Glocks are dirt reliable but sometimes need our help. These remedies and safety checks will keep them running.
by RK Campbell
After twenty years of dealing with Glocks my respect for them has grown. I find it a simple, easy to maintain handgun that is among the most reliable service pistols in existence. But, as the number of older pistols grows, and high round count handguns begin to stack up, it is obvious that the Glock isn’t perfect. Nothing on this earth is and the Glock isn’t quite as tough as its adherents claim, though it is probably better than its detractors would like to admit.
The Glock isn’t the easiest pistol to modify or perform custom work on, but it is easy enough to change the sights and springs when needed.
Read more in our November 2013 issue. Back issues are available.