking you

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    Congrats on the round count.
     
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    Or me and I'll take care of shipping charges:cool:
     
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    Congrats and keep at it.
     
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    Congrats on the milestone.
     
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    congrats! I'm no where near that, but i've only had my gun for 2 months :). Glad to hear another testimony of the tried and true glock!
     
  14. jaws48

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    Thanks to everyone who responded with both advice and congrats. Looks like the common thread is recoil spring/guide rod.

    I bought a stock spare spring/rod combo some time ago...is there a shelf life on an unused recoil spring/guide rod? Just kidding. Will install the new one when the old one craps out or shows signs of wear.