Spring loaded bear differences.

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  1. Catshooter

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    I know there is a difference between the LCI bearings and the older non-LCIs. But if you have three bearings in your hand, one white, one green and one black what are their differences other than color?

    Glock obviously goes to great lengths to standardize parts as much as possible so I'm assuming that there must be actual technical differences between the three.

    Anybody know what they are?


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    There is a little difference in the thickness of the bearing end. Forces the extractor to be more in or out depending on caliber.
     
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    There is also a thickness difference between Spring Loaded Bearings for extractors with and without Loaded Chamber Indicators (LCI or Non-LCI).

    The LCI Spring Loaded Bearings are thinner.
     
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    Thanks. I'll break out the micrometer.


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