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??? regarding new 9mm Glocks

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by GMannern, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. GMannern

    GMannern

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    I have 2 g17's and 2 g19's all with a jan fire date. It seems Glock dropped the flat grey finish as these are a darker shiney finish again.

    couple questions

    All 4 have front sights that have hex nut holding them and not the older "splayed" open tenons, when did Glock go to this sight.

    Also all have extractors that drop freely but I have 1 17 with a #3 and 1 with a #4 extractor, same with the G19's. I assume this is to help with ejection issues??? how do you know which works better?
     
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  2. NCHeel

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    Are they Gen3's or Gen4's?
     

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    My '04 G23 had the pinned front sight, my '09 G27 had the screw front sight.
     
  4. GMannern

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    They are all gen 3's.
     
  5. NCHeel

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    That's what I thought. Gen3's have always had the black Teflon like coating. Gen4's have the grayish pebbled finish. They went to the screw post several years ago. Either extractor will work fine. One is updated for the Gen4's is all and GLOCK likes to be able to interchange parts.
     
  6. brisk21

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    The one thing I wish Glock did with their Gen4 guns is use a dovetail for the front sight.