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    Glock trigger

    I want to change the trigger assemble on my Glock 34 gen 4. First off, what would you all recommend for a new trigger assemble? And second, how difficult is this going to be for me. Thanks for any feedback. Raymond

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    I haven't worked on gen4's but I have done a lot of work on gen3's. The trigger I like best for my carry Glocks is this;

    o Smooth faced trigger from a full sized gun.
    o Glock 3.5 connector (part #00135) from glockparts.com.
    o Six pound trigger spring from glockparts.com.
    o A full 25-cent trigger job, which is polishing of all of the contact components with a Dremel, polishing cream, and a polishing wheel.

    These mods result in a measured trigger pull of between 4 pounds 12-14 ounces and 5 pounds and will be smooth with a crisp let off and excellent reset.

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    That sounds very doable. I will be soon disassembling my Glock for the first time. I'll get to see what these trigger parts look like up close and personal.

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    You might wanna check out YouTube on the subject if you have never been inside your gun....

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    I've been watching lots of videos on YouTube and they all make it look soooo easy. That's why I wanted to get some wisdom from the forum.

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    10-4........

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    It is easy. The pins may be a little difficult to remove for the first few times, especially the trigger pin, but take your time and make sure you're doing things right. I can detail strip my modified carry Glocks in under two minutes (not including disassembly of the striker - had to add that little caveat). If you were to do nothing else, the changes I would suggest are the trigger spring (remember, a heavier spring = a lighter trigger) and the detailed polishing job. If your Glock is not a full sized gun, I would add to that the smooth faced trigger.

    Oh, and one other thing I neglected to mention that I have done is to shave (read that as carefully contour) the trigger safety tang so that when pressed, it is flush with the trigger's face. Use a small sharp knife and some emory cloth for this and be careful. You do not want to take off any more than needed to get it flush with the trigger's face.

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    Good stuff. Where's the best place to get custom parts -- like a heavier trigger spring?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyliner500 View Post
    Good stuff. Where's the best place to get custom parts -- like a heavier trigger spring?
    A number of online suppliers sell them. I have tried the Wolf and the one sold by GlockParts.com and found the GlockParts.com 6 pound trigger spring to be the better of these two. They run around $5 plus shipping. Same for connectors. I don't have any gen4 Glocks so I cannot speak to them about parts such as connectors. I am very familiar with gen3 parts.

    https://glockparts.com/Detail.aspx?P...igger%20spring

    https://glockparts.com/Detail.aspx?P...TERM=connector

    If I'm not mistaken, the gen3 3.5 Glock connector will fit gen4 pistols of like numbers (EX: model 19). Perhaps someone who knows more about the gen4's will chime in and verify this.

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