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U.S. Coast Guard Selects GLOCK Pistols

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has selected and begun fielding GLOCK G19 Gen 5 MOS pistols after a thorough review of testing results. According to J...
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Why Is the GLOCK 17 Called 17?

Why Is the GLOCK 17 Called 17? The GLOCK 17 was named after the number patent filed by Mr. Glock during the development of the pistol.
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New GLOCK P80 Pistol

New GLOCK P80 PistolGLOCK announced today the launch of the new--actually old new--Pistole 80. The GLOCK P80 is the pistol where it all began. This...
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GLOCK P80 vs G17

What's the difference between the GLOCK P80 and G17? The P80 is the model name given to the GLOCK 17 by the Austrian Military. The P80 or Pistol...
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GLOCK 43X and GLOCK 48 MOS Models Introduced

GLOCK announced this week that the Slimline GLOCK 43X and GLOCK 48 are now available in the Modular Optic System (MOS) configuration. The G43X and ...
Is it safe to carry a Glock with a round in the chamber?

Is it safe to carry a GLOCK with a round in the chamber?

A GLOCK is a striker fired pistol with about a 5.5-pound OEM trigger pull that has incorporated into the trigger--in the form of a lever--and when ...
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GLOCK To Drop Gen 4 Models

Again rumors, but I hear that GLOCK is going to discontinue Gen 4 pistols. My understanding is the company wants to focus on new technology such as...
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Rumors Of GLOCK Introducing Gen5 Pistols In .40 AUTO

I hear rumors of GLOCK introducing Gen5 pistols in .40 AUTO. That is surprising since 9mm guns are the new sweet spot for many LE agencies. Commerc...
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New GLOCK Magwell

GLOCK doesn't usually offer aftermarket parts for their pistols so I was happily surprised to see a new GLOCK Modular Magwell on their website. The...
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Real Avid Pistol Tool Subscriber Promotion

Subscribe to GCA emails and you will automatically be entered for a chance to win a Real Avid The Pistol Tool. Not only will you be getting the lat...
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Real Avid 4-In-1 GLOCK Tool Winner!

Tim L. is the winner of the GCA Real Avid 4-in-1 Tool for GLOCK Email Promotion. All you need to do to win is opt into GCA emails and you are autom...
Shield Arms S15 Magazine For G34X and G48

Shield Arms S15 Magazine For G34X and G48

The big difference, other than the capacity, is the Shield magazine is made of steel. Using steel allowed Shield engineers to create a magazine body that is thinner and  allowing the extra 5 rounds.