A Gen 3 Glock 19 Goes Custom with Zev
By Taylor Thorne
While searching through the Guns.com Vault, I came across a gem of a gun just begging to be taken for a test drive — a Zev Custom Glock 19 Gen 3.
All-American, Zev offers a huge catalog of upgrades for Glock fans. Not to mention, the company is known for bringing a radical look to the otherwise blocky, uniform Glock – all without breaking reliability.
Immediately, the Zev slide atop the Glock frame catches attention with its aggressive serrations. This upgrade is leaps above the small factory serrations normally found on Glock pistols. Additionally, the slide comes pre-cut for an optic with the Trijicon RMR resting nicely on it. The slide is built to allow absolute co-witnessing with traditional iron sights.
This Custom Zev comes complete with a Trijicon RMR already attached (Photo: Taylor Thorne/Guns.com)
This optic system is great for quick sight acquisition, not to mention, should the red dot fail the irons are ready as a back-up. The Zev Custom Glock 19 also features a rail on the underside of the muzzle, which proves useful in low light conditions. I attached a Surefire X300 Ultra which brought more illumination to my range day. When looking at the practical use of a