First Look at the New GLOCK 17 and 19 Gen 5 Pistols
By CN Staff
There hasn’t been an official announcement yet, but the first batch of new GLOCK Gen 5 pistols are on the way. The first ones up: the G17 and G19. Rumor has it that they’ll be available for purchase in just a few days. So if you’re interested, you may want to give your local gun shop a call to reserve one.
According to AmmoLand.com, the Gen 5 comes with 35 new or upgraded parts. Let’s take a quick look at some of the changes in the Gen 5.
There are no finger grooves on the GLOCK Gen 5. For me, this is all the difference in the world when picking up a GLOCK. Removing the grooves, was a big step toward GLOCK making a pistol that I can get on the gas and quick-draw from a holster, without sliding my fingers into the right spaces.
The magwell is now flared. While not a competition-style magwell, it’s ideal for faster reloads. Some potential buyers may be disappointed by the lack of front slide serrations (seen on their summer special model). GLOCK beveled the …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation