Opinion please from Glock Armorers. G23 frame rail

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  1. Pn3455

    Pn3455

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    Hey guys. I have a G23 Gen 3 bought second hand. Looked barely shot when I bought it last year. Since then I've put a total of about 6k rounds through it. I resprung the whole gun and several used mags about 4k rounds ago due to FTF issues. Gun runs fine now. The question is, I starting to notice wear on the front frame rails and peeling on the locking block. Im sure its probably within spec but just wanted a second opinion if I need to start watching this more closely. Thanks for the input. 20200814_095940.jpg 20200814_095826.jpg 20200814_095846.jpg 20200814_095919.jpg
     
  2. Bill Lumberg

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    Nothing to worry about. If you’re using OEM springs you’ll be fine.
     
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    That's normal wear. One of my G17's over 300K on it, and it looks about the same. Just keep it lubed.
     
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    Thank you both. I was thinking along the same lines.
     
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    As these other guys said, normal wear.
     
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    This was around 250K. It's one the long railed rear G17's.

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    Cosmetics from use.

    No shooting, no touching = no wear.
     
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    I normally make sure that I apply just a slight "smear" of copper impregnated anti-seize on those surfaces so they don't gall like in the above picture. The stuff I really like has copper dust in it that also is a good way to prevent friction. This stuff works great on the Ruger Mark pistols also, mainly to prevent galling and wear on the mating assembly parts, so they don't loosen up:

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