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LaserMax Guide Rod Internal Laser Sight Gen4 Fits Glock 17
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G17 Gen 4 Lasermax - Flop

by Legacy Reviewer, Verified Owner from United States, TX Written on February 21, 2013
This is my 3rd Lasermax product and I have had one in my Gen 3 for 4 years without issue.

Upon receipt you begin to notice that something has changed. Earlier Lasermax packaging is in a box, with foam padding and high class for the $$$ you pay. This time around the $$$ is the same but it is in plastic packaging, and the laser and parts are held in some plastic attached to a folded cardboard sheet...

My Gen 3 was a straight drop-in install. This Gen 4 is a little different. At first I was unable to compress the spring to get the laser to seat properly. After a call to Lasermax it was mentioned that the epoxy upon assembly might have dried on the collar pieces. They told me to try and see if I could break them loose. With hesitation I used brute strength to break the pieces free and viola.

I proceeded to install the laser per instructions. I noticed that the didn't stay in place very well, but thought it might do better once the slide was on the firearm. NOPE!!! I racked the slide a few times to let is seat and pushed the slide lock button and the laser wouldn't engage. So I shook the firearm and the laser would engage oncassionaly. So I disassembled and reposistioned the laser. Still similar results, repeating the process 4 times and no change.

During this shaking motion I shook the firearm forward and backwards and noticed a sound. The sound came from the slide. Recreating this motion identified that the spring pressure wasn't enough. The slide wou...
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