GlockSmith Block v2

I want to provide an update to the GlockSmith block . With this  version it has a trigger jig and small parts storage. You can remove and install the trigger pin, remove and install the firing pin cups, adjust your connector.

GlockSmith Block v2 everything on it
GlockSmith Block v2 everything on it

Also included are top and side working pin storage

GlockSmith Block v2 with top pin storage
GlockSmith Block v2 with top pin storage

I added pin storage on the side. I put them there when I am done.

GlockSmith Block v2 with side pin storage
GlockSmith Block v2 with side pin storage

Modified all the pin holes so the factory pins can be used and wont fall all the way through.

You can use the Glock pins I sell

GlockSmith Block v2 trigger removal with our Glock pin
GlockSmith Block v2 trigger removal with our Glock pin

or the factory pins:

GlockSmith Block v2 trigger removal with factory Glock pin
GlockSmith Block v2 trigger removal with factory Glock pin

This works for all the pin holes.

GlockSmith Block v2 pins demo
GlockSmith Block v2 pins demo

You can pick one up HERE 

Get the pins with it HERE

Glock Maintenance Pins

These are great if you need to test and disassemble your Glock frame multiple time in one sitting. Such as adjusting your trigger shoe, trigger housing, or adjusting your connector.

Trigger Pin no slide
Trigger Pin no slide

They can be used to dry fire your Glock, to check to see if more changes are required. If there are, you can use the handle to easily remove the pins and make your adjustments.

DO NOT use for live fire!

When you are done, you can push them out with the factory pins or pull them out and install your factory pins and head to the range.

Trigger Pins with Slide
Trigger Pins with Slide

Pickup your set HERE

Pistol Deep Cleaning!

This is what I do for deep cleaning my pistols. I don’t want to get into the endless debate over how and when you should clean, that’s up to you. I am only showing what I do.

This is a shot of my setup before initial take down.

Gun cleaning before take down
Gun cleaning before take down

I use my Harbor Freight ultra sonic cleaner with a 30:1 ratio of distilled water:Simple Green set on heat for 16 minutes. 8 minutes flip / adjust parts another 8 minutes. Small parts go into a jar or solution filled zip lock bag.

Gun Cleaning Simple Green HF Ultra Sonic
Gun Cleaning Simple Green HF Ultra Sonic

Then I blow everything off:

Gun Cleaning Blowing Parts Off
Gun Cleaning Blowing Parts Off

Then I drop the parts in my Bald Eagle ultra sonic cleaner with a 20:1 ratio of Distilled water:Ballistol set on 122 degrees for 20 minutes. 10 minutes flip / adjust parts another 10 minutes. I put the small parts in a jar with the same solution.

Gun Cleaning Bald Eagle in Ballistol
Gun Cleaning Bald Eagle in Ballistol

I blow and wipe everything off then lay the parts out back on the work bench.

Gun Cleaning Parts Trays
Gun Cleaning Parts Trays

Then I put it back together and function test. Ready for the range.

Glock Slide Vises!

Wish you had a 3rd hand to hold your Glock slide while you are working on it? Trying to adjust your sights or add an optic? This tool is for you. There are 3 models one for each slide type/size.

The images here might show different slide sizes, the tool functions the same for all of them.

After you separate your slide from the frame, you slide the block in from the back of the slide. It will be a snug fit, you might have to pinch the sides to get it to slide in.

Glock Slide Block in the vise
Glock Slide Block in the vise

You do not need to remove any parts from your slide to get it to work. In most cases you are going to want to keep the block to the back of the slide, where most of your work is going to be done.

Glock Slide Block showing the adjustment screw
Glock Slide Block showing the adjustment screw

The Glock slide tool is made from non-marring plastic that is softer than the slide. Over time is will wear and become loose, to correct that, I added a tightening screw. As you thread it in it will spread holding the slide tighter.

Glock Slide Block showing end
Glock Slide Block showing end

With the barrel and recoil spring removed the Glock slide block can be used at any position on the slide.

Glock Slide Block in empty slide
Glock Slide Block in empty slide

Thanks for looking, You can buy one HERE

Glock 44 15 Round Magazine Upgrade

I want to give my Glock 44 as many rounds as my Glock 19. To do so I made some changes to the alex alex Glock 44 15 round magazine upgrade found in several places on the internet. I started with foxalex extension found on HERE on thingiverse.  I added a slot for the magazine spring and side catches to help it hold better. My remix can be found HERE 

Magazine 5 round extension
Magazine 5 round extension

I used THIS follower. Make sure it is clean with no sharp edges and overhangs.

Glock 44 15 round magazine follower
Glock 44 15 round magazine follower

I attached it to a Walther PPQ 22 15+1 Replacement Magazine Spring. I did not want stretch my factory spring as suggested in some of the online articles. I like to keep all my factory parts as original as I can. 

Glock 44 15 round magazine spring
Glock 44 15 round magazine spring
Glock 44 15 round magazine follower and spring
Glock 44 15 round magazine follower and spring

Then I slid the spring assembly into the magazine and made sure it slid without getting caught and hanging up on anything.

Glock 44 15 round magazine spring insert and install
Glock 44 15 round magazine spring install

Slid the base back on:

Glock 44 15 round magazine base plate
Glock 44 15 round magazine base plate

For the final product:

Glock 44 15 round magazine complete
G44 15 round mag complete

I put around 100 rounds through it so far without issues. I will try and keep this post updated.

Glock Connector polishing notes

Do a basic polish. When that is done put a very slight bevel on the face of the ledge.

Side Drawing and Picture of connector before:

Connector Side Factory Edge Pop Out
Connector Side Factory Edge Pop Out
Connector Side Factory Edge
Connector Side Factory Edge

Very slightly bevel the face of the ledge.

Connector Side Modified Edge Pop Out
Connector Side Modified Edge Pop Out
Example Side Modified Edge
Example Side Modified Edge

All Documents posted on this site are for informational use only. If you make ANY modifications to your Weapons based on this site, you do at your own risk! If done incorrectly, you can render you weapon unsafe and / or unusable.

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Glock Safety Plunger Polishing

Here are some shots of Glock Safety plungers I polished using the method I wrote about here:

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Generation 1-4:

Glock Generation 1-4 Safety Plunger
Glock Generation 1-4 Safety Plunger
Glock Generation 5 Safety Plunger
Glock Generation 5 Safety Plunger

Generation 5:

Glock Generation 5 Safety Plunger
Glock Generation 5 Safety Plunger
Glock Generation 1-4 Safety Plunger
Glock Generation 1-4 Safety Plunger

Glock 43 and 48

Glock 43 and 48 Safety Plunger

Glock 43 and 48 Safety Plunger
Glock 43 and 48 Safety Plunger

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Glock Trigger Shoe Modifications

Glock Trigger Shoe Back MeasurementsGlock Trigger Shoe Screw Measurements Front

The above are average measurements. It is polymer, it moves so you will not get consistent measurements. They are mass produced and can vary in size between batch runs. The trigger I had at the time had the above measurements. Yours might vary. “A” was my distance to the center of the trigger bar slot.

We want to get the screw hole centered in front of the trigger bar slot (A) left to right and at the height of the front curve.

You are going to need Standard Trigger:

 2 - 56 3/16 long stainless steel socket set screw 
 2 - 56 3/8 long stainless steel socket set screw for trigger bar
 .035 Allen Wrench
 #50 drill bit
 2 - 56 tapered tap

You are going to need Performance Trigger:

 2 - 56 3/16 long stainless steel socket set screw
 2 - 56 3/8 long stainless steel socket set screw for trigger bar
 .035 Allen Wrench
 #50 drill bit
 2 - 56 tapered tap

 

Using the #50 drill bit, drill a hole 9 mm down and center of the trigger bar slot. Make sure it is straight. I use my Dremel Drill press to do this. Slowly work the 2 – 56 tap through it.

Front Shot:

Glock Trigger Front Set Screw

Looks pretty centered:

Glock Trigger Back Set Screw

While I am at it, I drilled and tapped the safety and trigger bar holes with the above tools and threaded in 2 – 56 x 3/8” set screws

Glock Trigger Safety and Trigger Bar Screws

Once I am confident that everything is setup correctly, I will seal the deal with Loctite 425

I modified the safety on this trigger as well

Here is what the trigger safety looks like unmodified:

Glock Trigger Sfty Front

There are 4 different cuts I am going to try.

Trigger Sfty Front Cut Options

Never cut off more than shown in the last example.

Here is the start of my testing:

Glock Trigger Safety Modification

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Johnny Glocks Evolution trigger Install

Here is a recent Johnny Glocks Evolution trigger I installed. This post is not to show how to install it or review it. There are plenty of articles on both out in the wild. This is just to show what one of my installs for this product look like:

This is what you get:

Glock Johnny Trigger Kit

Slide it in place:

Glock Johnny Trigger Installed

Put the pins back in:

Glock Johnny Trigger Pins in

Drop the slide back on, function check and ready to shoot!

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GlockSmith Block

I wanted to create a block that Glock Armorers could use to perform Glock-Smithing tasks regardless of Glock model.

GlockSmith Block Naked 2

GlockSmith Block Naked Showing New PinsSo far it has spots for:

– Trigger Shoe Removal and Install

GlockSmith Block Trigger Shoe Pin Install GlockSmith Block Trigger Shoe Pin Remove

– Connector Adjustments

GlockSmith Block Connector Adjuster

– Trigger Jig

GlockSmith Block Trigger Jig

Showing the new pins:

GlockSmith Block Trigger Jig New Pin
GlockSmith Block Trigger Jig with new pin

– Firing Pin Spring and Cup(s) replacement

GlockSmith Block Firing Pin

It has been working out pretty good for me. If you have suggestions or ideas hit me up using the info below.

Download HERE

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