When replacing an empty mag with a fully loaded mag, the slide shuts on its own...what the hell?
blackwolffcf nailed it on the head.It is part of the glock design as prescribed by the Austrian requirements it was made to fit...
It is not an issue, if anything it will decrease your reload time...
Most semiautos do this when smacked hard enough to seat the mag.
I'm still waiting to see some documentation of this...as said in one of the many threads on this topic, if this is really a "feature" then there are an awful lot of "defective" Glocks out there that fail to do this, including just about every one I've fired. Some do, some don't.It is part of the glock design as prescribed by the Austrian requirements it was made to fit...
It was posted in the last thread, not my issue if you still don't believe it.I'm still waiting to see some documentation of this...as said in one of the many threads on this topic, if this is really a "feature" then there are an awful lot of "defective" Glocks out there that fail to do this, including just about every one I've fired. Some do, some don't.
The Tennifer finish makes the side material harder than the soft steel the Slide Stop Lever(SSL) is made of. The SSL wears faster and yours has reached it's limit (if you do not want this action to continue).Well its not a bad thing...It just started doing it. Thought I would see what the masses have to say...Thanks all
Here is the list of requirements:It was posted in the last thread, not my issue if you still don't believe it.
Glocks that don't release the slide when a mag is slammed is not defective at all, it is just a tight slide release spring. These 100% work as guided by the Austrian military's requirement to allow when impacted against a hard object with a strong down and back motion to release the spring.
I don't see anything about the slide closing by inserting the magazine forcefully. The only two that could possibly be misinterpreted to make this claim are:The criteria for the Austrian replacement pistol were:
- The design has to be self-loading.
- The pistol must fire the NATO-standard 9×19mm Parabellum round.
- The magazines would not require any means of assistance for loading.
- The magazines must have a minimum capacity of 8 rounds.
- All actions necessary to prepare the pistol for firing and any actions required after firing must be done single-handed, either right- or left-handed.
- The pistol must be absolutely secure against accidental discharge from shock, stroke and drops from a height of 2 meters onto a steel plate.
- Disassembly of the main parts for maintenance and reassembling must be possible without the use of any tools.
- Maintenance and cleaning of the pistol must be accomplished without the use of tools.
- The pistol's construction may not exceed 58 individual parts (equivalent of a P38).
- Gauges, measuring and precise testing devices must not be necessary for the long-term maintenance of the pistol.
- The manufacturer is required to provide the Ministry of Defence with a complete set of engineering drawings and exploded views. These must be supplied with all the relevant details for the production of the pistol.
- All components must be fully interchangeable between pistols.
- No more than 20 malfunctions are permitted during the first 10,000 rounds fired, not even minor jams that can be cleared without the use of any tools.
- After firing 15,000 rounds of standard ammunition, the pistol will be inspected for wear. The pistol will then be used to fire an overpressure test cartridge generating 5,000 bar (500 MPa; 73,000 psi) (the normal maximum operating pressure Pmax for the 9 mm NATO is rated at 2,520 bar (252 MPa; 36,500 psi). The critical components must continue to function properly and be up to specifications, otherwise the pistol will be disqualified.
- When handled properly, under no circumstances may the user be endangered by case ejection.
- The muzzle energy must be at least 441.5 J when firing a 9mm S-round/P-08 Hirtenberger AG.
- Pistols scoring less than 70% of the total available points will not be considered for military use.
This refers to loading the magazine, as in inserting rounds. Even if it applied to loading the gun, it would mean inserting it into the gun; it says nothing about charging the weapon.The magazines would not require any means of assistance for loading.
This one would, obviously, apply to charging the weapon. Doing this one handed, via release of the slide via the slide lock, would be accomplishing this "single handed".All actions necessary to prepare the pistol for firing and any actions required after firing must be done single-handed, either right- or left-handed.