NRA Gun of the Week: Glock 19X Pistol

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posted on August 18, 2018

A few years ago the U.S. Army issued a Request for Proposals for a new service pistol (XM17 MHS) to replace the Beretta M9, which had been the official sidearm since 1985. Ultimately the contract was granted to SIG Sauer, and Glock took its 9 mm Luger MHS pistol back to the drawing board, changed a few features and offered it for civilian purchase. The resulting gunthe Glock 19Xfeatures the compact slide assembly of the G19 paired with the standard duty-size frame of the G17—an iteration of the Gen5 finished in Coyote Tan. Check out this week's NRA Gun of the Week video to learn more about the Glock 19X. 

Specifications:
Model: Glock 19X
Importer: Glock, Inc.
Manufacturer: Glock GmbH (Austria)
Chambering: 9 mm Luger
Action Type: recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Frame: polymer, Rough Texture; Coyote Tan
Slide: steel; Coyote Tan nPVD coating
Barrel: 4.02”; 1:9.84” RH twist, hexagonal rifling
Magazine: 17-round detachable box
Sights: three dot; post front, windage-adjustable rear
Trigger: double-action-only; 5-lb., 7-oz. pull
Weight: 25 ozs.
MSRP: $749

Additional Reading:
Editors’ Picks 2018: Glock 19X Pistol
Product Preview: Basic Glock Upgrades
NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Glock 19 Gen5 On The Range
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