Podcast 210 Glock 19 Gen 5 Review

By on October 24, 2017

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Today:  The New Glock 19 Gen 5 Review. Good new gun, with features that make it feel like the older models but updated internals that should make more robust and nicer to shoot.  I like it.

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Outline:

Thoughts on the Glock 19 Gen 5

Trigger:

  • Loved shooting if from Reset
  • Don’t like the first trigger pull
  • Felt like shooting a DA/SA Gun

Look:

  • Like the new pointed front
  • Love the no finger grooves
  • Want a trigger guard undercut
  • Like the checkering

Feel

  • Like the Texturing
  • Don’t like the front cut on the grip to get the magazine out if you need to
  • Balanced the same as a Glock 19
  • All the controls feel the same
  • New Ambi Slide Stop seems to work very well as a stop and release
  • My Wife said it has the easiest slide to pull back of all the guns she’s fired (she’s limited to the guns in my safe)

What Glock Updated:

  • No Finger Grooves
  • Different Barrel Design
    • New Rifling
    • Recessed Crown
  • New Finish
  • Flared Mag Well
  • Ambi Slide Stop
  • Coiled Springs over Leaf
    • On the slide Stop
    • Take Down Latch
  • Striker
  • Extractor
  • Slide Cover rear Plate
  • Striker Hole
  • All Trigger Parts
    • Striker Block Safety Plunger
    • Trigger Bar for New Safety
    • Trigger Reset Spring

 

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Stay Safe,

Ben

 

 

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