The New GLOCK 43, GLOCK’s first single stack 9mm

| 19 March 2015 | 0 Comments

So, how long has this been spoken about? Now GLOCK has finally answered the calls for a single stack 9mm, and one that’s just a little bigger than it’s little brother, the GLOCK 42.

The GLOCK 43 Specs.

Dimensions
Length (overall): 159 mm / 6.26 inch
Length (slide cpl.): 154 mm / 6.06 inch
Width: 26 mm / 1.02 inch
Height (with magazine): 108 mm / 4.25 inch
Barrel length: 86 mm / 3.39 inch
Length of twist: 250 mm / 9.84 inch
Trigger distance: 65 mm / 2.56 inch
Trigger travel: 12.5 mm / .49 inch
Barrel distance: 19 mm / 0.75 inch
Line of sight (polymer): 132 mm / 5.20 inch
Line of sight (steel): 131 mm / 5.16 inch
Line of sight (GNS): 130 mm / 5.12 inch
Weight
Pistol without magazine:  459 g / 16.19 oz
Magazine std. empty:  50 g / 1.76 oz
Magazine std. full:  125 g / 4.41 oz
Other Specifications
Magazine Capacity (rounds): 6
Barrel Profile: right hand twist; hexagonal
Standard Trigger Pull: ~5.5 lbs
Muzzle Velocity*:  1116 fps
Muzzle Energy*:  339 fps
**depending on ammunition used

 

As with all things GLOCK, they are well supported in South Africa through their agents and I’m sure Bernhard Agencies already has these on order. These are sure to sell well and expect to see a lot of reviews coming out as soon as these hit the shelves. We’ll keep an eye out to see what people are saying about them, and report back. For now, sit back, relax and enjoy the view.

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