Or vice versa. Note ejected magazine near loaded magazine in authorâs hand. The Glock 48 has pleasing, clean lines. The actual material is silver nPVD coating. The Glock 19 is easier to conceal- and not a bad service and duty gun at all. I like the 48 for what it is, a nice shooting pistol with a slim profile, full grip, and 10 rounds. That said I do feel more in control with the Glock 48. We’ll be trying it out at SHOT Show in less than 2 weeks but in the meantime, we wanted to share a great video with you that really highlights the differences between the two. The grip texture is the same as the Glock 43 which has squares (or pyramids) that do not protrude as much as the textures on the Gen 4 and Gen 5 models. We could talk all day about the features of these two guns. Comments. The G48 is a 9mm, of course, and a new model addition to the manufacturerâs fifth generation line. Built off the basis of the Glock 43X, the Glock 48 is a Glock 19 sized pistol with single-stack width. Letâs get some basics out of the way, for those of you who are new to this debate. I have seen some people hating on the G48 already because itâs âthe same size as a G19, but with less capacity.â Well, for those with smaller hands, the slimmer profile makes it significantly easier to shoot. Recoil with the 9mm isnât sharp but must be controlled. Glock 48 VS 19: Ballistics Testing Shooting ammo designed for self-defense at the range on a chronograph is a great way to capture valuable ballistic data. You do not need grip inserts as the small grips fit most hands well. Never played one on TV. The SIG P320 Compact has very similar dimensions as the Glock 19. I also tested the Black Hills Ammunition 124-grain JHP. The Tuk It Kydex IWB holster worked well with the Glock 48. âOn the left [below] is the Glock 48. The Glock 48 is fast, very fast, and offers a good chance at a rapid first shot hit. Maintenance is simple. Unless you just crawled out from under a rock, Iâm sure that youâve heard of the new GLOCK 48 that will be available on January 21st. I find the Glock 48 a neat, attractive and useful handgun. Its overalâ¦ One of the new introductions is the Glock 48 9mm. Unless you just crawled out from under a rock, I’m sure that you’ve heard of the new GLOCK 48 that will be available on January 21st. Glock 48. Pachmayr has introduced the Gripper Slip-on handgun grip that slides over the actual grip of a semi-auto pistol to enhance a shooterâs ability to hold the handgun, while providing some recoil dampening effect. The Glock 48 is a 9mm pistol that is made for concealed carry. Kinda. While slim the Glock 48 9mm magazine holds ten rounds. So comparing to Glock 19 is a moot point for me. This barrel â¦ The Glock is in my opinion the baseline gun for personal defense and a great choice for many shooters. Lefties can also swap the magazine release button on the Glock 19 to the left side if they prefer. In my opinion the lighter Glock 43 9mm is a sweet shooting handgun for its size and the Glock 48 handles a bit easier. It also is not affected by perspiration, solvents or gun oils. GLOCK 44 vs GLOCK 19 Gen 5 by Robert Sadowski December 10, 2019. To date I have fired almost 800 cartridges in the Glock 48 9mm with excellent results. 17 +1 (9mm Luger) 19 +1 (9mm Luger) 24 +1 (9mm Luger) 31 +1 (9mm Luger) 33 +1 (9mm Luger) The Glock 48 will exhibit the same velocity as the Glock 19, Glock 19X and Glock 45, but it feels like a smaller handgun in the hand, is easier to conceal, and yet recoil is manageable. In this evaluation I am reporting on a handgun that has never failed to feed, chamber, fire or eject and which came out of the box running. I do not have to be asked twice to go to the range. On the right is a Glock 19. The Glock 48 continues Glockâs legacy of creating compact polymer 9mm pistols that are simple, rugged, and reliable. I fired quickly but recovered the sights for each shot, focusing on the front sight. The Glock 48 is an interesting combination of earlier Glocks. Glock 48 vs. Glock 19 Size Comparison. If you would like more information about the two weapons check out Breach Bang Clearâs Thoughts on the Glock 48 and Glock 43X. Glock 48 vs Glock 43X: Ease of Concealment . Glock 45 vs. Glock 19x. With the present log of Black Hills loads recently fired I am well over a thousand rounds fired. The Gripper will fit a wide range of handguns including several Glock models, various Smith & Wesson pistols, some Sig Sauer full and compact models, the Ruger SR9 and 22/45, Beretta Models 92 and 96, the CZ75 and P-07, the Walther, How the Nazis used registration to imprison enemies of the state, Rare Rock Island Ordnance Manuals Restored & Reprinted, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA), Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership (DRGO), International Association for the Protection of Civilian Arms Rights (IAPCAR), Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership. So why an interest in the Glock 48 when a Glock 19 appears to fill EDC duties just fine? Many young shooters do not realize the impact that Glock firearms have had on the firearms market. I like the slimness of the 48 because Iâm a big guy (6â2 380+) so the 48 â¦ Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. Built off the basis of the Glock 43X, the Glock 48 is a Glock 19 sized pistol with single-stack width. Magazine capacity 10 rounds Weight 19 ounces This holster features a good balance of speed and retention. Another way to look at it is that the 48 is a single-stack, thin version of the popular double-stack Model 19, being similar in most dimensions other than thickness (1.10â vs 1.26â). The Gripper is made from a tough rubber compound, according to Pachmayr literature, and it is impervious to changes in weather conditions. Think of the 48 as a single-stack version of the Glock 19. Some may find the thinner grip makes for a heavier push in the palm than the Glock 19 class, but I have not stopped and rubbed my wrists as I may when firing goodly amounts of .45 ACP loads. The larger Glock pistols are service guns while the Glock 48 is for concealed carry. Pachmayr offers âGripperâ slip-on grip. Glockâs new âCrossoverâ pistol â the G45. This load expands well and offers excellent wound potential. The G48 has a slide width of .86â, while a model 19 is right at 1â, it may not seem like much, but it is a 17% difference in slide width. The two tone finish allows the Glock 48 to stand out in the showcase among the all black guns. SIG P320 vs Glock 19. Looking from straight-on, the G43X and G43 have the same slide width. The Glock 48 is slightly longer than the Glock 19, and I mean just a hair. This load relies on fluid dynamics as the turning, cutting bullet with flutes in the nose creates a storm in ballistic material. You might realize more of the differences from the moment you check out the specs of each gun. While the two pistols share the same size frame, they each have different slide lengths. The Glock 19 has an overall width of 1.34" while the Glock 48 has a slim overall width of only 1.10". If you choose a more expensive handgun with a different trigger action or manual safety then be certain you are willing to master the handgun. Speed loads are not difficult with the Glock 48. His EDC is a Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP, with a Shield Sights RMSC Red Dot, that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in a Vedder Holsters ComfortTuck IWB holster. Where does the Glock 48 stand in the scheme of things? Let us know in the comments below. The Glock 48 will exhibit the same velocity as the Glock 19, Glock 19X and Glock 45, but it feels like a smaller handgun in the hand, is easier to conceal, and yet recoil is manageable. All are good handguns. The question was how does it handle in combat drills and in firing for accuracy. The Glock 48 is an interesting combination of earlier Glocks. The Glock 48 balances well and offers a good hand fit. Height 5.04 inches Recoil is greater with 9mm personal defense loads but the pistol remains controllable and, overall, pleasant to fire. Iâm thinking about a 19 gen 4 or 5, 45, or 48. Needless to say I quickly reassembled the GLOCK 44 and GLOCK 19 before I was embarrassed. Arguably Glock remains first with the most. The Glock 48 field strips as easily as any Glock. Width 1.1 inches That is as it should be. The Glock 48 is a superior concealed carry handgun. Both of our competitors are striker-fired pistols chambered in 9mm, which is one of the most popular self-defense rounds. If you pay more than the affordable price of the Glock you should be certain of the advantage. As for absolute accuracy the personal defense loads averaged five shot groups of three inches at 15 yards firing from the standing barricade. The 100-grain Honey Badger isnât a hollow point bullet but a machined all brass projectile. This means that it is classified as a compact, and not a full-sized pistol.Beyond this, the guns are actually very similar. As an example I was interested to see the introduction of the Glock 19X, which some felt was not a good idea. 0. The EXP breaks 1,200 fps average in the Glock 48 without resorting to +P velocity. Of all these pistols, the Glock 48 is either my favorite or tied for my favorite with the Glock 19. The polymer-frame striker-fired revolution has had a tremendous effect on the handgun market. So they let me field strip both the G44 and G19 and I guess in all the excited I forgot which parts with which one. Why Consider the Glock 48? I also fired at steel reaction targets at 25 yards. The sights are the standard plastic Glock sight with white outline. The single-stack Glock 48 is approximately the same size as a Glock 19, except it is significantly thinner. I should note that I am not the greatest Glock fan but I am not a Glock basher. Asi by to chtÄlo G19 s dvoukilovou. For this Gun Mag evaluation I fired one hundred rounds of the Black Hills Ammunition 115-grain FMJ. The 43X has the 43 slide on a slightly longer grip frame than the original 43. One of the hot debates among GLOCK owners is the difference between GLOCK 43 vs 19 and which one is better. The pistol fired over 300 cartridges in the first range outing without complaint or sore wrists, spaced over a little more than an hour and a half. (South Carolina Gun Company 864 334 5151). I moved to personal defense loads and tested three offerings from Black Hills Ammunition. The pistol features forward cocking serrations. This is a pleasant load to fire that offers penetration and expansion but favors penetration. The slide of the tested model 48 is finished in a black nDLC coating and has front and rear cocking â¦ The grip frame is nicely pebbled and offers both abrasion and adhesion when firing. The slide is also noticeably narrower than that of the Glock 19, completing the overall more streamlined package. Caliber 9mm Luger. Both take 9mm cartridges, both are made from the same high-quality mix of steel and polymer, and both of them aâ¦ Size alone might not sell you on the VP9 vs Glock 19, but where a lot of people start to lean towards the former is the features list. How it All Started The history of GLOCK is a rather short one but full of excitement as the fairly new company, founded in 1979, quickly rose to firearm stardom. The Glock 19 and VP9 both have ambidextrous slide release levers. COMPARISON: The New GLOCK 48 vs The GLOCK 19 Brandon Curtis. Sometimes a certain handgun is worth moving up to or in some ways moving down to, if it is a compact version of a popular handgun. These sights work well for personal defense shooting at ranges of 5 to 15 yards and are useful for those that practice at longer range. 15 +1 (9mm Luger) 17 +1 (9mm Luger) 19 +1 (9mm Luger) 24 +1 (9mm Luger) 31 +1 (9mm Luger) 33 +1 (9mm Luger) I like the ammo capacity of the 19 along with it being easier to conceal than a full size Glock but I also like the full size grip of the 45 (I donât have gigantic hands but theyâre decent sized lol). Glock 48 Creation and Comparison to Other Glocks. Some of you probably shoot better than I because you have a handgun that you stick to and learn to shoot it to the best of your ability. It shoots the best of any of the pistols listed here: the grip fills my hand nicely, and I like the added sight radius, longer than even the Glock 19 by a small margin. The barrel length of the Glock 17 is at 4.5 inches and measures 8 inches long on overall. It offers a slightly slimmer option to the G19 as a means to reduce the weight in/on your belt and/or for people with smaller hands who donât like a double-stack grip. Designed for comfort, The G48 combines a compact-size grip length, a built-in beaver tail and a minimal profile for a comfortably balanced, versatile grip that´s ideal for a variety of users. Length 7.3 inches The attributes of each model make them look different in terms of performance and general usability.Starting with the size, you will get the Glock 17 being longer and taller. The Glock 17 and the Glock 19 are, essentially, the same gun, except that the Glock 19 has a slightly smaller barrel and grip. Published 01/09/19. The grip has an excellent feel to it. Here’s the video, brought to you by the new awesome gun channel The Armorer’s Fix: Are you planning to pick up the new GLOCK 48? Both of these pistols feature a full size Glock 17 frame, but with a shorter Glock 19 slide. The Glock 45 and the Glock 19x are very similar and both released in a one year period in 2018. These loads offer good wound potential. I liked the 19X but I find the Glock 45 9mm a better fit for my preferences. Both pistols are ambidextrous. Basically. The interested shooter will find many good features on the Glock 48. The former because itâs kind of the compact/carry gun by which all others are judged and the latter because it offers a blend of concealment with decent capacity all featuring GLOCK Perfection. (The Glock 21 is too much of a stretch.) Firing at 5, 7 and 10 yards I was able to place hits in the X-ring on demand. The 19 model, on the other hand, has a shorter barrel at just 4 inches. We have all seen the argument play out hundreds of times on various forms of social media, web sites, and even in person, one of the greatest gun arguments of all time the 1911 Vs Glock debates. Since I regularly carry an LCP or LCR, the round count is fine. The Glock 48 is perhaps two ounces lighter than the Glock 19 9mm and otherwise similar in dimension save for the thinner grip frame and slide. As Clint would also say âI know how to load the gunâ. Iâm not a cop. The slim line grip holds a relatively thin 10-round magazine. In a nutshell, The new G48 is basically a G19 in a single stack. Some people wonder if they should get a GLOCK 19 vs 26. The author has fired and regained control of the Glock 48 with the sights re-aligned and a spent case in the air. It has a textured surface that enhances the grip, and it may even be trimmed to adapt to a specific pistol. Loaded, the weight savings vs. a Glock 19 â¦ The G43X has a slightly wider in body at 1.10â³. The size and design of the model 48 really hit the mark, and itâs more than just the grip size. Sight regulation is good with this load. They are gonna sell a bunch of em to people looking for a slim profile pistol. 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