Glock Says G19 Canadian First Batch Is Sold, Considers 19X Next

Glock 19 Canada Canadian gun firearm

Glock 19 Gen 4 Canadian. Source: Glock — Glock GmbH said its first batch of model 19 pistols made for Canada was bought up by distributors and is heading to stores, in what a retailer described as one of the hottest new handguns in more than a decade.

The Austrian company said it plans to make more and is leaning toward a Canadian version of the new model 19X pistol next.

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SHOT Show 2018: Military/Police Range Day Report

Cadex 30 Guardian Lite rifle

Cadex 30 Guardian Lite. Source: — It’s hard to imagine a more gratifying day of shooting than trying out the newest guns and gear under a blue sky with a mountain as your backstop. That’s what it was like at yesterday’s Military/Law Enforcement Range Day for SHOT Show, the world’s biggest trade expo for the firearm industry.

Following are some of my highlights, alphabetically by company.

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SHOT Show 2017, Day 1: Aimpoint, C-More, Comp-Tac, P226 Legion

The show space is huge. The number of attendees is massive. The number of guns and gear is overwhelming. The following are my highlights from Day 1 of SHOT Show 2017.

Aimpoint: New ‘Micro S-1’ for Shotguns. Aimpoint said at a press conference that it developed a new red-dot sight for shotguns, the Micro S-1. It’s similar to the company’s Micro H-2 model, with a lower axis and 6 MOA dot. Continue reading

October 1984: Glock 17 Gets First Review in North America

Glock 17 Soldier of Fortune

The October 1984 cover of Soldier of Fortune magazine.

( — This month marks the 32nd anniversary of the first major review in North America of the Glock 17 pistol, one of the world’s most popular handguns.

Peter Kokalis reviewed the polymer-framed firearm in Soldier of Fortune magazine as the U.S. military prepared for the so-called XM9 tests to pick a new handgun.

The article is reprinted below, based on the version found here.

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