One of our sharp-eyed readers snapped these photos of Glock’s newest pistols at a Central Texas shop earlier this week. The G41 seems almost as bulky as an EOTech 512, which is quite a feat for any “pocket” .380 Auto, and the skinny .45 is as svelte as its competition-oriented older brothers, the 34 and 35. With the exception of the non-adjustable back strap of the 41, both automatics are Generation 4 Glocks through and through.
In the storied history of the American rifleman, being able to hit tiny targets at long distances with iron sights has always been a de rigueur skill. And while the tradition of iron sights rightly soldiers on in a select few military units, newer technology has definitely moved in and isn't going anywhere. It’s been known for decades that a durable, compact, low powered rifle scope capable of being used under any lighting conditions makes positively identifying distant threats much easier for the individual rifleman.
“The longer barrel and slide on the G41 Gen4 helps to reduce muzzle flip and felt recoil, while the longer sight radius makes the pistol more accurate for competition or duty use,” says Glock Vice President Josh Dorsey. “This pistol is ideally suited for tactical use, both on and off the range.” Click Continue reading for the G41 Specs!
The Firearm Blog and Gunblast have let it be known that Remington annouced a single stack 7+1 9mm based on the old-school Model 51 in .380 and .32 from the early 20th century.
A fixed barrel 9mm domestically produced by a big name gun company? Yes Please!