Glock design features

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Meeteetse, Aug 19, 2007.

  1. Meeteetse

    Meeteetse God's Country

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    Can anyone tell me why some Glocks have a tapered slide and some don't? Is it just for looks or is there some technical reason for the difference? Both my G26 and G36 have tapered slide (at the muzzle) but my G21SF does not and I don't think my G19 does either. Personally I like the tapered muzzle. It holsters a little easier.

    Can one of you Glock experts enlighten me?
     
  2. SubSolar

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    Isn't it only on the subcompacts and long slides? I like the looks of it better, I wish they'd put it on all the Glocks. Maybe they did it so it would slide into holster easier?
     

  3. GMAN40

    GMAN40 OIF Vet. 04-05

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    Maybe it also has to do with weigh or a forging process? Maybe! Just a guess.
     
  4. mvician

    mvician Lifetime Member

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    Yep, just on the sub and practical/tactical.
    Reason ?
     
  5. Jimbo45

    Jimbo45 WITNC2

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    ...and on all of the 45 GAP pistols, regardless of size.