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Trigger question, Gen 3 vs. 4

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by MountainGlock, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. MountainGlock

    MountainGlock

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    I have a G-26, gen 3 about 7 years old. Im looking to buy a G-19, and want to duplicate the trigger exactly like my G-26 ( 25 cent trigger job, and a ghost connector). Will the newer Gen 4 trigger feel the same, or would I have to do a gen 3 to get identical trigger feel and break points ?
     
  2. Priapism

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    My first 2 Gen 4s last year had a different trigger pull than the Gen 3s. When I sent them in for the upgrades they came back with a Gen 3-like trigger pull. You will get a Gen 3 trigger pull out of the box at this time.
     

  3. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

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    If it has the, 'dot' connector then, yes.
     
  4. TxGlock9

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    If you want to get technical, no, it won't be identical. The break characteristics are totally different. Gen4's have a rolling break. The Gen3's have a smooth pretravel>>wall>>then break.

    If you're talking about ONLY trigger pull weight, then yes, they can be matched.
     
  5. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

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    :headscratch: I'm lost! Would you explain. Are you talking about an NY trigger?
     
  6. TxGlock9

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    Let me try to make it clearer..

    Gen3's have a "wall", if you will, after the pretravel and before the break. Where as the Gen4's have a smooth rolling break(no wall). With Gen3's you know where the trigger is going to break. On the Gen4's it's not so obvious.

    To put it into numbers:

    Gen3's = Pretravel >>> Wall>>>Break
    Gen4's = Pretravel & smooth rolling break with no disturbances of a "wall"...
     
  7. MountainGlock

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    Great explanation TXGlock ! Thats what I was looking for. Hope to get a hands on side by side this week, but that wall just before the break is what i like about the Glock trigger.
     
  8. JBP55

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    MG,
    Install a G3 trigger in your G4 Glock.
     
  9. MountainGlock

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    Complicating things, Huh :whistling:

    Guess its a option, will see.
     
  10. barth

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    Especially when you throw a Ghost Rocket 3.5 short reset connector in the mix.

    Pre-travel, wall, crisp clean 5 lbs break.
    For me, and I repeat for me, this is the perfect carry trigger.
    I feel very safe and comfortable with it on a carry gun.
    And yet I can still be extremely accurate and surgical with it.

    Used to think my DA/SA Sigs had the best carry triggers.
    Not any more.
     
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  11. TxGlock9

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    Doesn't work that way. Not even close.
     
  12. WarEagle 1

    WarEagle 1 Taco Tuesday

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    How doesn't it work? I have Gen3's in both my Gen4 G26 and G22.
     
  13. Z71bill

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    Why does a small difference in the trigger matter so much to you?

    I have 3 M&P pistols - each has a slightly different trigger feel -

    I guess some of the difference in trigger is because of the number of rounds fired is also different - one has many thousands - one hundreds - one has a couple hundred.

    Although if I really think about it as I pull the trigger of each gun side by side - I can tell a difference - when I am at the range - I just shoot them and don't even think about the difference.
     
  14. TxGlock9

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    Not saying it doesn't work. It functions, yeah. But you'll never get Gen3 trigger characteristics in a Gen4 pistol..
     
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  15. skyboss_4evr

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    Excellent response and very well put!
     
  16. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

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    Thanks! Now, my next question is, 'Why'? Similar trigger bars and connectors - Right. I understand that the Gen4, 'sear tab' angle is higher up on the striker lug; but I'm not aware of any other differences that might reduce the break.
     
  17. TxGlock9

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    My guess is in the difference design of the trigger housing. The gen4's have a more scalloped design to accommodate the slimmer handle. It puts a more positive angle and I believe height on the connector for the trigger bar to connect with.

    I wish I could see the inner workings of the glock gen3 and gen4 to determine how the trigger bar slides against the connect between the two. Maybe they can make a "clear" glock to demonstrate. :dunno:
     
  18. ttman

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    sorry I have to disagree. I have a G4 19, IMO it has a wall before breaking.
     
  19. Priapism

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    My Gen 3s and Gen 4s all have exactly the same trigger pull.
     
  20. JBP55

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    Just so you will know I have one with 28,000 flawless rounds fired.