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    A friend just bought one. When the slide is back and locked the barrel seems to angle up. Is that typical of the 26? I have a G-19 slightly longer ballel but it doesn't do that. I removed the slide and barrel..replaced it..same thing..
    Is this a defect or normal for the G26?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. P View Post
    A friend just bought one. When the slide is back and locked the barrel seems to angle up. Is that typical of the 26? I have a G-19 slightly longer ballel but it doesn't do that. I removed the slide and barrel..replaced it..same thing..
    Is this a defect or normal for the G26?

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    It's normal.


    -Jeff-

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeefyBeefo View Post
    It's normal.


    -Jeff-
    Thanks Jeff. I had a concern there.. No binding or anything when the slide moves forward..fits back together well..Just wanted to check.

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    Both of my Glocks (17, 19) do this.

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    It's the design of the gun. A lot of auto-loader pistols do the same thing.

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    Most autos of 9mm or greater chambering operating with a tilting barrel. Your Glock 19 does the same thing, it just doesn't look as pronounced as on the shorter 26.
    Last edited by Mike Barham; 10-29-2008 at 03:44 PM.
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    Don't feel bad,freaked me out the first time I saw it too!!

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    Thanks folks!

    Hey, Mike...good to see ya back...and well!

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    Definitely normal. I don't remember what the style of barrel is called but I'll bet that someone here will chime in and educate all of us. Enjoy your 26. It's a SWEET gun.

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    Must be a common things with Glock my 23 does that as well....

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    The barrel tilts up to let that thing that rattles in all glocks have more room to rattle when the slide is back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Barham View Post
    Most autos of 9mm or greater chambering operating with a tilting barrel. You Glock 19 does the same thing, it just doesn't look as pronounced as on the shorter 26.
    Damn you beat me to it...

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