Spare Recoil Spring Assembly - $24 from MidwayUSA

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  1. Markasaurus

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    I ordered a steel replacement for my Glock 26 from somebody but they botched the order so i just cancelled it - i simply got a standard plastic replacement assembly instead, from Midway USA for half the price. There's nothing wrong with the old one, i just wanted a spare.

    Midway only charged $3.59 for shipping but there's a "special handling charge" (?) of $3 on top of that. Midway's service is superb, i ordered it last thursday and it is here by Monday - !
     
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  2. AustinTx

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    Did you check to see if a magnet would stick to that thin end? The original in my G33 looks like black plastic, but it's really steel. It's not just attached with a rivet either. Some of the newer ones have a crappy looking rivet holding the thin end on.

    It also looked like your pic.
     

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  5. Markasaurus

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    thanks and i will use them for other stuff ! - the part itself was $16.95 at midway though - i just counted the out-the-door price since that's what matters

    i'd like to think its steel! i will sure check!
     
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    Call Glock and they'll send you one free.
     
  7. Markasaurus

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    The magnet does indeed stick to the wider plastic looking end, strongly. Oddly the metal end does not stick.
    I can't tell if the magnet is sticking to the spring or the rod, without taking it apart - if it ever breaks i guess then i'll know for sure what it is made of.

    Would they? What about warranty periods, receipts etc.?
     
  8. AustinTx

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    I did have a small (about 1/4") diameter magnet that I could see actually stick to the thin piece nearest the rear of the gun.
     
  9. Markasaurus

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    Not to split hairs on this deal but i have a big ol honkin magnet suitable for picking up anything lighter than an anvil. And it won't stick to the metal end at all. What the heck metal does glock use in that anyway, it can't be aluminum and it sure isn't steel!
     
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    Is it stainless steel? Stainless is often not magnetic...
     
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    I have a G33, bought in 1998 that has a steel piece on the end nearest the rear of the gun. A small magnet WILL stick to that very thin, round, black piece of metal.
     
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    +1. they sent me TWO for free.