Delta Force and the Glock

Delta Force Glock

The following e-mail was forwarded to me by Gunner, a fellow blogger over at Gunner’s Journal.  Gunner is a 1911 expert and has contacts with various people who spent some time in the Special Forces community, including Delta Force. A lot of what Delta does is understandably secret, and there have been much debate about […]

Glock Gen4 Recoil Spring Recall

Gen 4 Glock Recall

Glock issued an announcement about a voluntary recall or exchange program for the recoil spring assembly on all of Gen4 pistols sold before July 22, 2011.  In the announcement sent out to Glock armorers, the company stated their product development team modified “various elements” of the recoil spring assemblies to “…ensure each pistol’s performance meets the […]

Gen 4 Glock 37 For Sale in September


The Gen 4 Glock 37 should be ready for sale in September according to industry sources.  The model 37 is the latest in the Glock line to receive the Gen 4 treatment that includes, among other things, and adjustable size grip.  Other Gen 4 Glock pistols already for sale or announced are the 17, 19, […]

Gen4 Glock 19 Now Shipping

Gen4 Glock 19

The much-anticipated Glock 19 Gen 4 pistols are now shipping. The Gen4 Glock pistols were officially introduced at the 2010 SHOT Show in the full-size models 17 and 22.  The Glock 19 is extremely popular for concealed carry, and many people have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Gen4 version. A GunsHolstersAndGear reader sent […]

Glock RTF2 Second Impression


I caught a bit of heat after the 2009 SHOT Show when I posted that I was not impressed by the third generation Glock pistols with the RTF2 texture.  I didn’t much like the texture, nor did I think the groovy design of the crescent moon slide serrations did much for the user. Recently, I […]

Gen 4 Glock in .45

During the 2010 SHOT Show, I met with a Glock sales rep who told me about a unique Gen 4 Glock pistol being made in .45 GAP for the Florida Highway Patrol.  This pistol has not been announced, and may not even see regular production.  However, approximately 3000 are being made for FHP. Read the […]

Dennis Tueller Describes the Gen 4 Glock Pistols

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The Generation 4 Glock pistols are almost here. As the 2010 SHOT Show approaches, information and photos have leaked regarding what new features the Glocks will have.  Glock, of course, has not officially commented. Dennis Tueller confirmed several of my prognostications and other information in the December 25 edition of the Handgun Podcast. Tueller was […]

Gen 4 Glock Photo

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SayUncle has a picture of what is purported to be the Gen 4 Glock pistol due out in January 2010.  The picture clearly shows the interchangeable back straps and new texture on the grip.  The magazine release appears larger than the current generation. The model designation on the slide is slightly changed, adding a “Gen […]

New Gen 4 Glock Information

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[Update 12/18/2009: Gen 4 Glock photo is here.] More information on the new Gen 4 Glock pistols was leaked this week on the Handgun Podcast.  Host Eric Shelton described three new features of the fourth generation Glock pistols: adjustable backstraps, a new texture, and a dual recoil spring. Shelton stated he was in a Glock […]

More Gen 4 Glock Teasing


[Update 12/18/2009: Gen 4 Glock photo is here.] From this month’s issue of Guns Magazine:

Gen 4 Glock: A Look at the New Features


Ed. Note:  This is a speculative article on the Gen 4 Glock pistols written well before their release.  Some of the information I got right, some close and some…well, not quite there.  At this point it is for entertainment purposes. The Gen 4 Glock pistols are here…sort of.  (12/18/09 update: First photo of the Gen […]

Fourth Generation Glock: Adjustable Grips


[Update 12/18/2009: Gen 4 Glock photo is here.] Glock has officially started teasing to the fourth generation of their pistols due in 2010. Calling it the “Next Generation of Perfection,” the fourth generation Glock pistols are expected to feature an interchangeable backstrap, or adjustable grip, to accommodate a wide range of hand sizes. Way back […]

Glock Adjustable Grip Pistols: Still Just a Rumor

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[Update 12/18/2009: Gen 4 Glock photo is here.] The announcement of the adjustable grip Glock pistols yesterday by GT Distributers is still unconfirmed. I spoke with an unnamed Glock employee in Smyrna, GA.  The woman said that Glock was “absolutely not” coming out with any type of adjustable grip pistol…ever.  The woman stated that Glock […]