Skip to comments.New Product Announcements From GLOCK, Inc. at 2010 SHOT Show
Posted on 01/22/2010 6:38:32 PM PST by smokingfrog
The GLOCK 22 Gen4 in .40 caliber and GLOCK 17 Gen4 (Generation 4) in 9x19 are featured in the #14049 GLOCK booth this week. The new Gen4 has several new features designed to satisfy the most demanding consumers.
Most noticeably, the Gen4 design has a multiple backstrap system that allows the user to change the circumference of the grip to fit their individual hand size. The grip has three options; a short frame version, medium frame or large frame that are easily changed and secured with a single pin.
The magazine release catch of the Gen4 is reversible and enlarged. The reversible magazine catch allow users to switch access of the catch to the left or right side of the pistol with no additional parts.
Internally, the original recoil spring has been replaced with a dual recoil spring assembly. The dual recoil spring assembly noticeably reduces the recoil while simultaneously increasing the life cycle of the pistol.
Additionally, the Gen4 has a new Rough Textured Frame (RTF) surface designed to enhance grip traction and is present on the frame as well as the interchangeable backstraps.
During recent grueling endurance testing and at the SWAT Round Up International competition, several police agencies had a chance to handle and shoot the new pistols and many positive comments were made about the design changes. Gary Fletcher, Vice President at GLOCK, Inc. mentioned that "GLOCK, Inc.'s dedication to perfection has made GLOCK the chosen firearm for many Law Enforcement agencies around the world. The Gen4 is just another step in GLOCK, Inc.'s commitment to producing the best firearm for Law Enforcement, Military, Federal Law Enforcement/Military and the law abiding citizen."
The Gen4, just like any GLOCK pistol, has the same time tested "Safe Action" system, durable exterior finish, cold hammer forged barrel, durability, reliability and light weight that make GLOCK firearms famous. All GLOCK pistols are backed by the GLOCK Limited Lifetime Warranty and world-class customer service and support that is second to none in the firearms industry.
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I still like my Gen 3 Glocks, but may buy one of the SF models.
Pick up the white courtesy phone please
But are they ever going to do anything about that spongy trigger?
I will stick with my 357sig,but you are right a niche market for the gangstas.
Get those Homeboy Nyte Sytes over here in NorCal,BTW can we get them gold plated to go with my grill?
I wish they’d start making a skinny single stack 9mm.
Can’t stand the damn Glock Trigger, myself. Got rid of the only one I ever owned.
my brother is at the shot show and got to shake hands with r.lee ermey. oohrah.
A 357 Sig is just a 40 S&W with a necked down casing. You can get a 357 Sig barrel for a Glock 40 and change it out in 2 minutes..
Hopefully this will be the model the Progressives will use in the min-term elections.
I have a Gen 4 without the removable backstrap and I love the “scratchy dot” grip. The grip is very stable.
I never had a problem with the trigger on my old Gen 1 Glock. Had to get rid of it when I needed money but I might well get a new Gen 4.
Write them and ask them for one.
I have never cared for Glocks but not because they aren’t good guns. They are and it appears they are getting better.
Do you take a bathroom break in between changing the barrel?
Still no chambered round indicator, or cocked striker indicator?
I’ll keep my XD.
“Glock Perfection” lacks without those 2 simple, visible, tactile devices. “Press checks” are nuts in 2010.
Me too. I like the crisp let off on a honed Colt .45 model 70 government trigger.
Its a beautiful thing.
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