- City: Lake Villa
- Zip/Postal Code: 60046
- Listed: January 7, 2016 9:09 pm
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The Glock pistol, sometimes referred to by the manufacturer as Glock “Safe Action” Pistol, is a series of polymer-framed, short recoil operated, locked breech semi-automatic pistols designed and produced by Glock Ges.m.b.H., located in Deutsch-Wagram, Austria.
Despite initial resistance from the market to accept a “plastic gun” due to durability and reliability concerns, and fears that the pistol would be “invisible” to metal detectors in airports, Glock pistols have become the company’s most profitable line of products, commanding 65% of the market share of handguns for United States law enforcement agencies as well as supplying numerous national armed forces and security agencies worldwide. Glocks are also popular weapons amongst civilians for home/self defense and concealed/open carry.
The company’s founder, engineer Gaston Glock, had no experience with firearm design or manufacture at the time their first pistol, the Glock 17, was being prototyped. Glock did, however, have extensive experience in advanced synthetic polymers, knowledge of which was instrumental in the company’s design of the first commercially successful line of pistols with a polymer frame. Glock introduced ferritic nitrocarburizing into the firearms industry as an anti-corrosion surface treatment for metal gun parts.
The Glock 17 is the original 9×19mm Parabellum model, with a standard magazine capacity of 17 rounds. Several modified versions of the Glock 17 have been introduced.The Glock 17C was introduced in 1996 and incorporated slots cut in the barrel and slide to compensate for muzzle rise and recoil. Many other Glock pistols now come with this option, all with a “C” suffix on the slide.
Length: 202 Mm / 7.95 In.
Width: 30.00 Mm / 1.18 In.
Length Between Sights: 165 Mm / 6.49 In.
Height: 138 Mm / 5.43 In.
Barrel Height: 32 Mm / 1.26 In.
Barrel Length: 114 Mm / 4.48 In.
Includes case & three 17 Round Mags
NBIX Nickel Boron Coated Slide And Barrel
Unloaded: 710 G / 25.06 Oz.
Loaded: 910 G / 32.12 Oz.
Trigger Pull: 2.5 Kg / 5.5 Lbs.
Trigger Travel: 12.5 Mm / 0.49 In.
Barrel Rifling: Right Hand, Hexagonal
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