G-43 came out the beginning of 2015, wasn't too interested in it as my EDC is a G-27, however, my wife and I were at a local Indy range after they came out and were hard to get, and the salesman at the range we were at had a new G-43 reserved for a customer, and being brand new "we" had to at least look at it and hold it.....................well, wife said "I want one of these". About three days later, one became available at another shop, a blue label, and it was marked up a few dollars more than normal, but I got it for the wife. That was in April, and she has fired it a few times, and I have fired it a few times, nothing wrong with it and it's mags. We were on vacation going through Georgia and I stopped at Glock inc, and had GNS installed on it. Now here it is in October and the wife didn't really want to shoot it last weeks range session, I asked why? And she said she preferred her G-17 better. I said but you wanted this for CCW? Yea, well, uggh..............don't we have a .25 auto in the dresser I can carry on my daily walks and carry around? Sure honey, what are we gonna do with that new G-43 then? Oh I don't know, put it in the safe or something she says......................OK?!? Mine now, and I am sure that while it won't replace my G-27, maybe just maybe I will find a spot for it, at least I am going to play with it at the range every two weeks, you never know!