Serial number help

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  1. bluejackets92fs

    bluejackets92fs I have bad aim

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    I searched around and didn't really see anything in the serial number thread about my serial number. I'm trying to find out my production year and test year for my G26. I don't really want to give out anything from my SN just want to know where to search and how to search. Thanks.
     
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    Serial numbers are alphabetically sequential (approx). Find the ser# in the list closest on either side -- your date will be between the two dates. The list isn't from Glock of all numbers, it is the date on guns owned and reported by GT members.

    Just wondering, why are you fearful of giving out the prefix of your gun? Do you think it was stolen in the past?
     

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    vmann Controller

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    call glock...they will give you the information you want...
     
  4. Doug S

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    Why don't you just call Glock. I had to do so for another issue today, and was very impressed. A real person actually answered the phone, immediately switched me to a person who checked my serial number, who told me that my gun was imported in April of 2003, and that there were no recall or update issues. The entire call took all of 30 seconds.

    Number - 770-432-1202
     
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  5. bluejackets92fs

    bluejackets92fs I have bad aim

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    I just didn't know how much is too much. I feel confident the prefx is ok. PNM is the prefix. I saw for a G19 P meant August and M was a year ending in 5 but found nothing for N.
     
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    There is a G26 with a PNM prefix showing a date of April of 2010. After they made 1000 pieces with a PNM prefix, or wanted a new prefix for whatever reason, they started with PNN001. Each character is not a code, they are just sequential.
     
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  7. bluejackets92fs

    bluejackets92fs I have bad aim

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    Would that be gen 3 or 4? Thanks. I bought it new in June of 2010.
     
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    There is no Gen4 G26 yet.
     
  9. bluejackets92fs

    bluejackets92fs I have bad aim

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    Ok. Still learning here haha. Thanks again.
     
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    The letters standing for the date of production and test fire has nothing to do with your serial number. Some Glocks, mostly G17s and G19s, were made in Austria and intended to be sold there, but because there was a shortage of those models in America and a surplus in Austria, Glock sent those models over here. Such Glocks have Austrian proof marks required under Austrian and German law and they also have three-letter date codes.

    So a "proof marked" Glock will have a little "NPV" symbol, an Eagle(I think), and a three-letter code that tells when it was made and test fired. They'll also have a serial number with either a two-letter(earlier) or three-letter prefix just like any other Glock.
     
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    robin303 Helicopter Nut

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    Like others said call Glock. I swear there is a old man that does only that. :supergrin:
     
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    bluejackets92fs I have bad aim

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    Evidently the OP isn't looking for an easy answer. I think you're right about the old guy. Answered my question almost as fast as I could ask it.
     
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