NRA Gun of the Week: Glock 19 Gen4 Pistol

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posted on November 19, 2016

Making their debut at the 2010 SHOT Show, the fourth generation (Gen4) of Glock pistols incorporated many features that users had been asking for. From a design perspective, changes in ergonomics were the main focal point of this rendition. Additionally, a few subtle internal changes were made to Glock’s Safe Action Pistol. The Glock 19 Gen4, a 9 mm Luger compact-sized pistol features a rough-textured frame, interchangeable backstraps and enlarged magazine release. Internally, the guide rod assembly was changed to use dual-nested recoil springs.

Watch this week’s NRA Gun of the Week video to learn more, then visit us.glock.com.

Glock G19 Generation 4 Pistol

Chambering: 9 mm Luger
Action: recoil-operated, striker-fired, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Frame: polymer
Finish: matte black
Slide: steel
Barrel: 4.01”; hexagonal rifling, 1:9.84” RH twist
Magazine: detachable box; 15-round capacity
Sights: dovetailed three-dot configuration
Trigger: 5-lb., 8-oz. pull
Weight: 23.65 ozs.
MSRP: $649

Additional reading:
NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Unboing the Glock 19 Gen4 Pistol  
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