End user reviews matter too!! Considering the front of the magwell is where I index my magazines anyway, I think this is an excellent use of space. The Glock 48 is a 9mm with a 4.17-inch (106mm, the minimum barrel length in Canada) barrel and a 10-round magazine capacity. It seems like the overwhelming majority of law enforcement agencies from local PDs to federal alphabet soup agencies use the GLOCK 19 because of its price, durability and reputation for solid service. I picked them up from him in PA a week later. Some folks have raved that saving those 24/100ths of an inch makes (less compared to the Gen4) the G48 significantly easier to conceal on one’s person that the ubiquitous G19. Okay, fine, I'll stop talking about looks! I guess people who buy Toyota Camrys are idiots too. The weapon disassembles rapidly without tools. Stihl. Absolutely nailed it. With a longer sight radius that the other Glock slim line guns, the G48 is a great addition to Glock… Because it can’t take a magazine larger than 10. Chambered in 9mm Luger the G48 features a compact Slimline frame and a black slide with an nDLC finish. The G48 has a longer barrel and outperformed the G26 on several of our range sessions. Or, if you like, you can use the GLOCK 17 mags and have 17+1. As someone who writes for the major dead tree mags I can say I have never been told, asked, or encouraged to write a “glowing review” for an advertiser (or a non-advertiser, for that matter). Our current duty ammo is the Speer Gold Dot 124-grain jacketed hollow point 9mm Luger +P round. Good Job Glock for building a gun that will appeal to those of us non tactical guys. My only disappointment with the G48's design is the lack of ambidextrous controls. The slimmer frame and lighter overall package is more comfortable to carry and easier to conceal than similarly sized models. The G48 is approximately a quarter inch slimmer than the G19 and weighs 18.48 ounces (25.12 ounces with a loaded magazine). I live in MD, “assault rifle” and mag ban central. The magazine capacity of the slim 01 magazine of the G48 is 10 rounds. New for 2020 is MTM Case-Gard's made-in-America Tactical Rifle Case, designed to protect rifles and shotguns during transport and to be stacked for storage. The new Glock G48 is a 9mm compact designed to be a concealed carry or off-duty pistol. Tons of rds and testing, and not one single problem. Your email address will not be published. “Even well-intentioned laws must pass constitutional muster,” Appellate Judge Kenneth Lee wrote for the panel’s majority. Steyrs and Walthers. Glock ain't the only folks that make stuff that works! It was a few years back, before the advent of the Glock 43 and later the Sig Sauer P365 that would later steal my heart and occupy my IWB holster. Been through their armor school a few times. So you hate Glocks, thats fine. One of the biggest advantages of the G43x is the grip. That soaks up a lot of punch, and your hands will benefit as a result. I love my SR40C. Some will really hate the grip angle of Glocks and while it never fit my hand great or good, it was ok. For me these offerings are a game changer!! This proves Gaston is a great salesman. Wow, you really are mature. The gun is a keeper, and I find myself unable to send it back. Glock 48 Review. ©COPYRIGHT 2020, THETRUTHABOUTGUNS.COM ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Glock knows you're going to replace them anyway so why bother shipping the gun with expensive iron sights. Because in my mind, that influences/biases the review. Share Tweet Pin Email [Trending]: 9 Best AR-15s for the Money and Best Handguns for Beginners. Did it feed well with different manufactures ammo? I would never consider Glock for primary home defense or target shooting, but I would for conceal carry. I like them and carry them. The two guns have exactly the same overall height (5.04″) and length (7.28″). Finally, an honest review of this uninspired, low-effort, classic Glock product. It’s actually a longer-slide version of their new G43X pistol. The new GLOCK G48 mags remind me of the neutered 10-rounders from the ugly years of the 1994 Black Gun Ban. It is ideal for you if you’re looking for a smaller alternative to the G19. The 19/23 like every Glock was just too thick! All stupid. Heavy-duty stapler? But yes, we must remain vigilent as to what the left dreams up. Article Produced By The Journalist My example shipped with two of these and extras are readily available. The G48 has a slide width of .86”, while a model 19 is right at 1”, it may not seem like much, but it is a 17% difference in slide width. There are file marks all over the gun, inside and out. The G48 shares magazines with the G43X and is only available in 10 round capacity magazines. It gives great performance and near-perfect reliability. After all, this gun doesn’t fire the .45 ACP cartridge. Why did they make this?” But that all changed when I looked into them and handled them! Overall: * * * * But the fight goes on no matter where you are. The new GLOCK G48 mags remind me of the neutered 10-rounders from the ugly years of the 1994 Black Gun Ban. G48 Rail - The new compact-size GLOCK Slimline pistol with rail Chambered in 9 mm Luger the G48 Rail features a compact Slimline frame with a slim mounting rail and a black slide with nDLC finish as well as a 10-round magazine capacity making it ideal for concealed carry. … but in the end, it’s still a Glock and while I don’t hate Glocks, I don’t love them either. To the extent that you’ll carry a G48 when you’d otherwise carry something smaller or not at all, I’m all for it. I would describe it as a two-tone, single-stack G19 pistol. As we highlighted in our Glock 43x vs. Glock 43 review, the new Glock 48 features an nPVD coated slide while the 19 features a standard Glock Gen 5 nDLC coating. F glocks. For the haters it didn’t matter anyways. Or no brains. I need a drink. It has found a new home as my concealed weapon of choice, replacing the trusty G43 that served me with distinction since it made its debut a few years ago. Mounting to the dustcover and trigger guard, the Li-ion-powered light features a magnetically-coupled MagMate USB charging cable. Gratz. My first impression of this pistol is: "Wow! While the chopped frames are the same length with the magazine with pinky ledge added, when you try to reload the gun having the pinky sticking out is an impediment. I liked everything else about it though. Specifications: GLOCK 48 9mm Slimline Pistol, Action: GLOCK Safe-Action semi-auto Just like many other Glocks, far behind the competition timing-wise and unable to make a strong affirmative case for itself against the competition (even the in-house competition, in this case). Yep, you have to keep your eyes and ears open to catch the shenanigans. 8- Most departments will not approve the S15 mags for duty use. It takes Glock to the next level. Moses got a 1911. Philadelphia Plans to Equip Mores Officers with TASERs, NRA Supports Retired Federal Officers in LEOSA Lawsuit Against New Jersey, Federal Court Panel Shoots Down California Magazine Capacity Law, Blackhawk Adds New T-Series L2C Holster for SIG P320 TLR 7/8, FN Releases Compact and Concealable Tactical Pistol, Walther Offering VIP Pricing for Police, Essential Workers, Canada Bans Sale, Use of "Military Style" Firearms in Reaction to Nova Scotia Massacre, MTM Case-Gard Introduces New Tactical Rifle Case, (Video) See New Ruger-57 Pistol on SHOT Show 2020 Range. With a few hundredths of an inch of a G19’s chubbiness, you can have 15+1 round of ballistic persuasion in your hand. But yeah boring like a honda civic and about as reliable and available. Like the double-stack 9 mm Glock models, the G48 is a polymer-frame semi-automatic. The thin width is welcomed. Oh, great. Grow up and get over it, no one cares if you have absolute disgust for some product for absolutely no reason, you just make the rest of us look bad. Even though the frame is noticeably slimmer my hand placement and felt recoil were nearly identical. Slide Width: 0.9 inches GLOCK G43X MOS & G48 MOS GLOCK G43X MOS & G48 MOS. I do not LOVE Glocks; There is little to ‘love’ about them, just as one does not love a shovel or a good hammer. Line of Sight: 5.0 inches One thing that puzzles me about the Glock 43X and Glock 48 is that the magazine well is painfully close in width to be able to accept a double stack magazine with thinner steel-only walls. I wouldn’t mind a bit slimmer. Because these 10-round mags actually accommodate 11 rounds and you don't have to break your thumbs to get them in there. Exactly! Either they are my purchases, won in drawings, or range rental guns. I previous write the new Glocks off until seeing them for myself. However, to most Glock fans everything about the 48 seems awfully familiar. Glock delivered “Perfection” again I like the look and love that it doesn’t have a stupid tactical rail that I don’t need or want on a handgun. The size and design of the model 48 really hit the mark, and it’s more than just the grip size. They know what’s coming. The most important difference is the caliber. A.J. While even in NY we don’t have it that bad (yet and damn they are sure to have the idea now) a lotof the newer bans are going for the capable of accepting mags with more than 10 capacity. All we get in this review is the basic fact sheet from the Glock webpage and an excuse why he thinks he dropped a few rounds when shooting a torture target. There is a ton of debate within the gun community about Glocks, especially when it comes to their overall value. The left wants to make us criminals and I DO feel that way sometimes. Held one at my LGS. The magazine capacity of the slim 01 magazine of the G48 is 10 rounds. More info could have been brought to the review. Glock 42 Review Is this the ultimate 380 concealment gun? On the right is a Glock 19. The 48 is a nice option. Ball or HP? I’ve also never been given a gun as a gift to review/in exchange for a review. What follows is not to be considered a full objective review, but my subjective thoughts based on range time with each pistol. The G48 in caliber 9mm Luger is of similar length and height as the G19 but the width of the pistol is reduced for increased concealability and high carrying comfort. Yet the state of New Jersey, in violation of federal law, is still requiring them to get state-issued concealed carry licenses. June 19, 2019 This noted, the G48 is a great option for those restricted on magazine capacity. Trigger reach: 2.6 inches The G48 is only about an inch wide, same as the G42, G43, and even the new G43X pistols. My test example won't be returning to Glock. The slide lock is a standard-sized flat panel on the left side of the gun, same as you'll find on any other Glock pistol, and the slide release is no different. I managed to cram four rounds in the magazine and one in the chamber. I been a previous critic of Glock for not making more single stack pistols with G19 dimensions for height and length. What’s left to review? I shot this way for decades until the later generations of Glocks began featuring ambi-controls but now that I've become used to them, going back is admittedly difficult. This article completely ignores the fact that many of us live in anti-freedom states, where 10-rounds is the limit – so this pistol makes perfect sense in those backwaters where we can’t take advantage of double stack capacity. Blackhawk, a leader in law enforcement and military products for over 20 years, has expanded its popular line of T-Series holsters with the introduction of a light bearing Level 2 Compact (L2C) version engineered specifically for the SIG SAUER P320 pistol with TLR 7/8 light. It fits the needs of all the shooters who want something in between the Glock 43 and the Glock 48. These may sound like negligible differences but when it comes to concealed carry and self-defense handguns, every tenth of an inch counts. I'm sure this was done to keep the G48 as slim as possible but I'd be willing to give up a smidge of streamlining for easier manipulations. Or “they sent me a free sample, so I better say nice things about it.” Where have we heard that before? Skilsaw? I discovered it will be a good choice when warm weather hits (a carry gun with a slimmer profile is a good thing). Nobody bothered them. I also wanted a G19 size single stack in .45 ACP. GLOCK introduced the new Slimline model G48 earlier this year and showed it off at the SHOT Show. It eliminates the need to replace multiple disposable coin cell batter, according to Nightstick. Editor’s Review: Glock 43 / 43X While they aren't new to the market, the G43 and G43X have proven themselves very worthy as off-duty and self-defense carry weapons. Nearly identical groups of about 8 inches, perfectly acceptable center-mass hits. A clear departure from the Glock standard, the new stainless finish actually adds a stunning contrast to the flat black frame and is what I would consider a welcome addition to the Glock lineup. The G48 has the same overall length as the G19, but the barrel is slightly longer at 4.17 inches. And GLOCK pistols are unquestionably dependable and popular. Height (with mag): 5.0 inches Someone comes out with something new or better glock comes out with a “new” gun Ruger makes better guns as does S&W at less cost. But Glock has put their eggs in a G19 size basket proprietary caliber .45 GAP called the G 38. Very light, reliable, and who cares if the trigger is sub par. Do you even scripture bro? Problem solved and no need to ship American jobs and dollars to Austria. Indeed, it does this exceedingly well. The G48 is approximately a quarter inch slimmer than the G19 and weighs 18.48 ounces (25.12 ounces with a loaded magazine). Sure the 10 round mag is a con, but with the Shield 15 round option and possibly a Glock making larger cap ones, it was a small trade off and worth it for a better handling and concealing pistol. Chambered in 9mm Luger the G48 features a compact Slimline frame and a black slide with an nDLC finish. There are no other compact striker fired models on the market that offer a frame you can get all your fingers on *and* have a 4” barrel. Ever. A slimmer G19 with same capacity could be very nice indeed. The remaining parts scattered over the landscape. Yes. I have seen some people hating on the G48 already because it’s “the same size as a G19, but with less capacity.” In the end, I dropped nine of fifty rounds from perfect at five yards. Liver is liver & a Glock is a Glock. This 10 rnd shit… To the glock fans, what fools you are. The biggest question surrounding the Glock 48 was "Why get a G48 when I can just get a G19?" But then I’d want the G43X. At a reasonable combat distance, I put five holes in the target faster than I would have thought possible. Frangible Arms just bought a four page color ad in our next issue. When it … The 6.8” slide length puts the G48 in a class above the shorter compacts, I won’t even compare it to any of those. I have read every review (almost) that you have written and I have learned much and I thank you for that. The g19 grip is too fat for more shooters than you might think. Been dealing with them over 25 years now. I used to carry a 5-shot Centennial only. With aftermarket tritium night sights, it will protect your family and mine from bad people with evil in their hearts. When I first picked up a g19, I didn’t like it because it didnt fit well in my hand. I was thinking hard about the Sig 365XL… but the reviews still worry more even if Sig cleaned their act up. To put the G48’s performance in perspective, before my hiatus, I typically only dropped three rounds at that distance on the Dot Torture with my standard carry GLOCK 19 and its 3.5-pound trigger. I have at my disposal a Glock 43, a Glock 48, and a few Glock 19s. POLICE Contributing Web Editor Doug Wyllie gets to spend some time learning about the new Ruger-57 pistol at the SHOT Show Industry Day at the Range. My issue G17 had 33,000 rounds through it when the city issued me a G34. George is a sergeant with the Scottsdale (AZ) Police Department who is assigned to the Technical Operations Unit, Special Investigations Section. In fact, they both have the same height but the G48 is slimmer. Frankly, it seems almost as if GLOCK’s R&D department runs about five years behind their competition. These guns have a market for smaller handed shooters. GLOCK G48. This is something not present with the G43 and its much smaller frame. Otherwise, G48. The trigger still sucks but so do most striker guns ( please save comments about the spongy POS trigger on an M&P). The new F150 of the polymer pistol market. Glock just released three new models to flesh out the 9mm line! Get ahold of yourselves. I like how it feels in my hand, and it should be reliable, it IS a Glock! Frame size is nearly identical to the G19 too with the biggest difference between the two being the width of the gun. Everything except for that and the weight for ccw. How many can you carry at one time? Yes I have a 2.0 compact M&P, and the trigger surely feels spongy. The new Glock 48, on the other hand, has been specifically designed to be the “Canadian Glock 19,” but the end result is an interesting handgun that should be of great interest to Americans as well. He has more than a decade of law enforcement experience in patrol, field training, and traffic enforcement. If you are a Glock fan, and I am, it’s a cool change. I would much rather own a G48 in those circumstances than a wider, heavier G19 or G26. I got the 48 immediately when it came out. Honestly, I don’t even know if I want that. Yes. I just found that the G48 was a good feeling, good shooting addition to my collection and will get carried once I run it through its paces. A single stack 10 round G19? This is a review based on the author’s opinion. Although its not entirely true… Notify me of follow-up comments by email. But it works decently right out of the box and will serve most folks well enough. Older Glocks work just as good as a new one. Get em while you can! Featuring the perfectly functional yet basic plastic Glock sights, the slide is dovetail-notched to accept a wide variety of aftermarket options. The trigger feels like classic GLOCK – decent, but certainly not wonderful. Of course I will. As for Glock Perfection? Only drag is 10+1, this gun should have more capacity. And affordable too. I prefer glock’s approach of putting cheap sights on the pistol and giving users the option to replace with whatever they prefer, vs the factory choosing one sight and forcing the customer to pay for the more expensive sight they may end up replacing anyway. Of course Eve was expelled with Adam from Eden because the Serpent gave her a Glock. All that said, the new single-stack 9×19 GLOCK looks and feels like a skinny GLOCK 19. I began my live-fire time with the G48 at my agency's indoor range, which is a lead-free range that requires frangible ammunition. Holsters specifically for the Glock 48 will surely be available soon. You dropped 9 rounds out of 50. I put another 100 rounds or so of frangible ammo through the G48 hoping for a hiccup and trying to expose any of its quirks and weaknesses but none were found. 5- The S15 mag @ $40.00 costs twice that of a Glock factory OEM mag. They all scream GLOCK! Chambered in the tried and true 9mm Luger (or 9x19) cartridge, the G48 will fit in comfortably with the majority of law enforcement agencies as a concealed or secondary pistol. It has the new silver slide and a slimmer grip. But most significantly, The compact G48 also has a single-stack magazine. All of these similarities make for interesting mix-and-match options. I bought the 48 today and your review mimics my feelings 100!! This upgraded Glock 48 comes with almost similar features of the Glock 19, same height, and length.Moreover, it will offer a reduced weight for concealability and comfy carrying. Shooting Sports in Normal, Illinois provided the new GLOCK for me for testing and evaluation. Apex is a household name in the pistol trigger world that is a go to for the M&P. The gun lists for $580. Those that want or need a single stack striker gun are forced to accept 3” barreled guns with chopped frames. Still has the issues with the angle and uncomfortable corners on the grip. If you don’t like reviews of a particular brand of gun we publish, there’s an easy fix…don’t read it. I have a Gen 3 G19 and it’s a great gun, but it doesn’t feel as good in the hand nor does it carry as flat as the G48. I shot the Dot Torture Drill right out of the gate. Chainsaw? Mostly HBARs. Another Fing Glock. I mean, Im not much of a Glock fan either, but jesus grow up! The finish itself has a smooth yet easily gripped texture and the cocking serrations front and rear make for easy manipulations. Blackpoint Tactical Leather Wing OWB Hybrid Kydex and Leather Holster with Glock 17 Gen 5 Glock 17 Gen 5 Review: Criteria and Considerations. Then again, it has something those other pistols lack…the GLOCK roll mark. Price: $580 MSRP (street price around $500). I also have several 1911’s, a G17, a Bond Arms .45/410, a Pietta .45 Colt (my favorite) a few Blackhawks, also in .45 Colt, various Vaqueros and I have been known to carry the .45 Colt single actions on occasion. Glock did make a tiny change to the trigger distance: the G19 has a 2.80-inch trigger distance and the G48’s is 2.64-inches. Glock really hit the sweet spot with the slimmer grip and shorter reach to the trigger offered by the model 48. I sent the machine rest back to the factory to see if they can fix it, and we need to replace the shooting bench for the nice people who own the range. First Shots Review: The Glock 48 The Glock 48 was introduced roughly a year ago and since that time it has garnered a fair amount of attention and popularity. George. This is the pistol to have if you want to end a gunfight at all costs. He’ll have the data for you tomorrow. As I took the pistol out of the Glock box, the G48 felt good in the hand. I have 5 GLOCK’s including a G19, G22, G30S, G32, G42. It shoots and manipulates easier like a medium-sized pistol. The drill does a nice job assessing how a gun presents, ease of getting the sight picture and ability to put rounds on target, with a dash of one-handed shooting (both strong and support) as well. It shoots like a Glock. I for one am pleased with the G48, and did not expect to buy one today, but hey, again, we’re a free people…for now. Frankly, that sounds like a promotional contract talking. You know what you’re getting. Bostitch. FN America, LLC has announced the release of the FN 509 Compact Tactical. The single stack market just heated up even more with two new additions from Glock: the G43X and G48.Both of these models are improvements on the original single stack 9mm G43 released several years ago. The G43X and G48 are also included on the GLOCK Blue Label Program for qualified military personnel and first responders. But each to his own just like the x was your choice. Not at all inspiring, but none of the rounds left the paper. I’m not a cop. The comments section gives better reviews than the actual review. Squaring off at the 25-yard line I squeezed off the first of many 9mm rounds. It does feel (and look) like the CT9, but without the projectile vomiting of rounds from the mag, and issues with getting the recoil spring in “just right”. I don’t even hunt anymore,,, lucky pheasants. Sadly, I cannot afford to buy all the guns I have liked enough to wish to own. After handling a 43x and 48, I said okay this feels great… sold!! The good people at C.I. The weight savings in the thinner G48’s frame and slide comes in at three ounces unloaded, or not quite five ounces loaded, with five fewer rounds in a standard magazine. The first thing that'll likely grab your attention though is the new matte-stainless nDLC finish on the G48's slide. Despite its rather utilitarian history, Glock has been busy doing quite a bit of innovating in the past couple of years. The G43X and G48 are also included on the GLOCK Blue Label Program for qualified military personnel and first responders. Available now through the Glock Blue Label program you can snag your very own G48 for well under $400 out the door and I'm confident you'll be glad you did. They sent us their latest offering, the CQB MK-V Tactical Destroyer. Wasn’t even on my radar. The G48 feels great in my hand. I like the skinny grip because aside from fitting my hand better, it’s more concealable. Glocks work. Sick of glocks. Sold Out You are making an offer for... GLOCK G48 - $549.99. October 1, 2018 35 Comments. Skil. It’s a little larger than the Gen3. [Review] Glock G45, Gen 5 G17 MOS, & G19 MOS. The grips are pressed cardboard. Not only should you be inspecting each and every round of duty ammo you put in your gun, you should also be counting the number of rounds you put in your gun as well. Through all of that, if it works and you like it, cool, own it. I have shot several glocks and my opinion is that glock is a an OK gun. By clicking the submit button below, you are agreeing with Bobit Business Media’s Privacy Policy and this outlined level of consent. The single stack market just heated up even more with two new additions from Glock: the G43X and G48.Both of these models are improvements on the original single stack 9mm G43 released several years ago. Your email address will not be published. The G48 is a Glock. I’d trade my loaded and upgraded G19Gen4 straight up for a 2nd G48 with Tritiums. I have never to this day had a any gun given to me for a review. However the number of glock reviews is as much as free advertising for glock. I’ve shot them many times and while I’d rather have a Glock than a baseball bat when things go bump in the night, I’d still rather have a 1911 or a CZ anything. Because Glock 43 and Glock 48 slides can be swapped, I effectively have a Glock 43X as well. Very close the popular G19 in length and height, the G48 stands apart by being almost.25 inch thinner. GLOCK introduced the new Slimline model G48 earlier this year and showed it off at the SHOT Show. Required fields are marked *. If you don’t already know, it slips, slides, and gets a little spongy as it stacks before it breaks, like pretty much all GLOCK factory triggers. Ease of Use: * * * * 1/2 New Glock G48 Single Stack Full Size Carry Option. The actual size savings of the g48 is more than Boch’s numbers would lead you to believe. I never had a Colt or Springfield that didn’t cause me trouble (save for the old revolvers), not one, and I sold them all. … In addition about stupid laws, I can and did buy a pistol here in “10 round magland” that came with 2, 15rnd mags, NP. Who on earth wants a reasonably priced, reliable product? But no need for the name calling. The most noticeable difference is in the pistols’ width. My usual EDC is a Glock 19, although I am not ‘enamored’ with it, in fact I don’t particularly care for it, but can’t bring myself to trade it in. Then there is the whole registration thing here. Many will talk smack about things, but at least they should try it before talking. Unique Features. California’s ban on magazines holding more than 10 bullets “strikes at the core of the Second Amendment — the right to armed self-defense.”. America has forgotten how to make great firearms and that is why Colt and Winchester are out of business. Articles like this keep mentioning it in a good light and forums seem to conclude that post-summer 2018 models are solid. You'd be wrong, as mine ran like a champ, although every pistol is different so I would imagine not all G48s will run as reliably as mine with a similar loadout. The first thing I noticed was how familiar the G48 felt compared to my everyday carry G19. The slide of the tested model 48 is finished in a black nDLC coating and has front and rear cocking s… I also will apologize for my payback comment. Remember, there are plenty of states with lots of people in them where anything over a 10 round mag is illegal…. The G48 comes with a silver colored nPVD coated slide with front serrations and features the GLOCK Marksman barrel. “The G48 requires a dedicated holster,” advised MC in one post. The LGS just had to send the mags to my buddy in PA. I went in to my LGS today to purchase a full sized 1911 to add to my collection, but instead came home with the G48. I have large hands and shoot a Beretta 92 pretty damned well. OK, then don’t buy one. Using full-sized controls on a compact pistol is a very smart move by Glock and I'm sure it will be appreciated by shooters as it allows for continuity of training across the Glock line. Full disclosure, I worked with Night Fision to develop a set of sights for the Glock 19 and then subsequently the G43/G48. Glock’s new “Crossover” pistol – the G45. Glock 48 Creation and Comparison to Other Glocks. In my opinion, the 43X makes more sense than the 48, but to each their own. This looks like a cool gun, and the Glock 43 will be interchangeable with both the slide and frame. The new Glock 48 hit shelves on January 21st, 2019, and this pistol is gaining a lot of attention. Rob Pincus reviews the Glock G48, the first mid-size single-stack 9mm with 10+1 round capacity from Glock. I am very pleased with it. In the end, though, it’s about what works best for the end user. 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