Quantcast
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Glock 23 question

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Darkmind, Sep 17, 2004.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Darkmind

    Darkmind Member

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2004
    Messages:
    922
    Location:
    Grand Rapids MI
    Ok so i have a glock 23, i use it for CC, i love it to death, and its the only pistol that i've trained enough to be able to use the right way the first time no questions asked. I've never had a problem with this pistol ever, but i do have a little bit of a hard time with the slide release during mag drills. Its just too flat/up against the slide for me to be able to get it every time no questions asked. So my question is this, I found a factory extended slide stop lever on Glockmeister for ( what seems to me a very low price ) 18 bucks. Is it really worth a try and is it really easy to put in. Just a pin or two and pop the new one in? Or is this something to take into someone and have them do it for me? Thanks for any help guys.


    [​IMG]


    http://glockmeister.com/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/14/products_id/207
     
  2. B27

    B27 Member

    Joined:
    May 13, 2003
    Messages:
    549
    Location:
    Atlanta, GA, USA
    Have you tried slingshotting the slide instead of fumbling for that tiny lever?

    It's faster, IMO, and surer without question.
    :)
     
  3. Darkmind

    Darkmind Member

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2004
    Messages:
    922
    Location:
    Grand Rapids MI
    I've been working on slingshoting but i'm not a big fan. When in the middle of a mag change i also practice mag retension. So left hands busy enshureing that empty mag is in a good place ie pocket/holster. When i'm talking about all this i'm not just plinking at the range. This is all prac app/ battle testing/ SHTF practice whatever you want to call it
     
  4. waktasz

    waktasz Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2003
    Messages:
    815
    Location:
    SE PA
    I have one and like it, its just big enough to allow easy use but not much bigger to get in the way or anything.
     
  5. Darkmind

    Darkmind Member

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2004
    Messages:
    922
    Location:
    Grand Rapids MI
    Was it easy to put in or did you pay someone to do it for you?
     
  6. cookhj

    cookhj Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2002
    Messages:
    590
    Location:
    Capitol of the Confederacy, VA
    i put an aftermarket slide release on my 23 and even though it's only a little bit bigger than the factory release, it makes a HUGE difference. my opinion would be to get an extended one put on.
     
  7. waktasz

    waktasz Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2003
    Messages:
    815
    Location:
    SE PA
    did it myself...jus slide out the pin and it comes right out
     
  8. Darkmind

    Darkmind Member

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2004
    Messages:
    922
    Location:
    Grand Rapids MI
    Sweet! i'll be placeing my order after i get off work.
     
  9. Graystar

    Graystar Member

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2002
    Messages:
    1,756
    Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
    I don’t know what kind of Glocks those guys have, but the pin on my Glock does NOT just slide out. You need to put some forward pressure on the slide stop to clear a cut in the pin. The way I do it is to put pressure on the pin first, then push the slide stop forward. At some point the pin will slide out. Also, push from left to right. You can then mess with the slide stop without the trigger falling out. Once you see what’s going on, you’ll agree that it’s a very easy part to work on.

    Oh...um...you know you have to field-strip the Glock first right? Right...okay...
     
  10. waktasz

    waktasz Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2003
    Messages:
    815
    Location:
    SE PA
    Right it doesn't just slide out...but I didn't wanna say 'bang out' either :)
     
  11. B27

    B27 Member

    Joined:
    May 13, 2003
    Messages:
    549
    Location:
    Atlanta, GA, USA
    Darkmind-
    Forgive me if I'm being dense but now I am completely confused.

    You still have your empty mag in your weak hand after loading the fresh mag?

    In a gunfight you wouldn't just let that empty mag drop right out of the magwell and onto the ground while you reach for and insert the new one?
     
  12. Darkmind

    Darkmind Member

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2004
    Messages:
    922
    Location:
    Grand Rapids MI
    B27, one of the main things i learned in the military is that you dont have a never ending supply of mags, therefor i always work on mag retenshion. And its not like i'm standing in the open when i'm changing mags when SHTF. If you've had enough training and are good at it, mag retenshion is a good thing to know and do.
     
  13. Darkmind

    Darkmind Member

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2004
    Messages:
    922
    Location:
    Grand Rapids MI
    O ya B27 the empty mag is allready in a safe place by the time the slide hits home.:D
     
  14. ILLINI

    ILLINI Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2002
    Messages:
    34
    Location:
    Iowa
    The extended slide release is definitely worth the money. Follow the installation directions on the Glock Meister website. They will walk you thorough the entire process....Illini
     
  15. Onmilo

    Onmilo Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2004
    Messages:
    9,773
    Location:
    Illinois`
    I agree that the extended slide stops are worth installing.
    Both my Glocks have them and any new Glocks I buy will have them installed as well.
    I have heard that Glock will eventually make the extended slide stops a regular feature on all the pistols once existing stocks of regular slide stops are used up.
    They are Factory installed on the Model 34-35 series and all the .357 Sig caliber pistols have them.
     
  16. Graystar

    Graystar Member

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2002
    Messages:
    1,756
    Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
    I bought a 33 and it had the regular slide stop.
     
  17. Onmilo

    Onmilo Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2004
    Messages:
    9,773
    Location:
    Illinois`
    OK, the newer .357 Sig pistols have them.
     
  18. LWS32

    LWS32 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2003
    Messages:
    69
    Location:
    DE
    www.gostinc.com has very clear instructions for the trigger connectors looks like you only need up to step 5.It's not that hard.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page