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Glock Store Tungsten Guide Rods Glock 43 & Gen 5 glock 17/34


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Product Description

The Glock Store Tungsten Guide Rod is designed with a slightly lighter spring to allow it to function with a wider range of ammo. This also makes it much easier to pull back the slide which has been a problem for many of our customers.

Of course, the main advantage of the Tungsten Guide Rod is that the added weight helps reduce much of the felt recoil and also makes the gun function better, returning the slide more consistently and thereby improving overall accuracy!


- 3X Heavier then the Factory Plastic Guide Rod.

- Reduces Recoil and Muzzle Flip.

- Wont Break or Bend.

- Faster acquisition for follow up shots.

*Description courtesy of Glock Store. Disclosure - The Glock Store Tungsten Guide Rod may or may not have a black colored tip. Some models are completely silver through and through.*

*Taran Tactical recommends that you go to a certified gunsmith or Glock armorer for installation*

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

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  1. Really nice

    Posted by Kevin on Oct 28th 2020

    These work exactly as advertised. I have no real complaints about these as of yet.

  2. GET IT.

    Posted by Paul on Sep 20th 2020

    I never really enjoyed shooting the G43 it’s a little snappy. This fixed that and is about double the weight of the stock rod and spring. It really makes a huge difference. No issues with failures. I would and have recommended it to a friend.

  3. Definitely easier to rack the slide

    Posted by BK on Sep 3rd 2020

    I haven't been able to fire the gun so see if the added weight improves the recoil but it surely can't hurt. My wife is able to rack the slide much easier with this new guide rod spring assembly.

  4. A+

    Posted by Unknown on Jun 23rd 2020

    Put this in my 43x with the grand master connector kit and its a huge difference. Definitely recommend to do both. Great quality, no malfunctions. Premium upgrades for a decent price.

  5. Different gun

    Posted by Ronald Fletcher on Sep 20th 2019

    I did the trigger springs and the guide rod. What a difference. It is a completely different gun. Great trigger and very manageable recoil in my Glock 48.

  6. Fit perfect

    Posted by Unknown on May 25th 2018

    OEM wobbles when slide is racked. I noticed the tungsten rod is much more stout with zero wobble. Haven’t been to test yet will update after.

  7. Reduces G43 Slide Racking Effort

    Posted by Al K on Mar 12th 2018

    Installed Taran Tactical’s (version of The Glock Store’s) RSA, and noticed an immediate reduction in the effort required to rack my G43’s slide. Just what the doctor ordered for my 75 year old arthritic hands. When added to a previously installed Taran Tacticall G43 Connector, a $0.25 action job, and a half dozen Taran Tactical +1 & +2 magazine extensions, resulted in my G43 becoming my favorite CCW pistol.

  8. Perfect fit

    Posted by on Feb 8th 2018

    Fits a lot better than factory guide rod and better quality

  9. Excellent part for the 43

    Posted by Zero One Factual on Sep 28th 2017

    Prior to installation my G43 had me shooting with the accuracy of a storm trooper. After installation I shoot like The Baba Yaga himself. Highly recommended.

  10. Good upgrade

    Posted by Justin on Jun 11th 2017

    Heavy guide rod works great. Muzzle flip is reduced even with the hottest defensive rounds. I think it's worth every penny

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