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Old 01-04-2013, 22:33   #1
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Glock19 Gen3 or 4

Getting a Glock19 cant decide gen3 or 4. Are they still having problems with the Gen4.
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Old 01-04-2013, 22:51   #2
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Gen 4 v. Late Gen 3 Ejection?
http://www.glocktalk.com/forums/show....php?t=1448803

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Old 01-04-2013, 23:39   #3
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Love my Gen 4. Fits great. Born Aug 12.

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Old 01-05-2013, 01:31   #4
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Gen 4 all the way, feels like shooting a .22


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Old 01-05-2013, 01:34   #5
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Gen 4. Cant remember exactly how many rounds. Mine was born may 12' IIRC. Never given me any issues eats about anything i throw at her. 115 fmjs, 124s +p and 147. Anybrand really
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Old 01-05-2013, 05:09   #6
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Gen3.
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Old 01-05-2013, 08:54   #7
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What's it matter?

You've got better than a 50/50 chance that you're going to end up with a, 'brass to the face' problem, anyway! My (fairly) recently purchased 3rd gen. G-19 had the slide cutout made slightly oversized in order to accomodate the larger, 'Dip' extractors Glock started using. Now - and in light of ALL the subsequent extractor changes Glock has made - I can't get ANY EXTRACTOR that, both, fits and runs properly.

The whole gun is just one big $600.00 dollar mistake - My mistake!
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Old 01-05-2013, 09:43   #8
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If one fits better than the other that might be the best choice. If not whichever is less expensive. Or perhaps a third generation that is several years old.
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Old 01-05-2013, 11:12   #9
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Gen 3 here.

Or...maybe even a Gen 2 for my taste.
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Old 01-05-2013, 12:23   #10
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Happy with my Gen3, LGS made the call easy for me as that's what they had in stock. The replaceable back straps didn't interest me. I would have liked to get the extra mag but no biggie.
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Old 01-05-2013, 12:43   #11
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Quite happy with my gen 4.
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Old 01-05-2013, 13:07   #12
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Gen 3. No brass to the face with mine.
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Old 01-05-2013, 13:08   #13
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I took about a half hour holding both generations and finally settled on the gen 4 and love it. Never thought a gun would be addicting but all I wanna do is shoot the thing
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Old 01-05-2013, 20:13   #14
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Have a Gen 4. Wish I had a Gen 3, but unusual reason. My glove size is 3XL. With the large backstrap on the gun, the mini beavertail on the gen 4 rubs the base of my thumb to the point of bleeding when I put 100 rounds down range. Others with big hands have had the same problem.

Gen 4 with medium backstrap is the same size as the stock Gen 3. I had to switch to the medium backstrap and an aftermarket larger beavertail. Just another of Glocks poorly engineered "improvements."
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Old 01-05-2013, 21:03   #15
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Just bought myself a 6-15-12 Austrian G19 Gen 4 and gave my Brother a 9-28-12 USA G19 Gen 4 for Christmas. Both have approximately 500 rounds each of various target, nato and +p ammo through them without any problems. Mine is now my EDC. HTH.
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Old 01-05-2013, 21:24   #16
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Get an older used gen3. Then you will have a reliable gun. I personally won't buy any 9mm Glock with a serial # that has a letter higher then "N" at the begining.

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Old 01-05-2013, 21:25   #17
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I'm in love with my recently purchased 3rd Gen G19. I've run various ammo through it without a single hiccup. No Brass-to-Face, feed problems, or ejection problems whatsoever. Definitely a keeper. First three on the S/N is "TTS".
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Old 01-05-2013, 21:47   #18
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I prefer gen 3.
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Old 01-06-2013, 16:53   #19
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As far as the gun, you can't go wrong with either.
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Old 01-06-2013, 17:08   #20
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Quote:
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Get an older used gen3. Then you will have a reliable gun. I personally won't buy any 9mm Glock with a serial # that has a letter higher then "N" at the begining.
Why is that? I am new to glocks just interested and looking to buy a gen 3 so i'm interested haha.
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