Originally Posted by johnlives4christ
i dont have a problem with the glock in 40 caliber. i dont think the chamber walls are too thin. they are thinner then some. but im sure glock uses the correct metal and proper heat treatment procedures
I am not a 40 fan either, but the Glock chamber walls are plenty thick for the 40. My G37 has some pretty thin chamber walls compared to other calibers, but it operates at a much lower pressure and SAAMI tested it all the way upto 35,000psi and it held together just fine. Thats the same psi 40 runs at.
The main problem is brass loded too many times or over loaded ammo and the large throated area in chambers to assist feeding the 40 cartridge. I have seen just as many other brands of pistols get blownout as Glocks have that were shot with dangerously loaded ammo or brass shot too many times.