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Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 39

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

53,470 rounds 9 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 1 parts breakages So, remember when I said I was going to clean it? Yeah... didn't happen. Maybe next week. Maybe not. This week was all about the LG-850 Lasergrip from Crimson Trace. CTC originally sent it to Caleb of Gun Nuts, but he doesn't have ...

Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 38

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

52,426 rounds 9 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 1 parts breakages Noting unusual to report with the gun this week. In terms of shooting, my best F.A.S.T. for the week was a 4.27 clean. But it's more interesting to note my cold (first shots of the day) scores, which were 5.39 (clean) and 5.27 ...

Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 37

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

51,312 rounds 9 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 1 parts breakages See what happens when you let other people touch your stuff? While teaching a 3-day program for a law enforcement agency in Texas, I loaned the test gun to one of the deputies for a few rounds on a drill. He was interested ...

Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 36

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

50,150 rounds 8 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 1 parts breakages After eight and a half months, fifty thousand rounds is history. The fourth shot in this video is #50,000: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPpFi98H_lk[/youtube] (as you can see, I took the recent pistol-forum.com discussion about high video production values to heart) It took 418 hours over the course of ...

Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 35

Friday, November 18th, 2011

48,457 rounds 8 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 1 parts breakages It was a busy week. First, Jack Leuba of F2S Consulting & I taught the Free Veterans Day Shooting Clinic, sponsored by SKD Tactical and Ready Tactical. That was followed by two full days of practice with friends at the range. It was ...

Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 34

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

46,474 rounds 8 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 1 parts breakages OK, everyone wants to hear about the sights. Dave Spaulding (2010 Law Officer Trainer of the Year) is the mastermind behind the new Combative Applications Pistol (CAP) sight from Ameriglo. It combines a high-visibility day/night front sight with a rear that has a ...

Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 33

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

45,484 rounds 8 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 1 parts breakages While the test gun saw only two short range sessions this week, they further solidified my man-crush for the Lone Wolf 3.5 connector. Between live and dry fire over the course of a week, it's smoothed into a very nice rolling trigger. ...

Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 32

Friday, October 28th, 2011

44,461 rounds 8 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 1 parts breakages As mentioned in the comments of last week's update, I decided to give in and install a Lone Wolf 3.5# connector in the test gun this week. Photo at left is courtesy of Dillon Precision. I'd hit a serious plateau and was struggling ...

Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 31

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

43,693 rounds 8 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 1 parts breakages Quite a few rounds went downrange over the past week with four separate trips to the range. Before the last range session, I swapped out my Trijicon HD sights for a set of Warren/Sevigny 2-dot. I repainted the white ring around the front ...

Glock 17 gen4 Endurance Test: Week 30

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

40,936 rounds 8 stoppages (+1 w/non-LCI extractor) 0 malfunctions 1 parts breakages Proving once again that cleaning guns is bad, Friday night I stripped my G17 and discovered that the extractor was chipped. While the pistol continued to function normally, a chipped extractor is an official Bad Thing and it was replaced. As you ...