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Is Glock discontinuing Gen 4?

Is Glock discontinuing Gen 4?

It appears that what many of us were predicting finally happened yesterday: GLOCK Gen4 guns are no longer being produced in favor of the Gen5 GLOCK pistols. Residents of California and other more restrictive states have nothing to fear: the Gen3 GLOCKs will continue to be manufactured to support those customers.

Are Gen 4 Glocks reliable?

The Glock 17 Gen 4 pistol is one of the most reliable handguns on the market. The Glock 17 is very easy to disassemble and reassemble. It also requires minimal maintenance to remain reliable. In fact, there are many Glock owners who wait as long as 1,000 rounds or more between cleanings.

How long does a Glock 22 last?

Moderator. 20,000 to 50,000 rounds. Glocks are bombproof.

What year did the Glock Gen 5 come out?

With no rail and no finger grooves, it was no-frills by today’s standard. Continuing the forward momentum throughout the decades, Glock released the Gen 3 in 1998, Gen 4 in 2009, and Gen 5 in 2017. All three generations are still on the market today.

What is the difference between Gen 4 and Gen 5 Glocks?

Gen 5 slides are boxy-looking but manage to be the same width (one inch for 9mm Glocks) as Gen 4. The long edges are simply less tapered on the Gen 5 models. Some of this additional bulk was done away with, though, when looking at the front of the slide. The Gen 5 has beveled corners where the Gen 4 does not.

Do Navy SEALs use Glock 19?

Naval Special Warfare Command made the decision to add the Glock 19 to the available inventory of the SEAL Teams a little over a year ago. They will slowly begin to phase out the Sig Sauer P226 and replace those with the Glock 19 platform.

Is Gen 5 Glock worth it?

Bottom Line. The Glock 19 Gen 5 makes some great improvements over the last generations. It’s no wonder countless police agencies and military units choose the G19 for its legendary reliability, decent ergonomics and accuracy, and ammo capacity. Plus the size lends itself for concealed carry.

Do Glock 40 wear out faster?

Do 40 cal Glocks wear out faster? 40, particularly the G23, wear out faster. LEO Glocks are usually carried a lot, and shot very little. They are rarely actually worn-out mechanically.

What’s better Glock or FN?

From a distance, the FN 509 beats the Glock, but up close, the Glock Gen 5 frame feels higher quality. Not to mention, the Gen 3 and 4 frames feel similar to the FN 509. Overall, the quality on the FN seems higher than the quality on the Glock.

Can civilians buy a Glock 22?

Yes, you can purchase a Glock handgun on this website and have it shipped to a local FFL dealer in your area. Today, countless police units in the United States and throughout the world put their trust in the 15-round GLOCK 22. Now available in Gen 4 models. Standard models come with two 15-round magazines.

Is Glock 22 or 23 better?

The Glock 23 gets the nod for more practical reasons as it’s easier to conceal due to its slightly shorter barrel and grip. It can also use 15-round and even 22-round magazines, which totally negates the only real advantage the Glock 22 has to offer.

Are there any problems with the Glock 4?

Newer production models now sport the new ejector after the company identified the problem with the old Gen 3 ejector being used for Gen 4 Glocks. But there’s still an issue with this. Those who weren’t fortunate enough to have bought any of the earlier production Gen 4 models have to deal with all the BTFs and FTEs these guns are known for.

Are there any new Glock guns coming out?

Since then, the Glock 26 and Glock 34 MOS were brought up to the new Gen 5 standard while new guns like the G19X, G45, and G44 arrived on the market already at the benchmark. Increasingly for both military and law enforcement contracts, the Gen 5 guns are getting the nod.

Is the left side of the Glock Gen 4 reversible?

Not only is the magazine release bigger on Gen 4 Glocks, they’re also designed to be reversible out of the box. Left-handed shooters can now easily install the button on the handgun’s left side so they can actuate it with their left thumb.

How many magazines are in a Glock 4?

And speaking of magazines, Gen 4 pistols now come with three magazines in the box instead of the usual two (though Gen 4 pistols typically cost slightly higher than Gen 3s even when factoring in the cost of the additional magazine and the backstraps).