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Glock 23 from 1999


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I have a Glock 23 in 40 cal.  At least 50k rounds thru it.  Last week at the range I had 12% light hits.  I used the same primers as I have always used Winchester.  Is the gun getting old or what can be the problem.  I always clean the gun.  Any ideas would help me.
Change striker spring. They do wear out. Not suppose to last forever.

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57 minutes ago, sweetback said:

Change striker spring. They do wear out. Not suppose to last forever.

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What!?!?! I thought Glocks were made from the best stuff on earth and forged from the gods and would never ever fail!

 

 

Just kidding. It's had a hard run after 50k rounds. Probably time to replace all the springs. 

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I bought my G23 in 1992 as my off duty gun.  Its my oldest handgun and in the 26 years I have owned it, I don't recall a single malfunction.  I haven't replaced anything on it, but I doubt my round count for it is anywhere near 50,000.  

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Likely the striker spring, also make sure the striker channel is cleaned out. If the striker channel gets gummed up it’s going to cause striker issues. Just clean the channel out, don’t use any lube in it. Also good to go ahead and change the striker spring with that many rounds. 

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