Actually, the "kaBoom" incidents are well-documented, and still happen from time to time. I think this reflects the tremendous popularity of the Glock .40 more than anything - the more copies of a given gun are in circulation, the more likely you are to hear about problems with it. The Glock .40 barrels also support less of the case than many other designs.
I've heard of Beretta 92s cracking slides, but not Glocks. However, if you don't shoot crap reloads or lead bullets, your Glock will not blow up and you'll be fine.
As far as 9mm versus .40:
9mm kicks less, is easier to shoot well at speed, and the ammo is less expensive.
The comment about the steel comes from a report that an ex Glock rep made the statement that the Glock barrels were not hardened. I forget the perfect term that was used. The non hardened steel is fine for 9mm, but when higher pressures are encountered, it just wasn't enough.
Contrary to what Glockophiles want to believe, it is not lead ammo causing the KB's. But there have been some KB's attributed to weak brass on I think Federal ammo. Factory ammo was being used in some KB's.
"A man's rights rest in three boxes: the ballot box, the jury box, and the cartridge box"
oldhippy: Just ran across Bazookas post and it gave me something to think about! People one Vietnam was enough for me! I was there! Dont want war at home. However as hunger is going to strike there is no choice.intgf.boards.net/post/4561/thread
Apr 3, 2020 1:34:21 GMT
Admin: Hello friends; New shift starting now. Hope good stuff is coming in
Mar 31, 2020 18:30:41 GMT