. Hell one of the guys I shoot competition with had that happen to a 1911 about a month ago. The difference is that 10mm was put into .45 ACP sized guns. The G23 is chambered in .40 S&W and has a 13 +1 capacity and remains concealable. I have a Nylon 66 made in the late 60s or very early 70s which has survived the intense heat of Indiana Summers. You forgot about the Colt Delta Elite. The .40 S&W is really just a .41AE but S&W was the first to make a standard production round out of it so they got to name it. It is possible that all of the flocks in this department were ordered at one time out if a single batch. This is a model I've carried all these years now. —. (again, bad ammo) — he reloads, case blew out down by the case head (either double charge or just weakened old brass). On my frame (5′ 7″, 130lbs), it feels quite larger in a holster. But I’d bet dollars to cop Krispy Kremes that the firearms have seen no more than 5000 rounds in their service life. That batch may have had issues. One firearm that tends to be trending these days and preferred by most serious shooters is the Glock. That nice big heavy slide eats up any recoil, and makes it a pussycat to shoot. I never said it was the fault of the weapon Chris. I ran through 3,500 rounds in my first year as a gun owner, and I’m hardly the heaviest shooter around. “Dangerous defects were found on the guns that Bardstown Police Officers carry with them on a daily basis,” wdrb.com reports. Glock has some pretty sweet trade-in programs for LEOs so $12,000 should go a long way. (IDIOTS) I think they meant ‘No child left alive’ with their ass-bag mentality . . 9mm brass handles +P+ like a champ, and nato loads get up over 40kpsi. For the children. Unloaded, the Glock 23 weighs in at only 23.65 ounces. Gun Review Sig Sauer P220 The Truth About Guns And Search Results For Glock 23 Gun Deals is best in online store. In the main, cops do not “continually train” with their department-issued firearms. Send me the boolits. Would the XD with a fully support chamber have had a KB too? It was a few years back, before the advent of the Glock 43 and later the Sig Sauer P365 that would later steal my heart and occupy my IWB holster. When did we switch from CUP (copper units of pressure) to PSI (pounds per square inch) in measuring pressure in cartridges? Right now GAP ammo is hard to find & costs more than SIG.357 or even 5.7×28. The only deal was on the. Gotta feed my baby. Five words: picture or it didn’t happen. It would be nice if the powers in the town and police department were voted out in the next election. Were the guns cleaned, lubricated and stored properly? GLOCK 23 Gen 3 .40S&W Pistol Review. But when the taxpayers are picking up the tab, someone should be putting an eye on the boys in blue, just in case they’re playing fast and loose with their firearms procurement process. Took a file to them and kept on shooting. Instead, he got the Bren Ten with super hot loads. Maybe the officers in Bardstown, Kentucky were using powder blast on their guns. Glock is classifying them as their Silver Slimline series. Aside from stressing the brass casing and the barrel near the chamber, the pressure of the cartridge does not affect the slide or anything else. 357Sig cracking a frame I have seen personally in M&P. Me thinks the Captains pants are en fuego…. If you have a particular batch of frames that had a metallurgical (or plastilurgical) issue, it actually makes perfect sense that a run of similar serial numbers might have failures all at the same time. “It’s a hairline crack,” Roby said. So let’s go ahead and clear, lock and show safe. What evidence do we have that .40 S&W beats up Glocks … and Smith and Wesson M&Ps while we are at it? It was originally written in 2010. Guys you are forgetting one thing Stupid spell check. No hairline cracks. Besides that, a KB is an acute failure, not generally a gradual problem that develops over time, and I doubt the PD was issuing hot reloads to their officers for practice rounds. Beretta M9 9mm Pistol. (More’s the pity.) Mechanical things break. Shit happens. I guess I am just old. Better question: about how many rounds can we expect to fire through a full-size polymer pistol (such as a Glock) before we should dispose of it? It/s not like the FBI light round is a wimpy. They never used the hot stuff. . The 92F was modified with a “slide catch” and renamed the 92FS to indicate that the slide catch was installed. Powder blast did discolor the rails on the Ruger. Its lightweight polymer frame, ample calibers and sizes make it a go-to choice for anyone wishing to carry a reliable and tested firearm. I never quite felt the same about the pistol and am now Glockless. How to Buy a Gun Online; FAQ; Shipping & Returns; Payment Options/Cancellation Fees; ... Lasermax LMS Guide Rod Red Laser For Glock 23 $ 239.00. I have over 1000 in my polymer framed ruger SR40C. Purchased just enough for the max personnel they ever have had as reserve or on payroll. Expecting 15 years of service out of any handgun is pushing it. Compared to it’s little sister Glock 27, it’s nearly an inch longer and roughly 3/4″ taller. Of course, the lack of a fully supported round might have factored in, but still it was the ammo. Change a few springs and a dip in an ultrasonic cleaner would probably make it good as new, but thats what the Army says. I don’t think the CIA ever used the 10mm. I have an instructor friend who shot Glocks exclusively for several years – one of John Farnam’s adjutant instructors. Check the chamber, nobody behind the camera, we have a safe training area. As should all civilians. . . Pics or it didn’t happen. Those rounds did damage to my frame rails after only 300 rounds. It was assume. They fail quite rapidly. If it would fall off after the last round, why wouldn’t it fall off, or fly off after any round? The .40 S&W and the 9mm are loaded to the same 35,000 psi SAAMI maximum. The GLOCK has limitations like all firearms. Awww….cmon…I do not live that far away from Bardstown KY. 229/226. A lot of re-engineering happened to lighten and shrink the frame to a sub-compact design. The major employer in the area MUST be protected at all costs. More from The Truth About Guns: Smith & Wesson Expands M&P Shield EZ Line With New 9mm Models. Who wanna bet they fail equal to or faster then the 40SW glocks? I cannot imagine anyone selling a gun cleaner that damages polymer considering almost all modern guns have polymer parts. The story smells bad. If it was. The .40 S&W really is a good round; Jeff Cooper was instrumental in its development as a round for law enforcement and it has proven itself to be a good round. And what are the odds of 12 15-year-old GLOCK 23’s having a hairline fracture problem at the exact same time? It appears they are pleased with their Glocks, just want them fixed. Traded it for a “used” gen3 27 that looked like it was never fired. The 23 remains my favorite pistol and superior to my Afghanistan proven M11. I can attest to the Glock 23 gen 2-3 recoil spring issues. They may be using reloaded ammo or +p+ not stated In KY. It was Colt that tried to retro-fit a 1911 which the called the Delta. Vlad describes himself as a “plain clothes detective” who carries his gear…in an Oakley Extractor sling backpack.” See what’s in the bag at Everyday Carry . The Glock 26 is now into its 5 th Generation and each subsequent upgrade has brought more fans to the table. Fun thing is in 2011 Fn was ready to donate pistols and rifles but the politicians blew it off. A friend and I were enjoying an after-class beverage with an instructor, Jerod Johnson, who’s earned my respect by delivering dynamic, memorable learning experiences. I thought the polymer warning was just to cover safarlands butt. It had about 5k rounds of rounds of Winchester White Box through it. […]. The G23 is chambered in .40 S&W and has a 13 +1 capacity and remains concealable. I’ll help. Politics aside, they had a number of slide failures. That’s nearly half of the weapons of the 27-man department and Captain Tom Roby says it’s a serious concern . The problem that pisses me off is now many companies like Federal still load the 10mm as FBI Lite loads. Not that it was a bad weapon, it wasn’t. Yeah, I’d agree something seems a bit fishy there — What do you want to bet somebody wants to get off the .40cal fad & on to the new 9mm craze sweeping the nation? We have very few failures of any Glock components. Gun Review: SIG SAUER P226 TACOPS. Earlier this month, infowars.com commentator Mossberg500 (no bias there) was not happy to hear that the U.S. Department of Education was buying 27 shotguns. Since I already own a dozen or so .45s, I most likely will not buy a .40 but I will never badmouth it; it is a great round with lots of energy (441 ft/lbs) and velocity (1050 fps) with a 180 or 200 grain bullet. I don’t know, maybe. Tragically all of our old Glocks are broken, and it is with a heavy heart that we will replace them with a bunch of expensive brand new guns! The Glock 27 would be smaller, the Glock 22 would be larger. The figured why waste brass capacity and came up with the .40. Was not aware that the standard had changed. That is a lot of power in the hand. Sure, the guns in question are .40-caliber, a “high pressure” round that’s snappier than an alcohol-deprived Dorothy Parker. But the G43 is just the thing for shooters looking for a small, reliable, comfortable, acceptably-powerful everyday carry gun. I mean the Chief MIMES the defect. .40 S&W Still Rocks: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day, Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Vlad M, Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Alex Anderson, Department of Education: Here’s Why We Need Shotguns (Pt. They are really gullible if they bought this story. Not to forget possible abuse from heat, chemicals, funky ‘cleaning’ practices, improper ammo, etc. Roby. What kind of a hairline fracture would cause the slide to fall off after the last round? Is there an inspection and programmed maintenance schedule for all duty weapons? Post. Wow. The recoil spring, maybe, but surely not the rest of the gun (particularly the steel slide which appears to be at fault here)? Chipped extractor a couple of matches ago, also fixed. Sale Glock 23 Review Truth About Guns And Glock 33 Hickok45 Glock 23 Review Truth We see a lot of GLOCKs used for EDC but not many GLOCK 23s. Without knocking back any GLOCK-brand Kool-Aid, I’m pretty sure that the ugly little bricks are built to withstand a good bit more stress than most users put them through. Glock 19 vs. Glock 23 The real difference is in magazine capacity. BUT, i would love to see a armorer strip these babies down and see what there is to see. They get cleaned and inspected at least once a month. Possible that the cops are using some sort of hot load, quasi/sorta/+p ammo? I didn’t have a Sig P365 to compare them to but check out Gun Talk’s Glock G43X vs. Sig P365 video here. As the owner of a 10-year old Glock 23, spot on Robert Farago. The Glock 23 is classified as a compact .40 S&W that measures 7.36″ long, 4.99″ high and just 1.18″ thick. The .40 cal is a high pressure round? The problem comes from a gun designed to run 9MM, then later changed to run 40SW. Some may think .40 S&W is a dying cartridge, but it still has its followers – and it’s still a good cartridge. Give me a break. Bardstown, Kentucky ain’t Plano, Texas but the Bluegrass State can get plenty hot in the summer. The 23 is identical in size to the 19, 7.36 inches long. Finish was worn but is shot sweet as can be and was an extension of me. This is a review of the Glock 23 in 40 caliber Gen 4. Things happen. Those guns were purchased back in 2000. Nor do they spend their off-days at the gun range, generally speaking. Smith got the idea since they FBI had a bunch of whiny little bitches and started having Federal load their 10mm in FBI Lite loads. That was never really in the running for the FBI. I still have my Colt Delta Elite 10mm with the original Hornady “hot” rounds, 170grains at 1350 fps with 631 pound feet of muzzle energy. This post was originally published in 2015. The tables above show that both the Glock 19 and the Glock 23 use the same size frame and thus, almost everything about the two is the same.. Concealability shouldn’t be an issue for both these pistols but if you want to know what your best CCW holster options are, check out this exhaustive list of holsters we created.. . Wait, what? Other than my natural reluctance to not like Glocks, I’m sure they hold together just fine. I cleaned up the gun and sold it. Nice mime, Chief . Nice mime, Chief . You push .40 over 37kpsi you’re going to start having problems. I was told to replace the recoil spring at 1k intervals. and that’s the fault of the Glock how? The Glock 27 has an overall length of 6.5 inches, making it more than an inch and a half shorter than the Glock 22. And .40 caliber is a high pressure handgun.” Cpt. Time to go back to school! The gun has not broke but the current owner has a lot of guns. . Had a gen3 that was jam city after 1000 rounds on a recoil spring. Google locations of distilleries, see what comes up. Absolutely 0 respect for law enforcement, they don’t uphold they’re oath and they are power drunk. Glock 23 Review Truth About Guns And Glock 7 Porcelain For Sale BEST BUY AND CHEAP PRICES HERE. He may not shoot the P95 very often. Especially if you could merely clean and get the firearm back in action. It says on the can of safariland powder blast “do not let powder blast come in contact with polymer parts” I used powder blast on a Ruger P95 with polymer rails. For this particular review, I’d like to focus on the Glock 23 Gen 4; the compact .40 caliber model. Given the deals Glock gives departments and the value society puts on men in blue you would think it would be a pretty easy pitch to get some new guns when you haven’t bought any for 15 years. Then went to Sig. The Glock 23 is a shorter then the full-sized Glock 22. The new Glock G48 is a 9mm compact designed to be a concealed carry or off-duty pistol. Roby said, over the years that pressure adds up. The Beretta M9 is considered to only have a service life of 5k rounds per the Army contract. Coast Guard .40 cal sigs are experiencing large numbers of similar failures after about the same age/number of rounds. Didn’t the early 40s&w Glocks not have enough case support in their barrels? It also comes with the same adjustable grip back strap as the Glock 17 making it easy to customize the grip to your hand shape. That’s higher pressure than any Special or ACP round. Glocks are as simple as they come. Actually that isn’t completely true. 50%. It does, but the .40 S&W case isn’t nearly as strong. Sold them to officer’s for $150 max of 2. Shop for Glock 17 Weapon Light And Glock 23 Review Truth About Guns Ads Immediately . “Well the guns you have now go bang dont they?”. The polymer frame and steel slide give the … And what would that be, exactly? The guns will be sent back to Glock for repair and possibly be resold. The Delta Elite is what he was talking about. If I had access to free (taxpayer or employer funded) ammo, I’d sure as hell get in a lot more range time. I think some departments require guns to have them for just this reason. Curiously absent from the video at the link. There are less expensive options and a magazine capacity of six rounds isn’t a lot. Blew out the magazine, sheared off the slide stop pin, blew off the extractor. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Photo: A.J. But, I was unnerved about the Glock and sold it. The G20 was also made for it and is the largest frame pistols that Glock made. Primary Arms $622.47 See Deal ... Glock 23 Reviews How would you like to rate Glock 23? Argue as much […] . While fifteen rounds may sound like a lot, the truth is that the VP9 is roughly the same size as a Glock 17 or a Canik TP9, which hold 17 and 18 rounds respectively. Glock 23. That money will be used to purchase new guns after the severity of the cracks was demonstrated to council members. I’m not a Glock fan but this story stinks. They picked because of price the “Special FBI glock” but they are running 9MM +P+ at 41,000 PSI. I would also like to see pics and more specific details regarding the cracks. My Gen 3 10mm with real 10 ammo runs just fine. The new GLOCK G48 mags remind me of the neutered 10-rounders from the ugly years of the 1994 Black Gun Ban.. Understanding the Glock 26. ©COPYRIGHT 2020, THETRUTHABOUTGUNS.COM ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. . I don’t know. Glock 42 Review Is this the ultimate 380 concealment gun? The only thing that “high-presssure” could do is create a higher velocity for a given bullet weight which creates more recoil. I carried a Glock 22 when I was a cop, manufactured in 96. Are the guns on their original recoil springs? Sounds ok to me. Granted I have that disabled on my personal gun, but I doubt if it was a department issue piece they would let me get away with that for too long. “Hairline fractures appeared on 12 guns, which were immediately taken out of commission. Conceivably, the increased recoil throws the slide back at higher velocity and puts stress on various (composite plastic) parts as the slide slams to a stop. It’s a 40 Smith & Wesson caliber midsize handgun. contract for a military sidearm? just wait the FBI is in for a load of shit. Glock fanboys will not allow it. Finger grooves can also be removed for added versatility and customization, helping to increase hand feel and control. 2020: This original review of the GLOCK 23 .40 S&W pistol is about a 3rd generation model. When the smoke cleared, it was exactly what Jeff Cooper had tried to get built in the first place. While the 40 runs at higher pressures its overall muzzle energy is not out of line with other defensive cartridges. . the Bluegrass State can get plenty hot in the summer. It is halfway between the 9mm and the 11mm (.45ACP) so it fills the void nicely. Because Reliability. after getting whacked with a 10 pound machine hammer . Thats where the problem comes in. In the meantime, twelve of the officers have to make do without their standard weapon. you hit the bullseye with that statement. Some may think .40 S&W is a dying cartridge, but it still has its followers – and it’s still a good cartridge. I might have bought into it if I had not already started with the .45 and the 10mm first. I don’t think they held up all that well, actually. Them KY cops love to practice – shot the slides right off em. The Glock 48 is a 9mm with a 4.17-inch (106mm, the minimum barrel length in Canada) barrel and a 10-round magazine capacity. His 9mm Glocks held up just fine, but the .357 SIG ate them up much more quickly. . Worn recoil spring, yes (since changed). “Cops should have the best possible firearms to do their jobs.” Rest kept for emergency use. When you have a clueless reporter trying to interpret a disingenuous statement from law enforcement brass, you really wind up unintelligible garbage. Fractures in the slide, mainly around the guide rod and recoil spring, some failures have resulted in the slide completely shearing off and falling off the gun. . My 23 has a dropped-in .357SIG barrel, and it handles that pressure load just fine. Check out all of Alex’s gear at Everyday Carry . Generous trade in? Find Accessories For My Gun; Recent Reviews; View a Copy of our FFL; Before You Buy. The .40 S&W came about as a result of the FBI load. Pigs gonna pig. Cops should have the best possible firearms to do their jobs. As someone else stated, these probably didn’t happen at the same time – there was probably a failure or someone noticed an issue with a single firearm and they had an inspection of the rest in which they discovered the larger issue. I like the magazine safety. Local department traded in 14 g22&23 The GLOCK 45’s best quality, perhaps, is that it wasn’t inherently designed for the concealed carry market. had the same experience a few years ago buying a gass hot water heater from home depot. I worked in tool manufacturing and sometimes metal just would not act right when heat treated and would fail our destructive testing or would slip out the door and get returned under warranty due to fractures and failures in use. I’d bet someone did a very thorough examination on ‘old’ guns as a safety review, either after someone had an issue or the examiner wanted to drum up business… or both. No kidding. You line up all of the plastic frame, striker fired guns from Smith, Ruger, Springfield, Glock, HK, SIG, ad infinitum, and I don’t think you could objectively find a sawbuck’s worth of difference between them. Curiously absent from the video at the link. Might be time for new ones. The heat in KY is not going to cause a gun to fall apart. We’ll see how wimpy a round it is then. They did start with the hot stuff because that was what was available. . I imagine there are competition shooters out there who shoot that much in a single year. More from The Truth About Guns: Gun Review: Glock 42 . I had used the powder blast on my old sterling 22lr and it melted one of the plastic grips…Facepalm. The vast majority of KBs occur when using commercial or home reloads that may either be hotter than factory loads, or may have been reloaded using brass that had been resized too many times causing the brass to be either too thin for the power of the load, or to have become brittle. It is truly an impressive gun/cartridge. cough, cough, bullshit, cough, cough! I would argue that its not the pressure that dictates slide force but rather the overall energy. . I know the dogs would be safer. Inquiring minds (and people who own full-size polymer framed pistols in .40 S&W) want to know. I will do it after you let me dump a magazine of 9×18 Mak in your face from a CZ82. Roby. I’ve got a Gen2 23 with more than 5,000 rounds through it, every variety of good/bad factory and reload ammo. We see a lot of GLOCKs used for EDC but not many GLOCK 23s. And now that I think of it, were the Bardstown cops using the correct ammo and nothing but the correct ammo? Cops get paid too much to do what they do…..nothing, ride around, socialize, burn up tax payer gas and ammo and you still have thugs and homeboys running loose. And the reporter never asks to see the guns? It has survived durability tests and use by multiple U.S. law enforcement agencies. If they needed magnification or dye to show hairline cracks, pictured may be too much of a bother once the council was convinced. 45GAPs and as soon. The Glock was tough and survived it. Kind of sad they have to lie to the public instead of saying they want new guns. That said, it’s entirely possible that many of the damaged guns belonged to enthusiasts who really did rack up some massive round counts. When we started measuring pressure with high accuracy piezoelectric transducers instead of copper crushers. Some folks have raved that saving those 24/100ths of an inch makes (less compared to the Gen4) the G48 significantly easier to conceal on one’s person that the ubiquitous G19. It’s all personal preference. But I guess that’s not good enough for real men. If you get in a struggle, you can push the magazine release, and disable the gun. Let me begin this article by stating for the record that for the longest time I hated Glock pistols with a capital H. It sounds funny now, but when I initially began experimenting with Glocks, I felt incredibly uneasy about carrying one with a round in the chamber because they always seemed to be a breath away from going off. One of these innovative products is the Glock … The Glock 23 combines compact dimensions with minimum weight for both open and concealed carry. Dickie J, if you have any overstock, please feel free to have it forwarded to me – I’ll help save the children too! Like I said a bad mix in my personal opinion. That’s especially true when the ammo cost comes out of their own pockets. . Your email address will not be published. I remember reading here iirc about the LEO trade in program mention above in the comments, I wonder if there were some issues in getting the city counsel to sign off on the expenditures. It is still about 50% more energy than comparable 9mm and 45ACP rounds. I’m going to give it a thorough look-over tonight, but I always check it pretty carefully during cleaning and haven’t noticed anything yet. Slide and barrel fell off the front of the gun when he stopped to look at it. all consecutive serial numbers. Once they Slow and Wimpie’d the 10mm, they put it in 9mm sized guns. I shot the hell out of it. The Glock 26 is a modified variant of the Glock 19. Many of us waited a long time for the Bren Ten (Don Johnson, Miami Vice) to hit the market but when it did, no magazines were available for it—small problem unless you like single shot pistols, so when Colt released the Delta Elite, many of us jumped on it. I was just unnerved about it. When did that happen? 9MM cant handle +p too much either and a steady diet of them in a 9MM design will cause slide and frame issues. The Glock 23 is a great all-around handgun that represents a good balance of power and weight. I had a G23 gen 3 develop a crack to the right of the bottom mold seam forward of the SN plate. Required fields are marked *. Once the loads were lightened, it made since to shorten the case. Perhaps Capt Roby needs to fire his armory personnel. The widest part of the gun is only 1.18 inches.Sight radius between on the 23 is 6.02 inches. “But with a little pressure you could spread it open. Slide failures are not as common but does anyone remember when Berretta bought the U.S. Govt. If the little hexagon has a dot in it it means that it has the support to fire the case effectively? I urge you to act at once. every time the gas would shut off because it reached temperature it would never come back on , went through 4 before I got one that would work right. FBI tested the 1006 & 1076 it performed like a champ the females & small agents couldn’t handle it. If you looking for special discount you will need to searching when special time come or holidays. Thanks for the shoutout haha not too hot today, but it sure is cloud and humid. Are people now going to claim that .40 S&W creates too much recoil for full-size polymer pistol frames? Glock 23 Gen 4 Truth About Guns And Glock 23 Gen 4 Vs Springfield Xdm 40 GLAD TO SEE YOU HERE. 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