Lone Wolf Glock Generation 4 SS Guide Rod Complete Assembly

    I am a Glock fan. Have been ever since I had my first one. That said, there is a time and place for polymer. And certain components that take a lot of impact abuse are probably not the first place I would eschew the use of steel. The plastic guide rod is one component that can chip or break which can then cause a number of ejection of feed problems.

    Lone Wolf Distributors has a complete drop in replacement for Gen4 Glocks starting at $29.95:
    Special features include:

    • Solid stainless steel guide rod
    • Precision CNC machined to accept a removable Allen head tip, for easy spring changes.
    • 17-7 stainless steel recoil spring.
    • Spring weight calibrated to factory weights.
    • 75% heavier compared to OEM part. (1.4oz vs .8 oz)
    • Available as a highly polished version for only $10 more. High polish option provides a smoother, quieter operation.

    Have any of you upgraded your guide rod?  If so, please drop a comment with your experience.  (If I had a Gen4 I would give it a try for $30–not that I have had a guide rod go out on me).

    Tom is a former Navy Corpsman that spent some time bumbling around the deserts of Iraq with a Marine Recon unit, kicking in tent flaps and harassing sheep. Prior to that he was a paramedic somewhere in DFW, also doing some Executive Protection work between shifts. Now that those exciting days are behind him, he teaches wilderness medicine and writes for a number of publications, including The Prepared, a site devoted to self-preparedness. He hopes that his posts will help you find solid gear that will survive whatever you can throw at it–he is known (in certain circles) for his curse…ahem, ability…to find the breaking point of anything.

    You can reach him at tom.r AT thefirearmblog.com


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