glock 48 vs 43x


I swapped the slides on the grip frames and they appeared to feed and function with snap caps. I love my G26, and it isn’t leaving my lineup. I couldn’t measure any. As the guy actually in possession of the G48, I can tell you there are outfits I would DEFINITELY  definitely prefer the G48 for concealment, and others where I would prefer the G26. The 43X has the 43 slide on a slightly longer grip frame than the original 43. I also did the same swap using my friends G43 and everything worked. I’ve heard folks say this before I wrote the article, and so I tried it myself. The average total time for the G43X was 1.57 seconds. The grip, trigger, and other controls are all in the same areas as they are on the G43X. Here you see two 9x19mm semi-automatic handguns with 10+1round ammunition capacity. David Spicer The grip shape and thickness once it is in hand will tell if it replaces my CZ P10C. Note: this article originally ran in early February of 2019. Glock 43X And Glock 48. My guess is they started down the G48 path based on the proven success of the G43 in order to compete with the SIG SAUER P365. The wider frame at the same length of the 43. The advent of the Slimline series of Glock pistols (Glock 43X and Glock 48) stirred up a predictably huge amount of discussion. You’re a pallid shyster. Add to wishlist . I own 9 Glocks and have carried the 43, 30sf, 36, 19 and 42. Unlike most ‘little’ guns, the G48 is incredibly shootable by people that can palm a basketball. I liked it for that and it’s light weight. I carry two reloads with the 43, but I was really wanting a bigger mag capacity or ability. We take the Glock "43x" and the 48 to the range to see if there is a difference under time pressure. *sigh*. eval(ez_write_tag([[970,250],'breachbangclear_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_1',103,'0','0']));Because I haven’t put hands on either of the Slimline Glocks yet (prob’ly ‘cuz I look better in cowboy boots than Josh Dorsey), I compiled a bunch of what MG had to say and put it in one place. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Nov 12, 2020 #1. Glock 43X. Oh, and on the subject of IG accounts to follow and concealing weapons, be sure to check out Sharp Dressed Shooter, too. This subcompact series focuses on the evolution of engineering concealed carry handguns to increase their capacity and performance. Video: Here’s what a former SEAL operator thinks of the new Glock 48 and Glock 43X. The G43 and the new G43X and G48 are extremely similar in their grip size, but not quite. It was the full mag dump at 25 yards where I started seeing the first real difference between the performance of each pistol. The GLOCK 48 is about 4oz heavier than the GLOCK 43X and the same height and length as a G19. OldUSN Well-Known Member. Perhaps more importantly to some, the images (with explanation) provided many people with their first clear look of how the different pistol frames compared. At this point, we have literally hundreds of guns to choose from. But for now, you can read our full review of the Glock 43X. Thanks. Now I’d have the same short slide, thin format firearm I liked, but with a slightly longer grip, allowing me to quickly get a solid hold on the gun, and keep it there during longer strings of fire. I only have 50 rounds through it at the moment but it’s every as accurate as my 43 (I print better groups with the slimlines than I do my 19) It’s point of aim accurate at 7-15 yards, I had no problem whatsoever grouping “headshots” on IDPA targets. The slides and frames interchanged without any issues. Category: General. 9. I’ll post some more links in the coming days. Initially released as two-tone models then full block versions, these have slim rails as well, allowing for the mounting of other weapons accessories such as weaponlight or laser. I have tried this out mating my 43 slide to the 48. The slides on the 43 and the 43X or 48 are not compatible. Glock just release two new handguns at SHOT Show 2019 — the G48 and G43X. I,was thinking about buying a P365 but wanted something to give a full grip and allow easy mag changes. Magazine Capacity. The Glock 48 is an interesting combination of earlier Glocks. So is this gun a replacement for your G19 and/or your G26? Lucian_253 , … SELECT OPTION: 9 ROUNDS, 10 ROUNDS, 10 ROUNDS (AMERIGLO), 10 ROUNDS (GNS), 15 ROUNDS (GNS), 17 ROUNDS. The G48 has the same capacity as the G26, but a longer sight-radius, a longer barrel (which increases muzzle velocity, even if only a small amount), a longer slide, and an overall noticeably slimmer slide, frame, and grip…all of which make it easier and more comfortable for many people to conceal and shoot, especially if you have small hands. She will confiscate it. They are both excellent firearms and utilize the same magazine. 0. The results were the same. Both of the new two-tone models I tried came with the same polymer sights, and that’s about the only thing I’d replace on these guns. We recruited @waypoint_shooting to help illustrate the difference the G48 grip size makes for average-size hands. With the same slide and barrel length as the Glock 43, the frame was long enough to hold ten rounds of 9mm per magazine. 365xl is 12/15 +1, rmr cutout and a sig optic coming out sub $200 that fits it. None. I forgot to mention that the 48 slide worked on my G43 frame. Nice. If you would like more information about the two weapons check out Breach Bang Clear’s Thoughts on the Glock 48 and Glock 43X. The Smell of Gunpowder. On my first range trip, I had that same failure with my G48 where it didn’t quite go into battery. I’m tending towards wanting a G48 more than a G43X, though the grip of the latter does look like it would help tame muzzle flip. After measuring the 43 and 48 slides, I was confident they were compatible. The G43X was 1.15 seconds slower. This, coupled with his encyclopedic, if eerily pale, knowledge of concealing stuff under clothes (read some of his posts about it sometime), lent his commentary a little more credence than others. However the grip length is virtually the same. When comparing the Glock 26 vs 43 and 43X, I'd personally only recommend considering two of these three pistols. Glock 42 is a .380 ACP pistol that is slightly slimmer and shorter than the 9mm Glock 43. You mentioned something about not being able to use the 43 on the 48 ? Raven Concealment Systems has declared for House Morningwood. That 3/4″ makes a tiny difference for me when carrying IWB. Other than that one odd FTF, I had no issues whatsoever. This change gives shooters more grip length for a fuller grip of the pistol and therefore better control. Nononono, Kahrs have excellent triggers and are noticeably slimmer than a double-stack pistol. Pingback: The Glock 43X: Perfect Efficiency | Breach Bang Clear, Pingback: Pitbull Tactical Universal Mag Carrier | Breach Bang Clear, Pingback: G47: Another new Glock for 2019 (and the Border Patrol). The longer grip on the G43x would help for sure. It makes sense the times are so close. It is specifically designed for the Springfield Armory Hellcat, SIG SAUER P365 and Glock 43X/48 series of pistols. After we received leaks and information about both the Glock G43X and the G48–even more images flooded our inbox. Ghost Inc manufactured parts are proudly made in the USA. In my opinion, the G48 is the most exciting product Glock has released since RCS has been in business.”eval(ez_write_tag([[970,250],'breachbangclear_com-large-leaderboard-2','ezslot_3',107,'0','0'])); Asked about the seemingly minor difference in size, Goerlich responded, He’s right, of course. As a Glock 43 owner, the first thing I noticed about the Glock 43X was the size difference. Hey all, I’m hoping this is the right place to ask! The S15 is a steel magazine, and is the same length as the OEM Glock® 10 round magazine, but holds an additional 5 rounds. And sell the heck out of two almost identical pistols. The 43x and 48 tell me the Glock should build the 43/8. [Editor’s note: those are real hands. If you are looking for near-Trijicon performance without as large a bite in your wallet, the Swampfox Sentinel is the way to go. If these were the triggers GLOCK had come out with back then, there would have never been a GLOCK aftermarket trigger industry. The new G43X Slimline Rail is 165mm / 6.5" long overall and features a 87mm / 3.41" barrel. At the same time GLOCK announced the G43X, they also rolled out the extremely similar G48. I really like my 48 ( and 43) and now I think I want the 43X for the same reasons mentioned. The shorter barrel makes IWB way more comfortable than the longer barrel of the 48. Looking for a factory black slide Glock 43X or 48 with Ameriglo Bold night sights. CHECKERED EXTENDED MAG CATCH FOR GLOCK 43X/48. However, two stand out to me. And then, in the sheer genius that remains GLOCK, Inc., they realized they could release both, give gun buyers a choice and capitalize on both the similarities and the differences. Carry guns should have sights that are easy to see in low light, and these aren’t. I spent some time attempting it and couldn’t get it to work. The reviewed guns sound pretty good, but it would be hard to justify a replacement. The 48 is interesting though. I have been waiting for a single stack 19 for years and as much as I like my 43 and 19 I sure hope the 48 is the Goldilocks version in the middle. But when we’re talking measurable performance, is there any real difference. I must confess that I am one of those people who have always thought the Glocks were aesthetically pleasing. The Shield Arms S15 magazine is a patent-pending, flush-fitting 15 round magazine for the Glock® 43X and Glock® 48. There were compliments, declamations, criticisms, and pontifications of every kind. I have tried other guns, I like HK’s, M&P’s, and Sig Sauer’s but I always resort back to the Glocks for their simplicity, reliability and ruggedness. I use to carry the 43 everyday and switched to the 365. That challenge made me perk right up when I heard that GLOCK was giving the “X” treatment to the G43. CONSTRUCTION: Black-Nitride steel slide, Polymer frame SIGHTS: Plastic TRIGGER: Striker Fired \PRICE: $1,299 MANUFACTURER: Glock. Critically adored, groundbreaking, high quality—but unable to appeal to the masses. I was not able to duplicate the error with the same round, or any other round. For hyped up meth heads wearing leather jackets trying to kill you for wearing a Trump hat, not so much. Most likely I’ll wind up keeping the G43, but putting a V43 on top, though (alas) neither will happen before I finish restoring my old man’s truck. This magazine features a drum housing made of a propriety DuPoint Zytel polymer. 43x/48. Some can handle a wider gun provided the grip is short. The Glock 48 is an interesting combination of earlier Glocks. The timer and the targets just didn’t really show any difference for me. The big difference between the two new pistols? GLOCK shook things up at SHOT Show 2019 with their news of the 43x and the 48. Glock 48/43X: What We Got Right and Wrong. With guns this small, that doesn’t really happen much with either of them. OK, I didn’t even read through it all (yet) as I’m not a “Glock Guy”, but I just wanted to say I’m glad that JWT is still writing for TTAG. not so much. Different angle showing the grip texture of the Glock 43X and 48 vs the Glock 19. The 43X has the 43 slide on a slightly longer grip frame than the original 43. The Glock 43X has the same frame size as the Glock 48 but a Glock 43-length slide, for higher magazine capacity and balanced grip paired with superior c oncealability and better carrying comfort. If it’s true that Glock was aiming for the P 365 I think it’s fair to say they missed the mark. Although they are extremely similar, the G43X and G48 10-round magazines do not work in the G43. The grip texture is the same as the Glock 43 which has squares (or pyramids) that do not protrude as much as the textures on the Gen 4 and Gen 5 models. Go forth and conquer. The difference between the single-stack subcompact Glock 42 vs Glock 43 carry pistols is evident in their size measurement and caliber type. Well at least they fit more rounds in it. Here’s a look at the new Perun holster for the Glock 48, which will make their public debut next week at SHOT Show. It also comes with glock night, sights or their mirror glow. But for AIWB or strong-side IWB, the G48 beats the G26 in almost every way (except mag compatibility with service pistols). Les modèles GLOCK 43X et 48 sont dotés du même cadre mince et compact. You’re welcome. It is now my favorite and once I get a hold of a G45 I will be carrying it on duty instead of my 19. For the absolute best sight, the Trijicon RMRcc is the only choice. THE POWER OF THE .40 IS MANIFEST, WHEN YOU GOT A .40 YOU GOT THE BEST! The G48’s silver slide is a whopping 20mm longer. I used both factory 10 round magazines and Shield Arms 15 round magazines and both functioned well. When I got home, I detail stripped the slide and found the EDP assembly spring not fully seated, and lube in some places it didn’t belong (like the firing pin spacer sleeve). My Glock 43x is on me in its backup position. I tried single-hand draw and fire at various ranges, off-hand firing, picking the gun up off the ground with my left hand and firing, turning and firing, you name it. There are a lot of aftermarket solution for +1 and +2 pads for the G43, especially if you want them for your reload mags and don’t care about concealability. Pickup a drum at The Mag Shack. Oct 25, 2020 #1 . What’s up guys, corey and guy here from gun Prime. Glock 43x vs Glock 19. “We have been getting quite a few questions about holster fitment for the new G43X and G48 pistols, so we took this picture to help answer them. Pictured here for comparison is a standard G43 in the center, with a Vickers Tactical magazine extension. Top to bottom: G42, G43, G43X, G48 (JWT for TTAG). No reason to wait for Glock to bestow that gift on you. For myself, I would never buy a gun I hadn’t had the opportunity to shoot, and (if it’s one I might have to stake my life on) never before talking to folks far more knowledgable than myself. The Glock 48 is called “compact,” with a length of 6.85 inches (a 4.17-inch barrel), making it compliant with current Canadian infringements. The Glock 48’s controls are simplicity itself. I clearly remember the days when Glock was one of the few handgun manufacturers that did not produce a single stack 9mm pistol. Got email yesterday, Gun mag warehouse has mags in stock. This is where the slightly longer slide length and sight radius of the G48 held the advantage, or at least one that was enough to be obvious during shooting. Avec leur design de cadre élancé, ces pistolets à glissière Slimline Silver sont l’option idéale pour un transport dissimulé. The World Famous MCK is now available for the Glock 43,43X and 48. The Glock 26 and 43X both have a 10 round magazine capacity, while the 43 only holds 6 rounds. No, but hopefully it provided you with some of the information you need to begin making an informed decision. Following on the release of the Slimline Glock 43X and 48 9mm pistols last year, Glock announced yesterday that they are releasing MOS-ready versions of these models. The more people that guns appeal to the more we bring into the culture and the more political clout we can wield. As you can see, he spent more time on the G48 than the 43X but did answer a number of questions many people (myself included) were asking. Glock 43x/48 15R magazine and Mag release Discussion in 'Glock Forum' started by OldUSN, Oct 25, 2020. MG: Big paws don’t usually mix with tiny gats. [ED: Some owners have reported that they are, in fact, able to mount a G43 slide on a G43X or G48 frame. I really like the idea of MORE choices for carry guns even if others don’t see the point. I rotate my carry guns between a G19, 30SF and 43 (now 48!) So, thank you Glock. Le Glock 43X est constitué d'une culasse de G43 assemblée sur la carcasse ultra plate du nouveau G48 à chargeur de 10 coups. The width of the single stack grip makes it conceal well, laying flat against my belt or on my ankle inside my boot. The G43 isn’t hot garbage or anything, but there’s no comparison between the two, as far as I’m concerned. I run the Heinie Straight 8 Ledge Night Sights on everything I can, from the G42 to the G21 to 1911s and Hi Powers. Our Glock 43X holster overview is coming soon! And my return time back on target. We aren’t here to body-shame any firearms, so whatever term you prefer to use, it’s a double-stack pistol. Top to bottom: G42, G43, G43X, G48 (JWT for TTAG) Although they are extremely similar, the G43X and G48 10-round magazines do not work in the G43. Not that the 43 was a bad shooter at all, I just like the “feel” of the 48 in my hand better. I think you’ll love the 365 and it’s a great little gun. That’s my 2 cents on the 48, a friendly word of advice…hide it from your wife. From the full sized 17 to the compact 43, GLOCK knows 9mms. A weapon a little larger than a pocket pistol with a higher capacity, and a larger grip that’s easier to handle. Sure enough, the Glock 43X was born. Not … Messages: 21,918 Likes Received: 2,805. Your email address will not be published. 659,00 € TTC. The two guns have everyone talking about GLOCK’s strategies. Plus de détails . You can swap nPVD coated slides between G43X and G48, but not G43 and G43X or G48.”. 1 year ago. It does, however, fall into a niche already filled by a number of already existing, well established pistols. Glock 48 Combining the ergonomics of the Glock 19 and the slim profile of the Glock 43 with a new smooth, slimline Gen5 style frame, the Glock 48 is purpose-built for concealment and comfort. 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