Posted August 25, 2017 5:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

The fifth generation of the popular Glock handguns are no longer the stuff of myth and legend. No, they’re reported to be hitting stores in the next few days. Granted, Glock fanboys aren’t exactly the kind to camp out outside their favorite gun stores—these aren’t iPhones weren’t talking about here, after all—but there’s a fair bit of chatter about these.

OK, much of it may just be in my house since I’m looking to pick up something that will work better for concealed carry that my CZ-75B, but there’s still chatter, dagnabbit!

Anyway, there are a few features in the new generation of Glock perfection worth noting. In particularly, the profound lack of perfection that were the finger grooves on the front of the grip. While many people liked that on a pistol, it’s hardly universal.

Further, the Glock is now even more of an ambidextrous pistol. The Gen 4’s reversible magazine release will now be paired with ambidextrous slide release. Good news for the lefties out there.

However, there’s a lot more going on with these pistols. From Guns.com:

The major feature changes include the addition of a Glock Marksmanship barrel with a new rifling and crown design; a flared magwell …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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