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Supposed Glock 3 1/2 Connectors for 14.97

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by SJ 40, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. SJ 40

    SJ 40 Deplorable,Clinger

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    Today a new shooters catalog from Sportsman's Guide shows up in the mail.they have a page with Glock items. One of the items they are offering is a supposed Glock 3 1/2 lb. connector.

    http://shop.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/cb.aspx?a=1000043

    They show the connector and a R next to the Glock logo. I see no _ on the tab but I'm not so sure,what say the brain trust.
    SJ 40
     
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  2. DocWills

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    New model of ghost??:wavey:
     

  3. stolenphot0

    stolenphot0 RTF2 Addict

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    I don't think Glock offers "Nickel plated for corrosion resistance" on their connectors.
     
  4. Paul53

    Paul53 Scream catcher

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    "Pre polished." Glock doesn't offer anything that pretty.
     
  5. Krav Maglock

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    Looks like a Lone Wolf connector.
     
  6. ChrisJn

    ChrisJn "Old Bill"

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    The - , if there was one, would be on the other side.
     
  7. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

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    That is definitely one of the earlier model Lone Wolf Distributors 4.5#, '-' connectors. It is identical to the ones I use in all my Glock pistols. I do regular business with The Sportsman's Guide. No complaints, whatsoever!
     
  8. maestrogustav

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    Yes, it looks like LW. I just tried one; maybe it was the nickel plating that got corrupted and messed up my trigger pull. It had a bizarre click on the take up just before the "wall." Then somehow it affected the action of the slide as you rack it to the rear; some weird kind of hangup.

    I now have stock connectors or "Z" connectors. Ghost worked on my 19, but not 17. Gen 4 all around.
     
  9. maestrogustav

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    double tap
     
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  10. robotoid

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    While we're on the topic, why is the Glock factory "-" minus connector soo expensive compared to the standard or plus. I'm seeing $22-25 for the minus and $6-8 of the standard or plus.
     
  11. kodiakpb

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    A Glock "." connector will yield an almost identical break as a "-" connector in a Gen 3. You can pick those up at Glock Parts dot com for like $9.95, but will need to supply prefix of your Gen 4 SN# to get it.
     
  12. lawson12

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    A factory glock "-" connector is 4.5# isn't it?
     
  13. JBS

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    Because they are acquired by other than normal channels.

    "Glock" itself is a registered Logo and Tradmark.
     
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  14. kodiakpb

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    That is correct
     
  15. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

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    :headscratch: I don't know; I wasn't there; but that sounds very much like an FP safety problem - Something with the FP safety spring, maybe? Connector problems usually involve the Glock either not firing or sporadically firing (depending).

    Did you read this: http://www.ghostinc.zoovy.com/c=gOdHZ79ORf1NaYg5fKGSdFSaO/category/istallationinstructions/ (Section II)

    The only other thing I can think of is that the connector angle might have been too tight; but, I've never heard of that causing a, 'clicking sound'. This sound usually comes from the FP safety as it rises up on top of the TB's safety cam.
     
  16. chrisbritt15

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    The way i took it when readying the description of the product was, "IMPROVED VERSION" of the Glock® ORIGINAL 3 1/2, This is not a Glock OEM part. but thats just me
     
  17. SouthpawG26

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    It is indeed a Lone Wolf connector. The OEM "-" model doesn't have that narrowed section.
     
  18. kodiakpb

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    ^^^ yep I just looked at the link.
     
  19. Doughnutman_923

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    It is by my understanding that Glock "-" connectors are only available to Military/LE customers in the US as replacement parts....so they are smuggled into the US by third parties (black markets...whatever) and that is why a $5 parts is sold for $25+.