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  • Possible issue with the G43 and Tungsten Guide Rod from ...

    2015-8-7u2002·u2002SkySgt. I recently purchased a Tungsten Guide Rod from the GlockStore for use in my G43 as a replacement for the OEM Guide Rod that comes from the factory. It is super simple to install, as it is literally a 'drop-in' part. However, I have noticed a situation that could possibly be a safety issue with the Tungsten Guide Rod.

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  • Possible issue with the G43 and Tungsten Guide Rod from ...

    2015-11-30u2002·u2002I also purchased the Tungsten guide rod for my Glock 43, and there is about 1/8' play in the slide front to back. I called the Glock Store, and they said that it was designed that way. There is no play with the OEM guide rod. I have shot it with the tungsten guide rod and it worked fine, I just don't like the play in the slide.

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  • CDS Stainless Steel Guide Rod Assembly For Glock 43,43X,48

    The Centennial Defense Systems Stainless Steel Guide Rod Assembly is a complete drop in unit that features a dual stage spring assembly. The recoil springs are manufactured of certified materials, heat treated for longer life, shot peened for stress relief …

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  • Tungsten guide rod problem

    2013-5-15u2002·u20022,157 Posts. #15 · 5 mo ago. Thunder Hand said: I have been toying with the idea of using the Tungsten guide rod assembly in my Glock 40. Today I watched a video on You Tube where and individual claimed they can cause the frame to crack due to the weight and lack of flexibility to move with the gun.

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  • Guide Rod for the Glock 43 - HYVE Technologies

    2021-10-21u2002·u2002Guide Rod for the Glock 43 . Hyve Technologies has taken the Guide Rod for the Glock to a whole new level! Made from the Super-Alloy, 17-4 Stainless Steel and heat treated to H900. 17-4 is a Chromium Nickel grade of Stainless Steel that has a higher impact strength, better corrosion resistance and a high fatigue strength.

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  • Stainless Steel Guide Rod Pros and Cons???

    2010-11-12u2002·u2002A: Some Glock® .40 caliber pistols, models 22 and 23, exhibit feeding malfunctions, either nose down or nose up (stovepipe), when used with tactical lights. The problems tend to occur with individual guns, with some pistols becoming totally unreliable while other identical, even close in serial number sequence, guns have no problems.

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  • Tungsten guide rods

    2012-8-20u2002·u2002I would bet that the after markets are more interchangeable than what you might order from Glock OEM. There was a question posted the other day on the forum asking if the stock guide rod from a 17 would fit a 23. I believe that the guide rod lengths are the same in the mid to compacts maybe not the sub com-pact models.

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  • Glock Gen 4 Problems: Are they fixed yet? - Gun News Daily

    Glock pistols chambered for .40 S&W use the exact same dimension recoil guide rod and spring that 9mm Glocks pistols use. Since the first Glocks were originally designed for the 9mm which has a weaker recoil compared to the .40 S&W, the recoil guide rod and recoil spring rated for 9mm recoil are considerably weaker against the snappy recoil of ...

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  • Guide Rod Laser

    2013-9-15u2002·u20022,780 Posts. #4 · Sep 14, 2013. I had one of the guide rod lasers. I believe the name of the company is lasermax? Anyway, the one I had was a piece of junk. I had nothing but malfunctions with it. When I called the company they made it out to be all my fault and that I …

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  • Standard Power Tungsten Guide Rod ... - Glock Parts for Sale

    Glock 43 Tungsten Guide Rod needs Work . by Mike. Bought two of the Stainless Steel rods, one of them stuck out as far as the barrel. There's a screw on the end of it that will help tighten it, but still far. So I exchanged it for another one, with the marching GlockStore barrel to see if that made a difference. Nope.

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  • G43 Guide Rod

    2016-11-27u2002·u2002The glock 43 had 900 rounds, when they first took it apart to clean and it had deformation of front plastic on RSA, they didn't repla. Ice till 1500 rounds until complete failure. That is just one example, in a mass produced gun that had several changes from first glock 43s. Including the RSA with 1 on RSA.

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  • Possible issue with the G43 and Tungsten Guide Rod from ...

    2015-11-30u2002·u2002I also purchased the Tungsten guide rod for my Glock 43, and there is about 1/8' play in the slide front to back. I called the Glock Store, and they said that it was designed that way. There is no play with the OEM guide rod. I have shot it with the tungsten guide rod and it worked fine, I just don't like the play in the slide.

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  • Guide rod

    2014-4-1u2002·u2002GLOCK 43 vs. M&P Shield Range Report Our new puppy Freedom (born 3/3/2016) ... in fact it's a older Gen 2.5 (finger groves but no rail). I run a Wolf steel guide rod and spring kit in mine. The factory plastic recoil spring sounded like an old creaky door when you racked it, and it didn't rack as smoothly. ... Couple thousand rounds and more ...

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  • Stainless Steel Guide Rod Pros and Cons???

    2010-11-12u2002·u2002A: Some Glock® .40 caliber pistols, models 22 and 23, exhibit feeding malfunctions, either nose down or nose up (stovepipe), when used with tactical lights. The problems tend to occur with individual guns, with some pistols becoming totally unreliable while other identical, even close in serial number sequence, guns have no problems.

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  • Tungsten Guide Rod

    2017-11-23u2002·u2002I'm used to 1911's and wanted to get some weight up front so I added a stainless guide rod to G30. No problems and at least I think muzzle flip is lessened. Glock OEM is almost always more reliable but since I no longer use the G30 for defensive purposes I don't mind potentially losing some reliability for shooting comfort.

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  • Tungsten Guide Rod in Glock 43 - M4Carbine.net

    2015-12-7u2002·u2002Tungsten Guide Rod in Glock 43. I installed a set of sights for someone and took their Glock 43 to the range to adjust the windage with their carry ammunition. The owner had installed a tungsten guide rod assembly he purchased online from www.Glockstore.com. I had not given changing the guide rod in my Glock 43 much thought until after I fired ...

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  • anyone using the guide rod sold at the Glock Store ...

    2016-4-6u2002·u2002As a lesser informed Glock owner six months ago, I bought the SS guide rod and haven't had any issues in about 500-700 rounds (haven't shot more). If I had come here first I would have kept it oem, but it hasn't given me problems.

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  • Guide Rod Laser

    2013-9-15u2002·u20022,780 Posts. #4 · Sep 14, 2013. I had one of the guide rod lasers. I believe the name of the company is lasermax? Anyway, the one I had was a piece of junk. I had nothing but malfunctions with it. When I called the company they made it out to be all my fault and that I …

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  • Tungsten Guide Rod first go, not good!!

    2012-11-15u2002·u2002For the minimal added weight of the tungsten one I couldn't see spending all that money on for a fraction of pound of difference. It just didn't make sense to get the tungsten guide rod over the stainless steel guide rod. The tungsten ones weights 45.36 grams (.099 lbs.) and the SS one weights in at 25.18 grams (.055 lbs.).

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  • Tungsten guide rods

    2012-8-20u2002·u2002I would bet that the after markets are more interchangeable than what you might order from Glock OEM. There was a question posted the other day on the forum asking if the stock guide rod from a 17 would fit a 23. I believe that the guide rod lengths are the same in the mid to compacts maybe not the sub com-pact models.

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  • G43 Guide Rod

    2016-11-27u2002·u2002The glock 43 had 900 rounds, when they first took it apart to clean and it had deformation of front plastic on RSA, they didn't repla. Ice till 1500 rounds until complete failure. That is just one example, in a mass produced gun that had several changes from first glock 43s. Including the RSA with 1 on RSA.

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  • Possible issue with the G43 and Tungsten Guide Rod from ...

    2015-11-30u2002·u2002I also purchased the Tungsten guide rod for my Glock 43, and there is about 1/8' play in the slide front to back. I called the Glock Store, and they said that it was designed that way. There is no play with the OEM guide rod. I have shot it with the tungsten guide rod and it worked fine, I just don't like the play in the slide.

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  • Guide Rod for the Glock 43x - HYVE Technologies

    2021-10-19u2002·u2002Guide Rod for the Glock 43x . Hyve Technologies has taken the Guide Rod for the Glock to a whole new level! Made from the Super-Alloy, 17-4 Stainless Steel and heat treated to H900. 17-4 is a Chromium Nickel grade of Stainless Steel that has a higher impact strength, better corrosion resistance and a high fatigue strength.

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  • GLOCK OEM GUIDE ROD ASSEMBLY FOR GLOCK 43 9MM

    GLOCK OEM GUIDE ROD ASSEMBLY FOR GLOCK 43 9MM SP33379. This is a Glock factory OEM original part for your Glock. Why settle for second best or a knock off when you can have the original factory replacement part? Brand new. This replacement part is a factory original from Glock. Factory replacement parts are manufactured to the exact same specifications and tolerances and …

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  • Glock Store Tungsten Guide Rods Glock 43 & Gen 5 glock 17 ...

    2018-3-12u2002·u2002Created with Sketch. The Glock Store Tungsten Guide Rod is designed with a slightly lighter spring to allow it to function with a wider range of ammo. This also makes it much easier to pull back the slide which has been a problem for many of our customers. Of course, the main advantage of the Tungsten Guide Rod is that the added weight helps ...

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  • Tungsten Guide Rod in Glock 43 - M4Carbine.net

    2015-12-7u2002·u2002Tungsten Guide Rod in Glock 43. I installed a set of sights for someone and took their Glock 43 to the range to adjust the windage with their carry ammunition. The owner had installed a tungsten guide rod assembly he purchased online from www.Glockstore.com. I had not given changing the guide rod in my Glock 43 much thought until after I fired ...

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  • STAINLESS STEEL GUIDE ROD ASSEMBLY FOR GLOCK 43,

    The CENTENNIAL DEFENSE SYSTEMS S tainless steel guide rod incorporates a dual stage spring assembly designed to deliver a lifetime of use. Eliminates the chance of breaking or wearing down like the stock Glock assembly. Springs are m ade on the same machines that make springs for Formula 1 and Indy race cars, made exclusively with aerospace specification alloys, these springs …

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  • GoTo GEAR STAINLESS STEEL GUIDE RODS FOR GLOCK,

    The GoTo GEAR Stainless Steel Guide Rod Assembly is a complete drop in unit. Special features include a solid one piece stainless steel guide rod precision CNC machined to accept a removable 3/32 Allen head tip. Experienced shooters realize plastic guide rods can chip, crack or break resulting in feeding or ejection failures and guide rod flex can contribute to accuracy problems.

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  • Bent guide rod on my Glock 27

    2013-7-9u2002·u2002Joined Mar 10, 2013. ·. 1,346 Posts. #2 · Jul 8, 2013 (Edited) Go ahead and call Glock. Don't worry about not being an armorer. The guide rod assembly is removed during a basic field strip so they mail replacements out all the time. They've sent a few to me for various reasons. Welcome to the Glock Forum!

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  • g27 new tungsten guide rod causing problems?

    2012-8-1u2002·u2002haysmclean said: I just bought and installed a new tungsten guide rod, spring assembly (16 lb. spring ) for my Glock 27. Took to the range today and after one shot (on the 2nd shot), the trigger clicked but no boom. Happened erratically the rest of the time. I shot about 50 rounds, but had to manually eject about half of them and shoot them again.

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  • G43 Guide Rod

    2016-11-27u2002·u2002The glock 43 had 900 rounds, when they first took it apart to clean and it had deformation of front plastic on RSA, they didn't repla. Ice till 1500 rounds until complete failure. That is just one example, in a mass produced gun that had several changes from first glock 43s. Including the RSA with 1 on RSA.

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  • Possible issue with the G43 and Tungsten Guide Rod from ...

    2015-11-30u2002·u2002I also purchased the Tungsten guide rod for my Glock 43, and there is about 1/8' play in the slide front to back. I called the Glock Store, and they said that it was designed that way. There is no play with the OEM guide rod. I have shot it with the tungsten guide rod and it worked fine, I …

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  • Guide rod

    2014-4-1u2002·u2002GLOCK 43 vs. M&P Shield Range Report Our new puppy Freedom (born 3/3/2016) ... in fact it's a older Gen 2.5 (finger groves but no rail). I run a Wolf steel guide rod and spring kit in mine. The factory plastic recoil spring sounded like an old creaky door when you racked it, and it didn't rack as smoothly. ... Couple thousand rounds and more ...

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  • Stainless Steel Guide Rod Pros and Cons???

    2010-11-12u2002·u2002A: Some Glock® .40 caliber pistols, models 22 and 23, exhibit feeding malfunctions, either nose down or nose up (stovepipe), when used with tactical lights. The problems tend to occur with individual guns, with some pistols becoming totally unreliable while other identical, even close in serial number sequence, guns have no problems.

    Get Price
  • Tungsten Guide Rod

    2017-11-23u2002·u2002I'm used to 1911's and wanted to get some weight up front so I added a stainless guide rod to G30. No problems and at least I think muzzle flip is lessened. Glock OEM is almost always more reliable but since I no longer use the G30 for defensive purposes I don't mind potentially losing some reliability for shooting comfort.

    Get Price
  • Tungsten Guide Rod in Glock 43 - M4Carbine.net

    2015-12-7u2002·u2002Tungsten Guide Rod in Glock 43. I installed a set of sights for someone and took their Glock 43 to the range to adjust the windage with their carry ammunition. The owner had installed a tungsten guide rod assembly he purchased online from www.Glockstore.com. I had not given changing the guide rod in my Glock 43 much thought until after I fired ...

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  • anyone using the guide rod sold at the Glock Store ...

    2016-4-6u2002·u2002As a lesser informed Glock owner six months ago, I bought the SS guide rod and haven't had any issues in about 500-700 rounds (haven't shot more). If I had come here first I would have kept it oem, but it hasn't given me problems.

    Get Price
  • Guide Rod Laser

    2013-9-15u2002·u20022,780 Posts. #4 · Sep 14, 2013. I had one of the guide rod lasers. I believe the name of the company is lasermax? Anyway, the one I had was a piece of junk. I had nothing but malfunctions with it. When I called the company they made it out to be all my fault and that I didn't know what I was doing.

    Get Price
  • Tungsten Guide Rod first go, not good!!

    2012-11-15u2002·u2002For the minimal added weight of the tungsten one I couldn't see spending all that money on for a fraction of pound of difference. It just didn't make sense to get the tungsten guide rod over the stainless steel guide rod. The tungsten ones weights 45.36 grams (.099 lbs.) and the SS one weights in at 25.18 grams (.055 lbs.).

    Get Price
  • Tungsten guide rods

    2012-8-20u2002·u2002I would bet that the after markets are more interchangeable than what you might order from Glock OEM. There was a question posted the other day on the forum asking if the stock guide rod from a 17 would fit a 23. I believe that the guide rod lengths are the same in the mid to compacts maybe not the sub com-pact models.

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  • Why Fourth Generation Glock Guns Are in Trouble

    2019-9-30u2002·u2002The bigger-diameter guide rod is part of a newer recoil system designed to minimize wear on the frame. Glock pistols chambered for .40 S&W use the exact same dimension recoil guide rod and spring ...

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  • Stainless Steel Guide Rod Assembly for Glock 43, 43X, 48

    Stainless Steel Guide Rod Assembly for Glock 43, 43X, 48 : Alternative Views: Our Price: $ 19.95. Stock Status:In Stock. Availability:: Usually Ships in 24 Hours Product Code: SD32-129. Qty: Description Stainless steel guide rod assembly. 100% made in America Unique flush rod tip and bushing for a good appearance. ...

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  • Glock Store Tungsten Guide Rods Glock 43 & Gen 5 glock 17 ...

    2018-3-12u2002·u2002Created with Sketch. The Glock Store Tungsten Guide Rod is designed with a slightly lighter spring to allow it to function with a wider range of ammo. This also makes it much easier to pull back the slide which has been a problem for many of our customers. Of course, the main advantage of the Tungsten Guide Rod is that the added weight helps ...

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  • Glock Guide Rod

    Shop the stainless steel guide rod assembly or the recoil spring assembly for Glock 42/43 at an affordable price. Explore Rock Your Glock today!

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  • King Glock - Product Detail - stainless steel guide rod ...

    The KING Glock Stainless Steel Guide Rod Assembly is a complete drop in unit. Special features include a solid stainless steel guide rod that has been precision CNC machined. The recoil spring is heat treated for longer life, shot peened for stress relief and finally calibrated to Glock …

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  • Tungsten Guide Rods for Glock.

    LWD Tungsten Guide Rod's are available for Gen 1-3. The recoil spring must be purchased separately. The LWD Tungsten guide rod can be used with the original factory recoil spring or ISMI 'flat wound' recoil spring.If you intend to use a Wolff 'round wound' recoil spring, you must install the special washer (please request in note section) behind the screw tip.

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  • Glock 43 Parts - Glock Parts - Glock Accessories

    The Glock 43, 43X, and the Glock 48, can be improved in so many ways. Extended slide lock for easier take down is a very good start. The extended slide stop and extended mag catches are great parts also. The trigger can be improved with a 3.5 connector and an upgrade in springs. We also cary steel guide rods for dependability.

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  • Recoil Spring

    2020-1-27u2002·u2002what is your preference for recoil springs in the Glock 43 and Glock 48? I tried one from Lenny's GS and had no success as the G-43 does not return to battery. I use the Laser Max Laser and with this installed I shot better groups than with the stock Glock spring, it …

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  • LaserMax Guide Rod Laser Sight Glock 43

    Designed specifically for use in Glock Subcompact/Slimline pistols, the laser sight replaces Glock's factory spring guide assembly with a high intensity laser sighting system for advanced target acquisition. Easily user installed without the need for gunsmithing or special tools, the Guide Rod Laser is constructed with rugged, precision ...

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  • Guide Rods - Stock vs Steel vs Tungsten

    2013-3-1u2002·u2002Joined Sep 3, 2012. ·. 2,557 Posts. #3 · Mar 1, 2013. ABeck88 said: This question will be debated until the end of time. I have swapped out my recoil assemblies for stainless steel ones from Glockmeister. I have a Glock 22 and a Glock 23 both Gen 3 and feel that the stainless steel recoil assembly reduced muzzle rise and makes me shoot faster ...

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  • Guide Rod for the Glock 43 – Hyve Technologies

    Description Guide Rod for the Glock 43 . Hyve Technologies has taken the Guide Rod for the Glock to a whole new level! Made from the Super-Alloy, 17-4 Stainless Steel and heat treated to H900. 17-4 is a Chromium Nickel grade of Stainless Steel that has a higher impact strength, better corrosion resistance and a high fatigue strength.

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  • RYG Guide Rod for Glock 43 9MM G43 Dual Capture

    RYG Guide Rod for Glock 43 9MM. The Rock Your Glock Stainless Steel Guide Rod Assembly is a complete drop in unit. Special features include a solid stainless steel guide rod that has been precision CNC machined. The recoil spring is manufactured of certified materials, heat treated for longer life, shot peened for stress relief and finally ...

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  • Glockstore Heavy Tungsten Guide Rod Assembly Glock 43

    Glockstore Heavy Tungsten Guide Rod Assembly Glock 43, 43X, 48 Stainless Steel Black Cap ... This also makes it much easier to pull back the slide which has been a problem for many Glock shooters. Of course, the main advantage of the Tungsten Guide Rod is that the added weight helps reduce much of the felt recoil and also makes the gun function ...

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  • Best Glock Compensators – 2021 Review of Our Top Picks ...

    2021-8-25u2002·u2002The Agency Arms Glock 43 compensator is a good piece of aftermarket equipment. It delivers a considerable reduction in recoil and allows you to increase the sight radius of your handgun. It is a good choice for practice and self-defense. However, it is priced comparatively higher than other comps on our list.

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  • Wheaton Arms Guide Rod Assembly, Stainless, Fits Glock

    Wheaton Arms Heavyweight Guide Rod Assembly, Stainless, Fits Glock 43, 43X, 48. $ 49.99 $ 44.99. Wheaton Arms Heavyweight Guide Rod Assembly, Stainless, Fits Glock 43, 43X, 48. Stainless steel 1pc guiderod helps prevent spring bind and adds static weight to the front of the pistol. Flat wound recoil spring is designed for the rigors of ...

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  • CDS Stainless Steel Guide Rod Assembly For Gen 1-5

    The Centennial Defense Systems Stainless Steel Guide Rod Assembly is a complete drop in unit that features a dual stage spring assembly. The recoil springs are manufactured of certified materials, heat treated for longer life, shot peened for stress relief and finally calibrated to Glock factory specifications.

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  • Will a steel guide rod in a Glock cause extra stress on ...

    The only stress a replacement guide rod will cause is to your wallet. Unless your really have a specific need to tune a cartridge load to your specific pistol via fiddling with recoil springs (and concurrently really know what you're doing, and why) stick with the OEM captured recoil spring assembly.

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  • Guide Rods - Stock vs Steel vs Tungsten

    2013-3-1u2002·u2002Joined Sep 3, 2012. ·. 2,557 Posts. #3 · Mar 1, 2013. ABeck88 said: This question will be debated until the end of time. I have swapped out my recoil assemblies for stainless steel ones from Glockmeister. I have a Glock 22 and a Glock 23 both Gen 3 and feel that the stainless steel recoil assembly reduced muzzle rise and makes me shoot faster ...

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  • Glock guide rod slipping - Pennsylvania Firearm Owners ...

    2008-11-10u2002·u2002Glock guide rod slipping. My wife brings her G27 home today, saying she 'broke' it. She had disassembled it to show it to a friend, and in reassembling it, it got stuck, partially out of battery about an inch. It would not go forward. She thought she had put the spring/guide rod in backwards.

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  • DPM Recoil Reduction System Review: What You Should

    2021-9-23u2002·u2002Manufacturers produce two systems for the Glock – the first one is mechanical, and the second one also adds a magnetic dampener to the system. The mechanical system of DPM has a multi-spring setup on a stainless guide rod, and it does not have attachments to the outside of the pistol.

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