Why does the slide stay open after last round?
Most modern semi auto pistols are designed to lock the slide back after the last round is ejected. No. The slide stop is pushed up by the magazine follower – if there is no magazine in place, there is nothing to push up the slide stop, and the slide will return to battery.
What is the Glock slide lock?
A slide stop, sometimes referred to as a slide lock or slide release, on a semi-automatic handgun is a function that visually indicates when a handgun has expended all loaded ammunition and facilitates faster reloading by pulling back the slide or depressing the slide lock to advance the first round of a new magazine.
Do you need a slide lock on a Glock?
Yes they must have the slide racked to fire, glocks have a trigger safety, if you wish to call it that. If a round is already chambered then the gun will fire without being cocked. If you take an empty glock and insert a mag and do nothing more it will not fire.
What is a mag follower?
The follower is the internal part of the magazine that the bullets rest upon. Beneath it is a spring that pushes the follower and thus the bullets toward the mouth of the magazine to facilitate feeding rounds into the firearm. The follower is the internal part of the magazine that the bullets rest upon.
Are cable locks bad for your gun?
They never use security pins. if care is taken a cable lock will not damage your gun. But as stated it will not protect your gun either.
Should you use the slide release to chamber round?
Registered. Most quality sidearms will chamber a round just fine with the slide release. On some models, that catch is not a true slide release (the manual will normally tell you or call it something other than a slide release). I’ve had some semis that only offer a little ‘nub’ for a slide-lock….
What makes a Glock slide not lock after the last shot?
When I grip my G23 and G27 with two hands my strong hand thumb touches the slide stop and my weak hand thumb touches the slide lock lever. After the last shot the slide does not lock open.
Why does the slide stop after the last round?
When the last round is fired there is a tab in the magazine that forces the slide stop upwards locking it to the rear. Just a suggestion. I just saw that it is happening with all of your mags so that might not the issue.
Why is my Mag slide stop not working?
When the last round is fired there is a tab in the magazine that forces the slide stop upwards locking it to the rear. Just a suggestion. I just saw that it is happening with all of your mags so that might not the issue. Inspect your slide stop with an empty mag and see if it forces it up to engage the slide catch.
Why does my slide not go back on all the way?
The verdict is in: Though no signs of anything wrong, it was the damn plunger spring. not the plunger. make sense since that is what pushes the plunger up. pushed it too high and it was blocking the slide. Noone seems to be answering the question.