We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. Both models were almost exclusively chambered for 9mm Luger although a few special exceptions have been known to exist e. Just realized that we're speaking of Gen 3's only, please disregard my post. Unlock additional features, and fewer ads while browsing. When looking at one of these used Glocks there are important things you need to look for and replace, if you purchase one. Which is why I always verify the serial number on the gun is the number going on the 4473.
Just out of curiosity, can you even own a hi-cap Glock in Illinois? Those proof marked Glocks will have a three-letter code on the barrel which is different from the serial number, and that's the code that you type in at the mujglock website. A long-slide version of the 17 known as the 17L was also produced using 1st generation frames but the slides are interchangeable and the frames are indistinguishable with other model 17s. One rarely hears that sentiment anymore. What you see is what you get which is all I have. I know Glocks are now in the s prefixes now. This can also cause stove pipe issues. Another key difference between the models 17 and 19 is the geometry of the barrel lug and matching locking piece inside the frame.
What's the number molded into the trigger guard? I guess some folks mileage varies on that. Overview of Glock Generations, Terminology and Associated Models Because of the nature of the firearms manufacturing industry, terminology can be inexact due to the influence of non-anticipated design changes, marketing language, and customer terminology not originating from the manufacturer. Make sure all three serial numbers on the pistol match exactly. I ordered and installed a Lone Wolf. In sum, the handgun itself has one serial number same number on slide, barrel, and most significantly, the frame. Looking at a used Glock 19 Gen 4, I'm curious about when it was made. Sounds like the dude at the fun shop grabbed the wrong tupperware box to me.
If you want to get a barrel immediately. Since it is semi-automatic, that means the gun will fire a round each time you pull the trigger. Much older G17 bought in 2004 with no problems, wierd ejections etc. This new firing pin safety system has been installed in all production Glock pistols since November, 1991. The inside top of the slide will indicate wear, where the top of the barrel makes contact with the slide as it reciprocates and on the slide rails on each side of the barrel chamber. I'm perfectly happy with the G19 itself. The new slide and guide rod assemblies are not back-compatible with earlier models.
The serial number on the envelope is identical to the serial number on the Glock case's exterior red sticker. These were made in anticipation of design features requested for a new U. Also, some people have had moderate round count guns with P-prefix and R-prefix guns which have functioned fine. The thing is the perfect truck gun. Anybody experience something like this before? With much of the newly designed pistol made of lightweight but extremely durable polymers, the Glock soon developed a reputation as a handgun that was accurate, tough and never failed when needed. However, be assured it is indeed a Glock.
I suspect this fact had absolutely nothing to do with the decision to produce, or not produce, certain pistols or components in the States. This makes them light weight and easy to carry around. Glock does not care if you are the original owner. The majority of those who have a permit to carry a concealed weapon will likely have a Glock because of its light weight and reliability. People like to use them for both recreation and self defense. Please correct me if I am in error, but didn't U. It's under the final coating and in the metal itself.
I also had a stovepipe at about round 150 that was the last round in the magazine. If you want a reliable glock it should be 9mm G 17 or 19 and at least 5 years old How has Glock remained in business and been profitable if they haven't made a reliable pistol in five years in any caliber? The only technical difference between the two seems to be in the metal finish — the Tennifer process used in Austria has been replaced by a Melonite process for U. This is the only interesting post in this rather lame thread - if it is true. This is how distinct Glock generations came to be understood. Come for the info, stay and make some friends. I have heard of many Gen3 problems with R prefixes and afterward.
Hypothetically, were the people at Glock, Inc. Glock Perfection, it would appear, is going to be sacrificed somewhat for Glock Profit. There are some lemons here and there but I think for the most part they're still pretty solid. I believe that time period forbade citizens from having 13rd mags. So if there is rust on the slide on Gen 4's then that would indeed be a huge disappointment. For this reason, all subsequent magazines were made with this additional forward cutout, although the military competition never happened and these design features have not been repeated on subsequent models.
According to this chart my gen1 was produced Feb 1953? In this article, I will breakdown some of the key things to look for and avoid, as well as the critical parts that must be replaced after your purchase. They vary slightly in chemical composition but accomplish the same thing. The list of generation 2 changes above can be described sequentially based on the assumption of the serial numbers being sequential although this may not strictly be true. My late 3rd Gen G23 is doing fine. You guys are mentioning prefixes and letters, etc. One thing that is different about this gun is appears to have factory installed fiber optic sights.