Are gen 4 glocks just as reliable as a gen 3s?


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Old 09-05-2012, 08:49 PM   #1
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Default Are gen 4 glocks just as reliable as a gen 3s?

I heard somethin about the gen 4 having a recall and the gen 3s are more reliable what are the diffrences other than grip texture? Are the internals the same? If a part on my gen 3 broke can I interchange it with a gen 4 part? Please give me more knowledge on this.



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Old 09-05-2012, 09:00 PM   #2
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There was a recoil spring recall which some people never had a problem with and as far as the differences here you go: http://www.gunsamerica.com/blog/gun-reviews-comparing-the-glock-generation-3-to-generation-4/



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The gen 4 has a slightly different trigger group that adds about a pound and a half to the pull. You can change them out with older models. My gen 2 has a gen 4 trigger group in it (not by choice). I haven't heard about any other issues.

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Lol same time man.

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Glock has already fixed that issue with the recoil spring. So you are good. And besides the dual recoil spring being different the gen 4 has bigger mag release, and ambidextrous.

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Yep. The Gen 4 fixed it's issues and mine is left-handed.

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I have a gen 4 17 I put 2000 rounds in it so far no problem what so ever

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I've also heard the large spring slipping over the smaller one on the gen 4 2 piece guide rod/ spring assbly.

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There are many issues with gen 4 that idk y glock did what they did if it's not broke don't fix it but I made a thread on gen 4 issues where I stated every issue I could look up and find from all over...



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