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Glock Through the Years

1982-1987 THROUCH GLOCHTHROUGH 100K 17 AUSTRA 9x19 1988-1997 THE YEARS 17 9x19 AUSTRIA DCK 1998-2009 GEN I 2010-2016 GEN 2 LOCK 17 Gen4 AUSTRIA 9x19 Released the (Glock 17) GEN 3 Improved magazine design: floorplate and resistance insert at the bottom of the 2017-PRESENT follower spring 1OCK 17 Gen5 AUSTRIA Finger grooves added to grip housing Checkering was added to the front and rear of the grip housing GEN 4 Thumb rests added above the Added steel plate with serial number grip on both sides Cross pin installed above the trigger pin Upgrade kit to address safety issues Smaller base grip (extractor/ spring-loaded bearing/ firing pin safety and spring/firing pin/ stricker/ trigger bar) Glock Modular Backstrap GEN.5 Added accessory rail to the dust cover (Universal Glock Rail) to allow lasers and flashlight mounting Dual magazine springs introduced (reduces felt recoil and lengethens service life) New calibers added (.40 S&W, .380, 10 mm Auto, .45 ACP) Magazine catches Gen 4 engraved on slide Magazine baseplate revised New calibers: *** .357 Sig and .45 GAP Added Glock 42, 43, 17M, and 19X Glock 24, 25, 27, 19, and 17C Magazine well is flared for easier reloads introduced FDE and olive drab colors became options Finger grooves removed Glock 17M produced for law enforcement Glock 36 in .45 ACP (first single-stack Glock, 2000) Wider frame Relief cut made under the trigger guard for higher grip Glock 19X- has full length grip for accepting Glock 17 cross pin above the trigger guard removed RTF2 configuration- offered in most models, revised stipling mags Glock Marksman barrel added Glock 45 and 47 introduced BCA, Sanford, NC 27330. Please do not use without permission BEAR CREEK ARSENAL

Glock Through the Years

shared by timothyhamersky on Mar 24
Since it's inception in 1982, Glock has become one of the world's most popular pistols. Learn the specific changes Glock made to each generation in their pursuit of perfection.


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