Glock is currently one of the most popular handgun lines in the USA. Whether you are looking for a pistol to take to the range for some target shooting, 0r a pistol for competition shooting, or home defense, or concealed carry pistol, they have something for you.
Modifications on the GEN 5 pistols include:
Marksman Barrel: New rifling and crown deliver improved accuracy.
nDLC finish: This ion-bonded finish reduces corrosion and scratching and improves performance in adverse or de-greased conditions.
Ambidextrous slide stop levers: Both left-handed and right-handed gun owners can quickly, comfortably, and safely manipulate the slide.
No finger grooves on the grip: Removing the finger grooves improves the ergonomics of the grip, delivering consistent comfort and improved control to a wider range of consumers, regardless of hand size.
Flared mag-well: The larger opening found in the mag-well of Gen 5 pistols makes quicker and easier magazine changes possible, particularly in high-stress situations where fractions of a second matter.
In 2018 Glock added the 19X to & 45 GEN 5 their offerings giving them a full framed handgun with a shorter slide. Essentially combing an 17 GEN 5 frame, with a 19 GEN 5 slide, then packaging it with 19 & 17 round magazines.
NEW for 2019 the Glock 43X and the Glock 48 GEN 5! These slimline pistols are Glock’s new offering for the concealed carry market!
Founded in 1981, and since then they have revolutionized the entire firearms industry. Their line of polymer framed, striker fired pistols have become the go to pistol for police departments in the USA. Currently they have 65% of the market share of handguns for US law enforcement agencies.