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Is there a trick to this?

I watched the utube video but I can't exert enough

pressure to release the spring rod.

It is a Gen4, G19.

Thanks.


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Need a dentist hook or the special tool. If you use a screwdriver you can sort of pry it out but you bugger up the inside of the gun pretty good.
 
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Need a dentist hook or the special tool. If you use a screwdriver you can sort of pry it out but you bugger up the inside of the gun pretty good.



utube uses a screwdriver.

Spring rod looks weak in video


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Is there a trick to this?





You just have to push the spring far enough so that it reaches the notch in the mag catch. I usually just use a thin screwdriver, although I have a screwdriver with a small notch ground into the tip that works well too.


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Stuck with it and got it!

Now I need Gen 4 or 5 mags

for it to work left handed!


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My recommendation has always been for you wrong-handed folks to leave the mag catch on the left side of the pistol unless all your other pistols have been reversed. It’s pretty easy to operate the catch with your trigger finger.

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Posts: 8576 | Location: UT | Registered: December 05, 1999Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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leave the mag catch on the left side of the pistol


Yeah! It’s only us right-handed (and right-thinking) folks who must always switch the magazine catch to the right side to operate it properly with our index finger. Wink




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Now I need Gen 4 or 5 mags

for it to work left handed!

I can help you w/ G19 Gen 4/5 mags. Email me.
 
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