SOOTCH00 REVIEW: Glock Model 19 Gen 2, The Beginning of a Legend

Sootch dives into the Glock Model 19 Gen 2, tracing its historic significance and enduring popularity. With its innovative features, the Gen 2 revolutionized the firearm industry. Sootch uncovers what makes the Gen 2 an all-time classic, highlighting its rugged construction and reliable performance.

Produced from 1988-1997, the Glock Model 19 Gen 2 remains a timeless favorite among handgun enthusiasts, cherished for its reliability and versatility. With its compact size and ergonomic design, the Gen 2 offers comfortable handling and ease of use. Crafted with precision engineering, it delivers consistent performance in any shooting scenario. Although the Model 19 Gen 2 is no longer being produced, there are several other new Model 19 pistols to choose from, such as the Model 19X and Model 19 Gen 5 FS.

Equipped with a 15-round magazine capacity, the Model 19 provides ample firepower for self-defense or target shooting. Its 4.02-inch barrel ensures accuracy and control, making it suitable for both novice and experienced shooters alike. The Gen 2 iteration of the Model 19 enhances the original design with subtle improvements for an enhanced shooting experience.

Featuring Glock’s renowned Safe Action System, the Model 19 offers a reliable and safe shooting platform. Its durable polymer frame and rugged construction ensure longevity and durability in the field. Whether for concealed carry or home defense, the Gen 2 stands as a trusted companion for shooters seeking performance and reliability.


MODEL: Glock Model 19 Gen 2
CALIBER: 9x19mm (9mm Luger)
CAPACITY: 15 rounds standard magazine
BARREL LENGTH: 4.01 inches
OVERALL LENGTH: 7.36 inches
WEIGHT (UNLOADED): 21.16 ounces
TRIGGER PULL: Approximately 5.5 pounds
SIGHTS: Fixed front and rear sights
SAFETY: Safe Action System with trigger safety, firing pin safety, and drop safety

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