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Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by TH237, Apr 3, 2010.

  1. TH237

    TH237

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    I have had the honor of doing the first cleaning on many new Glocks last touched at the factory, and this is a first.
    I posted that I had bought a new (sealed box) gen 4 G17. I shot another 50 rnds through it today and thought I would tear it down for a complete cleaning.
    I had noticed that it appeared that the spring rod stuck out a little too far. I just assumed it was a gen 4 thing. Upon disassembly I discovered the slide lock had been installed backwards. All else was fine and it had shot fine. After I reassembled the gun it looked, “normal”. Something you might want to look for when you take it apart. :whistling:

    And no this has not changed my feelings on Glock. Someone just made a Monday morning mistake.
     
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    Atleast theres proof these things are still being assembled by humans! Humans can make mistakes
     

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    Your absolutely correct. The engineering is fantastic, but if the workers don't put it together right...that is another story. :cool:
     
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    It happens. The armorer's manual even lists a possible cause of a problem as "Slide lock reversed or not beveled".
     
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    RedHaze Handgunner

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    Somebody had a few too many drinks sunday...
     
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    In all reality, the part should have been redesigned at some point to prevent this.
     
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    how do you start your own post?
     
  8. TH237

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    Go to the top and click on general glocking...then click on new thread. Its that easy.
     
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    i think the coolest thing about this thread is that the gun still ran.
     
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    Cool Impala Glocker NRA Member

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    EXACTLY!! :supergrin::supergrin:
     
  11. TH237

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    It still ran and held a 6 inch group at 25 yrds. :cool:
     
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    :rofl: :animlol: :laughing: GOOD ONE! :thumbsup: