Testing the new G43x and G48 on the range (VIDEO)
By Ben Brown
The new Glock 43x and 48 made an unexpected entrance into the handgun market at the very tail end of 2018. Both of these guns are single stack 9mm that build off the original Glock 43 line of pistols. The G43x and G48 have slightly wider and longer grips than the G43 which gives them a greater capacity at 10+1. I had the opportunity to put in a solid range session with these two new handguns to see how they handled.
I removed these Glocks straight from their Tupperware containers and took them straight to the range without lubrication. I loaded up the 10 round mags with an assortment of ammo and began to get the guns hot. The first thing I did notice was how far these guns kicked out the spent brass. That always seems to be a good sign when a gun can spit out the casings with authority. Glock is also known for their boring reliability so having a total of zero malfunctions out of 300 rounds was not a surprise.
The G43x and G48 have slightly wider and longer grips than the G43 which gives them a greater capacity at 10+1. (Photo: Ben Brown/Guns.com)
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