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Just got my 30 SF and took it to the range fired 50 rounds and noticed heat marks on the tip of muzzle (barrel). Was wondering if that is normal or do I need get it checked out.
 

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I think he's talking about barrel wear "smiles"
 

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I think he's talking about barrel wear "smiles"
After 50 rounds:eek:? Sometimes there's some sooting/discoloration on the muzzle end of the slide after shooting perhaps it's that? Either way, Officer X is right...photos would be immensely helpful in this instance.

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Pics or it didn't happen.
 

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Don't worry about it shoot it like you stole it
Pretty much this.

I've never seen a heat related complaint or issue with a Glock. I was going to post something along these lines, but I was hoping for pics simply to educate the OP...especially if the Glock platform is new to the OP.

Your sentiments are pretty much mine. Best regards.

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Yep, soot and carbon build up, or so it would seem. It should come off with a good cleaning. Same thing happens on my guns. Nothing to worry about.

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If your Glock was getting that hot, the front sights would melt off (if you have the plastic stock ones).:D
Interestingly enough, that does look like a heat issue due to coloration, but it's not. But, as TJ mentioned, your plastic front site would have been affected as well...if it was that hot. If you want to see something close to your original finish, clean and then wipe it down with a light oil. If you're using a CLP, you might be able to take care of this in one step.

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It does look like one. Honest question for sure. My first Glock was a 20 and the first time shooting it was fun and the typical concern about the marks. Cleaned it and all was good.
 

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Just got my 30 SF and took it to the range fired 50 rounds and noticed heat marks on the tip of muzzle (barrel). Was wondering if that is normal or do I need get it checked out.
Yep, soot and carbon build up, or so it would seem. It should come off with a good cleaning. Same thing happens on my guns. Nothing to worry about.
'A good cleaning... '

Yep! (Odorless) mineral spirits and a cheap toothbrush seem to work really well on 'burnt powder' residue. :D

Best regards,

Bob :)
 

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'A good cleaning... '

Yep! (Odorless) mineral spirits and a cheap toothbrush seem to work really well on powder residue. :D

Best regards,

Bob :)
Or, the old favorite, Hoppe's #9. ;):D

ETA: I don't really want to turn this into a cleaning product thread. I'm just funnin'.

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Yup... looks like carbon blowback.

As others have said; put some cleaner/lube/protectant (whatever brand you like) on, let it soak for a few minutes, then wiper 'er down.
 
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