The 19X I found the easiest to control due to having the short 4" barrel and a full frame. The Glock 17 and the Glock 19 are, essentially, the same gun, except that the Glock 19 has a slightly smaller barrel and grip. Manufacturer . The recoil is just directed straighter back into your wrist. Both take 9mm cartridges, both are made from the same high-quality mix of steel and polymer, and both of them a… The Glock 48 is an interesting combination of earlier Glocks. If you've got a blacklist, I want to be on it. Vp9 is a poor man's HK and you can tell. 19x is a stupid concept, at least for a carry gun. For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse. Coupled with a set of Trijicon XD HR sights, this has been one of the coolest guns we’ve ever seen. So what did the Army see in the P320? I'm a Glock whore and have a bunch of them. The ½ inch lost in sight radius doesn’t really affect the ability to sling lead fast, especially in a platform like this that absorbs recoil like a boss.Â, The 19X is also part of the new “Generation 5” model of Glocks. "Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company." Shoot em both and buy the one you like. I’d buy a PPQ before a VP9. You can't win. [Last Edit: 7/13/2018 12:55:44 PM EST by thesilvercord], [Last Edit: 7/13/2018 1:08:45 PM EST by BuckeyeRifleman], [Last Edit: 7/13/2018 1:24:57 PM EST by doty_soty], [Last Edit: 7/13/2018 1:27:29 PM EST by Brazos], [Last Edit: 7/13/2018 2:38:00 PM EST by JDodd]. So, the ideal would essentially be a Glock 17 with a Glock 19 grip. In other words, the model was developed to compete for the U.S Army contract, which Glock nearly won. Lefties can also swap the magazine release button on the Glock 19 to the left side if they prefer. You can't quit the game. Sight radius of the 19 with the grip length of a 17. I have a model 19 turn in from the Boston PD. Recently shot a friend’s Glock and loved it. Accuracy, trigger, ergos. There was a lot of focus on why Glock opted for a shorter G19 slide on top of a full-size G17 frame instead of the other way around. Will definitely check the 19x out! Be the first to rate this post. We got the Sig Sauer XM17, the Glock 19X and the FN 509. This new platform really becomes an all purpose, do everything gun. I won't be buying a 19x. My vp9 was a retired range rental so it’s had hundreds of rounds through it and I’ve had zero problems with it. This means it will be less likely to jam or have any type of functionality issues. G43x carries more rounds an will be one of the next guns I will buy. I just bought a 19x and absolutely love it. One of the most prolific pistols on Earth, which is telling since Glock arguably makes one gun that’s scaled up and down for capacity and caliber. Of course, you can always just get yourself some factory manufactured OEM Glock 19X magazines. The magazine springs were stiff, but I … Why it's so popular is beyond me. I have a 19x and a VP9. My 34 shot the "softest" but had the most muzzle rise. Due to some minor design changes between the two, this is … This should be a good thing to watch how an airsoft Glock, an airgun Glock, and the real deal Glock are compared in this video by Umarex... "Comparison of shooting an Airsoft GLOCK vs Airgun BB GLOCK vs 9mm GLOCK 19X. You can't break even. With a normal compact-sized frame, your pinky finger tends to hang off the bottom. I have G17, G43, an love them both an carry them all the time. You might realize more of the differences from the moment you check out the specs of each gun. The “X” in the 19X is the extended frame. If you're looking for EDC, go for the regular 19. -George Washington, We can't medicate man to perfection again. The Glock 19 MOS gun does give you a lot more options for optics, as it comes with four plates to accommodate about a dozen optics. From Hollywood to the front lines of counter-terrorism, you can find them in every role imaginable.Â, Last year, Glock introduced what has rapidly become my favorite model, the 19X. The Glock 17 and the Glock 19 are very nearly identical, with the Glock 17 having a barrel about 1/2 inch longer and a grip about 1/2 inch longer than the Glock 19. On Jan. 2, 2018, at 9:01 a.m. EST, the announcement of the new Glock 19X resulted in a “blizzard” of comments that matched the weather that much of the country was experiencing. When it comes to iconic handguns, Glock is in a league of its own. Due to some minor design changes between the two, this is not something you could have home-brewed before. The only thing that you can guess about a broken down old man... is that he is a survivor. Well, by far the most commonly mentioned feature of the P320 that its proponents claim sets it apart from the Glock 19 is the ergonomics. The FN 509 was an impressive gun, but I’m a DA/SA kinda guy unless something catches my eye and the FN 509 Tactical has caught my eye. Calibers: 9mm Luger . I’m looking forward to putting one in my hand to let loose with. With the larger frame, you can also get full palm contact, which enhances recoil management. Glock G19x . We have given a brief history about Glock as a company before, so be sure to check out other blogs if you are curious or would like to know more about the Austrian company. YOU CAN TRY TO COPY US, BUT THEN WE’LL WATERBOARD YOU WITH FREEDOM. Based off of Glock’s submission to the latest US Army handgun trials, this is a variation that is worth your time to look at. In fact, I’d buy one before I bought a 19. I really like the VP-9. "My irritability keeps me alive and kicking" --Howard Devoto. Having used both, we like the G19’s length significantly better. Required fields are marked *. My 19 and 43 are my go-to carries. Glock 19. Copyright © 1996-2020 AR15.COM LLC. I've owned a 26, 19, 19X, 17, and 34 and the shorter barreled models do have less muzzle flip, though more felt recoil. Either works. The barrel length of the Glock 17 is at 4.5 inches and measures 8 inches long on overall. Here are the main accessories for Glock 19: Sights. The 19 round capacity Glock 19X magazine manufactured by Glock. As mentioned, the sights on a Glock 19 is more of a disappointment. The glock 19x – Shoot your target and your load at the same time! For me the vp9 is superior in every way. I FOed on the 19x. Capacity: 17 +1 (9mm Luger) 19 +1 (9mm Luger) Sig Sauer P320 X-Carry . Great gun though. For carry, the G19 but the VP9 is fine. https://www.AR15.Com/media/mediaFiles/346339/92125708-6AD0-4A36-98FD-30A10204FFDB-606324.JPG. OP, I have all three plus a bunch of other Glocks, a P30S and a USP Tac. I’d love to see a 19 frame with a 26 barrel and slid. It's the exact opposite of what it should've been. "Old gray dog is it, you girl faced, fancy-clad, soft gutted whelp of a nameless gutterslut?". AR15.Com reserves the right to overwrite or replace any affiliate, commercial, or monetizable links, posted by users, with our own. Gen 4 Glock 19 magazine compared to Glock 19X OEM mag. 43X is next bit I’m intrigued with the 19X also. In reality, the G19X was quite different from a standard G19. “Glock 19X, The Cons: There has been a demand forever for a Glock with a long sight radius and small grip. The only difference between the commercial version and that of the Army is that the G19X does not include a manual thumb safety. This is a table top rundown of the characteristic differences between the Glock Model 45, the Glock 19X and the Gen 5 Glock 19 9mm pistols. Now were are getting the FN 509 Tactical. I have a G23, which was my first handgun purchase ever. You can CCW it, or it’s also big enough to function as a duty gun in a belt holster. The desire is for a concealable gun (due to small grip) but full sight radius of a full size Glock along with the added benefits of less felt recoil due to full size slide. The Court of Public Opinion is now in session! Best Accessories and Modifications. The Glock 19 is considered the ideal combination of size and weight, magazine capacity and caliber. Based on your height I would say go for a full grip length. The Modular Handgun contest was good to civilian shooters. GLOCK's first ever "Crossover" pistol, the GLOCK 19X, combines the best features of two of its most popular and most trusted field-tested platforms.The full-size GLOCK 17 frame and the compact GLOCK 19 slide have joined forces to produce the ideal pistol for all conditions and all situations. The 19X is essentially a G19 compact slide, mated with a G17 full-sized frame. Going to sell the VP9, it is my only gun with the paddle mag release, and I keep getting fucked up with it. The CZ P-10 C optics-ready gun is designed for the Trijicon RMR and the Delta Point Pro. Based off of Glock’s submission to the latest US Army handgun trials, this is a variation that is worth your time to look at. Built off the basis of the Glock 43X, the Glock 48 is a Glock 19 sized pistol with single-stack width. The difference is only 1⁄4 inch, but it becomes noticeable when you start blasting. The Glock G45 is the same basic configuration as the Glock 19X that everyone slapped their knees and laughed about and then watched Glock sell them like they were a new Elvis record. The GLOCK 19X is a very solid, supremely reliable, and accurate gun that’s somewhat unique on the market today. Instead, the firing … Official Url . Both are great pistols, and if only getting one I’d base the decision on which of those strengths were most important to me. The Glock 19 and VP9 both have ambidextrous slide release levers. Texas City hero overcomes adversity in the place he calls home, The Hunt (2020) – Kitchen Fight Scene (9/10)Movieclips, I have a Glock 43 I absolutely love it it easier to conceal but, I have carried a 19 and the 19x even looks more compact and easier to put add one to the gun. Glock 19 fans, always a surly bunch anyway, were particularly annoyed that the Army had passed over Glock with barely a mention. The longer grip of the 17 allows for a slightly longer magazine, which holds an additional 2 rounds bringing its mag capacity to 17 vs. 15 for the Glock 19. Glock has been know for its reliability and simplicity and the manual safety would … "Gghagg gagh gaggh ggahg gagh" - Sasha Grey, If I were buying a Glock today I'd but the Gen 5. My Glock collects dust in the back of the safe. Glock changed a few things on the 19x including getting rid of the manual safety the army wanted. I vote 19. I’ve shot a  Glock and a VP9. Subscribe to our monthly Newsletter to receive firearm news, product discounts from your favorite Industry Partners, and more. My best group came in at less than 2 inches at 25 yards using Hornady 135 Grain +P Critical Duty ammo.” No surprises here — the Glock 19X ran flawlessly. The 19X is essentially a G19 compact slide, mated with a G17 full-sized frame. Actions: Glock. On the docket this morning is the case of Glock 43 vs. Glock 19. Sight radius of the 19 with the grip length of a 17. No votes so far! It’s the exact opposite of what it should’ve been. Trigger . On the 2nd of January 2018, at precisely 9:00 a.m. EST, Glock announced its newest arrival the Glock 19X. My BIL just got a new Gen5 19 and wants to trade me for my 19x after one mag through it. Any use of this content without express written consent is prohibited. Both of our competitors are striker-fired pistols chambered in 9mm, which is one of the most popular self-defense rounds. I have them all. All rise! And for us GWOT vets, that mystique is hard to not like. Both pistols are ambidextrous. Last year, Glock introduced what has rapidly become my favorite model, the. At this time I have put over 40K through the pistol and it still shoots better than I do. I’m still carrying the 19 as I haven’t run the x thru it paces but I’ll be honest and say it’s going to be hard to stop carrying the 19...what a great carry weapon. I’ve shot older gen Glock 19’s but I don’t own one (crazy, I know). I shoot it better than any other handgun including my 1911. Why it’s so popular is beyond me. The larger grip gives you more of a positive hold purchase and it accepts 17 round magazines. AR15.COM is the world’s largest firearm community and is a gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types. The 19X is great if you’re stuck on an FDE color. The G19X … It’s the first factory colored slide Glock ever, in Coyote Tan. For me that was the VP9. I just got the Sig P320 M18 in the other day. Glock made their reputation on reliability, but the Gen 5 has taken this even further.Â, Glock has tested, and proven, the new models go even longer between mean stoppages, which is staggering. Interview with Mogadishu survivor, and total badass SgtMaj Lamb, Azerbaijan admits to shooting down Russian gunship, 2 killed, Watch the Commandant’s 245th Marine Corps birthday message, Human trafficking bust: 109 rescued, 177 arrested. Training drills. Since it is a smaller gun, it is more popular for concealed-carry uses. I didn’t think I wanted one but shot one and the balance is on point. Glock 19 is effectively a reduced-size Glock 17; it is called the “Compact” by the manufacturer.The Glock 19 has a shorter barrel (by about half an inch) and pistol grip compared to the Glock 17. The attributes of each model make them look different in terms of performance and general usability.Starting with the size, you will get the Glock 17 being longer and taller. We’re thinking the 19X is the best looking Glock they have ever made. 19x is going to be more accurate than you! I have to admit that I scratched my head a bit too until I was educated on the practical advantages of a shorter slide fitted to a full-sized duty grip. It has “19” in the model due to the slide length. The Glock 19 is top of the crop when it comes to popularity. Family Feud: Glock 19 vs. Glock 43. I don't understand the attraction of the 19x. If not for physics and law enforcement, I'd be unstoppable. Details. I solved your problem :D. My gratitude to the other animal that Jessica Alba touches, and to the coldest Tomcat pilot of the 80's ! Your email address will not be published. This thing is legit. Seating an ETS Glock 19 mag in the G19X. The 45/45MOS will give you the same barrel/slide/grip combo as the 19X, the Gen 5 trigger, front slide serrations, a beautiful large flared magwell without the annoying lip of the 19X, and the addition of an optic cut if you go with the MOS version. The Glock 19x ( civilian version of the Glock 19 MHS ) was born and Glock fans went nuts trying to get there hands on these pistols. Get the regular 19. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Much like any heated courtroom battle, the arguments over which gun is “the best” can play out with all the furor of a well-scripted television drama. It’s weird but it’s a sweet piece. I like my VP9 for being nearly as small but with a better modular grip system and stock trigger. I like my 19 for being such a compact 15+1 carry piece. The Glock 19 is a striker-fired pistol, with no external hammer. Going to try to shoot a 19x after work today. SIG P320 vs Glock 19. [ARCHIVED THREAD] - Help me decide: Glock 19, 19x, or HK VP9? when I bought my VP9, I went in looking at everything, not concerned with who made it or what it was only how it functioned, felt in my hand, how the sights lined up and above all ambidextrous or possibly modifided to be.. HAD a vp9 but still OWN a 19x. Compare the dimensions and specs of Glock G19x and Sig Sauer P320 M17 AMERICAN GRIT IS THE REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF GRUNT STYLE LLC. You must play the game. Unless you are severely anal about recoil or a competition shooter, use a 19. The 19x is dope. Your email address will not be published. Let’s get some basics out of the way, for those of you who are new to this debate. I honestly think that you would be happy with any of the 3 guns on your list. Short slide on a full size grip. Calibers: 9mm Luger . All Rights Reserved. Model . The company knew that there loyal customers would not want the manual safety. This means that it is classified as a compact, and not a full-sized pistol.Beyond this, the guns are actually very similar. Feels different than gen 5s even though the parts are the same. © 2017 GRUNT STYLE LLC. They also both come with accessory rails for attaching lights and lasers. All of that aside, the 19X has something else going for it. Its overal… Both these semi-automatic pistols use 9mm cartridges and were designed by Gaston Glock. On the top side, the slightly shorter slide allows for a bit more flexibility in use. Glock 19 vs. Glock 17. Slide recoil reaction simulation. Holster drills. Practice sight picture. The VP9, however, has ambidextrous magazine release paddles on the back of … It has a new barrel design for increased accuracy. Let’s get right into the first weapon, the Glock 19. Maintain your grip. Glock 19X Range Time Photo by David Bahde “Accuracy was solid. Home; Tactical; Firearms; Handguns; The Glock 19X - Pros & Cons. What it makes is something magic- a “commander-sized” Glock, suitable for a wide variety of roles.Â. I hope that GLOCK continues to push its design barriers and make more guns like the 19X. Build muscle memory. In the optics department, Glock has a slight advantage. It has a reversible magazine catch, just like the Gen 4, but now also features an ambi-slide release.Â. The Glock 19 9mm is said to be one of the most reliable when compared to other 9mm caliber pistols. The SIG P320 Compact has very similar dimensions as the Glock 19. The Glock 19 is a compact firearm that is chambered in 9mm. Magazines for the G45 and G19x share with the G17, G17L, and G34. Super smooth trigger. The difference between a G17 slide and a G19 slide is only ½ inch, but it does matter if you are trying to conceal carry. Never shot a Glock that I didn’t like. LOVE my Glock…never leave home without it!! I dunno why it just shoots so much better than my Gen4 19. 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