GLOCK G43X & G48: The Perfect EDC Pistols

With an extensive history of reliability and durability, GLOCK has expanded the product line by introducing two compact slimline pistols; the G48 and the G43X, ideal for everyday carry. Chambered in 9X19, both pistols feature a compact, slimline frame with silver nPVD finish and a 10-round magazine capacity.

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While the two pistols share the same size frame, they each have different slide lengths. The slide for the G43X is the same sub-compact length as the G43 (6.06 in) while the G48 has a compact length (6.85 in).

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Both pistols are priced the same as the G43 and are available in three sight configurations; standard, GLOCK Night Sights (GNS), and Ameriglo BOLD.

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The G48 and the G43X will also be included in the GLOCK Blue label program for qualified military personnel and first responders.

GLOCK G43X Specifications:

  • Length (Overall): 165 mm | 6.50 inch
  • Slide Length: 154 mm | 6.06 inch
  • Width (Overall): 28 mm | 1.10 inch
  • Slide Width: 22 mm | 0.87 inch
  • Height incl. Mag. :128 mm | 5.04 inch
  • Line of Sight (Polymer): 133 mm | 5.24 inch
  • Line of Sight (Steel): 132 mm | 5.20 inch
  • Line of Sight (GNS): 131 mm | 5.16 inch
  • Trigger Distance: 67 mm | 2.64 inch

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GLOCK G48 Specifications:

  • Length (Overall):185 mm | 7.28 inch
  • Slide Length: 174 mm | 6.85 inch
  • Width (Overall): 28 mm | 1.10 inch
  • Slide Width: 22 mm | 0.87 inch
  • Height incl. Mag. :128 mm | 5.04 inch
  • Line of Sight (Polymer): 152 mm | 5.04 inch
  • Line of Sight (Steel): 151 mm | 5.94 inch
  • Line of Sight (GNS): 150 mm | 5.91 inch
  • Trigger Distance: 67 mm | 2.64 inch

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