Gen 4 G21 firing pin moving around.

Discussion in 'Glock Forum' started by g21redman, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. g21redman

    g21redman just wants to watch the world burn.

    suddenly I grab my gun to walk the dogs and I hear a rattle. I figure its a round in the mag shaking. wrong my firing pin is moving just slightly. has something happened?
  2. no it's okay......


  3. Lmao.

    Take off the slide and take a picture of the underside of it for us.

  4. Why? It's normal.
  5. Seriously? I have honestly never heard of this before. I just checked my 27 and the pin is pretty well lodged in with the spring.

    I'm gonna watch your video now. Learn something new everyday.
  6. Here's another explaining mag rattle in semi autos, just ignore his stupid intro......

  7. Okay. After watching the video and pulling the trigger I do hear that. Interesting. Never noticed that before. Guess because there is almost always one chambered.

    Thanks mikep.
  8. I can go grab any of my glocks and make them rattle.:cool: Some more than others. Some you can actually hear when walking briskly.
  9. g21redman

    g21redman just wants to watch the world burn.

    thanks. it just seemed strange bc it was not doing it this morning. lol glad its normal
  10. Webphisher

    Webphisher Duct Tape, Alabama Chrome

    Hell if i was depressed and you shook my I might rattle too!
  11. rivalarrival

    rivalarrival Are we there yet?

    Yeah, make that one of your function checks when you field strip your gun for cleaning. Depress the striker safety plunger (the silver button on the bottom of the slide) and shake the slide, make sure the firing pin moves freely.
  12. Cool. Thanks fellas.